Nominal Guns74BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.4.1756BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.3.1758BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship ClassDublin ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor John Lock (d.1762)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.1789BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck165' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet50.2984 
Length of Keel134' 5"Imperial Feet40.8469 
Breadth47' 0"Imperial Feet14.3256 
Depth in Hold19' 8 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Draught Forward12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Aft18' 4 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen1,579 3794Tons BM 


1758Broadside Weight = 781 Imperial Pound ( 354.1835 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
26.8.1755550Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders

14.3.1758 - 9.2.1759Captain Francis Geary (1709-1796) ADM 6/18/495BWAS-17149.2.1759 - 21.10.1762Captain Robert Jocelyn (d.c.1806) Transfered ADM 6/19/33BWAS-171421.10.1762 - 20.6.1764Captain Charles Cathcart Grant (1723-1772) ADM 6/20/41
Issued by Samuel Cornish (1715-1770), East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 30.7.1764
ADM 6/20
7.12.1770 - 1.12.1773Captain Robert Roddam (1719-1808) ADM 6/20/321BWAS-17141.12.1773 - 19.1.1775Captain Mathew Moore (d.1787) Transfered ADM 6/20/531BWAS-171417.6.1778 - 18.4.1783Captain William Bennett (d.1790) ADM 6/21/424BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer

20.3.1759 - 17.5.1761Rear-Admiral of the White Samuel Cornish (1715-1770) TransferedBWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers

10.7.1761 - 21.10.1762First Lieutenant Richard Pearson (1730/31-1806)ODNB11.7.1761 - 16.12.1762Fifth Lieutenant Hyde Parker (1739-1807) ADM 6/19/497
Issued by Charles Steevens (1705-1761)
Confirmed 16.5.1763

3 Petty Officers

7.3.1772 - 22.4.1773Midshipman Cuthbert Collingwood (1750-1810)NAO23.4.1773 - 11.5.1773Master's Mate Cuthbert Collingwood (1750-1810)NAO12.5.1773 - 26.2.1774Midshipman Cuthbert Collingwood (1750-1810)NAO

Service History

26.5.1758Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £39295.4.5dBWAS-1714
5.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo
14.4.1759Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
6.6.1762Manilla operations
24.9.1762Battle of Manilla
20.6.1764Paid offADM 51
2.1765Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
2.1767Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17847.16.11dBWAS-1714
11.1771fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
1772Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1773Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1774Guard ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 51
4.1778Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
8.1778Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5757.18.7dBWAS-1714
9.1778Commissioned for prisoners of war at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1779Sailed to Ireland as guardship at CorkBWAS-1714
1783Guardship at CorkBWAS-1714

Paid off

1784Possibly sunk as a breakwater and later raisedBWAS-1714
5.1789Broken up at Plymouth for £491.5.4d + £121.16.0dBWAS-1714


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