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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-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.5.1726 - 24.10.1728Captain
George GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1729
ADM 6/14/113
BWAS-1714
2.4.1729 - 15.12.1729Captain
Coningsby NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1734
ADM 6/14/20
BWAS-1714
19.5.1731 - 14.4.1734Captain
Coningsby NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1734
ADM 6/14/76
ADM 6/14
15.4.1734 - 6.4.1737Captain
The Hon. George ClintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
Transfered ADM 6/15/182
BWAS-1714
7.4.1737 - 19.3.1738/39Captain
Peter SolgardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1727
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/56
BWAS-1714
24.6.1739 - 4.3.1739/40Captain
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1746
Transfered ADM 6/15/324
Confirmed 26.8.1740
ADM 6/15

34 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.5.1726 - 1.12.1727First Lieutenant
John LunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1727
ADM 6/15/113
ADM 6/13
6.5.1726 - 5.12.1726Second Lieutenant
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/13/113
ADM 6/13
6.5.1726 - 30.11.1727Third Lieutenant
Mathew FortescueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/13/113
ADM 6/13
6.5.1726 - 21.5.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James NewnamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
Transfered ADM 6/13/113
ADM 6/13
6.12.1726 - 24.10.1728Second Lieutenant
Edward BennettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1732
ADM 6/14/127
ADM 6/13
17.9.1727 - 12.10.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Aubrey BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
Transfered ADM 6/14/2
Confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
12.10.1727 - 30.11.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edmund FowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1736
ADM 6/14/3
Confirmed 15.10.1728
ADM 6/14
1.12.1727 - 24.10.1728First Lieutenant
Mathew FortescueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/14/2
Confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
1.12.1727 - 24.10.1728Third Lieutenant
Edmund FowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1736
ADM 6/14/3
Confirmed 15.10.1728
ADM 6/14
1.12.1727 - 4.7.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas AikenheadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
ADM 6/14/2
Confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
5.7.1728 - 24.10.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Patrick O'HaraBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1762
ADM 6/14/2
Confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
6.7.1728 - 24.10.1728Second Lieutenant
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1731
ADM 6/14/2
Confirmed 11.10.1728
ADM 6/14
2.4.1729 - 15.12.1729First Lieutenant
Henry HuishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1738
ADM 6/14/21
ADM 6/14
2.4.1729 - 15.12.1729Second Lieutenant
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1744
ADM 6/14/21
ADM 6/14
2.4.1729 - 15.12.1729Third Lieutenant
George BurrishBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/14/21
ADM 6/14
11.4.1729 - 15.12.1729Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1752
ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 20.2.1733/34First Lieutenant
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1744
Transfered ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 31.3.1734Second Lieutenant
John FenwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1741
Transfered ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 14.6.1732Third Lieutenant
Edward HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1747
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 13.6.1732Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward DoveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
14.6.1732 - 23.10.1732Third Lieutenant
Andrew HawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
Transfered ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
14.6.1732 - 30.1.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward DoveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 31.3.1734Third Lieutenant
Edward DoveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 23.2.1733/34Fourth Lieutenant
Essex HolcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1756
Transfered ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 6.4.1737First Lieutenant
Robert AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1751
Transfered ADM 6/15/173
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 31.3.1734Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1738
ADM 6/14/171
ADM 6/14
1.4.1734 - 6.4.1737Second Lieutenant
Edward DoveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/181
ADM 6/14
1.4.1734 - 15.3.1737/38Third Lieutenant
Robert GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1738
ADM 6/14/181
ADM 6/14
1.4.1734 - 15.3.1737/38Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John PitmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1740
ADM 6/15/181
ADM 6/14
7.4.1737 - 22.5.1738First Lieutenant
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/56
ADM 6/15
7.4.1737 - 27.5.1737Second Lieutenant
Francis ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
ADM 6/15/56
ADM 6/15
14.2.1737/38 - 3.3.1739/40Second Lieutenant
Sir William Hewett (4th Baronet of Headley Hall)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/96
ADM 6/15
15.3.1737/38 - 23.5.1738Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Rt Hon. Frederick MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1740
ADM 6/15/101
ADM 6/15
23.5.1738 - 13.6.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry GodsalveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1756
Transfered ADM 6/15/188
ADM 6/15

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
26.6.1733 - 16.1.1734/35Midshipman
John RankinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/371
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
6.10.1733 - 27.2.1733/34Able Seaman
William PowlettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
Transfered ADM 107/3/312
ADM 107/3

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
25.10.1728Paid offADM 33
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
15.12.1729Paid offADM 33
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
26.3.1740

Paid off

ADM 33
1743Renamed Berwick HulkADM 106
1743Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels HulkBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
24.12.1726-9.4.1728British Squadron for the relief of Gibraltar
Sir Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
 
9.1782-12.1782Fleet for the relief of Gibraltar 1782
Lord Richard Howe (4th Viscount Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
 
 

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