Cumberland

214
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.12.1707BWAS-1603
Launched27.12.1710B028
First Commissioned28.12.1710B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 80-GunnerB028
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild10.1732BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck156' 2"Imperial Feet47.5497 
Length of Keel128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Breadth43' 10"Imperial Feet13.1064 
Depth in Hold17' 8 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,308 1594Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 2"Imperial Feet47.5497 
Length of Keel128' 0"Imperial Feet39.0144 
Breadth43' 10"Imperial Feet13.1064 
Depth in Hold17' 8 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,308 1594Tons BM 

Armament


6.1.1710/11Broadside 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
1711520EstablishmentBWAS-1714
6.1.1710/11360Peace EstablishmentBWAS-1714

13 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.12.1710 - 25.1.1710/11CaptainFrancis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/11/89ADM 6/1126.1.1710/11 - 25.1.1710/11Second CaptainWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/11/105BWAS-160326.1.1710/11 - 1.10.1711CaptainStephen Martin (d.1737) ADM 6/11/100BWAS-17142.10.1711 - 30.11.1711CaptainWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/11/165ADM 6/1110.3.1712/13 - 4.3.1714/15CaptainStephen Martin (d.1737) ADM 6/11/250ADM 6/1110.3.1712/13 - 4.3.1714/15Second CaptainWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/115.3.1714/15 - 5.1.1717/18Second CaptainWilliam Faulknor (d.1725) ADM 6/12/31BWAS-171421.2.1716/17 - 23.1.1717/18CaptainRobert Coleman ADM 6/12/91BWAS-171424.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718CaptainJoseph Soanes (d.1737) ADM 6/12/112ADM 6/1231.3.1718 - 8.10.1718CaptainWilliam Faulknor (d.1725) ADM 6/12/127BWAS-17149.10.1718 - 5.11.1718CaptainWilliam Martin (c.1696-1756) ADM 6/12/143
Commission confirmed 10.11.1718
BWAS-1714
5.11.1718 - 12.1.1719/20CaptainWilliam Faulknor (d.1725) ADM 6/12/143ADM 6/1229.4.1723 - 21.1.1726/27CaptainRobert Coleman ADM 6/13/55BWAS-1714

6 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1.1710/11 - 7.1711Admiral of the BlueSir John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-17147.1711 - 1713Admiral of the BlueSir George Byng (1663/64-1732/33)BWAS-17141715 - 1716Admiral of the BlueSir John Norris (1670-1749)BWAS-17141717 - 1718Rear-AdmiralJames Littleton (1668-1722/23)BWAS-17141718 - 1.1720Admiral of the BlueSir John Norris (1670-1749)BWAS-17141726Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir George Walton (1665-1739)BWAS-1714

34 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.12.1710 - 12.2.1710/11First LieutenantJustinian Miller ADM 6/11/90ADM 6/1130.12.1710 - 12.2.1710/11Second LieutenantSamuel Toft ADM 6/11/90ADM 6/1130.12.1710 - 12.2.1710/11Third LieutenantEdward Touzell ADM 6/11/90ADM 6/1113.2.1710/11 - 30.11.1711First LieutenantWilliam Haddock (d.1726) ADM 6/11/108ADM 6/1113.2.1710/11 - 30.11.1711Second LieutenantMungo Herdman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/11/108ADM 6/1113.2.1710/11 - 18.4.1711Third LieutenantPhilip Dumaresque (d.1764) ADM 6/11/108ADM 6/1118.4.1711 - 30.4.1711Third LieutenantJames Dalzell (d.1712) ADM 6/11/130ADM 6/111.5.1711 - 5.10.1711Third LieutenantJohn Guilford (d.1726) ADM 6/11/133ADM 6/116.10.1711 - 30.11.1712Third LieutenantJohn Christ ADM 6/11/165ADM 6/1110.3.1712/13 - 5.3.1714/15First LieutenantPhilip Dumaresque (d.1764) ADM 6/11/251ref:88410.3.1712/13 - 4.3.1714/15Second LieutenantJohn Guilford (d.1726) ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/1110.3.1712/13 - 4.3.1714/15Third LieutenantJohn Best (d.1751) ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/115.3.1714/15 - 12.10.1716First LieutenantThomas Whitney (d.1741) ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/125.3.1714/15 - 20.2.1716/17Second LieutenantSamuel Atkins (d.1765) ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/125.3.1714/15 - 14.10.1716Third LieutenantWilliam Martin (c.1696-1756) ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/1214.10.1716 - 20.2.1716/17Third LieutenantJohn Waldron (d.1721) ADM 6/12/83
Commission confirmed 12.12.1716
ADM 6/12
21.2.1716/17 - 23.1.1717/18First LieutenantIsrael Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/1221.2.1716/17 - 9.1.1717/18Second LieutenantJohn Stanley (d.1740) ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/1221.2.1716/17 - 9.1.1717/18Third LieutenantJohn Dove (d.1743) ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/1224.1.1717/18 - 1.4.1718First LieutenantJohn Morris ADM 6/12/112ADM 6/1224.1.1717/18 - 16.4.1718Second LieutenantGeorge Beech (d.1749) ADM 6/12/112ADM 6/1224.1.1717/18 - 1.4.1718Third LieutenantJohn Norbury ADM 6/12/112ADM 6/122.4.1718 - 9.10.1718First LieutenantWilliam Martin (c.1696-1756) ADM 6/12/128ADM 6/122.4.1718 - 10.1.1719/20Second LieutenantDaniel Morris (d.1728) ADM 6/12/128ADM 6/122.4.1718 - 10.1.1719/20Third LieutenantJohn Weller (d.1752) ADM 6/12/128ADM 6/121.5.1723 - 6.7.1724First LieutenantHenry Power (d.1749) ADM 6/13/55ADM 6/131.5.1723 - 6.7.1724Second LieutenantGeorge Withers ADM 6/13/55ADM 6/137.7.1724 - 12.4.1725First LieutenantGeorge Withers ADM 6/13/73ADM 6/137.7.1724 - 15.1.1726/27Second LieutenantArthur Davis (d.1743) ADM 6/13/73ADM 6/1313.4.1725 - 1.2.1725/26First LieutenantWilliam Parry (d.1753) ADM 6/13/87ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 21.1.1726/27Third LieutenantWilliam Young ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 18.9.1726Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsEdward Norris ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/131.2.1725/26 - 21.1.1726/27First LieutenantL'Estrange Mordaunt (d.c.1751) ADM 6/13/101ADM 6/1318.9.1726 - 15.1.1726/27Third LieutenantEdward Norris ADM 6/13/125
Commission confirmed 14.11.1726
ADM 6/13

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.3.1712/13 - 7.8.1713Midshipman ExtraIsrael Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/11

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
14.5.1719 - 22.3.1719/20VolunteerRobert Shorting (d.1734) ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1.1710/11Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
30.11.1711Paid offADM 51
1713Fitted for the BalticBWAS-1714
1715In the BalticBWAS-1714
1716In the BalticBWAS-1714
12.1.1720

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1723Commissioned as guard ship at BlackstakesBWAS-1714
1726With Wager's fleet in the BalticBWAS-1714
21.1.1727

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1732Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
28.4.1718-10.1718British Baltic Fleet 1718Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
6.1719-11.1719British Baltic Fleet 1719Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ref:884ADM 118 1717-1850 Admiralty: Officers Seniority Lists Document
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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