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Nominal Guns70
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.3.1707/8
Launched27.8.1709
First Commissioned2.8.1710
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-Gunner (1706)
Constructor
George FowlerBritish
Ship Builder
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1741

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 8 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel124' 1"Imperial Feet37.7963 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,136 6794Tons BM 

Armament


1709Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1714
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
1709460EstablishmentBWAS-1714

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.8.1709 - 13.2.1712/13Captain
James MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
ADM 6/10/79
TRN2
8.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718Captain
Thomas KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1719
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
31.3.1718 - 15.1.1719/20Captain
Robert ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1739
ADM 6/12/127
BWAS-1714
25.1.1725/26 - 20.4.1727Captain
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/13/96
BWAS-1714
21.4.1727 - 1.4.1729Captain
Richard RowzierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
Transfered ADM 6/14/141
BWAS-1714
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Captain
The Hon. Vere BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1771
ADM 6/14/76
BWAS-1714
23.11.1733 - 6.4.1736Captain
John MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
ADM 6/14/155
B051
9.12.1737 - 10.8.1738Captain
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
Transfered ADM 6/15/86
BWAS-1714
11.8.1738 - 1.5.1741Captain
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1758
Transfered
BWAS-1714
2.6.1741 - 1.12.1741Captain
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/16/441
Confirmed 13.2.1744/45
ADM 6/16

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.8.1738 - 1740Commodore
Charles BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
ADM 6/20/49
TRN3

40 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.8.1709 - 13.2.1712/13First Lieutenant
James KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1713
ADM 6/10/79
ADM 6/10
3.8.1709 - 13.2.1712/13Second Lieutenant
Peter HorroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1720
ADM 6/10/79
ADM 6/10
3.8.1709 - 13.2.1712/13Third Lieutenant
Thomas KitchinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1734
ADM 6/10/79
ADM 6/10
8.1.1717/18 - 3.4.1718First Lieutenant
George ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1736
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
8.1.1717/18 - 10.1.1717/18Second Lieutenant
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
10.1.1717/18 - 3.4.1718Second Lieutenant
William Henry FlemingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1743
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
4.4.1718 - 7.12.1718First Lieutenant
John LunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1727
Transfered ADM 6/12/129
ADM 6/12
4.4.1718 - 25.11.1718Second Lieutenant
James LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1718
ADM 6/12/129
ADM 6/12
4.4.1718 - 27.4.1718Third Lieutenant
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
ADM 6/12/129
ADM 6/12
26.11.1718 - 15.1.1719/20Second Lieutenant
Edward SandersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1720
ADM 6/12/145
ADM 6/12
8.12.1718 - 10.1.1719/20First Lieutenant
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1750
Transfered ADM 6/12/146
ADM 6/12
6.10.1719 - 10.1.1719/20Third Lieutenant
Edward SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1743
Transfered ADM 6/12/184
Confirmed 2.12.1719
ADM 6/12
25.1.1725/26 - 22.2.1725/26First Lieutenant
George TapsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/13/96
ADM 6/13
25.1.1725/26 - 22.2.1725/26Second Lieutenant
Silvester KennedyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1742
ADM 6/13/96
ADM 6/13
25.1.1725/26 - 22.2.1725/26Third Lieutenant
John BarnsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1831
ADM 6/13/96
ADM 6/13
25.1.1725/26 - 31.5.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1741
ADM 6/13/96
ADM 6/13
23.2.1725/26 - 11.4.1729First Lieutenant
Silvester KennedyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1742
Transfered ADM 6/14/104
ADM 6/13
23.2.1725/26 - 31.5.1727Second Lieutenant
John BarnsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1831
ADM 6/13/104
ADM 6/13
23.2.1725/26 - 31.5.1727Third Lieutenant
Basil WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1731
ADM 6/13/104
ADM 6/13
1.6.1727 - 9.5.1731Second Lieutenant
Basil WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1713-1731
ADM 6/13/148
Confirmed 8.8.1727
ADM 6/13
1.6.1727 - 16.10.1727Third Lieutenant
William KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1741
Transfered ADM 6/13/148
Confirmed 8.8.1727
ADM 6/13
1.6.1727 - 1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James HuntingdonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1728
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/14/151
Confirmed 11.8.1727
ADM 6/13
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731First Lieutenant
Isaac PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1737
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Second Lieutenant
Andrew HawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Third Lieutenant
Richard EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1770
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William LutherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1735
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
23.11.1733 - 25.5.1735First Lieutenant
William Slater GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1735
ADM 6/15/155
ADM 6/14
23.11.1733 - 30.1.1733/34Second Lieutenant
Peter BurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1743
ADM 6/14/155
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 25.5.1735Second Lieutenant
George WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1746
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 25.5.1735Third Lieutenant
Peter BurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1743
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 25.5.1735Fourth Lieutenant
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1740
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
26.5.1735 - 6.4.1736First Lieutenant
George WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1746
ADM 6/15/213
ADM 6/14
26.5.1735 - 6.4.1736Second Lieutenant
Peter BurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1743
ADM 6/15/213
ADM 6/14
26.5.1735 - 6.4.1736Third Lieutenant
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1740
ADM 6/15/213
ADM 6/14
9.12.1737 - 1.12.1741First Lieutenant
Edward AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/15/86
ADM 6/15
9.12.1737 - 3.12.1739Third Lieutenant
Charles SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1739
ADM 6/15/86
ADM 6/15
9.12.1737 - 7.4.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/15/86
ADM 6/15
8.4.1739 - 23.10.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1742
ADM 6/15/413
Confirmed 27.4.1741
ADM 6/15
4.12.1739 - 19.12.1740Third Lieutenant
James BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1742
ADM 6/15/413
Confirmed 27.4.1741
ADM 6/15
20.12.1740 - 2.6.1741Second Lieutenant
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1743
Transfered ADM 6/16/188
Confirmed 14.6.1743
ADM 6/16

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.10.1733 - 6.4.1736Midshipman
John GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1743
ADM 107/3/216
ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
16.7.1736 - 30.11.1736Captain's Servant
Henry ParrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
Transfered ADM 107/3/510
ADM 107/3
18.7.1738 - 6.7.1739Able Seaman
John EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1793
Transfered ADM 107/3/384
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1709Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
13.2.1712/13

Paid off

ADM 51
1718Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
1719fitting at UnknownBWAS-1603
1720Began great repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
15.1.1719/20Paid offADM 51
1721Completed great repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £10603.0.6dBWAS-1603
1726Recommissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
1726fitting at Unknown at a cost of £1300.8.8dBWAS-1603
1731RecommissionedBWAS-1603
23.12.1731Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 106
5.1732Began small repair at UnknownBWAS-1603
6.1732Completed small repair at a cost of £1096.10.1dBWAS-1603
1734RecommissionedBWAS-1603
1.1734Ordered to fit for Channel serviceBWAS-1603
1735In the TagusBWAS-1603
6.4.1736Paid offADM 51
6.1736Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
2.1737Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7865.14.8dBWAS-1603
1738Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
11.11.1739At Porto BelloBWAS-1603
21.11.1739Attack on Puerto Bello
3.1740/41In Cartagena operationsBWAS-1603
1.12.1741Paid offADM 51


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
28.4.1718-10.1718British Baltic Fleet 1718
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
 
6.1719-11.1719British Baltic Fleet 1719
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
 
25.7.1739-1741British Fleet in the West indies
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
 
 

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