Restoration

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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 Commissioned1702B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorElias WaffeBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
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

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  
 

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