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Eagle

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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.1677BWAS-1603
Launched31.1.1678/79BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1690B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
J BattBritish
Ship Builder
B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1699B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck156' 6"Imperial Feet47.5515 
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,047Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Burthen1.053Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth40' 9"Imperial Feet12.4206 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,057Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278 
Length of Keel120' 8"Imperial Feet36.5862 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,052 7494Tons BM 

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 620.5 Imperial Pound ( 281.3971 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 620.5 Imperial Pound ( 281.3971 kg)B065
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.12.1689 - 5.1690Captain
George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ODNB
5.1690 - 7.1692Captain
John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
B051
1693 - 1694Captain
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1705
BWAS-1603
8.9.1696 - 5.1699Captain
Thomas GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1699
ADM 6/4/23
BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1692First Lieutenant
Stephen MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
SOTON

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695Chaplain
George WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/117
ADM 6/3
25.10.1695 - 1696Carpenter
Joseph FearneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/119
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 21.1.1695/96
ADM 6/3
1696 - 24.9.1696Cook
Adam PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Transfered ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4
13.9.1696 - 1696Master
Thomas WiggettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1706
ADM 106/498/297
ADM 106
19.9.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Thomas CulestonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/28
ADM 6/4
23.9.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Timothy GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/5/29
ADM 6/4
25.9.1696 - 1696Cook
Roger BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.1.1692/93 - 13.5.1693Midshipman
Joseph JoynerBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1684-1695
ADM 107/1/36
ADM 107/1
2.9.1696 - bef.2.10.1696Volunteer
Randall SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/21
ADM 6/4
15.9.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Thomas PoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/25
ADM 6/4
16.9.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Thomas LennardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/26
ADM 6/4
2.10.1696 - 21.11.1697Volunteer-per-order
Lewis BillingsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1707
Transfered ADM 6/4/32
ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
27.7.1690 - 8.1.1691/92Able Seaman
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
Transfered ADM 107/1/43
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
29.11.1689

Royal Navy Court Martial, 29 November 1689.

Crime: Enquiry into an expedition.

Verdict: [verdict not given]

ADM 1/5253
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
1693In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
5.1699Paid off at Chatham to be rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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