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Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.5.1729BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down7.1731BWAS-1714
Named5.9.1734BWAS-1714
Launched5.9.1734BWAS-1714
First Commissioned15.5.1738BWAS-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
Sold5.1810BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 0"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel123' 2"Imperial Feet37.4926 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,128 3094Tons BM 

Armament


5.9.1734Broadside 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

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.5.1738 - 25.7.1738Captain
Robert TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1741
ADM 6/15/116
ADM 6/15
26.7.1738 - 26.11.1738Captain
Richard Thomas GirlingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1740
ADM 6/15/132
BWAS-1714
12.6.1739 - 24.9.1740Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1744
ADM 6/15/184
BWAS-1714
24.9.1740 - 10.6.1741Captain
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
Transfered ADM 6/16/335
BWAS-1714
11.6.1741 - 11.8.1742Captain
Miles StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1747
ADM 6/16/83
Confirmed 4.8.1742
BWAS-1714
14.6.1743 - 15.12.1746Captain
Miles StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1747
ADM 6/16/188
ADM 6/16
22.3.1757 - 30.9.1758Captain
John FergusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1763
Transfered ADM 6/18/372
ADM 6/18
18.12.1760 - 10.3.1763Captain
Samuel WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1781
ADM 6/19/221
BWAS-1714
6.5.1763 - 6.6.1763Captain
John ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1808
Transfered ADM 6/19/493
ADM 6/19
5.1803 - 9.1803Captain
Charles CunninghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1829
ref:616

25 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1738 - 26.11.1738Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Peter FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1739
ADM 6/15/118
ADM 6/15
12.6.1739 - 2.10.1740First Lieutenant
John DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
12.6.1739 - 14.11.1739Second Lieutenant
Edward SpraggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
12.6.1739 - 17.9.1739Third Lieutenant
Thomas PhilpottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1746
Transfered ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
31.8.1739 - 18.9.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Tobias PyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1743
ADM 6/15/218
ADM 6/15
19.9.1739 - 14.11.1739Third Lieutenant
Tobias PyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1743
ADM 6/15/222
ADM 6/15
19.9.1739 - 14.11.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/15/222
ADM 6/15
15.11.1739 - 2.10.1740Second Lieutenant
Tobias PyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1743
ADM 6/15/235
ADM 6/15
15.11.1739 - 2.10.1740Third Lieutenant
Henry ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/15/235
ADM 6/15
3.10.1740 - 25.2.1741/42First Lieutenant
Tobias PyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1743
ADM 6/15/347
ADM 6/15
3.10.1740 - 25.2.1741/42Second Lieutenant
Henry ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/16/347
ADM 6/15
8.2.1741/42 - 6.3.1741/42Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert SissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/126
Confirmed 22.12.1742
ADM 6/16
26.2.1741/42 - 26.5.1742First Lieutenant
Henry ClarkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1745
ADM 6/16/83
ADM 6/16
27.5.1742 - 11.8.1742First Lieutenant
Robert HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
ADM 6/16/117
Confirmed 16.11.1742
ADM 6/16
14.6.1743 - 8.11.1743First Lieutenant
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
Transfered ADM 6/16/188
ADM 6/16
17.6.1743 - 30.8.1743Third Lieutenant
John NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1747
ADM 6/16/190
ADM 6/16
25.6.1743 - 9.4.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
The Hon. James HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1744
ADM 6/16/194
ADM 6/16
31.8.1743 - 9.4.1744Second Lieutenant
Richard BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/215
ADM 6/16
31.8.1743 - 11.4.1744Third Lieutenant
Benjamin AlmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1744
ADM 6/16/215
ADM 6/16
15.9.1744 - 24.5.1745Second Lieutenant
John SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1746
ADM 6/17/180
Confirmed 15.12.1746
ADM 6/17
12.5.1745 - 9.6.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Daniel RainierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1748
Transfered ADM 6/17/12
Issued by
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746

Confirmed 24.10.1745
ADM 6/17
25.5.1745 - 15.12.1746First Lieutenant
John SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1746
ADM 6/17/180
Confirmed 15.12.1746
ADM 6/17
10.7.1745 - 23.11.1746Third Lieutenant
Samuel GibbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1752
Transfered ADM 6/17/30
Confirmed 6.12.1745
ADM 6/17
24.9.1746 - 15.12.1746Second Lieutenant
John ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1746
ADM 6/17/157
ADM 6/17
7.7.1747 - 1747Lieutenant
Benjamin HeronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1749
ADM/L/B/88
ADM/L

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.10.1760 - 10.3.1763Master
George TeerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1783
IPC
23.11.1796 - 1.3.1798Boatswain
George JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1779-1822
ADM 29/8

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1803 - 9.1803Able Seaman
James BanceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
30.9.1734Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £17239.7.10dBWAS-1714
1738Commissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
26.11.1738

Paid off

ADM 51
1739RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1740Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1741Sailed to the JamaicaBWAS-1714
11.8.1742Paid offADM 51
10.1742Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
6.1743RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1743Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £22105.15.7dBWAS-1714
20.10.1744Went ashore in a hurrican but was salvedBWAS-1714
1746Sailed from Jamaica for homeBWAS-1714
15.12.1746Paid offADM 51
6.1747Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
16.10.1747Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate
10.1748Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £12218.16.4dBWAS-1714
29.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
7.1755Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
3.1757RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1757Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £22159.7.0dBWAS-1714
23.3.1758Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
1759At QuebecBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
4.1761Bellisle operationsBWAS-1714
10.3.1763

Paid off

ADM 51
10.5.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
22.3.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
22.2.1771SurveyedBWAS-1714
12.1771Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
4.1772Refitted as a Unrated Sheer Hulk
4.1772Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3560.18.2dBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
20.10.1744-21.10.1744Jamaica Hurricane, 1744  
 

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