Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Falkland' (1696) (48)
Constructor Robert Shortis (d.1705)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild8.4.1718BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Falkland' (1720) (50)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck128' 6"Imperial Feet39.0198 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth33' 2"Imperial Feet10.0753 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen637 7394Tons BM 


1703Broadside Weight = 210 Imperial Pound ( 95.235 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1703Broadside Weight = 204 Imperial Pound ( 92.514 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1704Broadside 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

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

6 Ship Commanders

27.8.1702 - 20.1.1702/3Captain Fleetwood Emes (d.1703) Transfered ADM 6/7/51ADM 6/721.1.1702/3 - 1.3.1702/3Captain John Underdown (d.1728) Transfered ADM 6/7/80BWAS-160312.2.1707/8 - 9.3.1707/8Captain Walter Riddle ADM 6/9/139ADM 6/910.3.1707/8 - 21.11.1712Captain Robert Coleman ADM 6/9/144ADM 6/96.1.1714/15 - 8.3.1715/16Captain John Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/12/16BWAS-16039.3.1715/16 - 1.1.1716/17Captain John Sapsford ADM 6/12/64BWAS-1603

18 Commissioned Officers

27.8.1702 - 24.2.1702/3First Lieutenant George Hawes (d.1703) ADM 6/7/51ADM 6/727.8.1702 - 1.3.1702/3Second Lieutenant William Davenport (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/7/51ADM 6/713.10.1702 - 19.11.1703First Lieutenant Coningsby Norbury (1679-1734) Transfered ADM 6/8/19
Confirmed 22.10.1703
ADM 6/8
26.2.1702/3 - 19.9.1704First Lieutenant George Stidson (c.1659-c.1712) ADM 6/7/96ADM 6/71.4.1703 - 27.10.1707Second Lieutenant Henry Eagle ADM 6/7/114ADM 6/720.9.1704 - 4.4.1705First Lieutenant John Blinkherne ADM 6/8/94ADM 6/85.4.1705 - 27.10.1707First Lieutenant Mark Harrison ADM 6/8/169ADM 6/828.10.1707 - 18.12.1709First Lieutenant Henry Eagle ADM 6/9/112
Confirmed 1.12.1707
ADM 6/9
29.11.1707 - 21.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant Thomas Glover ADM 6/9/113
Confirmed 1.12.1707
ADM 6/9
19.12.1709 - 5.12.1711First Lieutenant Thomas Savage ADM 6/11/14ADM 6/116.12.1710 - 24.2.1710/11First Lieutenant William Stephenson ADM 6/11/119
Confirmed 12.3.1710/11
ADM 6/11
22.2.1710/11 - 2.1.1711/12Second Lieutenant Timothy Bridge (d.1737) Transfered ADM 6/11/126
Confirmed 5.4.1711
ADM 6/11
25.2.1710/11 - 21.11.1712First Lieutenant John Cleavland ADM 6/11/195ADM 6/113.1.1711/12 - 21.11.1712Second Lieutenant Charles Bargrave (1686-1755) ADM 6/15/185ADM 6/1113.1.1714/15 - 1.1.1716/17First Lieutenant George Gother (1681/82-1754) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 1.1.1716/17Second Lieutenant L'Estrange Mordaunt (d.c.1751) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 1.6.1715Third Lieutenant Henry Power (d.1749) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1224.11.1715 - 11.4.1716Third Lieutenant Henry Power (d.1749) Transfered ADM 6/12/57ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer

2.6.1715 - 23.11.1715Midshipman Extra Henry Power (d.1749) ADM 6/12/43ADM 6/12

Service History

1703Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1603
15.7.1704Took the Flûte La Seine (54) off the Azores
1705Sailed to VirginiaBWAS-1603
1706Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1708In the Downs and the North SeaBWAS-1603
1709Sailed to Guinea with a convoyBWAS-1603
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
21.11.1712Paid offADM 51
1715In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1716In the BalticBWAS-1603
1.1.1716/17Paid offADM 51
8.4.1718Docked at Deptford to break up for rebuildingBWAS-1603


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