Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned20.3.1707/8B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-GunnerB028
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel123' 7"Imperial Feet37.4981 
Breadth41' 3"Imperial Feet12.573 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,118 5094Tons BM 


25.3.1708Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer

20.3.1707/8 - 10.1.1710/11CaptainRichard Haddock (c.1674-1749/50) ADM 6/9/149BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers

22.3.1707/8 - 29.7.1710First LieutenantEdward Whitworth (d.1721) ADM 6/9/150ADM 6/922.3.1707/8 - 29.7.1710Second LieutenantFrancis Willis (d.1721) ADM 6/9/150ADM 6/922.3.1707/8 - 2.8.1710Third LieutenantGeorge Hitchcock ADM 6/9/150ADM 6/930.7.1710 - 10.1.1710/11Second LieutenantWilliam Martin (c.1696-1756) ADM 6/11/277
Commission confirmed 16.11.1713
ADM 6/11
4.8.1710 - 10.10.1710Third LieutenantWilliam Ellford (d.1723) ADM 6/11/127
Commission confirmed 6.4.1711
ADM 6/11

Service History

1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1710In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
10.1.1710/11Wrecked in a gale at BarcelonaBWAS-1603


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive

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