Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorThe Royal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Sérieux' (1740)
First Commissioned1747/11
ShipyardToulon NNF-1715
ConstructorJoseph-Marie-Blaise CoulombNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Broken Up1765/08/02BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278
Length of Keel124' 11 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112
Depth in Hold19' 4 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039
Burthen1,286 7694Tons BM


1747/11Broadside Weight = 510 Imperial Pound ( 231.285 kg) BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1748/11140as a guardshipBWAS-1714


1747/111752/11CaptainWilliam ParryBWAS-1714
1755/091757CaptainJames YoungBWAS-1714
1757/06/191759/10CaptainEdward PrattenBWAS-1714
1759/101761CaptainJervis MaplesdenBWAS-1714
17611763/08CaptainJohn HaleBWAS-1714

Service History

DateEvent Source
1747/05/20Sureveyed at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1747/08/19Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1747/08/20Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1748/03Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £10348.15.10dBWAS-1714
1748/11/22Reduced to a guardshipBWAS-1714
1749Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1750Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1751Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1752Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1714
1752/11Paid offBWAS-1714
1756/04/06Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1756/05/20Battle of Minorca 
1757/04Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
1757/06/18Re-classed as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line  
1757/08Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £8842.0.4dBWAS-1714
1759/02/16Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1759/08/18Battle of Lagos Bay 
1759/11/20Battle of Quiberon Bay 
1761/08/14Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
1762/06/06Operations against Havanna 
1763/08Paid offBWAS-1714
1765/08/02Break up completed at Chatham for £644.10.2dBWAS-1714


BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1715 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
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