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Prince Frederick

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Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Prince Frederick' (1714) (70) 1714-1736
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1715 Renamed "Prince Frederick"
Ordered1736BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down12.1736BWAS-1714
Launched18.3.1739/40BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold27.8.1784BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 0"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel122' 2"Imperial Feet37.1879 
Breadth43' 5"Imperial Feet13.1487 
Depth in Hold17' 9"Imperial Feet5.2143 
Burthen1,224 6494Tons BM 

Armament


3.1739/40Broadside 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

1755Broadside Weight = 504 Imperial Pound ( 228.564 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733480Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1739/40 - 15.9.1740Captain
The Hon. George ClintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
Transfered ADM 6/15/250
BWAS-1714
16.9.1740 - 24.3.1740/41Captain
Aubrey BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/331
BWAS-1714
25.3.1741 - 22.6.1742Captain
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
ADM 6/16/109
Confirmed 18.10.1742
BWAS-1714
2.2.1742/43 - 30.4.1744Captain
Curtis BarnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1756
ADM 6/16/143
BWAS-1714
30.4.1744 - 15.4.1748Captain
Harry NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1759
ADM 6/16/303
BWAS-1714
15.4.1748 - 10.9.1748Captain
William HolburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1729
ADM 6/17/384
BWAS-1714
10.9.1748 - 6.12.1748Captain
Harry NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1759
ADM 6/17/383
ADM 6/17
12.4.1755 - 12.5.1757Captain
Jervis Henry PorterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1763
ADM 6/18/154
BWAS-1714
12.5.1757 - 6.1.1758Captain
William HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1763
ADM 6/18/397
BWAS-1714
6.1.1758 - 31.7.1758Captain
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
Transfered ADM 6/18/467
BWAS-1714
1.8.1758 - 17.11.1760Captain
Robert RouthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1760
ADM 6/19/149
Issued by
The Hon. Edward BoscawenBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Administrator
Marine
Service 1726-1759
, North America
Confirmed 24.3.1760
BWAS-1714
17.11.1760 - 12.3.1763Captain
Jervis MaplesdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1727
ADM 6/19/208
BWAS-1714

16 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1739/40 - 7.5.1740First Lieutenant
Robert AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1751
ADM 6/15/255
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 7.5.1740Second Lieutenant
Edward DoveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
ADM 6/15/255
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 17.3.1739/40Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1761
ADM 6/15/255
ADM 6/15
8.5.1740 - 1.2.1740/41First Lieutenant
Edward DoveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/289
ADM 6/15
8.5.1740 - 18.7.1740Second Lieutenant
Lord Montague BertieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1742
ADM 6/15/289
ADM 6/15
8.5.1740 - 30.6.1740Third Lieutenant
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1770
ADM 6/15/289
ADM 6/15
30.6.1740 - 29.9.1740Third Lieutenant
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/15/304
ADM 6/15
30.9.1740 - 8.6.1741Third Lieutenant
Richard JasperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1753
Transfered ADM 6/16/340
ADM 6/15
13.6.1742 - 24.6.1742Second Lieutenant
Charles UptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/56
ADM 6/16
2.2.1742/43 - 29.4.1744Second Lieutenant
James BerangerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1744
Transfered ADM 6/16/143
ADM 6/16
2.2.1742/43 - 14.3.1743/44Third Lieutenant
Nathaniel StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/143
ADM 6/16
2.2.1742/43 - 30.3.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas DillonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1744
ADM 6/16/143
ADM 6/16
30.4.1744 - 6.12.1744First Lieutenant
Robert SissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/303
ADM 6/16
13.11.1745 - 18.2.1746/47Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander MillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1747
Transfered ADM 6/17/21
ADM 6/17
5.5.1746 - 7.3.1747/48Second Lieutenant
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
ADM 6/17/100
ADM 6/17
7.3.1747/48 - 6.12.1748Third Lieutenant
Robert StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/17/328
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.11.1742 - 22.3.1742/43Master
Richard HindeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1745
Transfered ADM 107/3/511
ADM 107/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
bef.5.7.1743 - 1743Unknown
John RawlinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1759
Transfered ADM 107/3/494
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Service History


DateEventSource
11.6.1740Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £23378.16.5dBWAS-1714
23.10.1740Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
7.1.1741Action of January 7 1741
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
1742At JamaicaBWAS-1714
7.1742In the Bay of BiscayBWAS-1714
10.1742Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1743Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6161.6.11dBWAS-1714
1744In the ChannelBWAS-1714
1745In the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1714
9.7.1745Took the Privateer
La Madonna la Porteria 1745-1745
French Privateer

20.7.1745Took the Privateer
Le Jupiter 1745-1745
French Privateer

1746In the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1714
7.2.1745/46Took the Privateer
La Fortuné (22) 1746-1746
French 22 Gun
Privateer
after 8 hours of chace .
BG
3.5.17471st Battle of Cape Finisterre
29.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.1751Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
23.4.1751SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1752Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £16284.12.11dBWAS-1714
1755Refitted as a 64 gun Third Rate
4.1755RecommissionedBWAS-1714
29.6.1757Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
29.1.1758Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
9.1759At QuebecBWAS-1714
1760With the Western SquadronBWAS-1714
1761Off BrestBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
1762Blockade of the Basque RoadsBWAS-1714
12.3.1763

Paid off

BWAS-1714
25.4.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.1764Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1764Refitted as a Unrated
7.1764Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1730.18.11dBWAS-1714

 

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