Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down14.8.1706BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-GunnerB028
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild6.1718B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 6"Imperial Feet45.723 
Length of Keel124' 4"Imperial Feet37.7994 
Breadth1,110 5694Tons BM 
Breadth40' 11 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 


13.9.1706Broadside 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

4 Commanding Officers

14.9.1706 - 21.12.1708CaptainJohn Hubbard (d.1723) ADM 6/9/12BWAS-160324.12.1708 - 10.8.1713CaptainJohn Underdown (d.1728) ADM 6/10/15BWAS-160311.8.1713 - 13.12.1714CaptainSamuel Vincent (d.1719) ADM 6/11/269BWAS-160314.12.1714 - 31.12.1716CaptainSamuel Vincent (d.1719) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/12

14 Commissioned Officers

14.9.1706 - 16.10.1709First LieutenantWilliam Tomm (c.1670-?) ADM 6/8/12ADM 6/814.9.1706 - 16.10.1709Second LieutenantThomas Howard (d.1734) ADM 6/9/12ADM 6/914.9.1706 - 22.12.1708Third LieutenantFrancis Weston ADM 6/9/12ADM 6/923.12.1708 - 16.10.1709Third LieutenantJames Hart ADM 6/10/17ADM 6/1017.10.1709 - 23.8.1711Second LieutenantJames Hart ADM 6/10/95ADM 6/1017.10.1709 - 23.8.1711Third LieutenantJohn Barnard ADM 6/10/95ADM 6/1024.8.1711 - 7.8.1713Second LieutenantRichard Dove (d.1734) ADM 6/12/232
Commission confirmed 25.11.1712
ADM 6/14
24.8.1711 - 14.12.1714Third LieutenantJohn Button (d.1728) ADM 6/12/232
Commission confirmed 25.11.1712
ADM 6/14
8.8.1713 - 13.12.1714First LieutenantIsrael Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/11/269ADM 6/118.8.1713 - 13.12.1714Second LieutenantJohn Smith (d.1729) ADM 6/11/269ADM 6/118.8.1713 - 13.12.1714Third LieutenantCharles Redman ADM 6/11/269ADM 6/1114.12.1714 - 31.12.1716First LieutenantIsrael Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1214.12.1714 - 31.12.1716Second LieutenantJohn Smith (d.1729) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1214.12.1714 - 31.12.1716Third LieutenantCharles Redman ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/12

2 Warrant Officers

11.8.1713 - 7.9.1713Midshipman ExtraJohn Vincent ADM 6/11/269ADM 6/1113.8.1713 - 26.7.1714Midshipman ExtraPalmes Bravel (d.c.1727) ADM 6/11/270ADM 6/11

3 Petty Officers

28.10.1705 - 14.1.1705/6Volunteer-per-orderWilliam Baker (d.bef.1727) ADM 107/2/253ADM107/228.1.1708/9 - 2.5.1711Volunteer-per-orderThomas Warrin ADM 107/3/8ADM107/33.5.1711 - 22.5.1713MidshipmanThomas Warrin ADM 107/3/8ADM107/3

1 Crewman

9.3.1707/8 - 12.12.1708Able SeamanThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 107/2/264ADM107/2

Service History

1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1709In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1710In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1713fitting at UnknownBWAS-1603
1714Sailed for Santa Cruz in the South Sea Company's serviceBWAS-1603
31.12.1716Paid offADM 51

Notes on Ship

Rebuilt in 1737
Reduced to 64 guns in 1756


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