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Chatham

3578
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.3.1689/90BWAS-1603
Acquired20.4.1691B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Constructor
Robert LeeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1681-1698
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild4.7.1718BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel109' 6"Imperial Feet33.2401 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 
Burthen686 5494Tons BM 

Armament


1696Broadside Weight = 285 Imperial Pound ( 129.2475 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Gun Deck18 British 8-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British Minions

1703Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1691 - 22.12.1695Captain
John LeaderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
BWAS-1603
23.12.1695 - 26.1.1696/97Captain
John WorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1702
ADM 6/3/104
BWAS-1603
27.1.1696/97 - 11.1.1698/99Captain
Samuel WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1805
ADM 6/4/66
BWAS-1603
28.2.1700/1 - 25.12.1701Captain
Robert HancockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1706
ADM 6/6/63
BWAS-1603
26.12.1701 - 18.8.1705Captain
Robert BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1707
Transfered ADM 6/6/126
ADM 6/6
31.8.1705 - 16.10.1705Captain
John WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/8/191
ADM 6/8
17.10.1705 - 22.3.1709/10Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
Transfered ADM 6/8/197
BWAS-1603
22.3.1709/10 - 31.12.1712Captain
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
ADM 6/11/241
Confirmed 22.1.1712/13
BWAS-1603
2.3.1714/15 - 27.3.1716Captain
Robert HarlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1716
ADM 6/12/30
BWAS-1603
28.3.1716 - 23.11.1717Captain
Edward StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1717
ADM 6/12/65
BWAS-1603

25 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.2.1693/94 - 25.12.1695First Lieutenant
John WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1707
ADM 6/3/85
Issued by
Sir Francis WhelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1694

Confirmed 14.10.1695
ADM 6/3
5.2.1693/94 - 24.9.1695Second Lieutenant
Thomas ParsonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/88
Issued by
Sir Francis WhelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1694
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 28.10.1695
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 6.3.1695/96First Lieutenant
Robert WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1711
Transfered ADM 6/3/108
ADM 6/3
3.1.1695/96 - 6.3.1695/96Second Lieutenant
Thomas ParsonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/3/113
ADM 6/3
7.3.1695/96 - 28.2.1696/97Second Lieutenant
Jeremiah FownesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1719
ADM 6/3/136
ADM 6/3
1.3.1696/97 - 4.1.1697/98Second Lieutenant
John HerringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1701
ADM 6/4/78
ADM 6/4
18.6.1697 - 11.1.1698/99First Lieutenant
George LumleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1710
ADM 6/4/105
ADM 6/4
5.1.1697/98 - 11.1.1698/99Second Lieutenant
George FaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1704
ADM 6/5/37
Issued by
Thomas WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1709
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 5.1.1698/99
ADM 6/5
27.2.1700/1 - 12.5.1701First Lieutenant
John PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
28.2.1700/1 - 4.4.1701Second Lieutenant
James BrothersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1704
ADM 6/6/64
ADM 6/6
5.4.1701 - 15.11.1702Second Lieutenant
Thomas HowardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1718
ADM 6/6/85
ADM 6/6
16.11.1702 - 9.1.1703/4Second Lieutenant
William GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1713
ADM 6/7/60
ADM 6/7
22.3.1702/3 - 18.8.1705First Lieutenant
William CarrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1718
Transfered ADM 6/7/107
ADM 6/7
10.1.1703/4 - 12.12.1704Second Lieutenant
Michael SansomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1709
Transfered ADM 6/8/41
ADM 6/8
28.12.1704 - 17.8.1705Second Lieutenant
James HartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1713
Transfered ADM 6/8/128
ADM 6/8
17.10.1705 - 18.3.1706/7First Lieutenant
Arthur JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/8/197
ADM 6/8
17.10.1705 - 6.3.1706/7Second Lieutenant
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1737
Transfered ADM 6/8/197
ADM 6/8
7.3.1706/7 - 18.3.1706/7Second Lieutenant
John ShorterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1715
ADM 6/9/75
Confirmed 6.6.1707
ADM 6/9
19.3.1706/7 - 10.6.1711First Lieutenant
John ShorterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1715
ADM 6/9/75
Confirmed 6.6.1707
ADM 6/9
14.4.1707 - 7.7.1707Second Lieutenant
John StevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1718
ADM 6/9/84
Confirmed 21.7.1707
ADM 6/9
8.7.1707 - 10.6.1711Second Lieutenant
Robert CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1732
ADM 6/9/82
ADM 6/9
11.6.1711 - 20.5.1713First Lieutenant
Robert CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1732
ADM 6/11/242
Confirmed 28.1.1712/13
ADM 6/11
14.6.1711 - 20.5.1713Second Lieutenant
Humphrey HaycockeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1734
ADM 6/11/237
Confirmed 26.12.1712
ADM 6/11
4.3.1714/15 - 10.12.1717First Lieutenant
Samuel ToftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1727
ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
4.3.1714/15 - 10.12.1717Second Lieutenant
Edward AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12

