Royal Katherine -> 1706 Ramillies

Nominal Guns96BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Royal Katherine' (1664) (84)
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Designed by Elias WaffeBWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas PoddBWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1741BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Ramillies' (1749) (90)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck160' 0"Imperial Feet48.768 
Length of Keel132' 6"Imperial Feet40.2384 
Breadth44' 6"Imperial Feet13.4493 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,395 6294Tons BM 


8.1703Broadside Weight = 821 Imperial Pound ( 372.3235 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

9 Ship Commanders

30.7.1703 - 15.8.1703Captain Henry Haughton (d.1703) Transfered ADM 6/8/8BWAS-171426.8.1703 - 25.8.1703Captain James Wishart (d.1723) ADM 6/8/14BWAS-171426.8.1703 - 7.12.1704Captain John Fletcher (d.1704/5) Transfered ADM 6/8/14BWAS-171419.12.1705 - 15.1.1705/6Captain Isaac Townsend (d.1731) ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/816.1.1705/6 - 3.12.1706Captain Archibald Hamilton (c.1673-1754) ADM 6/8/222BWAS-17144.12.1706 - 20.12.1706Captain Archibald Hamilton (c.1673-1754) ADM 6/9/30ADM 6/921.12.1706 - 20.10.1707Captain Archibald Hamilton (c.1673-1754) ADM 6/9/36ADM 6/919.1.1707/8 - 21.12.1708Captain Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) ADM 6/9/125ADM 6/922.12.1708 - 20.9.1709Captain Jasper Hicks (d.1714) ADM 6/10/15ADM 6/10

2 Flag Officers

1.1704 - 2.1705Admiral of the FleetSir George Rooke (1650-1708/9)BWAS-17148.1.1703/4 - 2.1705Rear-Admiral of the Blue James Wishart (d.1723)BWAS-1714

45 Commissioned Officers

5.10.1702 - 13.11.1702Fifth Lieutenant George Doyley (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/7/54ADM 6/730.7.1703 - 26.8.1703First Lieutenant John Lowen (d.1711) ADM 6/8/8ADM 6/830.7.1703 - 25.8.1703Second Lieutenant William Cawley (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/8/8ADM 6/830.7.1703 - 26.8.1703Third Lieutenant James Gunman (1677-1756) Transfered ADM 6/8/8ADM 6/830.7.1703 - 25.8.1703Acting Fourth Lieutenant Henry Spooner Transfered ADM 6/8/8ADM 6/830.7.1703 - 25.8.1703Fifth Lieutenant Walter Bell (c.1658-1711) Transfered ADM 6/8/8ADM 6/826.8.1703 - 2.1.1703/4First Lieutenant Edmund Hicks (d.1708) ADM 6/8/14ADM 6/826.8.1703 - 15.8.1704Second Lieutenant James Moneypenny (d.1723) ADM 6/8/14ADM 6/826.8.1703 - 27.10.1704Third Lieutenant Philip Stanhope (d.1708) ADM 6/8/14ADM 6/826.8.1703 - 6.11.1704Acting Fourth Lieutenant Charles Stewart ADM 6/8/14ADM 6/826.8.1703 - 30.9.1703Fifth Lieutenant John Lowen (d.1711) ADM 6/8/14ADM 6/87.11.1704 - 7.12.1704First Lieutenant William Ockman (c.1670-1740) Transfered ADM 6/8/108ADM 6/87.11.1704 - 7.12.1704Second Lieutenant Charles Howard (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/8/108ADM 6/87.11.1704 - 7.12.1704Third Lieutenant George Lumley (c.1671-1710) Transfered ADM 6/8/108ADM 6/87.11.1704 - 7.12.1704Acting Fourth Lieutenant Nicholas Saule (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/8/108ADM 6/87.11.1704 - 18.12.1705Fifth Lieutenant Robert Cashe ADM 6/8/108ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 13.9.1706First Lieutenant William Collier (d.1736) Transfered ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 18.2.1705/6Second Lieutenant Thomas Teddiman (d.1752) ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 13.9.1706Third Lieutenant George Protheroe (c.1674-?) Transfered ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 3.12.1706Acting Fourth Lieutenant Alexander Gordon ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 27.9.1706Fifth Lieutenant Thomas Beverley (d.1721) Transfered ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.2.1705/6 - 8.4.1706Second Lieutenant Thomas Egerton ADM 6/8/230ADM 6/89.4.1706 - 13.9.1706Second Lieutenant George Colt (c.1680-?) Transfered ADM 6/8/249ADM 6/84.12.1706 - 18.12.1706First Lieutenant William Collier (d.1736) Discharged ADM 6/9/30ADM 6/95.12.1706 - 18.12.1706Second Lieutenant George Colt (c.1680-?) Transfered ADM 6/9/30ADM 6/95.12.1706 - 18.12.1706Third Lieutenant George Protheroe (c.1674-?) ADM 6/9/30ADM 6/95.12.1706 - 18.12.1706Acting Fourth Lieutenant William Payne (d.1707) ADM 6/9/30ADM 6/921.12.1706 - 20.10.1707Second Lieutenant George Protheroe (c.1674-?) ADM 6/9/34ADM 6/923.12.1706 - 26.6.1707Third Lieutenant William Payne (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/9/36ADM 6/94.1.1706/7 - 19.8.1707Acting Fourth Lieutenant Francis Ingoldsby ADM 6/9/38ADM 6/99.1.1706/7 - 20.10.1707First Lieutenant William Collier (d.1736) ADM 6/9/40ADM 6/93.2.1706/7 - 19.8.1707Fifth Lieutenant Thomas Rue ADM 6/9/45ADM 6/927.6.1707 - 18.8.1707Third Lieutenant Henry Lawson (d.bef.1734) Transfered ADM 6/9/79ADM 6/920.8.1707 - 20.10.1707Third Lieutenant Francis Ingoldsby ADM 6/9/89ADM 6/920.8.1707 - 20.10.1707Acting Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Rue ADM 6/9/89ADM 6/920.8.1707 - 20.10.1707Fifth Lieutenant George Hitchcock ADM 6/9/89ADM 6/928.12.1708 - 20.9.1709First Lieutenant George Squire ADM 6/10/18ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 20.9.1709Second Lieutenant John Brerewood ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 22.2.1708/9Third Lieutenant John Fitton Transfered ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 30.1.1708/9Acting Fourth Lieutenant Robert Munford Transfered ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 18.3.1708/9Fifth Lieutenant David Compton Transfered ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1031.1.1708/9 - 18.5.1709Acting Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Durell (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/10/30ADM 6/1023.2.1708/9 - 20.9.1709Third Lieutenant William Thomas ADM 6/10/35ADM 6/1019.3.1708/9 - 15.9.1709Fifth Lieutenant Erasmus Phillips (c.1669-1719) ADM 6/10/46ADM 6/1019.5.1709 - 20.9.1709Acting Fourth Lieutenant Richard Harnage ADM 6/10/61ADM 6/10

1 Petty Officer

13.1.1708/9 - 20.9.1709Midshipman Leonard Hickes ADM 107/3/6ADM 107/3

Service History

21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
8.5.1706Paid off and placed in ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
18.12.1706Renamed RamilliesBWAS-1714
24.8.1709Placed in ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1714
18.12.1709Ordered to be paid offBWAS-1714
18.12.1709Ordered to be recommissioned, but remained in ordinaryBWAS-1603
10.1712Began large repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1603
11.1713Completed large repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £14887.2.5dBWAS-1603
1737Ordered to be rebuiltBWAS-1714
8.1741Broken up for rebuild at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


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