Captain

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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.6.1677BWAS-1603
Launched1678BWAS-1603
First Commissioned12.9.1678B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorThomas Shish (d.1685)B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1708B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Captain' (1708) (70)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck149' 6"Imperial Feet45.4183 
Length of Keel138' 0"Imperial Feet42.0624 
Breadth39' 10"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,164Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck149' 6"Imperial Feet45.4183 
Length of Keel119' 10"Imperial Feet36.2712 
Breadth40' 5"Imperial Feet12.319 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,141 2094Tons BM 

Armament


1678Broadside Weight = 616.5 Imperial Pound ( 279.5831 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

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 = 576.5 Imperial Pound ( 261.4431 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 582 Imperial Pound ( 263.9374 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck16 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.1.1679/80460War at home ADM 8/1/112ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/80380War Abroad ADM 8/1/112ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/80300Peace ADM 8/1/112ADM8-DB
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.9.1678 - 22.9.1679CaptainSir John Holmes (d.1679)BWAS-16031690 - 1692CaptainDaniel Jones (d.1693/94)B05114.1.1694/95 - 14.6.1695CaptainRobert Kirktown (d.1718) ADM 6/3/8ADM 6/314.6.1695 - 19.9.1695CaptainGabriel Hughes (d.1699) ADM 6/3/62BWAS-160313.12.1695 - 26.1.1695/96CaptainCharles Cornewall (1669-1718) ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/327.1.1695/96 - 27.9.1698CaptainRichard Lestock (d.1713) ADM 6/3/120B051

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.8.1693 - 29.9.1695Third LieutenantAnthony Drinkwater ADM 6/3/32ADM 6/313.12.1695 - 27.9.1698First LieutenantSamuel Rowley ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/313.12.1695 - 27.9.1698Second LieutenantThomas Flint ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/313.12.1695 - 27.9.1698Third LieutenantAndrew Ley ADM 6/3/101ADM 6/3

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.11.1692 - 13.12.1693MidshipmanRobert Boyd (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/92ADM 107/114.12.1693 - 22.5.1695Master's MateRobert Boyd (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/92ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
27.9.1698

Paid off

ADM 51
1699Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
1706Rebuild begun at PortsmouthBWAS-1603

 

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