Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned18.1.1680B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorWilliam Castle (1629-1681)B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild3.9.1704BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Elizabeth' (1704) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck151' 8"Imperial Feet46.0288 
Length of Keel137' 6"Imperial Feet41.7617 
Breadth40' 11 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold16' 8 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,108Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel132' 0"Imperial Feet40.2336 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Draught Aft18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,151Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 8"Imperial Feet46.0288 
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth41' 0"Imperial Feet12.4968 
Depth in Hold16' 8 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,072 9294Tons BM 


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
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

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

13 Commanding Officers

18.1.1679/80 - 26.1.1679/80CaptainThomas Wilshaw (d.1702)BWAS-160325.9.1688 - 1690CaptainJohn Neville (d.1697)B0514.1689 - 7.1690CaptainDavid Mitchell (d.1710)B0511690CaptainHenry Priestman (1647-1712)BWAS-16031692 - 6.1692CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-16036.1692 - 1693CaptainRichard Fitzpatrick (d.1727)BWAS-16031693CaptainRobert Wilmot (d.1695)B0511694CaptainEdward WhitakerBWAS-16031695 - 22.12.1695CaptainJames Greenway (d.1703)BWAS-160313.12.1695 - 5.1.1695/96CaptainJohn Johnson (d.1703) ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/31696CaptainJohn Fletcher (d.1704/5)BWAS-16036.1.1695/96 - 5.1696CaptainEdward Whitaker ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/331.12.1696 - 30.6.1697CaptainThomas Sherman (d.1699) ADM 6/4/57BWAS-1603

3 Flag Officers

1688 - 1689Rear-AdmiralSir John Berry (1635-1690/91)BWAS-16034.1689 - 1689Admiral of the FleetArthur Herbert (1648-1716)BWAS-16037.1.1695/96 - 1696Rear-Admiral of the RedMathew Aylmer (1650-1720) ADM 6/3/114ADM 6/3

17 Commissioned Officers

26.9.1688 - 4.5.1689LieutenantJames Gother (d.1696)B0511.6.1689 - 20.9.1689Third LieutenantJohn Benbow (1652/53-1702)ODNB27.4.1695 - 27.10.1695First LieutenantGeorge Delavall (c.1667-1723) ADM 6/3/51ADM 6/329.6.1695 - 12.12.1695Third LieutenantRobert Stevens ADM 6/3/70ADM 6/313.12.1695 - 5.1.1695/96First LieutenantWilliam Sharpe ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/313.12.1695 - 1.1.1695/96Second LieutenantCharles Nastaakin ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/313.12.1695 - 5.1.1695/96Third LieutenantRobert Beckenham (d.1707) ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/32.1.1695/96 - 5.1.1695/96Second LieutenantWilliam Villiers Beaumont (1676-1697) ADM 6/3/114ADM 6/36.1.1695/96 - 4.3.1695/96First LieutenantThomas Lambert (d.1699/1700) ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/36.1.1695/96 - 13.3.1695/96Second LieutenantGeorge Smith (d.1704) ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/36.1.1695/96 - 8.3.1695/96Third LieutenantAnthony Elliot ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/39.3.1695/96 - 23.5.1696Third LieutenantJohn Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/3/141
Commission confirmed 21.3.1695/96
ADM 6/3
14.3.1695/96 - 19.2.1696/97First LieutenantGeorge Smith (d.1704) ADM 6/3/138ADM 6/330.12.1696 - 30.6.1697First LieutenantJacob Fletcher ADM 6/4/58ADM 6/430.12.1696 - 30.6.1697Second LieutenantNathaniel Champion ADM 6/4/58ADM 6/430.12.1696 - 29.1.1696/97Third LieutenantJames Knowles ADM 6/4/58ADM 6/430.1.1696/97 - 22.7.1697Third LieutenantDavid Lambert (c.1668-?) ADM 6/4/68ADM 6/4

2 Warrant Officers

2.1.1694/95 - 1695ChaplainJames Young ADM 6/3/25ADM 6/3bef.12.9.1696 - 13.9.1696MasterThomas Wiggett ADM 106/497/91ADM 106

2 Petty Officers

15.6.1692 - 4.7.1693MidshipmanRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/126.4.1693 - 29.10.1693MidshipmanWilliam Hamilton (c.1672-?) ADM 107/1/76ADM 107/1

7 Crewmen

16.7.1690 - 17.4.1691Able SeamanAbraham Adams (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/26ADM 107/116.7.1691 - 9.2.1691/92VolunteerEdward Bowles (d.1694/95) ADM 107/1/12ADM 107/12.11.1691 - 15.6.1692Able SeamanRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/11.1.1691/92 - 21.6.1692Able SeamanThomas Keck (c.1669-?) ADM 107/1/56ADM 107/116.10.1692 - 12.1.1692/93Able SeamanJames Wilson (c.1672-?) ADM 107/1/65ADM 107/113.1.1692/93 - 25.4.1693VolunteerWilliam Hamilton (c.1672-?) ADM 107/1/76ADM 107/117.6.1693 - 18.3.1693/94Ordinary SeamanJohn Crouch (c.1668-?) ADM 107/3/47ADM107/3

Service History

1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1693In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1696In the SoundingsBWAS-1603
1697At PortsmouthBWAS-1603


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