Revenge -> 1711 Buckingham

Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor Samuel MillerB065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater18.5.1745B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.721 
Length of Keel123' 8"Imperial Feet37.4992 
Breadth40' 4"Imperial Feet12.2936 
Depth in Hold16' 9"Imperial Feet4.9149 
Burthen1,065Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.721 
Length of Keel123' 8"Imperial Feet37.4992 
Depth in Hold17' 1 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,065 6494Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.721 
Length of Keel123' 8"Imperial Feet37.4992 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold17' 1 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,065 6495Tons BM 


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
1703460 BWAS-1714

10 Ship Commanders

1.3.1698/99 - 1.5.1699Captain William Wright (d.1735) ADM 6/5/42ADM 6/52.5.1699 - 29.2.1699/1700Captain Thomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/5/45BWAS-17141.3.1699/1700 - 25.2.1700/1Captain Thomas Jennings (d.1723) ADM 6/6/24BWAS-171426.2.1700/1 - 13.1.1701/2Captain Thomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/62BWAS-171414.1.1701/2 - 10.12.1704Captain William Kerr Transfered ADM 6/6/130BWAS-171411.12.1704 - 18.1.1707/8Captain Gerard Ellwes Transfered ADM 6/8/117BWAS-171419.1.1707/8 - 1711Captain Thomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/9/125BWAS-17148.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718Captain Charles Strickland (d.1724) Transfered ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1231.3.1718 - 27.2.1718/19Captain Robert Trevor (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/12/127BWAS-171411.1.1719/20 - 5.11.1721Captain Robert Coleman ADM 6/12/188BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer

1705 - 1707Rear-Admiral of the RedSir Thomas Dilkes (d.1706) ADM 107/1/301BWAS-1714

43 Commissioned Officers

9.5.1699 - 14.3.1699/1700First Lieutenant Richard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/59.5.1699 - 13.3.1699/1700Second Lieutenant Philip Browne (d.aft.1702) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/59.5.1699 - 13.3.1699/1700Third Lieutenant Robert Harward ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/514.3.1699/1700 - 5.3.1700/1First Lieutenant Richard Cotton (d.1705) ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/614.3.1699/1700 - 26.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant John Chilley (d.bef.1734) Transfered ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/614.3.1699/1700 - 27.2.1700/1Third Lieutenant Robert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 20.5.1702Third Lieutenant William Hewitt (c.1670-?) ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/65.3.1700/1 - 21.5.1702First Lieutenant Joseph Mighells (d.1707) ADM 6/6/68ADM 6/65.3.1700/1 - 23.4.1702Second Lieutenant Robert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 6/6/68ADM 6/624.4.1702 - 21.6.1702Second Lieutenant John Coker ADM 6/7/30ADM 6/721.6.1702 - 19.5.1704Third Lieutenant Christopher Parker (c.1682-1765) Transfered ADM 6/7/44ADM 6/722.6.1702 - 19.5.1703First Lieutenant John Coker ADM 6/7/44
Confirmed 1.7.1702
ADM 6/7
2.2.1702/3 - 18.5.1703Second Lieutenant Thomas Weedon (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/7/83ADM 6/719.5.1703 - 10.12.1704First Lieutenant Thomas Weedon (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/7/128ADM 6/721.7.1704 - 10.12.1704Second Lieutenant Benjamin Wilshaw Transfered ADM 6/8/86ADM 6/822.7.1704 - 10.12.1704Third Lieutenant John Redman (d.bef.1763) Transfered ADM 6/8/86ADM 6/813.12.1704 - 15.12.1704First Lieutenant John Hager (d.1747/48) ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/816.12.1704 - 6.2.1707/8First Lieutenant Edward Falkingham (c.1679-1757) Transfered ADM 6/8/120ADM 6/816.12.1704 - 25.1.1707/8Second Lieutenant Edward Mansell (d.1735/36) Transfered ADM 6/8/120ADM 6/826.1.1707/8 - 29.3.1709Second Lieutenant Joseph Hele (d.1743) ADM 6/9/130ADM 6/97.2.1707/8 - 26.9.1708First Lieutenant Jacob Hughes Transfered ADM 6/9/135ADM 6/927.9.1708 - 1.2.1710/11First Lieutenant John Crew Transfered ADM 6/9/186ADM 6/930.3.1709 - 1.3.1710/11Second Lieutenant John Redman (d.bef.1763) Transfered ADM 6/10/49ADM 6/1030.3.1709 - 1.2.1710/11Third Lieutenant Joseph Hele (d.1743) Transfered ADM 6/10/49ADM 6/108.1.1717/18 - 6.4.1718First Lieutenant Francis Dansays (d.1754) Transfered ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 6.4.1718Second Lieutenant Robert Sharpe Transfered ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 6.4.1718Third Lieutenant Duncomb Drake (c.1695-1734) Transfered ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 27.2.1718/19First Lieutenant Thomas Billop (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 27.2.1718/19Second Lieutenant Francis Farndale (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 18.4.1718Third Lieutenant Pelham Winn ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/1219.4.1718 - 16.2.1718/19Third Lieutenant Thomas Jolley (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/12/131ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 19.1.1720/21First Lieutenant Edmund Williams (d.1751/52) Transfered ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 4.4.1720Second Lieutenant Henry Swaysland (d.1757) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 3.4.1720Third Lieutenant Edward Smith (d.1743) Transfered ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 19.1.1720/21Acting Fourth Lieutenant Arthur Davis (d.1743) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/125.4.1720 - 19.1.1720/21Second Lieutenant Francis Robinson (d.1729) ADM 6/12/202ADM 6/125.4.1720 - 19.1.1720/21Third Lieutenant Henry Swaysland (d.1757) ADM 6/12/202ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 13.8.1721First Lieutenant Francis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 9.4.1721Second Lieutenant Edmund Williams (d.1751/52) Transfered ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 5.11.1721Third Lieutenant Francis Robinson (d.1729) ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 20.5.1721Acting Fourth Lieutenant Henry Swaysland (d.1757) ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1221.5.1721 - 14.7.1721Acting Fourth Lieutenant Mathew Norris (1705-1738) Transfered ADM 6/13/20
Confirmed 24.10.1721
ADM 6/13
15.7.1721 - 5.11.1721Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Edward Norris ADM 6/13/21
Confirmed 27.10.1721
ADM 6/13

3 Warrant Officers

22.5.1700 - 16.1.1700/1Midshipman Extra Alexander Ekins ADM 6/6/41ADM 6/624.1.1717/18 - 23.3.1717/18Midshipman Extra Moses Peterson Transfered ADM 6/12/112ADM 6/121722 - 2.12.1722Carpenter Robert Hayes ADM 6/13/47ADM 6/13

1 Petty Officer

26.1.1701/2 - 12.2.1703/4Midshipman George Rawlings ADM 107/2/12ADM 107/2

1 Crewman

8.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718Captain's Servant Charles Knowles (1704-1777) Transfered ADM 6/16/33ODNB

Service History

1700Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1704In the ChannelBWAS-1714
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
7.1706At AlicanteBWAS-1714
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
10.1708At LisbonBWAS-1714
1709Returned to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714

Paid off

16.6.1711Renamed BuckinghamBWAS-1714
1712Fitted for ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1714
1720Fitted for the BalticBWAS-1714
5.11.1721Paid offADM 51
28.10.1727Ordered converted to a hulk at SheernessBWAS-1714
18.5.1745Sunk as a breakwater at SheernessBWAS-1714


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
28.4.1718-10.1718British Baltic Fleet 1718Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 

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