Revenge -> 1711 Buckingham

184
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.12.1695BWAS-1714
Launched4.4.1699B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard B028
ConstructorSamuel MillerB065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk as Breakwater18.5.1745B028

Dimensions


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 

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
1703460 BWAS-1714

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1698/99 - 1.5.1699CaptainWilliam Wright (d.1735) ADM 6/5/42ADM 6/52.5.1699 - 29.2.1699/0CaptainThomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/5/45BWAS-17141.3.1699/0 - 25.2.1700/1CaptainThomas Jennings (d.1723) ADM 6/6/24BWAS-171426.2.1700/1 - 13.1.1701/2CaptainThomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/6/62BWAS-171414.1.1701/2 - 10.12.1704CaptainWilliam Kerr ADM 6/6/130BWAS-171411.12.1704 - 18.1.1707/8CaptainGerard Ellwes ADM 6/8/117BWAS-171419.1.1707/8 - 1711CaptainThomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/9/125BWAS-17148.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718CaptainCharles Strickland (d.1724) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1231.3.1718 - 27.2.1718/19CaptainRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/12/127BWAS-171411.1.1719/20 - 5.11.1721CaptainRobert Coleman ADM 6/12/188BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1705 - 1707Rear-Admiral of the RedSir Thomas Dilkes (d.1706)BWAS-17143.1717/18 - 1718Rear-Admiral of the WhiteJames Mighells (1667-1733/34)BWAS-1714

44 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.5.1699 - 14.3.1699/0First LieutenantRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/59.5.1699 - 13.3.1699/0Second LieutenantPhilip Browne ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/59.5.1699 - 13.3.1699/0Third LieutenantRobert Harward ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/514.3.1699/0 - 4.3.1700/1First LieutenantRichard Cotton (d.1705) ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/614.3.1699/0 - 26.2.1700/1Second LieutenantJohn Chilley (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/614.3.1699/0 - 27.2.1700/1Third LieutenantRobert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 20.5.1702Third LieutenantWilliam Hewitt (c.1670-?) ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/65.3.1700/1 - 21.5.1702First LieutenantJoseph Mighells (d.1707) ADM 6/6/68ADM 6/65.3.1700/1 - 23.4.1702Second LieutenantRobert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 6/6/68ADM 6/624.4.1702 - 21.6.1702Second LieutenantJohn Coker ADM 6/7/30ADM 6/721.6.1702 - 19.5.1704Third LieutenantChristopher Parker (c.1682-1765) ADM 6/7/44ADM 6/722.6.1702 - 1702First LieutenantJohn Coker ADM 6/7/44
Commission confirmed 1.7.1702
ADM 6/7
2.2.1702/3 - 18.5.1703Second LieutenantThomas Weedon (d.1707) ADM 6/7/83ADM 6/719.5.1703 - 10.12.1704First LieutenantThomas Weedon (d.1707) ADM 6/7/128ADM 6/728.5.1703 - 1703Second LieutenantAdam Hayes ADM 6/7/129ADM 6/721.7.1704 - 10.12.1704Second LieutenantBenjamin Wilshaw ADM 6/8/86ADM 6/822.7.1704 - 10.12.1704Third LieutenantJohn Redman (d.bef.1763) ADM 6/8/86ADM 6/813.12.1704 - 15.12.1704First LieutenantJohn Hager (d.1747/48) ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/816.12.1704 - 6.2.1707/8First LieutenantEdward Falkingham (c.1679-1757) ADM 6/8/120ADM 6/816.12.1704 - 25.1.1707/8Second LieutenantEdward Mansell (d.1735/36) ADM 6/8/120ADM 6/826.1.1707/8 - 29.3.1709Second LieutenantJoseph Hele (d.1743) ADM 6/9/130ADM 6/97.2.1707/8 - 26.9.1708First LieutenantJacob Hughes ADM 6/9/135ADM 6/927.9.1708 - 1.2.1710/11First LieutenantJohn Crew ADM 6/9/186ADM 6/930.3.1709 - 1.3.1710/11Second LieutenantJohn Redman (d.bef.1763) ADM 6/10/49ADM 6/1030.3.1709 - 1.2.1710/11Third LieutenantJoseph Hele (d.1743) ADM 6/10/49ADM 6/108.1.1717/18 - 6.4.1718First LieutenantFrancis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 6.4.1718Second LieutenantRobert Sharpe ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 6.4.1718Third LieutenantDuncomb Drake (d.1734) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 27.2.1718/19First LieutenantThomas Billop (d.1740) ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 27.2.1718/19Second LieutenantFrancis Farndale (d.1741) ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 18.4.1718Third LieutenantPelham Winn ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/1219.4.1718 - 16.2.1718/19Third LieutenantThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/12/131ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 19.1.1720/21First LieutenantEdmund Williams (d.1751/52) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 4.4.1720Second LieutenantHenry Swaysland (d.1757) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 3.4.1720Third LieutenantEdward Smith (d.1743) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 19.1.1720/21Fourth LieutenantArthur Davis (d.1743) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/125.4.1720 - 19.1.1720/21Second LieutenantFrancis Robinson (d.1729) ADM 6/12/202ADM 6/125.4.1720 - 19.1.1720/21Third LieutenantHenry Swaysland (d.1757) ADM 6/12/202ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 13.8.1721First LieutenantFrancis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 9.4.1721Second LieutenantEdmund Williams (d.1751/52) ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 5.11.1721Third LieutenantFrancis Robinson (d.1729) ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1220.1.1720/21 - 20.5.1721Fourth LieutenantHenry Swaysland (d.1757) ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1221.5.1721 - 14.7.1721Fourth LieutenantMathew Norris (1705-1738) ADM 6/13/20
Commission confirmed 24.10.1721
ADM 6/13
15.7.1721 - 5.11.1721Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsEdward Norris ADM 6/13/21
Commission confirmed 27.10.1721
ADM 6/13

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
22.5.1700 - 16.1.1700/1Midshipman ExtraAlexander Ekins ADM 6/6/41ADM 6/624.1.1717/18 - 1718Midshipman ExtraMoses Peterson ADM 6/12/112ADM 6/121722 - 2.12.1722CarpenterRobert Hayes ADM 6/13/47ADM 6/13

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1717/18 - 4.1718Captain's ServantCharles Knowles (1704-1777)ODNB

Service History


DateEventSource
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
31.7.1710

Paid off

BWAS-1714
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

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1718/04/281718/10British Baltic Fleet 1718Sir John Norris (1670-1749)
1721/04/131721/10/20British Baltic Fleet 1721Sir John Norris (1670-1749)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/5ADM 6/5 Commission and Warrent Book 1698 28 Jan.-1699 1 June Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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