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Shrewsbury

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Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered1711BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down15.11.1711BWAS-1603
Launched12.8.1713BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1716B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 3-Deckers (1694)B028
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up6.2.1749/50B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 7"Imperial Feet47.552 
Length of Keel128' 1 ½"Imperial Feet39.0271 
Breadth43' 11"Imperial Feet13.1149 
Depth in Hold17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen1,314 3994Tons BM 

Armament


12.8.1713Broadside 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

1716Broadside Weight = 656 Imperial Pound ( 297.496 kg)BWAS-1603
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
1706520Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.2.1715/16 - 3.4.1716Captain
Francis DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1725
Transfered ADM 6/12/62
ADM 6/12
18.4.1716 - 11.10.1716Captain
William ClevelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1717
ADM 6/12/67
BWAS-1603
12.10.1716 - 2.4.1717Captain
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
Transfered ADM 6/12/83
Confirmed 7.12.1716
ADM 6/12
3.4.1717 - 6.7.1717Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
Transfered ADM 6/12/107
Confirmed 26.11.1717
ADM 6/12
6.7.1717 - 23.1.1717/18Captain
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 2.8.1717
ADM 6/12
24.1.1717/18 - 12.3.1718/19Captain
John BalchenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1736
ADM 6/12/112
BWAS-1603
4.3.1739/40 - 30.12.1742Captain
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
ADM 6/15/254
BWAS-1603
31.12.1742 - 3.4.1743Captain
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
Transfered ADM 6/16/131
ADM 6/16
4.4.1743 - 18.9.1743Captain
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1758
ADM 6/14/166
BWAS-1603
19.9.1743 - 11.12.1743Captain
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
ADM 6/16/220
ADM 6/16
12.12.1743 - 10.6.1746Captain
Solomon GideonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1756
ADM 6/16/248
BWAS-1603

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1717Rear-Admiral of the White
William CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
BWAS-1603
6.1718 - 8.1718Vice-Admiral of the White
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
BWAS-1603
8.1740 - 1741Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
Transfered
BWAS-1603
10.1745 - bef.10.6.1746Vice-Admiral of the White
William MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1747
BWAS-1603

26 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.2.1715/16 - 14.10.1716First Lieutenant
Thomas BillopBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1732
ADM 6/12/63
ADM 6/12
29.2.1715/16 - 14.10.1716Second Lieutenant
Edward BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/12/63
ADM 6/12
29.2.1715/16 - 14.8.1717Third Lieutenant
Arthur TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1735
Transfered ADM 6/12/63
ADM 6/12
15.10.1716 - 23.1.1717/18First Lieutenant
Edward BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/12/82
Confirmed 3.12.1716
ADM 6/12
15.10.1716 - 23.1.1717/18Second Lieutenant
Robert CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1732
ADM 6/12/83
ADM 6/12
24.1.1717/18 - 12.3.1718/19First Lieutenant
Titus SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/12/112
ADM 6/12
24.1.1717/18 - 13.2.1718/19Second Lieutenant
Henry PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1724
Transfered ADM 6/12/112
ADM 6/12
24.1.1717/18 - 16.3.1717/18Third Lieutenant
Christopher SimonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1727
Transfered ADM 6/12/112
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 13.2.1718/19Third Lieutenant
Charles DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1747
ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
14.2.1718/19 - 5.3.1718/19Second Lieutenant
Charles DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1747
Transfered ADM 6/12/152
ADM 6/12
14.2.1718/19 - 12.3.1718/19Third Lieutenant
John DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1728
ADM 6/12/152
ADM 6/12
4.3.1739/40 - 28.8.1740First Lieutenant
Sir William Hewett (4th Baronet of Headley Hall)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/15/258
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 2.10.1740Second Lieutenant
John LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1748
ADM 6/15/258
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 3.7.1740Third Lieutenant
Rt Hon. Frederick MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1740
ADM 6/15/258
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 3.6.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Harry PowlettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1775
ADM 6/15/258
ADM 6/15
4.6.1740 - 3.7.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William Frederick HuxleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1744
ADM 6/15/296
ADM 6/15
4.7.1740 - 5.5.1741Third Lieutenant
William Frederick HuxleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1744
ADM 6/15/306
ADM 6/15
4.7.1740 - bef.5.5.1741Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Nicholas CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1739
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/306
ADM 6/15
3.10.1740 - 20.9.1741First Lieutenant
John LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/347
ADM 6/15
31.10.1740 - 22.3.1742/43Second Lieutenant
William Frederick HuxleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1744
ADM 6/16/17
Confirmed 20.2.1741/42
ADM 6/16
3.2.1743/44 - 6.11.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William WoodburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1746
ADM 6/16/266
ADM 6/16
5.4.1744 - 16.5.1745First Lieutenant
Joseph SoanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1747
ADM 6/16/285
ADM 6/16
7.11.1744 - 17.2.1744/45Third Lieutenant
William WoodburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1746
ADM 6/16/381
ADM 6/16
18.5.1745 - 2.4.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William ConeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1754
Transfered ADM 6/16/480
ADM 6/16
16.12.1745 - 25.4.1746Third Lieutenant
Frederick BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1747
ADM 6/17/33
ADM 6/17
26.4.1746 - 19.5.1746Second Lieutenant
Frederick BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1747
Transfered ADM 6/17/95
ADM 6/17

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1719 - bef.19.10.1719Master
Edmund OxleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1719-1720
ADM 6/12
21.6.1741 - 8.5.1743Master
William ShackerlyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1776
ADM 107/3/497
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
21.9.1713Completed at Deptford DockyardBWAS-1603
1716In the BalticBWAS-1603
1717In the BalticBWAS-1603
1718In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
5.1719Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
8.1720Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £15719.7.2dBWAS-1603
11.1738Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
4.1739Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6319.0.0dBWAS-1603
1740RecommissionedBWAS-1603
23.10.1740Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
3.1740/41In the Cartagena operationsBWAS-1603
1742Returned home early in the yearBWAS-1603
1743In home watersBWAS-1603
1744In the ChannelBWAS-1603
5.1745At SpitheadBWAS-1603
10.1745Flagship at SpitheadBWAS-1603
10.6.1746Paid offADM 51
19.6.1749SurveyedBWAS-1603
5.9.1749Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1603
6.2.1749/50Breaking up completed at PortsmouthBWAS-1603

 

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