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Nominal Guns100B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1667BWAS-1603
Launched3.12.1670BWAS-1603
First Commissioned15.1.1671/72B065
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B065
ConstructorPhineus Pett (1628-1678)B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild1692B065
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Royal William' (1692) (100)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Breadth44' 10"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,403Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck167' 3"Imperial Feet50.9027 
Length of Keel131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Breadth44' 9"Imperial Feet13.4684 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Draught Aft20' 9"Imperial Feet6.3246 
Burthen1,395Tons BM 

Armament


1677Broadside Weight = 968.5 Imperial Pound ( 439.2151 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Cannon of 7
Middle Gun Deck28 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck28 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 972 Imperial Pound ( 440.802 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck32 British Culverin
Gun Deck40 British Demi-Culverin

1688Broadside Weight = 954 Imperial Pound ( 432.639 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck40 British Demi-Culverin

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1670780Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1670670Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1670560Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672CaptainSir John Cox (d.1672)BWAS-160329.5.1672 - 1672CaptainJohn Narborough (1640-1688)B0517.2.1672/73 - 11.8.1673UnknownThomas Fowler (d.1687)BWAS-160311.8.1673 - 6.8.1673CaptainThomas Fowler (d.1687)BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.1.1671/72 - 7.6.1672UnknownSir James Stuart (Duke of York) (1633-1701)TRN27.2.1672/73 - 11.8.1673Admiral of the BlueSir Edward Spragg (d.1673)BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.1.1671/72 - 4.1672LieutenantChristopher Gunman (1634-1685)B05115.1.1671/72 - 4.1672Third LieutenantEdward Russell (1653-1727)B0511673LieutenantGeorge Rooke (1650-1708/9)B051

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1669 - 9.1673GunnerRichard Leake (1629-1690)ref:1059

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1689 - 1691MidshipmanIsaac Cooke (c.1668-1712) ADM 107/1/17ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1672 - 28.5.1672VolunteerRichard Nicholls (1624-1672)ref:764

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel

 

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