Nominal Guns50B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPlymouth - Devon BWAS-1603
Constructor Jacob FlintBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild6.1719B028
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Anglesea' (1725) (40)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck125' 0"Imperial Feet38.1 
Length of Keel106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Breadth33' 2"Imperial Feet10.0753 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen620 2194Tons BM 


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

9 Commanding Officers

aft.17.4.1694 - 4.5.1695Captain William Power (d.1703)BWAS-16035.5.1695 - 15.1.1698/99Captain William Caldwell (d.1718) ADM 6/3/54ADM 6/316.1.1698/99 - 25.8.1701Captain James Littleton (1668-1722/23) ADM 6/5/38BWAS-160319.5.1702 - 23.9.1702Captain Baron Wylde (d.1735) ADM 6/7/36BWAS-160324.9.1702 - 23.10.1703Captain John Moses (d.1703)† ADM 6/7/55BWAS-160320.10.1703 - 24.4.1710Captain Henry Partington (d.1738/39) ADM 6/8/96
Commission confirmed 27.9.1704
25.5.1710 - 28.2.1711/12Captain Thomas Legge (d.1711/12)† ADM 6/11/47BWAS-160324.6.1712 - 13.12.1714CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/11/213BWAS-160314.12.1714 - 29.2.1715/16CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/12

24 Commissioned Officers

5.2.1694/95 - 11.2.1694/95Second Lieutenant John Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 6/3/33ADM 6/314.2.1694/95 - 25.8.1701First Lieutenant William Cock ADM 6/3/36ADM 6/314.5.1698 - 24.11.1700Second Lieutenant Phillip Hide ADM 6/5/20ADM 6/525.11.1700 - 25.8.1701Second Lieutenant Robert Harland (1685-1751) ADM 6/6/113
Commission confirmed 5.9.1701
ADM 6/6
21.5.1702 - 18.9.1702First Lieutenant Philemon Pownoll ADM 6/7/36ADM 6/728.5.1702 - 11.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750) ADM 6/7/38ADM 6/719.9.1702 - 23.11.1703First Lieutenant Harcott Meese ADM 6/7/54ADM 6/712.1.1702/3 - 23.11.1703Second Lieutenant Walter Cooper ADM 6/8/96
Commission confirmed 29.9.1704
ADM 6/8
24.11.1703 - 17.3.1706/7First Lieutenant Walter Cooper ADM 6/8/96
Commission confirmed 29.9.1704
ADM 6/8
10.1.1703/4 - 31.5.1704Second Lieutenant Thomas Mister ADM 6/8/228
Commission confirmed 2.2.1705/6
ADM 6/8
10.6.1704 - 15.8.1706Second Lieutenant Stephen Forster ADM 6/8/97
Commission confirmed 29.9.1704
ADM 6/8
17.3.1706/7 - 10.3.1708/9First Lieutenant Stephen Forster ADM 6/9/133
Commission confirmed 3.2.1707/8
ADM 6/9
17.3.1706/7 - 9.3.1707/8Second Lieutenant Francis Willis (d.1721) ADM 6/9/133ADM 6/910.3.1707/8 - 9.3.1708/9Second Lieutenant Dalby Thomas ADM 6/9/144ADM 6/910.3.1708/9 - 24.5.1710Second Lieutenant Walter Ross ADM 6/10/41ADM 6/1011.3.1708/9 - 24.5.1710First Lieutenant Thomas Stringer ADM 6/10/41ADM 6/1025.5.1710 - 23.6.1712First Lieutenant Walter Ross ADM 6/11/47ADM 6/1125.5.1710 - 18.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant John Ogilvie ADM 6/11/47ADM 6/1119.2.1710/11 - 11.12.1714Second Lieutenant George Legg (d.1725) ADM 6/11/219
Commission confirmed 6.8.1712
ADM 6/11
28.2.1711/12 - 9.3.1711/12Second Lieutenant William Stewart (d.1711/12)† ADM 6/11/218
Commission confirmed 3.8.1712
ADM 6/11
24.6.1712 - 13.12.1714First Lieutenant John Ogilvie ADM 6/11/214ADM 6/1114.12.1714 - 28.4.1716First Lieutenant John Ogilvie ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1214.12.1714 - 4.10.1715Second Lieutenant George Legg (d.1725) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1221.2.1714/15 - 28.4.1716Second Lieutenant Thomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/12/68
Commission confirmed 28.4.1716
ADM 6/12

6 Warrant Officers

17.12.1694 - 1694Boatswain Joseph HallADM/A26.12.1694 - 1694Carpenter Richard BayleyADM/A1697 - 1.2.1696/97Purser Richard BurdettADM/A2.2.1696/97 - 1697Purser Richard MorleyADM/A26.1.1713/14 - 3.3.1714/15Midshipman Extra Thomas Wilcocks (d.1741) ADM 6/11/282ADM 6/111719 - 1.5.1719Surgeon Thomas Scott (d.bef.1725) ADM 6/12/166ADM 6/12

2 Petty Officers

25.4.1705 - 3.7.1707Volunteer-per-order Charles Redman ADM 107/2/264ADM107/24.7.1707 - 19.3.1707/8Midshipman Charles Redman ADM 107/2/264ADM107/2

Service History

1694Commissioned for Channel cruisingBWAS-1603
28.9.1694Took the Privateer Le Saint Nicholas (20) in the Channel

Arrived at Plymouth bringing in a privateer of 26 guns

ADM 106
15.10.1694Took the Privateer Le Saint Louis (30) in the Channel

Plymouth . The Anglesea has brought in a privateer of 38 guns named the St. Louis of Bordeaux. The privateer previously took the Pembroke.

ADM 106
19.4.1696Took the Privateer Le Saint Jean Baptiste
8.6.1696Took the Privateer La Perrine
13.8.1696Took the Privateer La Bergère
1698Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1603
25.8.1701Paid offADM 51
1703Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1704In home watersBWAS-1603
1705In home watersBWAS-1603
1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1709In the North SeaBWAS-1603
29.11.1709Paid offADM33
1710Sailed for Guinea nad then to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
7.8.1711Capture of the San Joaquín
16.11.1711Took the Privateer L'Espérance (24)
1712In home watersBWAS-1603
31.3.1712Took the Frégate-Vaisseau de 2ème Ordre (Demi-Batterie) Le Scarborough (32)
1713Sailed to the "South Seas" on company serviceBWAS-1603
1715At CartagenaBWAS-1603

Paid off

ADM 51
1.1719Docked at Chatahm for a Great Repairt which became a rebuildBWAS-1603
6.1719Refitted as a 40 gun Fifth Rate


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