Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned14.9.1706B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-GunnerB028
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 0"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel123' 9"Imperial Feet37.5003 
Breadth41' 0"Imperial Feet12.4968 
Depth in Hold17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,106 4894Tons BM 


15.8.1706Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer

14.9.1706 - 9.11.1711CaptainJohn Hartnoll ADM 6/9/11BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

14.9.1706 - 10.11.1706First LieutenantJames Hodsall ADM 6/9/11ADM 6/914.9.1706 - 8.10.1706Third LieutenantCharles Constable (d.1709) ADM 6/9/11ADM 6/911.11.1706 - 9.11.1711First LieutenantGeorge Gother (1681/82-1754) ADM 6/9/25ADM 6/911.11.1706 - 18.3.1706/7Second LieutenantThomas Chapman ADM 6/9/25ADM 6/911.11.1706 - 18.3.1706/7Third LieutenantL'Estrange Mordaunt (d.c.1751) ADM 6/9/25ADM 6/919.3.1706/7 - 9.11.1711Second LieutenantL'Estrange Mordaunt (d.c.1751) ADM 6/10/51
Commission confirmed 1.4.1709
ADM 6/10
14.12.1708 - 9.11.1711Third LieutenantHenry Power (d.1749) ADM 6/10/49
Commission confirmed 25.3.1709
ADM 6/10

Service History

1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1710Sailed to Lisbon and then into the MediterraneanBWAS-1603

At The Downs . Sails and yards severely damaged in the storm off Beachy Head and requests an urgent refit.

ADM 106
9.11.1711Wrecked in a storm off LeghornBWAS-1603


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 106ADM 106 Navy Board Letters-In Document

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