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Assurance Prize
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Assuré' (1697) (60) 1697-1702
French 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Captured12.10.1702BWAS-1603
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1661
Constructor
François CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1654
NNF-1661
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up4.1712BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 2"Imperial Feet47.5497 
Length of Keel129' 0"Imperial Feet39.3192 
Breadth43' 4"Imperial Feet13.1403 
Depth in Hold17' 11"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,288 4594Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1702 - 11.12.1702Captain
John MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1713
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 11.11.1702
BWAS-1603
1.7.1703 - 21.1.1705/6Captain
Robert HancockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1706
Transfered ADM 6/7/135
B051
22.1.1705/6 - 2.3.1708/9Captain
Anthony TollatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/8/224
BWAS-1603
6.12.1709 - 30.7.1711Captain
William PassengerBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1691-1719
ADM 6/11/12
BWAS-1603

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1702 - 11.12.1702First Lieutenant
Thomas TeddimanBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
ADM 6/7/68
Confirmed 22.12.1702
ADM 6/7
14.10.1702 - 11.12.1702Second Lieutenant
Bryant RoperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1738
ADM 6/7/68
Confirmed 14.12.1702
ADM 6/7
14.10.1702 - 11.12.1702Third Lieutenant
Arthur FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1718
ADM 6/7/62
Confirmed 2.12.1702
ADM 6/7
13.7.1703 - 4.8.1703Third Lieutenant
Joshua PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1748
ADM 6/8/5
ADM 6/8
22.7.1703 - 12.3.1703/4First Lieutenant
William HewittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1710
ADM 6/8/7
ADM 6/8
5.8.1703 - 8.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant
Joshua PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1748
ADM 6/8/10
ADM 6/8
5.8.1703 - 23.1.1703/4Third Lieutenant
Thomas SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1717
ADM 6/8/10
ADM 6/8
24.1.1703/4 - 28.1.1704/5Third Lieutenant
John CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1707
ADM 6/8/45
ADM 6/8
13.3.1703/4 - 19.5.1706First Lieutenant
Thomas GrimstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/8/63
ADM 6/8
29.1.1704/5 - 19.5.1706Third Lieutenant
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1737
ADM 6/8/216
Confirmed 3.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
9.1.1705/6 - 19.5.1706Second Lieutenant
John CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1707
ADM 6/8/217
ADM 6/8
20.5.1706 - 3.2.1706/7First Lieutenant
John CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1707
ADM 6/8/254
ADM 6/8
20.5.1706 - 3.2.1706/7Second Lieutenant
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1737
ADM 6/8/254
ADM 6/8
20.5.1706 - 3.2.1706/7Third Lieutenant
Simon LyonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1737
ADM 6/8/254
ADM 6/8
4.2.1706/7 - 13.8.1711First Lieutenant
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1737
ADM 6/9/46
ADM 6/9
4.2.1706/7 - 27.5.1708Second Lieutenant
Simon LyonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1737
ADM 6/9/46
ADM 6/9
4.2.1706/7 - 6.3.1708/9Third Lieutenant
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 6/9/46
ADM 6/9
28.5.1708 - 6.3.1708/9Second Lieutenant
Humphrey ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1709
ADM 6/9/167
ADM 6/9
7.3.1708/9 - 13.8.1711Second Lieutenant
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 6/10/39
ADM 6/10
7.3.1708/9 - 13.8.1711Third Lieutenant
William PooleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1720
ADM 6/10/39
ADM 6/10

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
20.12.1709 - 13.8.1711Midshipman
Thomas ChichesterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1713
ADM 107/3/9
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
2.12.1709 - 11.12.1709Able Seaman
Thomas ChichesterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1713
ADM 107/3/9
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
16.10.1702Commissioned for the voyage to EnglandBWAS-1603
4.12.1702RegisteredBWAS-1603
26.3.1703Established as a Third RateBWAS-1603
26.3.1703Established as a Third RateBWAS-1603
1704In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1704Refitted as a 66 gun Third Rate
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1707Sailed with a convoy to LisbonBWAS-1603
1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
2.3.1708/9Action of 1709-03-02
1712In the ChannelBWAS-1603
5.4.1712Ordered to be broken up at ChathamBWAS-1603

 

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