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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1697B028
Launched3.1698/99B028
First Commissioned2.5.1699B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Constructor
John & Richard WellsBritish
Ship Builder
B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild17.3.1721/22B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278 
Length of Keel123' 7 ½"Imperial Feet37.5031 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold16' 7"Imperial Feet4.9064 
Burthen1,064Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278 
Length of Keel123' 7 ½"Imperial Feet37.5031 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold16' 7"Imperial Feet4.9064 
Burthen1,065 3094Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703460EstablishmentBWAS-1714

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.6.1697 - 27.2.1700/1Captain
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
Transfered ADM 6/4/104
BWAS-1603
2.5.1699 - 25.2.1700/1Captain
John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
Transfered ADM 6/5/45
BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/1 - 18.3.1702/3Captain
John JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1726
Transfered ADM 6/6/61
BWAS-1714
19.3.1702/3 - 2.1.1703/4Captain
Robert FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
ADM 6/7/106
BWAS-1714
3.1.1703/4 - 15.8.1704Captain
Jonas HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/111
ADM 6/8
16.8.1704 - 20.8.1704Second Captain
James MoneypennyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1717
Transfered ADM 6/8/209
Confirmed 11.12.1705
BWAS-1714
13.12.1704 - 7.1.1707/8Captain
Sir Thomas HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
Transfered ADM 6/8/117
BWAS-1714
9.1.1707/8 - 2.2.1707/8Captain
Robert ArrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1696-1720
Transfered ADM 6/9/118
ADM 6/9
5.3.1710/11 - 5.1.1712/13Captain
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/11/116
BWAS-1714
14.3.1717/18 - 30.3.1718Captain
Covill MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1741
Transfered ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
31.3.1718 - 21.7.1720Captain
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
ADM 6/12/127
BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1699Vice-Admiral
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
ODNB
7.1703 - 1704Rear-Admiral of the White
Thomas DilkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1707
TRN2
27.1.1710/11 - 1711Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Thomas HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
BWAS-1714

30 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.5.1699 - 27.2.1700/1First Lieutenant
Stephen MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 27.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Charles SquibbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 27.2.1700/1Third Lieutenant
William ConeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
28.2.1700/1 - 3.3.1700/1First Lieutenant
John JephcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
Transfered ADM 6/6/64
ADM 6/6
28.2.1700/1 - 3.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
John CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1707
ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
28.2.1700/1 - 9.4.1701Third Lieutenant
John HagarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1736
Transfered ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
4.3.1700/1 - 21.10.1702Second Lieutenant
Samuel RyddallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1795
ADM 6/6/66
ADM 6/6
3.6.1701 - 5.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant
Thomas EgertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
Transfered ADM 6/6/100
ADM 6/6
9.2.1701/2 - 21.10.1702Third Lieutenant
Thomas FaunceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1706
ADM 6/7/8
ADM 6/7
22.10.1702 - 24.3.1702/3First Lieutenant
Samuel RyddallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1795
Transfered ADM 6/7/64
ADM 6/7
22.10.1702 - 12.12.1704Second Lieutenant
Thomas FaunceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1706
ADM 6/7/64
Confirmed 9.12.1702
ADM 6/7
24.10.1702 - 10.9.1704Third Lieutenant
John WhiteingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1704
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 1.12.1702
ADM 6/7
25.3.1703 - 16.4.1703First Lieutenant
Richard HolfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1703
Transfered ADM 6/7/113
ADM 6/7
17.4.1703 - 6.8.1703First Lieutenant
John PaulBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1713
ADM 6/7/119
ADM 6/7
7.8.1703 - 12.9.1704First Lieutenant
Peter WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1704
ADM 6/8/31
Confirmed 30.11.1703
ADM 6/8
11.9.1704 - 12.12.1704Third Lieutenant
Christopher O'BrienBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1744
ADM 6/8/96
Confirmed 3.10.1704
ADM 6/8
13.9.1704 - 12.12.1704First Lieutenant
Charles CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1711
Transfered ADM 6/8/96
ADM 6/8
13.12.1704 - 2.2.1707/8First Lieutenant
Edmund HookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1739
Transfered ADM 6/8/118
ADM 6/8
13.12.1704 - 2.2.1707/8Second Lieutenant
Charles BryantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1708
ADM 6/8/120
ADM 6/8
13.12.1704 - 2.2.1707/8Third Lieutenant
James AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1761
ADM 6/8/118
ADM 6/8
3.2.1707/8 - 27.12.1708First Lieutenant
John LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/9/132
ADM 6/9
3.2.1707/8 - 8.5.1709Third Lieutenant
Gilbert PearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1709
ADM 6/9/132
ADM 6/9
9.2.1707/8 - 30.3.1709Second Lieutenant
Charles JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
Transfered ADM 6/9/139
ADM 6/9
9.5.1709 - 5.1.1712/13First Lieutenant
Walter LashbrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1713
ADM 6/10/67
Confirmed 6.6.1709
ADM 6/10
9.5.1709 - 5.1.1712/13Second Lieutenant
John YeoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
ADM 6/10/67
Confirmed 6.6.1709
ADM 6/10
9.5.1709 - 5.1.1712/13Third Lieutenant
George PomeroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1735
ADM 6/10/67
Confirmed 6.6.1709
ADM 6/10
17.3.1717/18 - 30.3.1718First Lieutenant
Peter HorroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1720
Transfered ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 4.7.1720Second Lieutenant
Busby MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1728
Transfered ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
24.3.1717/18 - 21.7.1720Third Lieutenant
Moses PetersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1720
ADM 6/12/124
ADM 6/12
31.3.1718 - 4.7.1720First Lieutenant
William CoulseaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1737
Transfered ADM 6/12/127
ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.7.1712 - 1712Midshipman Extra
Gordon CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1712
ADM 6/11/216
ADM 6/11

