Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'L'Auguste' (1704) (60)
First Commissioned19.5.1705B028
ShipyardBrest - Brittany NNF-1661
Designed byEtienne HubacBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck141' 6"Imperial Feet42.9805 
Length of Keel115' 2 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen932 894Tons BM 


8.1708Broadside Weight = 420 Imperial Pound ( 190.47 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British Minions
Forecastle2 British Minions

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1705365 BWAS-1603

5 Commanding Officers

19.5.1705 - 28.5.1707CaptainRobert Bokenham (d.1708) ADM 6/8/189BWAS-160329.5.1707 - 8.12.1708CaptainThomas Scott (d.1725) ADM 6/9/73BWAS-160330.5.1709 - 29.6.1710CaptainLord Kenneth Sutherland (1679-1733/34) ADM 6/10/64ADM 6/1030.6.1710 - 1712CaptainRobert Thompson ADM 6/11/55BWAS-160317.3.1715/16 - 10.11.1716CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/12/64BWAS-1603

13 Commissioned Officers

19.8.1705 - 10.10.1705First LieutenantWilliam Carr ADM 6/8/189ADM 6/819.8.1705 - 2.6.1707Second LieutenantJames Hart ADM 6/8/189ADM 6/811.10.1705 - 2.6.1707First LieutenantEdward Gregory (c.1670-?) ADM 6/8/196ADM 6/83.6.1707 - 8.12.1708First LieutenantJames Hart ADM 6/9/73ADM 6/93.6.1707 - 8.12.1708Second LieutenantJames Herbert (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/9/73ADM 6/930.5.1709 - 7.9.1710First LieutenantGeorge Bailey (d.1715) ADM 6/10/64ADM 6/1030.5.1709 - 7.9.1710Second LieutenantRichard Symonds (d.1740) ADM 6/10/64ADM 6/108.9.1710 - 17.12.1711First LieutenantWilliam Carr ADM 6/11/67ADM 6/118.9.1710 - 29.10.1712Second LieutenantChristopher Oates (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/68ADM 6/1118.12.1711 - 7.12.1712First LieutenantFrancis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/11/182ADM 6/1130.10.1712 - 16.3.1715/16Second LieutenantWilliam Baker (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/11/264
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
17.3.1715/16 - 9.1.1717/18First LieutenantWilliam Coulsea ADM 6/12/64ADM 6/1217.3.1715/16 - 9.1.1717/18Second LieutenantEdward Sanderson ADM 6/12/64ADM 6/12

Service History

8.8.1705Taken by Chatham (54) and Medway (60) BWAS-1603
13.9.1706Took the Privateer La Marie Madeleine
30.11.1706Took the Privateer L'Hirondelle
1708In the North Sea an ChannelBWAS-1603
1.11.1708Took the Privateer Le Mercure
1710With the Dunkirk squadronBWAS-1603
1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1716In the BalticBWAS-1603
10.11.1716Wrecked on Anholt Island while on route home from the BalticBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 

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