Humber

206
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Humber' (1693) (80)
Ordered6.2.1706/7BWAS-1603
Launched26.3.1708BWAS-1603
First Commissioned20.3.1707/8B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardHessel Cliff - The Humber B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-DeckersB028
Designed byJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
ConstructorJohn Jr WickerBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up27.11.1723B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel127' 7"Imperial Feet38.7162 
Breadth43' 8"Imperial Feet13.1741 
Depth in Hold17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen1,294Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel127' 7"Imperial Feet38.7162 
Breadth43' 8"Imperial Feet13.1741 
Depth in Hold17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen1,294Tons BM 

Armament


1708Broadside Weight = 734 Imperial Pound ( 332.869 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder

1716Broadside Weight = 656 Imperial Pound ( 297.496 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706520Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1707/8 - 11.6.1709CaptainThomas Smith (d.1718) ADM 6/9/152BWAS-171418.10.1710 - 26.1.1710/11CaptainKerrit Roffey (d.1716) ADM 6/11/74ADM 6/1127.1.1710/11 - 28.9.1711CaptainRichard Culliford (d.1738) ADM 6/11/102BWAS-1714

17 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.3.1707/8 - 28.11.1709First LieutenantJoseph Risby ADM 6/9/150ADM 6/922.3.1707/8 - 27.9.1710Second LieutenantThomas Rue ADM 6/9/150ADM 6/922.3.1707/8 - 7.5.1708Third LieutenantAbendigo Mathews ADM 6/9/150ADM 6/98.5.1708 - 27.9.1710Third LieutenantHenry Thomas ADM 6/9/162ADM 6/930.6.1710 - 19.7.1710First LieutenantRobert Harward ADM 6/11/55ADM 6/1120.7.1710 - 27.9.1710First LieutenantJohn Smith ADM 6/11/58ADM 6/1128.9.1710 - 16.10.1710First LieutenantArthur Delgarno (d.1731) ADM 6/11/71ADM 6/1128.9.1710 - 16.10.1710Second LieutenantEdward Gregory (c.1670-?) ADM 6/11/71ADM 6/1128.9.1710 - 16.10.1710Third LieutenantVincent Pearce (d.1745) ADM 6/11/71ADM 6/1118.10.1710 - 23.10.1710First LieutenantGeorge Harman ADM 6/11/74ADM 6/1118.10.1710 - 1.2.1710/11Second LieutenantCharles Cooper (c.1657-?) ADM 6/11/74ADM 6/1118.10.1710 - 1.2.1710/11Third LieutenantThomas Langstaffe (d.1742) ADM 6/11/74ADM 6/1124.10.1710 - 1.2.1710/11First LieutenantBenjamin Wilshaw ADM 6/11/75ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 26.6.1711First LieutenantAugustus Rouse (d.1714) ADM 6/11/106ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 28.9.1711Second LieutenantEdy Rumsey (d.1736) ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 28.9.1711Third LieutenantHenry Thomas ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/1128.7.1711 - 28.9.1711First LieutenantSidney Cole (c.1679-1744) ADM 6/11/163
Commission confirmed 24.9.1711
ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.11.1710 - 28.9.1711Midshipman ExtraThomas Campion ADM 6/11/79ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1708Commissioned for Byng's fleet in the ChannelB066
10.1708Voyage to LisbonB066
1709In the MediterraneanB066
1710Home for surveyB066
1711In the St Lawrence expeditionBWAS-1603
28.9.1711

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 51
1714middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1646.15.4dBWAS-1603
27.11.1723Break up completed at PortsmouthB066

 

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