18 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.2.1690/91 - 23.2.1692/93Gunner
Nathaniel BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1701
Transfered ADM/A/1792/277
ADM/A
1695 - 8.12.1695Carpenter
Robert SwitingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/99
ADM 6/3
1695 - 10.12.1695Gunner
John FidoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
10.12.1695 - bef.14.5.1697Carpenter
Richard CullierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
11.12.1695 - bef.14.5.1697Gunner
Nathaniel HenryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
28.2.1695/96 - 2.3.1696/97Chaplain
Adam ShawBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/3/133
ADM 6/3
1697 - 17.3.1696/97Purser
Ralph PettitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/83
ADM 6/4
1697 - 31.3.1697Boatswain
George ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/86
ADM 6/4
3.3.1696/97 - 4.7.1699Chaplain
William CumingBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1697-1699
ADM 6/4/79
ADM 6/4
18.3.1696/97 - 6.6.1697Purser
William PayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
Dismissed ADM 6/4/83
ADM 6/4
1.4.1697 - bef.14.5.1697Boatswain
John AshburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/4/86
ADM 6/4
14.5.1697 - 1697Carpenter
Thomas HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/97
ADM 6/4
14.5.1697 - bef.9.12.1697Boatswain
Thomas WilkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/4/97
ADM 6/4
14.5.1697 - bef.29.12.1697Gunner
George AustinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
Discharged Dead ADM 6/4/97
ADM 6/4
7.6.1697 - aft.3.1.1698/99Purser
Daniel LaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1699
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/4/103
ADM 6/4
9.8.1697 - 14.3.1700/1Boatswain
Richard LucasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1701
Dismissed ADM 6/5/38
Issued by
Samuel WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1805
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 10.1.1698/99
ADM 6/5
29.12.1697 - 1699Gunner
John TrickerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1699
ADM 6/5/39
Issued by
Samuel WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1805
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 10.1.1698/99
ADM 6/5
5.1.1698/99 - 1699Purser
Thomas EastwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699
ADM 6/5/37
ADM 6/5

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
13.2.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
William BarberBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/128
ADM 6/3
17.2.1695/96 - 3.8.1696Volunteer
John GrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1730
ADM 6/3/130
ADM 107/1
19.2.1695/96 - 16.2.1695/96Volunteer
Henry TolhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/130
ADM 6/3
1.3.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
William PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/78
ADM 6/4
12.3.1696/97 - 11.7.1697Volunteer
Charles WrothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/83
ADM 6/4
10.6.1697 - 25.2.1699/1700Volunteer
John GrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1730
ADM 107/1/307
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
7.1.1692/93Took the Privateer
La Marguerite 1692-1693
French Privateer Unknown

17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
1694In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1697Sailed to Jamaica with a convoyBWAS-1603
1698Ordered homeBWAS-1603
4.7.1699

Paid off

ADM 33
28.5.1702Took the Privateer
La Marianne 1702-1702
French Privateer Unknown

28.8.1702Took the Privateer
Le Bienvenu 1702-1702
French Privateer Unknown

7.3.1703/4Took the Privateer
L'Envoi 1704-1704
French Privateer Unknown

29.10.1704Took the Privateer
La Duchesse de Main 1704-1704
French Privateer Unknown

23.11.1704Action of 1704-11-23
14.1.1704/5Took the Privateer
Le Connétable (30) 1704-1705
French 30 Gun
Privateer Unknown

30.5.1705Entered Falmouth with two prizes. the Europa of Nantes, 130 tuns, 16-guns and 50 men and the Catherine of St Malo, 90 tuns, 8 guns and 19 men.
31.5.1705Left FalmouthBG
8.8.1705Took the Ship of the Line
L'Auguste (60) 1704-1705
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

1706In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1708In the Downs and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
2.1713Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
20.5.1713

Paid off

ADM 33
13.1713Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3317.0.3dBWAS-1603
1715In the BalticBWAS-1603
10.12.1717

Paid off

ADM 33
4.7.1718Docked at Deptford to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603


Fleets

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

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