Suffolk

180
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Suffolk' (1680) (70)
Ordered1697B028
Launched4.1699B028
First Commissioned19.5.1699B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (1624-1683)B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1717B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck151' 4"Imperial Feet46.0268 
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth40' 4 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold16' 7 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,078Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 4"Imperial Feet46.0268 
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth40' 4 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold16' 7 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,075 1894Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 4"Imperial Feet46.0268 
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth40' 4 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold16' 7 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,075 1894Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1699460 BWAS-1714

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1699 - 8.1.1699/1700CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716) ADM 6/5/53BWAS-171426.2.1700/1 - 26.12.1701CaptainThomas Fowlis (d.1703) ADM 6/6/61ADM 6/626.12.1701 - 15.3.1702/3CaptainEdward Good (d.1709/10) ADM 6/6/126BWAS-171415.1.1702/3 - 15.1.1704/5CaptainRobert Kirktown (d.1718) ADM 6/7/81BWAS-171416.1.1704/5 - 1.10.1705CaptainWilliam Wakelin (d.1705)† ADM 6/8/136BWAS-171430.3.1708 - 7.1711CaptainWilliam Cleveland ADM 6/9/152BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1704/5 - 1705Rear-Admiral of the BlueWilliam WhetstoneBWAS-1714

30 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1699 - 8.1.1699/1700First LieutenantElias Waffe ADM 6/5/53ADM 6/519.5.1699 - 19.4.1700Second LieutenantJohn Ford ADM 6/5/53ADM 6/519.5.1699 - 26.2.1700/1Third LieutenantHenry Maynard (d.1742) ADM 6/5/53ADM 6/527.2.1700/1 - 26.9.1701First LieutenantRobert Drownd (d.1706) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 1.10.1701Second LieutenantJoseph Taylor (c.1664-?) ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 7.3.1700/1Third LieutenantRichard Bray ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 3.4.1701Third LieutenantGeorge Saunders (c.1671-1734) ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/65.4.1701 - 19.1.1701/2Third LieutenantGeorge Graydon ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 5.6.1704First LieutenantMark Harrison ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 1702Third LieutenantWilliam Collier (d.1736) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/619.2.1701/2 - 25.7.1703Second LieutenantWilliam Collier (d.1736) ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/719.2.1701/2 - 12.12.1703Third LieutenantGeorge Protheroe ADM 6/7/19ADM 6/713.12.1703 - 13.12.1704First LieutenantWilliam Collier (d.1736) ADM 6/8/32ADM 6/813.12.1703 - 20.12.1704Second LieutenantGeorge Protheroe ADM 6/8/32ADM 6/813.12.1703 - 19.1.1703/4Third LieutenantNathaniel Belsham ADM 6/8/33ADM 6/814.12.1704 - 21.12.1704First LieutenantCharles Carter ADM 6/8/123ADM 6/821.12.1704 - 3.6.1705Second LieutenantHenry Roach (d.1706) ADM 6/8/125ADM 6/825.1.1704/5 - 13.2.1704/5Third LieutenantGalfridus Walpole (1683-1726) ADM 6/8/143ADM 6/827.1.1704/5 - 15.1.1705/6First LieutenantWilliam Massam (d.1708) ADM 6/8/144ADM 6/813.2.1704/5 - 16.1.1705/6Second LieutenantJohn Thomas ADM 6/8/150ADM 6/814.2.1704/5 - 26.6.1706Third LieutenantJohn Yonnis ADM 6/8/151ADM 6/816.1.1705/6 - 22.1.1707/8First LieutenantJohn Thomas ADM 6/9/51
Commission confirmed 19.2.1706/7
ADM1
16.1.1705/6 - 19.1.1707/8Second LieutenantThomas Canninge (d.1703) ADM 6/9/49ADM 6/927.6.1706 - 19.9.1706Third LieutenantGeorge Beech (c.1673-1749) ADM 6/9/52
Commission confirmed 24.2.1706/7
ADM 6/9
31.12.1706 - 29.3.1708Third LieutenantCharles Yarborough ADM 6/9/61
Commission confirmed 15.4.1707
ADM 6/9
30.3.1708 - 7.8.1713First LieutenantIsrael Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/9/152ADM 6/930.3.1708 - 13.9.1708Second LieutenantEzekiel Wright (d.1736) ADM 6/9/152ADM 6/930.3.1708 - 8.9.1709Third LieutenantBusby Mansell (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/9/152ADM 6/914.9.1708 - 1708Second LieutenantThomas Canninge (d.1703) ADM 6/9/183ADM 6/922.8.1710 - 13.6.1711Third LieutenantHumphrey Haycocke ADM 6/11/237
Commission confirmed 26.12.1712
ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1701At Spithead with a reduced crewBWAS-1714
6.5.1704Took the privateer Le Saint Pierre BWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705In the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1708In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
2.5.1710Took the Ship of the Line Le Gaillard (54)
5.5.1710Took the Le Gaillard (54) in the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1711Ordered homeBWAS-1714

 

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