Russell

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Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.9.1707BWAS-1603
Launched16.3.1708/9BWAS-1603
First Commissioned8.3.1708/9
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 80-Gunner
ConstructorRichard WellsBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild2.9.1726B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 9 ½"Imperial Feet47.5615 
Length of Keel127' 5 ½"Imperial Feet38.7223 
Breadth43' 8 ½"Imperial Feet13.1191 
Depth in Hold17' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet5.2007 
Burthen1,293 9194Tons BM 

Armament


16.3.1708/9Broadside Weight = 552 Imperial Pound ( 250.332 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706520Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.3.1708/9 - 19.5.1709CaptainJames Mighells (1667-1733/34) ADM 6/10/41BWAS-160320.5.1709 - 7.1709CaptainSir Thomas Hardy (1666-1732) ADM 6/10/62BWAS-160320.5.1709 - 12.1.1709/10Second CaptainStephen Martin (d.1737) ADM 6/10/62BWAS-160313.1.1709/10 - 25.1.1710/11CaptainStephen Martin (d.1737) ADM 6/11/19ADM 6/1126.1.1710/11 - 12.1711CaptainRobert Wynn ADM 6/11/101BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1709 - 7.1709Admiral of the FleetSir John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-1603

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.3.1708/9 - 19.5.1709First LieutenantGeorge Rumball (c.1660-?) ADM 6/10/46ADM 6/1018.3.1708/9 - 19.5.1709Second LieutenantJohn Toller (d.1747) ADM 6/10/45ADM 6/1018.3.1708/9 - 19.5.1709Third LieutenantJohn Robertson ADM 6/10/45ADM 6/1020.5.1709 - 12.6.1709First LieutenantArthur Field (d.1726) ADM 6/10/62ADM 6/1020.5.1709 - 12.6.1709Second LieutenantRobert Jennings (d.1742) ADM 6/10/62ADM 6/1020.5.1709 - 12.6.1709Third LieutenantWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/10/62ADM 6/1013.6.1709 - 3.10.1709First LieutenantRobert Jennings (d.1742) ADM 6/10/69ADM 6/1013.6.1709 - 3.10.1709Second LieutenantWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/10/69ADM 6/1013.6.1709 - 3.10.1709Third LieutenantMungo Herdman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/10/69ADM 6/104.10.1709 - 12.2.1710/11First LieutenantWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/10/91ADM 6/104.10.1709 - 12.2.1710/11Second LieutenantMungo Herdman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/10/91ADM 6/104.10.1709 - 13.2.1710/11Third LieutenantPhilip Dumaresque (d.1764) ADM 6/10/91ADM 6/1013.2.1710/11 - 1711First LieutenantJustinian Miller ADM 6/11/108ADM 6/1113.2.1710/11 - 3.3.1714/15Second LieutenantSamuel Toft ADM 6/11/108ADM 6/1113.2.1710/11 - 1711Third LieutenantEdward Touzell ADM 6/11/108ADM 6/11

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.8.1710 - 29.8.1710Midshipman ExtraRichard Bodington ADM 6/11/63ADM 6/119.9.1710 - 29.12.1710Midshipman ExtraWilliam Kinsey (d.1744) ADM 6/11/67ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
12.1711Paid offBWAS-1603
2.9.1726Docked at Chatham and broken up for £756, remains transported to Deptforrd to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
 

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