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Hampton Court

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Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Hampton Court' (1709) (70) 1709-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered28.10.1741BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down20.7.1742BWAS-1714
Launched3.4.1744BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-Gunner
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1746
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.6.1774BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck154' 0"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel124' 7"Imperial Feet37.8026 
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 11"Imperial Feet5.4896 
Burthen1,282 8894Tons BM 

Armament


3.4.1744Broadside Weight = 704 Imperial Pound ( 319.264 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741480Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.4.1744 - 26.12.1748Captain
Savage MostynBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/16/284
BWAS-1714
10.7.1755 - 15.5.1756Captain
Thomas BrodrickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1759
Transfered ADM 6/18/179
BWAS-1714
15.5.1756 - 21.5.1756Captain
Augustus John HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1778
Transfered ADM 6/18/265
BWAS-1714
20.8.1756 - 29.11.1756Captain
Sir William BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1770
ADM 6/18/302
ADM 6/18
29.11.1756 - 21.9.1757Captain
Robert SwantonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
Transfered ADM 6/18/440
Issued by
Edward HawkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
, English Channel - British Isles
Confirmed 23.9.1757
BWAS-1714
1.2.1757 - 1.3.1758Captain
Augustus John HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1778
ADM 6/18/351
ADM 6/18
1.3.1758 - 5.3.1759Captain
James WebbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1759
ADM 6/18/542
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 3.10.1758
BWAS-1714
21.11.1760 - 13.1.1762Captain
Carr ScropeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1762
ADM 6/19/210
BWAS-1714
13.1.1762 - 19.9.1763Captain
Alexander InnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1786
ADM 6/19/380
BWAS-1714

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.4.1744 - 6.7.1744First Lieutenant
Hugh LytteltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1744
ADM 6/16/289
ADM 6/16
11.4.1744 - 16.7.1744Second Lieutenant
Coll McDonaldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1754
ADM 6/16/289
ADM 6/16
25.4.1744 - 16.7.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles ClausBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1749
ADM 6/16/301
ADM 6/16
17.7.1744 - 11.6.1750First Lieutenant
Coll McDonaldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1754
ADM 6/16/340
ADM 6/16
17.7.1744 - 30.5.1745Third Lieutenant
Charles ClausBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1749
ADM 6/16/340
ADM 6/16
18.4.1745 - 19.8.1747Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Stephen TippetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
ADM 6/16/478
Confirmed 17.5.1745
ADM 6/16
31.5.1745 - 27.2.1745/46Second Lieutenant
Charles ClausBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1749
ADM 6/16/487
ADM 6/16
28.2.1745/46 - 9.12.1748Second Lieutenant
Henry TrantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1748
ADM 6/17/68
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.5.1745 - 11.9.1746Master
James ShirleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1762
ADM 107/4/86
ADM 107/4

7 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
25.9.1755 - 21.5.1756Captain's Servant
Cuthbert BainesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1809
Transfered
ref:980
1758 - 14.8.1758Unknown
Caleb JewellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758
Transfered ADM 36/4801/119
ADM 36
c.8.1758 - 7.10.1758Unknown
Patrick MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
Transfered ADM 36/4801/55
ADM 36
c.19.8.1758 - 7.10.1758Unknown
David PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
Transfered ADM 36/4801/57
ADM 36
c.19.8.1758 - 7.10.1758Unknown
James WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
Transfered ADM 36/4801/55
ADM 36
c.20.8.1758 - 7.10.1758Unknown
Timothy DohortyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
Transfered ADM 36/4801/57
ADM 36
c.9.1758 - 7.10.1758Unknown
John SheenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758
ADM 36/4801/119
ADM 36

Service History


DateEventSource
29.6.1744Sailed from Portsmouth for the East indies in company with
Chester (50) 1744-1767
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
and a five ship convoy of East Indiamen
ref:555
8.1.1744/45Action of 1745-01-08
4.5.1745Took the Privateer
La Diane 1745-1745
French Privateer

12.1745Took the Frégate Légère
Le Lis (24) 1744-1745
French 24 Gun
Privateer Frégate Légère
BG
27.1.1745/46Took the Privateer
Le Dauphin 1745-1746
French Privateer

4.3.1747Took the Privateer
Le Comte de Lowendahl (20) 1747-1747
French 20 Gun
Privateer
BG
20.6.1747Action of June 20 1747
23.6.1747Took the Privateer
Le Triomphant 1747-1747
French Privateer

7.12.1747Took the Privateer
Le Grand San Juan 1747-1747
French Privateer

9.12.1747Took the Privateer
La Thétis (20) 1747-1747
French 20 Gun
Privateer

9.12.1748Order to be laid up at ChathamBWAS-1714
26.12.1748Paid offADM 51
29.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.1749Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
12.12.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
2.1750Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7499.14.0dBWAS-1714
1757In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
21.6.1757Destroyed
La Nymphe (24) 1752-1757
French 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
in Alcudia Bay
BWAS-1714
28.2.1758Battle of Cartagena
1.7.1758At destruction of
La Rose (30) 1752-1758
French 30 Gun
5th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie)
off Malta
BWAS-1714
5.3.1759

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1759Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.5.1759SurveyedBWAS-1714
11.1760RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1761Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £15358.8.5dBWAS-1714
29.3.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle
5.3.1762Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
28.5.1762Took the Unrated
Marte (18) 1762-1762
Spanish 18 Gun
Unrated

28.5.1762Took the Frigate
Venganza (26) 1753-1762
Spanish 26 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
in Mariel Bay, Cuba

6.6.1762Operations against Havana
19.9.1763Paid offBWAS-1714
24.2.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
4.5.1770SurveyedBWAS-1714
5.6.1774Break up completed at Plymouth for £763.2.9dBWAS-1714


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Rebuild of the Hampton Court of 1709

 

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