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Norfolk

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Nominal Guns80BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Norfolk' (1693) (80) 1693-1717
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered7.11.1717BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.2.1717/18BWAS-1714
Launched21.9.1728BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSouthampton - Hampshire B028
Ship Class1691 Program - 80 gun 2-DeckersB028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
B028
Constructor
William PoddBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up11.6.1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel128' 2"Imperial Feet39.0162 
Breadth45' 2 ½"Imperial Feet13.7287 
Depth in Hold18' 2"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,393 594Tons BM 

Armament


21.9.1728Broadside 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
1719520Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1731 - 14.5.1734Captain
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1734
ADM 6/14/76
BWAS-1714
14.5.1734 - 2.4.1736Captain
St John CharltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1738
ADM 6/15/187
BWAS-1714
28.7.1738 - 3.12.1738Captain
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 6/15/133
BWAS-1714
30.8.1739 - 21.9.1742Captain
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 6/15/216
ADM 6/15
21.9.1742 - 19.8.1744Captain
John ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1781
ADM 6/17/11
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.10.1745
BWAS-1714
19.8.1744 - 11.12.1747Captain
Thomas PyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1783
ADM 6/17/327
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 4.3.1747/48
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.1731 - 1731Rear-Admiral of the White
John BalchenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1736
ADM 107/3/131
TRN3

26 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1731 - 1.4.1734First Lieutenant
George CundettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1737
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.1.1731/32Third Lieutenant
William KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1741
Transfered ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.11.1731Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1732
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
21.5.1731 - 12.11.1733Second Lieutenant
Thomas WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1744
ADM 6/14/79
ADM 6/14
14.6.1732 - 22.2.1733/34Third Lieutenant
Thomas MoggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1745
Transfered ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
14.6.1732 - 22.11.1733Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Ormond ThomsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
Transfered ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
13.11.1733 - 30.1.1733/34Second Lieutenant
William DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/14/154
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 23.5.1734Second Lieutenant
John PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1758
Transfered ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 1.3.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 5.3.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John PitmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1740
Transfered ADM 6/14/171
ADM 6/14
13.3.1733/34 - 23.5.1734Third Lieutenant
William DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/14/177
ADM 6/14
24.5.1734 - 2.4.1736First Lieutenant
John PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1758
ADM 6/15/188
ADM 6/14
24.5.1734 - 2.4.1736Second Lieutenant
William DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/15/188
ADM 6/14
28.7.1738 - 3.12.1738First Lieutenant
Robert YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1745
ADM 6/15/133
ADM 6/15
28.7.1738 - 3.12.1738Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James KinkaidBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1739
ADM 6/15/133
ADM 6/15
30.8.1739 - 3.3.1739/40Second Lieutenant
George WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1746
ADM 6/15/216
ADM 6/15
30.8.1739 - bef.12.2.1740/41Third Lieutenant
Ingram KnibloBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1741
Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/216
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 5.5.1742First Lieutenant
George WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1746
ADM 6/16/255
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 24.2.1741/42Second Lieutenant
Edward NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 6/16/255
ADM 6/15
25.2.1741/42 - 7.9.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander BrodieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1744
ADM 6/16/20
ADM 6/16
24.9.1742 - 27.8.1743Third Lieutenant
Philip TomsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1748
ADM 6/16/435
ADM 6/16
28.8.1743 - 19.8.1744Second Lieutenant
Philip TomsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/435
ADM 6/16
20.8.1744 - 18.7.1745Third Lieutenant
John GardinerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1754
ADM 6/17/292
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 7.12.1747
ADM 6/17
8.9.1744 - 18.7.1745Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John HodgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
ADM 6/17/203
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 24.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
27.6.1746 - 9.11.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Brooke KelsallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1747
ADM 6/17/324
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 25.2.1747/48
ADM 6/17
9.11.1746 - 24.4.1747Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William ErnleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1748
Transfered ADM 3/17/363
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 13.6.1748
ADM 6/17

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.6.1731 - 11.10.1731Midshipman
Samuel Frederick AntrimBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1736
ADM 107/3/306
ADM 107/3
22.4.1734 - 2.6.1734Midshipman
William CoardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1758
Transfered ADM 107/3/334
ADM 107/3
18.8.1739 - 30.11.1739Midshipman
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
Transfered ADM 107/3/556
ADM 107/3
1741 - 24.6.1743Midshipman
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1802
ref:676

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.10.1731 - 30.7.1732Able Seaman
Samuel Frederick AntrimBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1736
Transfered ADM 107/3/306
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1730Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1731Fitted for the Mediterranean, but not sentBWAS-1714
1731Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £19679.17.9dBWAS-1714
1731Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3886.3.7dBWAS-1714
9.1731Reduced to a guardshipBWAS-1714
7.1732Ordered for Channel serviceBWAS-1714
8.1732Reduced to a guardshipBWAS-1714
1735In the TagusBWAS-1714
3.1735/36Began middling repair at UnknownBWAS-1714
2.4.1736

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1736Completed middling repair at a cost of £8799.12.2dBWAS-1714
1737Recommissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
3.12.1738Paid offBWAS-1714
1740Off FerrolBWAS-1714
1741Present at the operations against CartagenaBWAS-1714
1743Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
11.12.1747Paid offADM 51
18.12.1747SurveyedBWAS-1714

 

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