Chatham

3578
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.3.1689/90BWAS-1603
Acquired20.4.1691B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.1698)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
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

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1691 - 22.12.1695CaptainJohn Leader (d.1701/2)BWAS-160323.12.1695 - 26.1.1696/97CaptainJohn Worrell (d.1706) ADM 6/3/104BWAS-160327.1.1696/97 - 11.1.1698/99CaptainSamuel Whitaker (d.1707) ADM 6/4/66BWAS-160328.2.1700/1 - 25.12.1701CaptainRobert Hancock (d.1707) ADM 6/6/63BWAS-160326.12.1701 - 1701CaptainRobert Bokenham (d.1708) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/61704 - 18.8.1705CaptainRobert Bokenham (d.1708)BWAS-160331.8.1705 - 16.10.1705CaptainJohn Ward (d.1716/17) ADM 6/8/191ADM 6/817.10.1705 - 22.3.1709/10CaptainRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/8/197BWAS-160322.3.1709/10 - 31.12.1712CaptainNicholas Haddock (1686-1746) ADM 6/11/241
Commission confirmed 22.1.1712/13
BWAS-1603
2.3.1714/15 - 27.3.1716CaptainRobert Harland (1685-1751) ADM 6/12/30BWAS-160328.3.1716 - 23.11.1717CaptainEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/12/65BWAS-1603

25 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.2.1693/94 - 25.12.1695First LieutenantJohn Watkins (d.1707) ADM 6/3/85ADM 6/35.2.1693/94 - 22.9.1695Second LieutenantThomas Parsons (d.1703) ADM 6/3/88ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 6.3.1695/96First LieutenantRobert Watkins (d.1732) ADM 6/3/108ADM 6/33.1.1695/96 - 6.3.1695/96Second LieutenantThomas Parsons (d.1703) ADM 6/3/113ADM 6/37.3.1695/96 - 28.2.1696/97Second LieutenantJeremiah Fownes ADM 6/3/136ADM 6/31.3.1696/97 - 4.1.1697/98Second LieutenantJohn Herring (d.1698) ADM 6/4/78ADM 6/418.6.1697 - 11.1.1698/99First LieutenantGeorge Lumley (c.1671-1710) ADM 6/4/105ADM 6/45.1.1697/98 - 11.1.1698/99Second LieutenantGeorge Fane (d.1709) ADM 6/5/37
Commission confirmed 5.1.1698/99
ADM 6/5
27.2.1700/1 - 12.5.1701First LieutenantJohn Power ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 4.4.1701Second LieutenantJames Brothers ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/65.4.1701 - 15.11.1702Second LieutenantThomas Howard (d.1734) ADM 6/6/85ADM 6/616.11.1702 - 9.1.1703/4Second LieutenantWilliam Graham (d.1717/18) ADM 6/7/60ADM 6/722.3.1702/3 - 18.8.1705First LieutenantWilliam Carr ADM 6/7/107ADM 6/710.1.1703/4 - 12.12.1704Second LieutenantMichael Sansom (d.1711) ADM 6/8/41ADM 6/828.12.1704 - 17.8.1705Second LieutenantJames Hart ADM 6/8/128ADM 6/817.10.1705 - 18.3.1706/7First LieutenantArthur Jones (d.1731) ADM 6/8/197ADM 6/817.10.1705 - 6.3.1706/7Second LieutenantDigby Dent (d.1737) ADM 6/8/197ADM 6/87.3.1706/7 - 18.3.1706/7Second LieutenantJohn Shorter (d.1723) ADM 6/9/75
Commission confirmed 6.6.1707
ADM 6/9
19.3.1706/7 - 10.6.1711First LieutenantJohn Shorter (d.1723) ADM 6/9/75
Commission confirmed 6.6.1707
ADM 6/9
14.4.1707 - 7.7.1707Second LieutenantJohn Stevens (d.1731) ADM 6/9/84
Commission confirmed 21.7.1707
ADM 6/9
8.7.1707 - 10.6.1711Second LieutenantRobert Callis (d.1733) ADM 6/9/82ADM 6/911.6.1711 - 31.12.1712First LieutenantRobert Callis (d.1733) ADM 6/11/242
Commission confirmed 28.1.1712/13
ADM 6/11
14.6.1711 - 31.12.1712Second LieutenantHumphrey Haycocke ADM 6/11/237
Commission confirmed 26.12.1712
ADM 6/11
4.3.1714/15 - 23.11.1717First LieutenantSamuel Toft ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/124.3.1714/15 - 23.11.1717Second LieutenantEdward Allen (d.1744) ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1720 - 17.5.1720BoatswainJames Beach ADM 6/12/203ADM 6/12

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
7.1.1692/93Took the Privateer La Marguerite
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
1694In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1697Sailed to Jamaica with a convoyBWAS-1603
1698Ordered homeBWAS-1603
11.1.1699Paid offADM 51
28.5.1702Took the Privateer La Marianne
28.8.1702Took the Privateer Le Bienvenu
7.3.1703/4Took the Privateer L'Envoi
29.10.1704Took the Privateer La Duchesse de Main
23.11.1704Action of 1704-11-23
14.1.1704/5Took the Privateer Le Connétable (30)
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)
1706In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1708In the Downs and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
31.12.1712Paid offADM 51
2.1713Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
13.1713Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3317.0.3dBWAS-1603
1715In the BalticBWAS-1603
23.11.1717Paid offADM 51
4.7.1718Docked at Deptford to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603


Fleets

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

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