London

4589
Nominal Guns100
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate ship of the line 'London' (1670) (96)
Ordered6.3.1701/2
Acquired2.7.1706
ShipyardDeptford - London B065
Ship ClassRoyal Anne Group
Designed byBenjamin Rosewell (d.1742)
ConstructorBenjamin Rosewell (d.1742)
CategoryFirst Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild3.7.1718
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'London' (1721) (100)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 0"Imperial Feet51.2064 
Length of Keel137' 6"Imperial Feet41.7617 
Breadth48' 0"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Depth in Hold19' 2"Imperial Feet5.7968 
Burthen1,685 1094Tons BM 

Armament


12.1706Broadside Weight = 848 Imperial Pound ( 384.568 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck28 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck28 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

1721Broadside Weight = 1140 Imperial Pound ( 516.99 kg)BWAS-1714
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse28 British 42-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1701750EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1721780EstablishmentBWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.12.1706 - 23.6.1707CaptainWilliam Cleveland ADM 6/9/31BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.12.1706 - 5.5.1707First LieutenantJames Hodsall ADM 6/9/31ADM 6/99.12.1706 - 23.6.1707Third LieutenantIsrael Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/9/31ADM 6/99.12.1706 - 23.6.1707Fourth LieutenantAmbrose Saunders (d.1730/31) ADM 6/9/31ADM 6/920.12.1706 - 23.6.1707Second LieutenantGeorge Colt (c.1680-?) ADM 6/9/33ADM 6/92.1.1706/7 - 23.6.1707Fifth LieutenantBusby Mansell (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/9/37ADM 6/9

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
23.11.1706 - 23.6.1707MidshipmanAlexander Bissett ADM 107/2/204ADM107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
12.12.1706CommissionedB066
23.6.1707

Paid Off

B066
3.7.1718Docked at Chatham for repairB066

 

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