Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1689B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
Constructor Phineus Pett (1628-1678)B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1700BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Berwick' (1700) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 10"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,089Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck151Imperial Feet0.0254 
Breadth40Imperial Feet1.016 
Burthen1,041Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 10"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel121' 4"Imperial Feet36.8856 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,041 2394Tons BM 


1688Broadside Weight = 588.5 Imperial Pound ( 266.8851 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 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 = 588.5 Imperial Pound ( 266.8851 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 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

6 Ship Commanders

bef.2.6.1689 - aft.15.7.1690Captain Edward Stanley (d.1693) ADM 106/400/400BWAS-160316.6.1689 - 19.3.1694/95Captain Henry Martin (d.1701/2)B05125.7.1695 - 6.12.1695Captain Francis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/3/66TRN27.12.1695 - 27.1.1695/96Captain John Maine ADM 6/3/99ADM 6/328.1.1695/96 - 1.11.1696Captain Robert Sincock (d.1702): on board from 3.1695/96 ADM 6/3/121B0512.11.1696 - 2.5.1699Captain Archibald Hamilton (c.1673-1754) Transfered ADM 6/4/43BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer

9.1690 - 1690Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Ralph Delavall (c.1641-1706/7)B051

9 Commissioned Officers

25.7.1695 - 22.11.1696First Lieutenant George Gray ADM 6/3/66ADM 6/425.7.1695 - 24.11.1695Second Lieutenant John Boss ADM 6/3/66ADM 6/325.7.1695 - 24.11.1695Third Lieutenant Richard White (d.1700) ADM 6/3/66ADM 6/325.11.1695 - 16.1.1695/96Second Lieutenant Richard White (d.1700) Transfered ADM 6/3/95ADM 6/325.11.1695 - 20.9.1696Third Lieutenant John Ap Rice (c.1666-1711) ADM 6/3/95ADM 6/39.1.1695/96 - 6.11.1696Second Lieutenant Robert Gifford ADM 6/3/115ADM 6/37.11.1696 - 9.5.1699First Lieutenant William Sharpe Transfered ADM 6/4/44ADM 6/47.11.1696 - 1696Second Lieutenant Philip Simpkins (c.1668-?) ADM 6/4/44ADM 6/47.11.1696 - 1697Third Lieutenant Christopher Field ADM 7/4/44ADM 6/4

1 Crewman

1.3.1689/90 - 16.7.1690Able Seaman Abraham Adams (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/26ADM 107/1

Service History

30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
2.1695Left Cadiz with a convoyB051
19.3.1694/95Arrived at SpitheadB051
1696One of the convoy escorting King William III and his army to IrelandB051


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page

Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Monday 19th of April 2021 08:27regisFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Mars' (1740) (64)
Sunday 18th of April 2021 05:03Albert ParkerFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Elisabeth' (1722)
Sunday 18th of April 2021 04:45Albert ParkerFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Mars' (1740) (64)
Sunday 18th of April 2021 03:21Albert ParkerBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Deptford' (1732) (60)
Friday 16th of April 2021 22:46Adam William Scott