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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 Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
Thomas ShishBritish
Ship Builder
B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1708B028
Becomes

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.9.1678 - 22.9.1679Captain
Sir John HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1679
BWAS-1603
1690 - 1692Captain
Daniel JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1693
B051
14.1.1694/95 - 14.6.1695Captain
Robert KirktownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
Transfered ADM 6/3/8
ADM 6/3
14.6.1695 - 19.9.1695Captain
Gabriel HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1699
ADM 6/3/62
BWAS-1603
13.12.1695 - 26.1.1695/96Captain
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
ADM 6/3/101
ADM 6/3
27.1.1695/96 - 27.9.1698Captain
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1705
ADM 6/3/120
B051

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.8.1693 - 29.9.1695Third Lieutenant
Anthony DrinkwaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1700
ADM 6/3/32
ADM 6/3
13.12.1695 - 27.9.1698First Lieutenant
Samuel RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/3/101
ADM 6/3
13.12.1695 - 27.9.1698Second Lieutenant
Thomas FlintBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1698
ADM 6/3/101
ADM 6/3
13.12.1695 - 27.9.1698Third Lieutenant
Andrew LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1713
ADM 6/3/101
ADM 6/3

8 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 26.9.1695Purser
Samuel VileBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
1695 - 29.9.1695Gunner
Edward HaberdineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
18.2.1694/95 - 1695Boatswain
William HorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/36
ADM 6/3
27.9.1695 - 1695Purser
Richard NewetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
30.9.1695 - 17.1.1695/96Gunner
David ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
3.1.1695/96 - 1696Carpenter
Thomas GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/112
ADM 6/3
16.1.1695/96 - 1696Chaplain
Patrick GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/117
ADM 6/3
18.1.1695/96 - 1696Gunner
Westmore SampsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/118
ADM 6/3

7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.11.1692 - 13.12.1693Midshipman
Robert BoydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1695
ADM 107/1/92
ADM 107/1
14.12.1693 - 22.5.1695Master's Mate
Robert BoydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1695
ADM 107/1/92
ADM 107/1
24.6.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Daniel La ForceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/63
ADM 6/3
1.2.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Charles AlexanderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/122
ADM 6/3
11.2.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Andrew LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/128
ADM 6/3
26.3.1696 - 8.2.1697/98Volunteer
David AubinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1735
ADM 6/3/142
ADM 107/1
20.12.1698 - 29.12.1699Coxswain
Thomas SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1713
Transfered ADM 107/2/36
ADM 107/2

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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