Kingston

5005
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.3.1715/16BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down22.7.1716BWAS-1714
Launched9.5.1719BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1.2.1719/20BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Designed byJ BattBWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn NaishBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1736BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 2"Imperial Feet43.8924 
Length of Keel118' 10"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth38' 1 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold15' 5 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Draught Forward10' 5"Imperial Feet3.175 
Draught Aft15' 11"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen918 7694Tons BM 

Armament


1720Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1720240Complement in peaceBWAS-1714
1720365 BWAS-1714

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1719/20 - 30.9.1720CaptainSt John Charlton (d.1742) ADM 6/12/192BWAS-171430.9.1720 - 24.4.1723CaptainNicholas Eaton (d.c.1729) ADM 6/12/233
Commission confirmed 11.1.1720/21
BWAS-1714
13.2.1726/27 - 23.5.1728CaptainSamuel Braithwaite (d.1749) ADM 6/13/133BWAS-171426.7.1728 - 14.12.1729CaptainFrancis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/14/211BWAS-171413.1.1731/32 - 20.2.1731/32CaptainJohn Ogilvie (d.1734) ADM 6/14/97ADM 6/1426.2.1731/32 - 5.9.1735CaptainThomas Trevor (d.1745)BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1731/32 - 1733CommodoreRichard Lestock (1678/79-1748)BWAS-17141733 - 1735CommodoreSir Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750)BWAS-1714

23 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1719/20 - 30.10.1720First LieutenantNathaniel Tucker ADM 6/12/192ADM 6/121.2.1719/20 - 30.10.1720Second LieutenantSamuel Faulknor (d.1744) ADM 6/12/192ADM 6/1231.10.1720 - 24.4.1723First LieutenantSamuel Faulknor (d.1744) ADM 6/12/227
Commission confirmed 28.12.1720
ADM 6/12
1.11.1720 - 9.10.1721Third LieutenantAshby Myngs ADM 6/12/222
Commission confirmed 8.12.1720
ADM 6/12
1.11.1721 - 24.4.1723Second LieutenantMathew Fortescue (d.1748) ADM 6/13/21ADM 6/1310.11.1721 - 24.4.1723Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRoach Faulknor ADM 6/13/22ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 23.5.1728First LieutenantJames Fellows (d.1742) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 23.5.1728Second LieutenantRalph Archbold ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 17.8.1727Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsPhilip Bowchier ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1318.8.1727 - 23.5.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsWilliam Carter (d.1743) ADM 6/14/206
Commission confirmed 25.5.1728
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 15.4.1729First LieutenantJohn Craford (d.1740) ADM 6/14/211ADM 6/1326.7.1728 - 1.4.1729Second LieutenantSamuel Faulknor (d.1744) ADM 6/14/211ADM 6/139.2.1728/29 - 14.12.1729Third LieutenantSamuel Goddard (d.1762) ADM 6/14/11ADM 6/142.4.1729 - 24.7.1729Second LieutenantCharles Fanshawe (d.1757) ADM 6/14/20ADM 6/143.5.1729 - 14.12.1729First LieutenantLuke Richardson (d.1739) ADM 6/14/27ADM 6/1425.7.1729 - 14.12.1729Second LieutenantWright Morrice (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/14/32ADM 6/1413.1.1731/32 - 23.12.1732First LieutenantJohn Jackson (d.1733) ADM 6/14/97ADM 6/1413.1.1731/32 - 3.3.1731/32Second LieutenantWilliam Clement Bladwell (1703-1783) ADM 6/14/97ADM 6/143.3.1731/32 - 12.4.1733Second LieutenantCharles Wyndham (d.1747) ADM 6/14/103ADM 6/1424.12.1732 - 12.4.1733First LieutenantEdward Hawke (1704/5-1781) ADM 6/14/194DB01513.4.1733 - 5.9.1735First LieutenantThomas Swanton (d.1744) ADM 6/14/219
Commission confirmed 26.8.1735
ADM 6/14
14.4.1733 - 11.5.1734Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsWilliam Knight (d.1744) ADM 6/14/222
Commission confirmed 18.9.1735
ADM 6/14
12.5.1734 - 5.9.1735Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsAndrew Hawes (d.1741) ADM 6/15/220
Commission confirmed 2.9.1735
ADM 6/14

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.3.1731/32 - 1732Midshipman ExtraJames Peers (d.1746) ADM 6/14/103ADM 6/141.7.1732 - 1732Midshipman ExtraWilliam Boutflower (d.1733) ADM 6/14/117ADM 6/141733 - 12.11.1733CarpenterJames Croucher ADM 6/14/154ADM 6/14

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1.1719/20 - 22.6.1720MidshipmanWilliam Luther (d.1735) ADM 107/3/122ADM107/320.5.1734 - 5.9.1735MidshipmanGeorge Rawlings (c.1710-?) ADM 107/3/296ADM107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
13.8.1733 - 19.5.1734Able SeamanGeorge Rawlings (c.1710-?) ADM 107/3/296ADM107/320.12.1733 - 28.2.1733/34Able SeamanJohn Couchman (c.1714-1742) ADM 107/3/315ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1719Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.5.1719Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12082.17.3dBWAS-1714
1720Norris's fleet in the BalticBWAS-1714
1720Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4077.8.9dBWAS-1714
1722Sailed to Jamaica carrying the Duke of PortlandBWAS-1714
24.4.1723Paid offADM 51
1727In the StraitsBWAS-1714
23.5.1728

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 106
11.1728Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1729fittingBWAS-1714
14.12.1729Paid offADM 51
1731Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1732Recommissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1732Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1735Sailed homeBWAS-1714
5.9.1735Paid offADM 51


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
 

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