Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1.1753BWAS-1714
First Commissioned23.3.1757BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Designed by Joseph Allin (d.1759)BWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas BucknallBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1793BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel128' 7"Imperial Feet39.0208 
Breadth42' 3 ½"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,222 894Tons BM 


2.6.1757Broadside Weight = 474 Imperial Pound ( 214.959 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

5 Ship Commanders

23.3.1757 - 14.5.1759Captain John Simcoe (d.1759)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/18/372BWAS-171415.5.1759 - 20.2.1764Captain John Wheelock (d.1779) ADM 6/19/270
Issued by Charles Saunders (1713-1775)
Confirmed 27.1.1760
14.3.1769 - 7.8.1771Captain Philip Durell (c.1734-1772) Transfered ADM 6/20/231BWAS-17147.8.1771 - 6.3.1772Captain Francis Banks (c.1730-1777) ADM 6/20/437
Issued by Charles Proby (d.1799), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 3.4.1772
ADM 6/20
30.5.1776 - 18.11.1776Lieutenant Jahleel Brenton (1729-1802)BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer

14.3.1769 - 6.3.1772Commodore Charles Proby (d.1799) ADM 6/86/273BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

10.3.1761 - 20.2.1764Second Lieutenant Thomas Towers ADM 6/19/289ADM 6/19

1 Warrant Officer

10.1757 - 10.1759Master James Cook (1728-1779)WCV

27 Crewmen

1759Able Seaman Edward Murphyref:12571759Able Seaman Christopher Houseref:12571759Able Seaman Josiah Scadderref:12571759Able Seaman George Harris (d.1760)ref:12571759Able Seaman William Sansonref:12571759Able Seaman Nicholas Georgeref:12571759Able Seaman Nicholas Coggeshallref:12571759Able Seaman Stephen Tobyref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Antonio Pallouref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Benjamin Andrewsref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Samuel Stanleyref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Andrew Nelsonref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman John Smithref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Israel Smithref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Benjamin Smithref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman John Johnsonref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman John Simesref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Isaac Wilburref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman James Ruddyref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Kenulle Renholtref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman James Cobbref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Benjamin Trowbridgeref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman John Pottsref:12571759 - 1760Able Seaman Thomas Carneyref:12571759 - 1760Ordinary Seaman John Marshref:12571759 - 1760Ordinary Seaman Samuel Wingoodref:12571759 - 1760Ordinary Seaman Tunis Tunisonref:1257

Service History

18.6.1757Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £24734.10.4dBWAS-1714
23.2.1758Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
1759At QuebecBWAS-1714
1760In North AmericaBWAS-1714
30.3.1761Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1762At the blockade of Cap FrancoisBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Operations against Havana
1763In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714

Paid off

12.1766Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.1768Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £17614.8.9dBWAS-1714
15.7.1769Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714

Paid off

1776Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
3.1776Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
3.1776Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1776Recommissioned as a hospital ship at HalifaxBWAS-1714
7.1776Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 51
8.1793Broken up at HalifaxBWAS-1714


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