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.4.1709 - 11.10.1709Volunteer-per-order
Rupert WaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
Transfered ADM 107/3/12
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
19.6.1702Sailed for the attempt on CadizBWAS-1603
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
22.7.1703Sailed from SpitheadTRN2
26.7.1703Off Granville, Flagship of a squadron that attacked a French merchant fleet of 45 ships with three small men of war and "by noon, had taken and brought off fifteen sail, burnt six, sunk three, and driven the rest ... towards Avranches"TRN2
28.7.1703Utilising boats supported with the ships of least draught of water, the squadron caused the destruction of two of the men-of-war, brought off the third, and burnt or destroyed seventeen more of the merchantmen, so that, of the whole flotilla, only four escapedTRN2
12.3.1703/4Action of 1704-03-12
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
27.4.1708Took the Privateer
La Pomme d'Or (22) 1707-1708
French 22 Gun
Privateer
BWAS-1714
20.2.1710Took the Privateer
L'Aspirant (12) 1709-1710
French 12 Gun
Privateer
BWAS-1603
30.5.1710Took the Privateer
Le Content 1710-1710
French Privateer
BWAS-1714
29.7.1710Took the Ship of the Line
Le Superbe (56) 1708-1710
French 56 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
off the Lizard
BWAS-1603
10.8.1710Took the Privateer
Le Superbe 1709-1710
French Privateer
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15.9.1710Took the Privateer
La Marie Françoise 1710-1710
French Privateer
BWAS-1714
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
23.2.1711/12Took the ship Santa Rosalia (64)BWAS-1714
23.2.1711/12Took the Privateer
La Revanche 1711-1712
French Privateer
BWAS-1714
5.1.1712/13Paid offADM 51
8.1714Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
3.1714/15Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4689.11.1dBWAS-1603
1718small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5810.16.4dBWAS-1603
2.1718Took the Ship of the Line
Santa Rosalia de Palermo (60) 1718-1719
Spanish 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Corfu
BWAS-1714
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
21.7.1720Paid offADM 51
17.3.1721/22Break up completed at Woolwich for a rebuildBWAS-1714

 

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