Restoration

192
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Restoration' (1678) (70)
Ordered25.2.1698/99BWAS-1603
Launched22.1.1701/2BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1702
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates
ConstructorElias WaffeBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked27.11.1703B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 9"Imperial Feet45.7246 
Length of Keel122' 9"Imperial Feet37.196 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,045Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 9"Imperial Feet45.7246 
Length of Keel122' 9"Imperial Feet37.196 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,044 6494Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
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
27.11.1703391 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.1.1701/2 - 3.1.1702/3CaptainRobert Fairfax (1666-1725) ADM 6/6/130BWAS-16034.1.1702/3 - 20.1.1702/3CaptainEdward Whitaker ADM 6/7/70BWAS-160321.1.1702/3 - 27.11.1703CaptainFleetwood Emes (d.1703)† ADM 6/7/80BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.1.1701/2 - 27.11.1703First LieutenantHumphrey Foster (d.1703)† ADM 6/6/136ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 19.10.1702Third LieutenantEdward Sheldon (d.1703) ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/620.10.1702 - bef.2.1703Third LieutenantSamuel Jennings (d.1703) ADM 6/7/62
Commission confirmed 1.12.1702
ADM 6/7
15.12.1702 - 27.11.1703Second LieutenantEdward Sheldon (d.1703)† ADM 6/7/68ADM 6/717.11.1703 - 27.11.1703Third LieutenantThomas Canninge (d.1703)† ADM 6/8/26ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
27.11.1703Wrecked on the Goodwin Sands during the Great Storm, there were no survivorsBWAS-1603

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1703/11/271703/11/27The Great Storm 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
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
 

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