Northumberland

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Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.12.1718BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.4.1719BWAS-1714
Launched13.7.1721BWAS-1714
First Commissioned29.4.1723
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 70-Gunner
ConstructorJohn HaywardBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1739BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 10"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel122' 8"Imperial Feet37.1948 
Breadth41' 8"Imperial Feet12.7 
Depth in Hold17' 5 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,132 7394Tons BM 

Armament


13.7.1721Broadside Weight = 522 Imperial Pound ( 236.727 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719440Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.4.1723 - 8.9.1727CaptainRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/14/55BWAS-171422.2.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36CaptainJames Gunman (1677-1756) ADM 6/14/166BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.5.1723 - 8.9.1727First LieutenantJames Henderson ADM 6/15/55ADM 6/131.5.1723 - 8.9.1727Second LieutenantWilliam Boutflower (d.1733) ADM 6/13/55ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 8.9.1727Third LieutenantJames Lloyd (d.1761) ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 27.7.1726Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Fenwick (d.1744) ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1328.7.1726 - 8.9.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThomas Mogg (d.1756) ADM 6/13/123ADM 6/1323.2.1733/34 - 18.6.1735First LieutenantHenry Curle ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 29.3.1734Second LieutenantJames Witterong ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 29.3.1734Third LieutenantCharles Mason (d.1747) ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/142.3.1733/34 - 29.3.1734Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Cockburne (d.1753) ADM 6/14/171ADM 6/1430.3.1734 - 18.6.1735Second LieutenantCharles Mason (d.1747) ADM 6/14/180ADM 6/1430.3.1734 - 16.2.1735/36Third LieutenantJohn Cockburne (d.1753) ADM 6/15/180ADM 6/1430.3.1734 - 16.2.1735/36Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsCrosby Westfield ADM 6/15/180ADM 6/1419.6.1735 - 16.2.1735/36First LieutenantCharles Mason (d.1747) ADM 6/15/215ADM 6/1419.6.1735 - 16.2.1735/36Second LieutenantThorpe Fowke (d.1784) ADM 6/15/215ADM 6/14

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.2.1736/37 - 15.3.1737/38Master's MateThomas Cook (c.1698-?) ADM 107/3/509ADM107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
25.1.1736/37 - 17.2.1736/37Able SeamanThomas Cook (c.1698-?) ADM 107/3/509ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
25.7.1721Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £14060.1.2dBWAS-1714
1723Guard ship at BlakestakesBWAS-1714
1723fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
2.1726Ordered to the Nore "to press men"BWAS-1714
3.1725/26Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1714
1727In the BalticBWAS-1714
8.9.1727Paid offADM 51
1731middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4419.16.4dBWAS-1714
1734RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1735In home watersBWAS-1714
16.2.1736

Paid off

BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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