Newark

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Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1711BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down12.5.1713BWAS-1603
Acquired29.7.1717BWAS-1603
First Commissioned15.3.1734/35B028
How acquiredRebuiltBWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 80-GunnerB028
ConstructorBenjamin Rosewell (d.1742)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1747B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Newark' (1747) (80)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel127' 8"Imperial Feet38.7171 
Breadth43' 6"Imperial Feet13.1572 
Depth in Hold17' 8 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,283 2894Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel127' 8"Imperial Feet38.7171 
Breadth43' 6"Imperial Feet13.1572 
Depth in Hold17' 8"Imperial Feet5.2106 
Burthen1,283 2894Tons BM 

Armament


3.1734/35Broadside 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
1735520EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1735360Peace EstablishmentBWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1734/35 - 17.2.1735/36CaptainRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/14/206BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1734/35 - 17.2.1735/36Admiral of the BlueSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/22/113BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1734/35 - 17.2.1735/36First LieutenantRussell Walker (d.1739) ADM 6/15/206ADM 6/1415.3.1734/35 - 17.2.1735/36Second LieutenantFrancis Withers (d.c.1751) ADM 6/15/206ADM 6/1415.3.1734/35 - 17.2.1735/36Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsHugh Fortescue (d.1740) ADM 6/15/206ADM 6/14

Service History


DateEventSource
1717Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £21917.2.9dBWAS-1603
1733small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1509.6.8dBWAS-1603
1735Fitted for a flagship at ChathamB068
3.1734/35Commissioned for the first timeBWAS-1603
17.2.1736

Paid off

BWAS-1603
4.1741SurveyedBWAS-1603
22.4.1741

Ordered to be broken up (for £1,121.3.0d) in order to be rebuilt

BWAS-1603


Notes on Ship



Remained in Ordinary until commissioned in 1735

 

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