Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned20.1.1706/7B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-GunnerB028
Constructor Thomas PoddBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild6.1736B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 6"Imperial Feet45.723 
Length of Keel123' 6"Imperial Feet37.497 
Breadth41' 0"Imperial Feet12.4968 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,104 2694Imperial Feet0.007 


1707Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1714
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

8 Ship Commanders

21.1.1706/7 - 23.11.1711Captain Charles Strickland (d.1724) ADM 6/9/44BWAS-16036.9.1720 - 10.8.1720Captain Joseph Winder (c.1661-1737/38) ADM 6/12/213ADM 6/128.9.1720 - 6.12.1720CaptainSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/12/213BWAS-160310.4.1721 - 6.3.1722/23CaptainSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/137.3.1722/23 - 31.1.1725/26Captain Philip Vanbrugh (d.1753) Transfered ADM 6/13/51BWAS-16031.2.1725/26 - 23.11.1726Captain Salmon Morrice (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/13/101BWAS-160324.11.1726 - 25.8.1727Captain Philip Vanbrugh (d.1753) ADM 6/13/125BWAS-160326.7.1728 - 13.12.1728Captain Robert Coleman ADM 6/14/211BWAS-1603

33 Commissioned Officers

21.1.1706/7 - 23.11.1711First Lieutenant Thomas Russell (c.1659-1739/40) ADM 6/9/44ADM 6/921.1.1706/7 - 10.2.1706/7Second Lieutenant Henry Kennett ADM 6/9/44ADM 6/921.1.1706/7 - 10.2.1706/7Third Lieutenant Ralph Saunderson (d.1718) ADM 6/9/44ADM 6/911.2.1706/7 - 23.12.1708Second Lieutenant Robert Paston (d.1711) Transfered ADM 6/9/47ADM 6/929.6.1710 - 23.11.1711Second Lieutenant John Onley (d.c.1742) ADM 6/11/179ADM 6/1125.7.1711 - 23.11.1711Third Lieutenant John Stepney ADM 6/11/169
Confirmed 16.10.1711
ADM 6/11
6.9.1720 - 10.8.1720First Lieutenant George Proctor (d.1736) ADM 6/12/213ADM 6/126.9.1720 - 6.12.1720Third Lieutenant Henry Osborne (1694-1771) ADM 6/12/213ADM 6/126.9.1720 - 6.12.1720Acting Fourth Lieutenant Philip Vincent (d.1746) ADM 6/12/213ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 31.1.1725/26First Lieutenant Robert Callis (c.1686-1733) Transfered ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 3.12.1721Second Lieutenant William Young ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 17.7.1723Second Lieutenant Stephen Dowse (d.1728) Transfered ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 9.5.1722Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Young ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 23.1.1725/26Third Lieutenant John Dove (d.1743) Transfered ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 19.8.1722Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Young Transfered ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1320.8.1722 - 23.1.1725/26Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Henry Mitchell (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/13/43ADM 6/1318.7.1723 - 23.1.1725/26Second LieutenantThe Hon. William Hervey ADM 6/14/59ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - bef.8.4.1726Second Lieutenant Robert Godfrey (c.1726-1726) Discharged Dead ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 27.7.1726Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Ashby Myngs (d.1727) ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1331.1.1725/26 - 15.1.1726/27Third Lieutenant Robert Claxton ADM 6/13/101ADM 6/131.2.1725/26 - 27.12.1726First Lieutenant John Stanley (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/13/101ADM 6/1312.4.1726 - 15.1.1726/27Second Lieutenant Henry Rice ADM 6/13/110ADM 6/1326.4.1726 - 15.1.1726/27Third Lieutenant Palmes Bravel (d.c.1727) ADM 6/13/112ADM 6/1328.7.1726 - 27.10.1726Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Christopher O'Brien Transfered ADM 6/13/124
Confirmed 10.11.1726
ADM 6/13
16.1.1726/27 - 25.8.1727First Lieutenant Henry Rice ADM 6/13/131ADM 6/1316.1.1726/27 - 25.8.1727Second Lieutenant Palmes Bravel (d.c.1727) ADM 6/13/131ADM 6/1316.1.1726/27 - 25.8.1727Third Lieutenant Arthur Davis (d.1743) ADM 6/14/131ADM 6/1310.6.1727 - 25.8.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Griffith Dearing (c.1696-c.1739) ADM 6/13/151
Confirmed 11.8.1727
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 13.12.1728First Lieutenant Israel Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/14/211ADM 6/1326.7.1728 - 31.12.1728Second Lieutenant John Elliot (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/13/211ADM 6/139.2.1728/29 - 5.7.1731Third Lieutenant Henry Swaysland (d.1757) Transfered ADM 6/14/11ADM 6/149.2.1728/29 - 1.9.1729Acting Fourth Lieutenant Charles Pyott Transfered ADM 6/14/11ADM 6/1411.4.1729 - 23.2.1733/34First Lieutenant Silvester Kennedy (d.1756) Transfered ADM 6/14/22ADM 6/14

2 Warrant Officers

11.9.1720 - 1720Chaplain Robert Patten ADM 6/12/213ADM 6/1213.9.1720 - 1720Schoolmaster Thomas Jones ADM 6/12/213ADM 6/12

4 Petty Officers

24.2.1706/7 - 2.9.1707Midshipman Extra Samuel Gower ADM 107/2/267RNLPC3.9.1707 - 4.10.1707Midshipman Samuel Gower Transfered ADM 107/2/267RNLPC22.12.1722 - 22.7.1723Volunteer-per-order Richard Pocock (d.c.1735) ADM 107/3/181ADM 107/323.7.1723 - 15.11.1724Midshipman Ordinary Richard Pocock (d.c.1735) Transfered ADM 107/3/181ADM 107/3

Service History

23.11.1711Paid offADM 51
1712In ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1603
10.1718Began repairs at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
9.1720Completed repairs at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £14534.5.11dBWAS-1603
1722Guard ship at BlackstakesBWAS-1603
1726Recommissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
1726fitting at UnknownBWAS-1603
1727In the BalticBWAS-1603
25.8.1727Paid offADM 51
1729Guard shipBWAS-1603
3.1735/36Began breaking up for rebuilding at ChathamBWAS-1603
6.1736Breaking up completed at ChathamBWAS-1603


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