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Grafton

188
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.1677BWAS-1603
Launched17.5.1679BWAS-1603
First Commissioned16.7.1679B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
Thomas ShishBritish
Ship Builder
B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1700BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Breadth40' 5"Imperial Feet12.319 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,174Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel138' 0"Imperial Feet42.0624 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,184Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel120' 8"Imperial Feet36.5862 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,052 7494Tons BM 

Armament


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
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.7.1679 - 12.8.1679Captain
John PerrymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1680
BWAS-1603
18.4.1683 - 7.1683Captain
Lord Henry Fitzroy (Duke of Grafton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1690
ODNB
18.4.1683 - 19.4.1684Captain
Sir William BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1689
BWAS-1603
1690 - 9.10.1690Captain
Lord Henry Fitzroy (Duke of Grafton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1690
BWAS-1603
1693Captain
Thomas WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1698
B051
1694 - 16.10.1695Captain
Richard FitzpatrickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1703
ADM 107/2/24
BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1683 - 1683Admiral
Lord George Legge (Baron Dartmouth)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1688
B051
2.6.1692Vice-Admiral
Sir Ralph DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1666-1698
E-WIKI

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.4.1683 - 17.12.1683First Lieutenant
John GeorgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1684
B051
17.12.1683 - 14.7.1685Second Lieutenant
Sir Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
B051
1692First Lieutenant
David WavellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1703
PROB11
23.5.1694 - 25.12.1695First Lieutenant
Seth JermyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1710
ref:1151
29.10.1694 - 16.10.1695Third Lieutenant
Lambert BowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1698
ADM 6/3/89
ADM 6/3

9 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
bef.1.6.1683 - 1683Master
Benjamin HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
ADM 106/364/201
ADM 106
1693 - 15.1.1692/93Boatswain
Abel WoollardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693
ref:943
3.9.1694 - 6.3.1697/98Purser
John ChaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1698
ADM 6/4/8
ADM 6/4
1695 - 16.10.1695Chaplain
William MeridenBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1699
ADM 6/3/117
ADM 6/3
1695 - 2.1.1695/96Cook
Thomas HarpBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/112
ADM 6/3
3.1.1695/96 - 31.5.1697Cook
James BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/112
ADM 6/3
2.3.1695/96 - 1696Gunner
John CapellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/133
ADM 6/3
1.6.1697 - 1697Cook
James HyamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/101
ADM 6/4
7.3.1697/98 - 1698Purser
Richard WoodwardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/5/11
ADM 6/5

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
22.11.1690 - 26.2.1691/92Midshipman
James FerguhersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1693
ADM 107/1/44
ADM 107/1
21.12.1690 - 18.3.1693/94Midshipman
John TriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1705
ADM 107/1/51
ADM 107/1
28.4.1691 - 4.4.1693Midshipman
John ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1663-1704
ADM 107/1/35
ADM 107/1
21.8.1691 - 24.11.1691Volunteer-per-order
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1747
Transfered ADM 107/1/92
ADM 107/1
26.2.1691/92 - 11.5.1693Master's Mate
James FerguhersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1693
ADM 107/1/44
ADM 107/1
13.12.1693 - 29.8.1694Volunteer-per-order
John SellersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1697
Transfered ADM 107/1/97
ADM 107/1

6 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
16.2.1685/86 - 9.3.1686/87Able Seaman
Robert HaswellBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1677-1698
ADM 107/1/87
ADM 107/1
19.11.1687 - 15.12.1688Able Seaman
Joseph ReevesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1691
ADM 107/1/5
ADM 107/1
8.3.1689/90 - 28.4.1691Able Seaman
John ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1663-1704
ADM 107/2/35
ADM 107/1
30.3.1690 - 22.11.1690Able Seaman
James FerguhersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1693
ADM 107/1/44
ADM 107/1
24.4.1690 - 20.12.1690Able Seaman
John TriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1705
ADM 107/1/51
ADM 107/1
18.3.1694/95 - 16.10.1695Ordinary Seaman
John RooseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1721
ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
16.7.1679Commissioned only for the transfer to Chatham DYBWAS-1603
23.8.1683Sailed from Plymouth as flagship of the squadron sent to evacuate TangierBWAS-1603
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
29.9.1690Present at the attack on CorkBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1.6.1692Action at Cherbourg
1694In the ChannelBWAS-1603
10.1694Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
10.1695Paid offBWAS-1603

 

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