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Bonaventure -> 1716 Argyle

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Nominal Guns54B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered1709BWAS-1603
Acquired18.9.1711BWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 54-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1741
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild20.10.1719B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel108' 0"' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen703 6894Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1712185Establishment for peacetimeBWAS-1714
1712280Establishment for warBWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.9.1711 - 28.7.1713Captain
Ralph SaundersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1715
ADM 6/11/161
BWAS-1603
2.3.1714/15 - 15.1.1715/16Captain
Coningsby NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1734
Transfered ADM 6/12/30
BWAS-1714
16.1.1715/16 - 1.12.1718Captain
Coningsby NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1734
ADM 6/12/59
ADM 6/12

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1717 - 6.1718Rear-Admiral of the Red
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
BWAS-1714
9.1718 - 7.10.1718Vice-Admiral of the White
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
ODNB

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.9.1711 - 28.7.1713First Lieutenant
Samuel PercivallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1717
ADM 6/11/161
ADM 6/11
24.9.1711 - 28.7.1713Second Lieutenant
Richard SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
ADM 6/11/163
ADM 6/11
4.3.1714/15 - 15.1.1715/16First Lieutenant
Christopher OatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1741
ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
4.3.1714/15 - 15.1.1715/16Second Lieutenant
David ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
16.1.1715/16 - 1.12.1718First Lieutenant
David ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
ADM 6/12/59
ADM 6/12
16.1.1715/16 - 1.12.1718First Lieutenant
Christopher OatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1741
ADM 6/12/59
ADM 6/12
9.6.1718 - 1.12.1718Second Lieutenant
James CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
ADM 6/12/144
Confirmed 17.11.1718
ADM 6/12

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
25.9.1712 - 9.4.1713Midshipman
William SandersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1713
ADM 107/3/7
ADM 107/3
23.3.1714/15 - 25.1.1715/16Midshipman
Edward OutridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1716
ADM 107/3/29
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1712Commissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
1716Operations against SaleeBWAS-1714
2.1.1716Renamed ArgyleBWAS-1714
2.1717Off SaleeBWAS-1714
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
20.10.1719Docked at Woolwich to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
 
 

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