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Stirling Castle

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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Launched1699B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1741
B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked27.11.1703B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck151' 2"Imperial Feet46.0258 
Length of Keel124' 8"Imperial Feet37.8037 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen1,087Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 2"Imperial Feet46.0258 
Length of Keel124' 8"Imperial Feet37.8037 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen1,087 6494Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
26.2.1700/1 - 16.5.1701Captain
Henry MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1701
: on board from 2.3.1700/1 Transfered ADM 6/6/61
ADM 6/6
17.5.1701 - 26.7.1703Captain
John JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1703
ADM 6/6/96
BWAS-1603
26.7.1703 - 27.11.1703Captain
Josias CrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1712
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1702Rear-Admiral of the Blue
John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.2.1700/1 - 11.5.1701First Lieutenant
William HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1701
ADM 6/6/62
ADM 6/6
4.3.1700/1 - 15.6.1702Second Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
ADM 6/6/66
ADM 6/6
4.3.1700/1 - 18.5.1701Third Lieutenant
George HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
Transfered ADM 6/6/67
ADM 6/6
12.5.1701 - 14.1.1701/2First Lieutenant
David WavellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1703
ADM 6/6/95
ADM 6/6
20.1.1701/2 - 27.11.1703First Lieutenant
Benjamin BarnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1703
ADM 6/6/136
ADM 6/6
16.3.1701/2 - 22.7.1703Third Lieutenant
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1753
Transfered ADM 6/7/19
ADM 6/7
16.6.1702 - 27.11.1703Second Lieutenant
Thomas ParsonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/7/40
ADM 6/7

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1702In the Cadiz operationsBWAS-1603
27.11.1703Wrecked on the Goodwin Sands during the Great StormBWAS-1603
27.11.1703Wrecked on the Goodwin Sands during the Great Storm, with 70 survivors and 206 drownedBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  

Notes on Ship


Armament
The armament given from "British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714" is the 1703 establishment for a 70-gun ship

 

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