Warspite -> 1716 Edinburgh

Nominal Guns64BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Warspite' (1666) (64)
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Constructor Richard BurchettBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild1721BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Edinburgh' (1721) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck147' 7"Imperial Feet44.8094 
Length of Keel120' 6"Imperial Feet36.5836 
Breadth38' 6 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Burthen952 394Tons BM 


1703Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

5 Ship Commanders

2.3.1702/3 - 11.1.1704/5Captain Edmund Loades (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/7/97BWAS-160312.1.1704/5 - 5.1.1706/7Captain Charles Strickland (d.1724) Transfered ADM 6/8/134BWAS-16036.1.1706/7 - 30.3.1708Captain Thomas Butler (d.1727) Transfered ADM 6/9/38BWAS-160331.3.1708 - 21.12.1708Captain Jasper Hicks (d.1714) Transfered ADM 6/10/40
Confirmed 10.3.1708/9
29.12.1708 - 31.8.1712Captain Josias Crow ADM 6/10/18BWAS-1603

14 Commissioned Officers

6.3.1702/3 - 25.2.1707/8First Lieutenant Nicholas Smith (c.1671-1721) ADM 6/7/99ADM 6/76.3.1702/3 - 9.1.1704/5Third Lieutenant William Wilson Transfered ADM 6/7/106ADM 6/78.6.1703 - 7.7.1703Second Lieutenant Robert Pierson Transfered ADM 6/7/131ADM 6/710.1.1704/5 - 21.7.1708Second Lieutenant William Wilson Transfered ADM 6/8/133ADM 6/815.1.1704/5 - 12.3.1704/5Third Lieutenant Walter Fredenham Transfered ADM 6/8/136ADM 6/814.4.1705 - 10.10.1705Third Lieutenant Thomas Reynolds (d.1719/20) ADM 6/9/30
Confirmed 30.11.1706
ADM 6/9
11.10.1705 - 22.1.1705/6Third Lieutenant Alexander Goddis ADM 6/8/215
Confirmed 1.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
23.1.1705/6 - 27.3.1709Third Lieutenant Ambrose Mitchell ADM 6/8/224ADM 6/826.2.1707/8 - 2.11.1710First Lieutenant Charles Bargrave (1686-1755) Transfered ADM 6/9/143ADM 6/928.3.1709 - 13.12.1710Second Lieutenant Ambrose Mitchell ADM 6/10/48ADM 6/1028.3.1709 - 19.4.1709Third Lieutenant William Fleming Transfered ADM 6/10/48ADM 6/1020.4.1709 - 15.2.1710/11Third Lieutenant Thomas Chiesley ADM 6/10/56ADM 6/1014.12.1710 - 13.9.1712Second Lieutenant Busby Mansell (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/11/119
Confirmed 12.3.1710/11
ADM 6/11
16.2.1710/11 - 13.9.1712Third Lieutenant Francis Robinson (d.1729) ADM 6/11/109ADM 6/11

2 Petty Officers

6.1.1704/5 - 6.1.1706/7Midshipman Samuel Pitman (d.1728) Transfered ADM 107/2/128ADM 107/21.4.1708 - 12.1.1708/9Volunteer-per-order Leonard Hickes Transfered ADM 107/3/6ADM 107/3

Service History

13.11.1703Took the Ship of the Line Le Hasardeux (50) ref:801
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
6.1708At the relief of DeniaBWAS-1603
1709In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1710Sailed to LisbonBWAS-1603
13.12.1710Action of 1710-12-13
13.12.1710Took the Ship of the Line Le Maure (50)
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1712In the ChannelBWAS-1603
5.2.1711/12Took the Privateer Le Griffon
19.2.1711/12Took the Privateer Gaillarde
9.1712Paid offBWAS-1603
2.1.1715/16Renamed EdinburghBWAS-1603


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