Berwick -> 1743 Berwick Hulk

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Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.3.1721BWAS-1714
Launched23.7.1723BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.5.1726BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 70-GunnerBWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.1783BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck151'Imperial Feet46.0253 
Breadth42'Imperial Feet12.827 
Burthen1,147Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 0"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel123' 2"Imperial Feet37.4926 
Breadth41' 10"Imperial Feet12.4968 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,146 4994Tons BM 

Armament


23.7.1723Broadside 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

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.5.1726 - 24.10.1728CaptainGeorge Gordon (d.1731) ADM 6/14/113BWAS-17142.4.1729 - 18.5.1731CaptainConingsby Norbury (1679-1734) ADM 6/14/20BWAS-171419.5.1731 - 14.4.1734CaptainConingsby Norbury (1679-1734) ADM 6/14/76ADM 6/1415.4.1734 - 6.4.1737CaptainThe Hon. George Clinton (1686-1761) ADM 6/15/182BWAS-17147.4.1737 - 19.3.1738/39CaptainPeter Solgard (d.1738/39)† ADM 6/15/56BWAS-171424.6.1739 - 4.3.1739/40CaptainIsaac Townsend (1684-1765) ADM 6/15/324
Commission confirmed 26.8.1740
ADM 6/15

34 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.5.1726 - 1.12.1727First LieutenantJohn Lunn (d.1727) ADM 6/15/113ADM 6/136.5.1726 - 5.12.1726Second LieutenantRobert Harrison (d.1739) ADM 6/13/113ADM 6/136.5.1726 - 30.11.1727Third LieutenantMathew Fortescue (d.1748) ADM 6/13/113ADM 6/136.5.1726 - 21.5.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Newnam (d.c.1753) ADM 6/13/113ADM 6/136.12.1726 - 24.10.1728Second LieutenantEdward Bennett (d.1732) ADM 6/14/127ADM 6/1317.9.1727 - 12.10.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsAubrey Beauclerk (1710-1740/41) ADM 6/14/2
Commission confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
12.10.1727 - 30.11.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsEdmund Fowell (d.c.1736) ADM 6/14/3
Commission confirmed 15.10.1728
ADM 6/14
1.12.1727 - 24.10.1728First LieutenantMathew Fortescue (d.1748) ADM 6/14/2
Commission confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
1.12.1727 - 24.10.1728Third LieutenantEdmund Fowell (d.c.1736) ADM 6/14/3
Commission confirmed 15.10.1728
ADM 6/14
1.12.1727 - 4.7.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThomas Aikenhead (d.c.1733) ADM 6/14/2
Commission confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
5.7.1728 - 24.10.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsPatrick O'Hara (c.1710-1774) ADM 6/14/2
Commission confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
6.7.1728 - 24.10.1728Second LieutenantSamuel Hill (d.c.1729) ADM 6/14/2
Commission confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
2.4.1729 - 19.5.1731First LieutenantHenry Huish (d.1751) ADM 6/14/21ADM 6/142.4.1729 - 19.5.1731Second LieutenantSamuel Faulknor (d.1744) ADM 6/14/21ADM 6/142.4.1729 - 25.5.1730Third LieutenantGeorge Burrish (d.1770) ADM 6/14/21ADM 6/1411.4.1729 - 19.5.1731Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThomas Dove (d.1767) ADM 6/14/22ADM 6/1419.5.1731 - 20.2.1733/34First LieutenantSamuel Faulknor (d.1744) ADM 6/14/77ADM 6/1419.5.1731 - 31.3.1734Second LieutenantJohn Fenwick (d.1744) ADM 6/14/77ADM 6/1419.5.1731 - 14.6.1732Third LieutenantEdward Herbert (d.1752) ADM 6/14/77ADM 6/1419.5.1731 - 15.4.1732Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsEdward Dovey ADM 6/14/77ADM 6/1414.6.1732 - 23.10.1732Third LieutenantAndrew Hawes (d.1741) ADM 6/14/111ADM 6/1414.6.1732 - 30.1.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsEdward Dovey ADM 6/14/111ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 31.3.1734Third LieutenantEdward Dovey ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 23.2.1733/34Fourth LieutenantEssex Holcombe (c.1708-1770) ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 6.4.1737First LieutenantRobert Allen (c.1675-1752) ADM 6/15/173ADM 6/142.3.1733/34 - 31.3.1734Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRobert Gregory (d.1737) ADM 6/14/171ADM 6/141.4.1734 - 6.4.1737Second LieutenantEdward Dovey ADM 6/15/181ADM 6/141.4.1734 - 15.3.1737/38Third LieutenantRobert Gregory (d.1737) ADM 6/14/181ADM 6/141.4.1734 - 15.3.1737/38Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Pitman (d.1746) ADM 6/15/181ADM 6/147.4.1737 - 22.5.1738First LieutenantWilliam Dilke (d.1756) ADM 6/15/56ADM 6/157.4.1737 - 27.5.1737Second LieutenantFrancis Parry (d.1742) ADM 6/15/56ADM 6/1514.2.1737/38 - 3.3.1739/40Second LieutenantSir William Hewett (4th Baronet of Headley Hall) (d.1749) ADM 6/15/96ADM 6/1515.3.1737/38 - 23.5.1738Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsFrederick Murray ADM 6/15/101ADM 6/1523.5.1738 - 13.6.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsHenry Godsalve (c.1713-1765) ADM 6/15/188ADM 6/15

Service History


DateEventSource
10.8.1723Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £13370.18.10dBWAS-1714
1726To the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1727At Porto BelloBWAS-1714
24.10.1728

Home to pay off

BWAS-1714
11.1728Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1729Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
5.1729Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2996.2.7dBWAS-1714
1731Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1731Reduced to a guard shipBWAS-1714
1732Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1733Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1735In the TagusBWAS-1714
1736Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1737Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1738In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1739In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
27.3.1740Paid offADM 51
1743Renamed Berwick HulkADM 106
1743Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels Hulk BWAS-1714
5.1743HulkedB028


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
24.12.1726-9.4.1728British Squadron for the relief of GibraltarSir Charles Wager (1666-1743) 
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe) (1725/26-1799) 
 

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