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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.3.1707/8BWAS-1603
Launched12.8.1709BWAS-1603
First Commissioned22.7.1709B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Edward SwallowBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild12.9.1722BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel122' 0"Imperial Feet37.1856 
Breadth41' 1 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,095 3194Tons BM 

Armament


12.8.1709Broadside 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

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.7.1709 - 2.12.1710Captain
George ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1702-1742
ADM 6/10/77
BWAS-1603
2.12.1710 - 31.5.1713Captain
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
ADM 6/11/242
Confirmed 3.2.1712/13
BWAS-1603
14.3.1717/18 - 27.8.1720Captain
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
ADM 6/12/118
BWAS-1603

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.7.1709 - 31.5.1713First Lieutenant
Joshua BanasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/10/77
ADM 6/10
2.8.1709 - 23.11.1709Second Lieutenant
James AylettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1723
Transfered ADM 6/10/79
ADM 6/10
3.8.1709 - 1.12.1709Third Lieutenant
Dandy KiddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1717
ADM 6/10/80
ADM 6/10
24.11.1709 - 26.3.1710Second Lieutenant
Thomas WhitneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1740
ADM 6/11/7
ADM 6/11
2.12.1709 - 4.12.1709Third Lieutenant
Edward MansfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1716
Transfered ADM 6/11/10
ADM 6/11
6.12.1709 - 26.3.1710Third Lieutenant
Christopher SimonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1727
ADM 6/11/12
ADM 6/11
27.3.1710 - 9.4.1713Second Lieutenant
Christopher SimonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1727
Transfered ADM 6/11/244
Confirmed 16.2.1712/13
ADM 6/11
11.10.1712 - 31.5.1713Third Lieutenant
Edward AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/11/233
Confirmed 25.11.1712
ADM 6/11
10.4.1713 - bef.31.5.1713Second Lieutenant
William LaytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1714
ADM 6/11/256
ADM 6/11
17.3.1717/18 - 27.8.1720First Lieutenant
Samuel BraithwaiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1739
ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 31.3.1718Second Lieutenant
John OliphantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1741
Transfered ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 27.8.1720Third Lieutenant
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
1.4.1718 - bef.17.1.1718/19Second Lieutenant
Richard BrambleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1718
Discharged Dead ADM 6/12/128
ADM 6/12
13.5.1720 - 27.8.1720Fourth Lieutenant
George TockettsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1743
ADM 6/14/212
Confirmed 3.8.1720
ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
1710Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
31.5.1713Paid offADM 51
2.1714Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
5.1715Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4463.7.7dBWAS-1603
1717Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
1718Recommissioned the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1718Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6001.15.9dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
27.8.1720Paid offADM 51
12.9.1722Docked at Portsmouth for breaking up, the remains being transported to Woolwich for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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