Northumberland

197
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.12.1703BWAS-1603
Launched29.3.1705BWAS-1603
First Commissioned24.3.1704/5B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild29.12.1718BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 8"Imperial Feet45.7241 
Length of Keel123' 8"Imperial Feet37.4992 
Breadth41' 0"Imperial Feet12.4968 
Depth in Hold17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,105 7194Tons BM 

Armament


29.3.1705Broadside 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
4.1706440Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.3.1704/5 - 10.8.1705Second CaptainThomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/8/166BWAS-160311.8.1705 - 2.12.1705CaptainThomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/8/189ADM 6/83.12.1705 - 16.12.1705CaptainJames Littleton (1668-1722/23) ADM 6/8/206ADM 6/817.12.1705 - 23.11.1709CaptainKerrit Roffey (d.1716) ADM 6/8/209BWAS-160312.12.1709 - 6.8.1714CaptainPhilip Cavendish (d.1743) ADM 6/11/13BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1708Vice-Admiral of the BlueEdward WhitakerBWAS-1603

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1705 - 12.10.1706First LieutenantThomas Rochfort ADM 6/8/167ADM 6/827.3.1705 - 25.8.1706Second LieutenantRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/8/167ADM 6/85.4.1705 - 29.4.1706Third LieutenantWilliam Fearnly ADM 6/8/169ADM 6/830.4.1706 - 25.8.1706Third LieutenantAnthony Scott ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
26.8.1706 - 9.1.1706/7Second LieutenantAnthony Scott ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
29.8.1706 - 12.1.1706/7Third LieutenantJohn Barnett (d.1709) ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
10.1.1706/7 - 25.1.1707/8First LieutenantAnthony Scott ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
13.1.1706/7 - 26.1.1707/8Second LieutenantJohn Barnett (d.1709) ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
13.1.1706/7 - 16.5.1707Third LieutenantRobert Jennings (d.1742) ADM 6/9/63
Commission confirmed 25.4.1707
ADM 6/9
17.5.1707 - 1.3.1707/8Third LieutenantJohn Curtis ADM 6/9/69ADM 6/926.1.1707/8 - 1.3.1707/8First LieutenantRichard Rowzier (d.1745) ADM 6/9/128ADM 6/927.1.1707/8 - 9.9.1708Second LieutenantWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/9/128ADM 6/92.3.1707/8 - 24.9.1708First LieutenantRichard Rowzier (d.1745) ADM 6/9/143ADM 6/92.3.1707/8 - 1.9.1708Third LieutenantJohn Curtis ADM 6/9/143ADM 6/92.9.1708 - 11.12.1709Third LieutenantWilliam Kinsey (d.1744) ADM 6/10/90
Commission confirmed 22.9.1709
ADM 6/10
10.9.1708 - 13.12.1709Second LieutenantJohn Curtis ADM 6/10/89
Commission confirmed 20.9.1709
ADM 6/10
25.9.1708 - 11.12.1709First LieutenantYard Eastley (d.1737) ADM 6/10/89
Commission confirmed 20.9.1709
ADM 6/10
12.12.1709 - 23.4.1710First LieutenantCharles Killigrew ADM 6/11/13ADM 6/1112.12.1709 - 4.11.1714Third LieutenantPeter Osborn (d.1753) ADM 6/11/13ADM 6/1114.12.1709 - 4.11.1714Second LieutenantJohn Oliphant (d.1743) ADM 6/11/13ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1705Commissioned for the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1603
8.1706Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
3.1706/7Sailed homeBWAS-1603
1708In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1710Sailed to Lisbon and then into the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1713Returned homeBWAS-1603
29.12.1718Docked at Portsmouth to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603
1.4.1719Remains transported to Woolwich for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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