Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned15.12.1679B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1699B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Burford' (1699) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck152' 4"Imperial Feet46.3316 
Length of Keel140' 0"Imperial Feet42.672 
Breadth40' 10 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1,174Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel137' 8Imperial Feet41.7631 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,174Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck152' 4"Imperial Feet46.3316 
Length of Keel121' 6"Imperial Feet36.8881 
Breadth40' 4"Imperial Feet12.2936 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,051 3294Tons BM 


1688Broadside Weight = 588.5 Imperial Pound ( 266.8851 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 616.5 Imperial Pound ( 279.5831 kg)B065
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032

4 Commanding Officers

15.12.1679 - 30.1.1679/80CaptainJohn Perryman (d.1680)BWAS-16031689 - 1690CaptainCharles Skelton (d.1691)BWAS-16035.1690 - 1692CaptainThomas Harlow (d.1741)B0513.1694/95 - 20.11.1696CaptainRichard Fitzpatrick (d.1727)B051

4 Commissioned Officers

26.12.1695 - 15.11.1696First LieutenantSeth Jermy (1653-1724) ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 16.1.1695/96Second LieutenantPhilip Wroth ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 20.11.1696Third LieutenantSamuel Rowley ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/317.1.1695/96 - 28.4.1696Second LieutenantRichard White (d.1700) ADM 6/3/118ADM 6/3

2 Petty Officers

25.3.1692 - 10.4.1693MidshipmanRichard Scott (c.1669-?) ADM 107/1/89ADM 107/117.4.1692 - 26.4.1693MidshipmanRobert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 107/1/45ADM 107/1

1 Crewman

18.10.1693 - 6.1.1693/94UnknownRichard Ryder (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/1

Service History

15.12.1679Commissioned only for transfered to Chatham DYBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1.6.1692Action at Cherbourg
5.1695Flagship of a squadron sent to reconnoitre BrestB051
7.1695Detached with the Newcastle (50) and a fireship to attack the island of Grouais (Ile Groix)BWAS-1603

Paid off

ADM 51
1699Rebuilt at Deptford DYBWAS-1603


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