Kent

4989
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.2.1677/78BWAS-1603
Acquired1679B028
First Commissioned25.9.1679
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (1624-1683)B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1697B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck151' 5"Imperial Feet46.0273 
Length of Keel134' 10"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,067Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,064Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 0"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel121' 5"Imperial Feet36.8868 
Breadth40' 1 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,039 7594Tons BM 

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 549.5 Imperial Pound ( 249.1986 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 576.5 Imperial Pound ( 261.4431 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck14 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.9.1679 - 17.11.1679CaptainJohn Perryman (d.1680)BWAS-160326.9.1679 - 10.12.1679CaptainWilliam Faseby (d.1711)B05116.11.1688 - 1689CaptainFrancis Wheler (d.1693/94)B0516.6.1689 - 1693CaptainEdward Good (d.1709/10)B0517.1690 - 1691CaptainPeter Pickard (d.1701/2)BWAS-16031691 - 1692CaptainJohn Neville (d.1697)BWAS-16031693 - 1694CaptainSir Richard EdwardsB05121.1.1694/95 - 1695CaptainJohn Maine ADM 6/3/11ADM 6/317.12.1695 - 2.1.1696/97CaptainFrancis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/3/102B05113.1.1696/97 - 18.5.1697CaptainHovenden Walker (1666-1725) ADM 6/4/61ADM 6/417.6.1697 - 27.2.1700/1CaptainCharles Cornewall (1669-1718) ADM 6/4/104BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1689 - 1689Vice-Admiral of the BlueHenry Killigrew (1652-1712)BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1694/95 - 25.12.1695Second LieutenantStrickland Tyrwhit ADM 6/3/31ADM 6/37.9.1695 - 25.12.1695First LieutenantSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/3/76ADM 6/324.12.1695 - 20.11.1696First LieutenantThomas Miles ADM 6/3/104ADM 6/324.12.1695 - 20.11.1696Second LieutenantDaniel Wheler ADM 6/3/104ADM 6/324.12.1695 - 20.11.1696Third LieutenantDavid Lambert (c.1668-?) ADM 6/3/104ADM 6/321.11.1696 - 18.5.1697First LieutenantJames Miller ADM 6/4/48ADM 6/421.11.1696 - 18.5.1697Second LieutenantJohn Wood ADM 6/4/48ADM 6/421.11.1696 - 20.1.1696/97Third LieutenantWilliam Rodgers ADM 6/4/48ADM 6/43.2.1696/97 - 18.5.1697Third LieutenantThomas Miles ADM 6/4/69ADM 6/4

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.6.1690 - 13.9.1690MidshipmanJohn Blixard (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/130.10.1690 - 22.1.1690/91CoxswainWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 107/1/71ADM 107/123.1.1690/91 - 8.8.1694MidshipmanWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 107/1/71ADM 107/19.2.1690/91 - 4.5.1693MidshipmanJohn Ackworth (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/45ADM 107/16.7.1691 - 23.9.1691MidshipmanJohn Blixard (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/113.9.1693 - 16.12.1693MidshipmanRobert Etterick (c.1674-?) ADM 107/1/49ADM 107/1

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
14.9.1690 - 5.7.1691Able SeamanJohn Blixard (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/121.3.1690/91 - 3.12.1691Able SeamanHenry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 107/1/21ADM 107/16.12.1691 - 25.4.1691VolunteerRichard Haddock (c.1674-1749/50) ADM 107/1/29ADM 107/15.3.1692/93 - 12.9.1693VolunteerRobert Etterick (c.1674-?) ADM 107/1/49ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
25.9.1679

Commissioned only to be moved to Chatham DY

BWAS-1603
1689In the ChannelBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
1693With the Dunkirk squadronBWAS-1603
1695In the SoundingsBWAS-1603
18.5.1697

Paid off

BWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
B032The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984E. H. H. ArchibaldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IIJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
 

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