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Severne
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.12.1694BWAS-1603
Launched16.9.1695BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-Gunner (1693)B028
Constructor
Sir Henry JohnsonBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1681-1709
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild6.1734BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck131' 3"Imperial Feet39.9313 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen683 4194Tons BM 

Armament


16.9.1695Broadside 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
11.1693280Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1695 - 15.12.1696Captain
Sir Richard EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1708
ADM 6/3/74
BWAS-1603
16.12.1696 - 30.6.1698Captain
Richard WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/4/54
BWAS-1603
8.5.1699 - 21.9.1700Captain
Robert FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
BWAS-1603
25.9.1701 - 29.9.1701Captain
Francis DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1725
Transfered ADM 6/6/114
ADM 6/6
30.9.1701 - 7.1.1702/3Captain
Thomas StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ADM 6/6/115
BWAS-1603
8.1.1702/3 - 23.3.1702/3Captain
Charles RichardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1698
† ADM 6/7/73
BWAS-1603
24.3.1702/3 - 12.1.1706/7Captain
Robert HarlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1716
ADM 6/8/198
Confirmed 6.11.1705
BWAS-1603
13.1.1706/7 - 1.10.1712Captain
Humphrey PudnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1712
ADM 6/9/40
BWAS-1603
26.7.1728 - 12.8.1728Captain
William Henry FlemingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1743
ADM 6/13/211
ADM 6/13
13.8.1728 - 29.1.1730/31Captain
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1753
Transfered ADM 6/14/216
BWAS-1603

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.8.1695 - 10.5.1699First Lieutenant
Joshua RoydhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1679-1709
ADM 6/3/72
ADM 6/3
11.11.1695 - 8.1.1696/97Second Lieutenant
John CrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1717
Transfered ADM 6/3/85
ADM 6/3
9.1.1696/97 - 26.2.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Robert DrowndBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1706
Transfered ADM 6/4/60
ADM 6/4
10.5.1699 - 30.9.1701First Lieutenant
Gerrard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 16.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
William OckmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1715
Transfered ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
25.9.1701 - 22.10.1702Second Lieutenant
John HemmingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1747
Transfered ADM 6/6/114
ADM 6/6
1.10.1701 - 24.3.1703/4First Lieutenant
Adam BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
ADM 6/6/115
ADM 6/6
26.3.1704 - 26.8.1706First Lieutenant
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1731
Transfered ADM 6/8/199
Confirmed 6.11.1705
ADM 6/8
26.5.1704 - 3.4.1706Second Lieutenant
Henry HemmingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1744
Transfered ADM 6/8/199
Confirmed 6.11.1705
ADM 6/8
14.1.1706/7 - 17.12.1708First Lieutenant
Gilbert WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1738
ADM 6/9/41
ADM 6/9
14.1.1706/7 - 29.4.1707Second Lieutenant
Gordon CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1712
ADM 6/9/41
ADM 6/9
30.4.1707 - 1.10.1712Second Lieutenant
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1729
ADM 6/10/93
ADM 6/10
18.12.1708 - 1.10.1712First Lieutenant
Thomas HedgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1712
ADM 6/10/93
Confirmed 12.10.1709
ADM 6/10
4.3.1714/15 - 27.5.1718First Lieutenant
Joshua PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1748
ADM 6/12/31
ADM 6/12
4.3.1714/15 - 27.5.1718Second Lieutenant
John ButtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1726
ADM 6/12/31
ADM 6/12
26.7.1728 - 31.1.1730/31First Lieutenant
William KinseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1732
ADM 6/14/211
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 10.4.1729Second Lieutenant
William Henry BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/14/211
ADM 6/13
9.2.1728/29 - 9.6.1730Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1742
ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
12.4.1729 - 31.1.1730/31Second Lieutenant
John WardenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14
10.6.1730 - 29.7.1730Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1735
Transfered ADM 6/14/68
Confirmed 17.2.1730/31
ADM 6/14

9 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.8.1695 - 1695Gunner
Thomas JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/68
ADM 6/3
12.8.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Nicholas EdwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/69
ADM 6/3
12.8.1695 - 27.12.1696Purser
Richard SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/69
ADM 6/3
3.9.1695 - 7.12.1696Boatswain
Jeffery JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/75
ADM 6/3
15.9.1695 - 1695Cook
Robert JeromeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
18.9.1695 - 1695Chaplain
Thomas JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/79
ADM 6/3
8.12.1696 - 16.6.1697Boatswain
George MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/52
ADM 6/4
28.12.1696 - 1696Purser
William NunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/57
ADM 6/4
17.6.1697 - 1697Boatswain
Anthony PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/105
ADM 6/4

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
22.8.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Henry SpoonerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/3/73
ADM 6/3
22.8.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Herbert LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/73
ADM 6/3
2.9.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Thomas AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
3.9.1695 - 29.11.1696Volunteer
John LyonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/75
ADM 6/3
15.12.1696 - 1696Volunteer
James ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/53
ADM 6/4
19.2.1696/97 - 24.6.1696Volunteer
Thomas TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
14.11.1698 - 1.3.1699/1700Midshipman
Thomas HowardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1718
ADM 6/4/107
ADM 6/4
15.3.1699/1700 - 18.1.1701/2Volunteer-per-order
Robert LaconBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1702
ADM 6/6/25
ADM 6/6
16.3.1699/1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-order
Thomas BradleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1739
ADM 6/6/25
ADM 6/6
27.4.1729 - 31.1.1730/31Volunteer-per-order
Denbigh WoodifieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1738
ADM 107/3/321
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
21.5.1730 - 31.1.1730/31Able Seaman
Peter RattenburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1745
ADM 107/3/356
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
26.2.1696/97Took the Privateer
Le Saint Guillaume 1697-1697
French Privateer
in the Channel

1700In the BalticBWAS-1603
21.9.1700

Paid off

ADM 51
1702Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1603
1705Returned homeBWAS-1603
17.10.1705

Paid off

ADM 51
1706Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1710Sailed to NewfoudlandBWAS-1603
4.9.1710Took the Privateer
La Comtesse d'Evreaux 1710-1710
French Privateer
on the Newfoundland Banks

1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
22.3.1710/11Action off Vado
1712Sailed with a Virginia convoyBWAS-1603
1.10.1712

Paid off

ADM 51
1715Recommissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
2.1718Began refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
27.5.1718

Paid off

ADM 51
9.1718Completed refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4817.17.2dBWAS-1603
9.1728Fitted as a guardshipBWAS-1603
10.1728Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1603
1730Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
31.1.1731

Paid off

ADM 51
6.1734Completed breaking up at Plymouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
 
 

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