Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Constructor Edward PopelyBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild2.5.1721BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck152' 7 ½"Imperial Feet46.3423 
Length of Keel126' 1 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Breadth40' 3 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,089 1194Tons BM 


1702Broadside 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

5 Ship Commanders

1.12.1701 - 3.2.1707/8Captain William Jumper (d.1714/15): on board from 17.12.1701 ADM 6/6/123BWAS-17143.2.1707/8 - 30.6.1710Captain Richard Culliford (d.1738): on board from 14.2.1707/8 ADM 6/9/133BWAS-17144.8.1711 - 10.12.1712Captain John Bennet (1670-1716/17): on board from 8.8.1711 ADM 6/11/154BWAS-171414.3.1717/18 - 31.3.1718Captain Robert Trevor (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/12/118ADM 6/1231.3.1718 - 3.12.1720Captain Charles Strickland (d.1724) ADM 6/12/127BWAS-1714

27 Commissioned Officers

1.12.1701 - 23.4.1702First Lieutenant George Ramsay (d.1717) ADM 6/6/123ADM 6/61.12.1701 - 18.1.1701/2Second LieutenantSir Charles Rich (3rd Baronet Rich, of London) (1680-1706) ADM 6/6/123ADM 6/61.12.1701 - 20.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant George Standish ADM 6/6/123ADM 6/622.1.1701/2 - 9.9.1702Second Lieutenant George Standish ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/622.1.1701/2 - 9.9.1702Third Lieutenant Christopher Hughes (d.1727) ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/624.4.1702 - 9.9.1702First Lieutenant George Paddon (1670-1719) ADM 6/7/30ADM 6/710.9.1702 - 21.8.1704First Lieutenant George Standish ADM 6/7/64
Confirmed 4.12.1702
ADM 6/7
10.9.1702 - 1.11.1703Second Lieutenant Christopher Hughes (d.1727) ADM 6/7/64
Confirmed 4.12.1702
ADM 6/7
16.9.1702 - 28.2.1703/4Third Lieutenant Edward Vernon (1684-1757) Transfered ADM 6/7/61ADM 6/716.2.1703/4 - 12.3.1703/4Second Lieutenant William Paine ADM 6/8/49ADM 6/813.3.1703/4 - 6.12.1706Third Lieutenant Francis Acton ADM 6/8/62ADM 6/822.8.1704 - 21.8.1707First Lieutenant William Paine ADM 6/8/149ADM 6/822.8.1704 - 2.6.1709Second Lieutenant John Rose (d.1731) ADM 6/9/115
Confirmed 1.1.1707/8
ADM 6/9
7.12.1706 - 25.3.1710Third Lieutenant Nathaniel Darkin ADM 6/9/111
Confirmed 17.12.1707
ADM 6/9
22.8.1707 - 28.11.1709First Lieutenant William Owen (d.1722) Transfered ADM 6/9/102ADM 6/926.3.1710 - 30.6.1710Third Lieutenant Peter Peters (d.1754) ADM 6/11/54
Confirmed 22.6.1710
ADM 6/11
6.8.1711 - 10.12.1712First Lieutenant John Brerewood ADM 6/11/155ADM 6/116.8.1711 - 10.12.1712Second Lieutenant Thomas Wilcocks (d.1741) ADM 6/11/155ADM 6/116.8.1711Third Lieutenant William Stewart ADM 6/11/155ADM 6/117.8.1711 - 10.12.1712Third Lieutenant Jasper Hicks ADM 6/11/155ADM 6/1117.3.1717/18 - 6.4.1718First Lieutenant Thomas Billop (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 6.4.1718Second Lieutenant Francis Farndale (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 6.4.1718Third Lieutenant Pelham Winn ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 3.12.1720First Lieutenant Francis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 3.12.1720Second Lieutenant Robert Sharpe ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/127.4.1718 - 3.12.1720Third Lieutenant Duncomb Drake (c.1695-1734) ADM 6/12/130ADM 6/1213.5.1720 - 3.12.1720Acting Fourth Lieutenant William Young ADM 6/12/220
Confirmed 21.11.1720
ADM 6/12

3 Petty Officers

6.12.1701 - 1702Volunteer-per-order William Probyn ADM 6/6/124ADM 6/66.12.1701 - 16.1.1704/5Volunteer-per-order Charles Bargrave (1686-1755) Transfered ADM 107/2/154ADM 107/220.1.1704/5 - 10.7.1707Midshipman Charles Bargrave (1686-1755) ADM 107/2/154ADM 107/2

2 Crewmen

15.1.1703/4 - 8.11.1704Able Seaman Alexander Bissett Transfered ADM 107/2/204ADM 107/231.3.1718 - 3.12.1720Captain's Servant Charles Knowles (1704-1777) ADM 6/18/33ODNB

Service History


Ordered to be launched

1702Commissioned for Rooke's fleetBWAS-1714
8.1702Involved in operations against CadizBWAS-1714

At Vigo

12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
9.1703Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
23.7.1704At GibraltarBWAS-1714
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1707With Shovell's fleet in the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1708With Byng's fleet in the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1714
7.1708On the Irish stationBWAS-1714
10.1708To LisbonBWAS-1714
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1710At Chatham undergoing a surveyBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 51

Sailed to St Helena and then to the Cape

10.12.1712Paid offADM 51
3.1717/18Started a small repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
3.1717/18Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
5.1718Completed small repair at a cost of £1,177.10.8dBWAS-1714
5.1718Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1177.10.8dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
1719In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1720In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
3.12.1720Paid offADM 51

Docked at Portsmouth to be broken up for rebuilding



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