London

5040
Nominal Guns96B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Loyal London' (1666) (80)
Acquired1670B065
ShipyardDeptford - London B065
Constructor Jonas Shish (d.1674/75)B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild1706BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'London' (1706) (100)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel129' 0"Imperial Feet39.3192 
Breadth43' 9"Imperial Feet13.1826 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,328Tons BM 

Armament


1696Broadside Weight = 1018 Imperial Pound ( 461.663 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck24 British Cannon of 7
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck30 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1670Captain John Tinker (d.1670)B0515.1.1672 - 11.8.1672Vice-Admiral of the RedSir Edward Spragg (d.1673) Transferedref:12131673Captain William HoldenB0517.1673 - 1673Captain Thomas ElliottB0511692Captain Mathew Aylmer (1650-1720)TRN227.2.1692/93 - 1693Captain Christopher Mason: on board from 14.3.1692/93 ADM 106/436/32ADM 1066.3.1694/95 - 22.12.1695Captain Stafford Fairborne (d.1716) Transfered ADM 6/3/38ADM 6/324.12.1695 - 11.6.1696Captain Thomas Jennings (d.1723) ADM 6/3/104ADM 6/312.6.1696 - 2.10.1697Captain John Munden (d.1718/19) ADM 6/4/47
Confirmed 20.11.1696
ADM 6/4

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1693 - 12.7.1693Admiral of the BlueSir John Ashby (d.1693)

23 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1670Lieutenant John FlawesB0511672 - 1673Lieutenant George Rooke (1650-1708/9)ODNB1672First Lieutenant John Robinson (d.1690)B0511673 - 16.3.1674/75Third Lieutenant John KirkeB05118.4.1695 - 11.9.1695Fifth Lieutenant Richard Scott (c.1669-?) ADM 6/3/51ADM 6/37.5.1695 - 3.3.1695/96First Lieutenant Nathaniel Symonds ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/37.5.1695 - 10.11.1695Second Lieutenant Charles Richards (d.1702/3) ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/37.5.1695 - 3.9.1695Third Lieutenant Richard Hughes (1670-1756) Transfered ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/37.5.1695 - 11.9.1695Acting Fourth Lieutenant Francis Drake (c.1669-1726) ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/312.9.1695 - 2.2.1695/96Third Lieutenant Francis Drake (c.1669-1726) Transfered ADM 6/3/77ADM 6/312.9.1695 - 29.12.1695Acting Fourth Lieutenant Richard Scott (c.1669-?) ADM 6/3/77ADM 6/312.9.1695 - 27.1.1695/96Fifth Lieutenant Charles Christian ADM 6/3/77ADM 6/311.11.1695 - 1.3.1695/96Second Lieutenant Thomas Richards ADM 6/3/91ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 24.1.1696/97First Lieutenant Hercules Mitchell (d.1705) Transfered ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 8.5.1699Second Lieutenant Philip Browne (d.aft.1702) ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 3.6.1696Third Lieutenant Ralph Barrow ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 7.1.1695/96Acting Fourth Lieutenant John Tildsely ADM 6/3/106
Confirmed 11.1.1696/97
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 7.8.1696Fifth Lieutenant John Berkeley ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/38.1.1695/96 - 2.10.1697Third Lieutenant John Tildsely ADM 6/4/61ADM 6/48.8.1696 - 2.10.1697Fifth Lieutenant John Berkeley ADM 6/4/98
Confirmed 18.5.1697
ADM 6/4
9.8.1696 - 2.10.1697First Lieutenant Richard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/4/34
Confirmed 12.10.1696
ADM 6/4
9.8.1696 - 2.10.1697Acting Fourth Lieutenant Francis Vaughan (d.1706/7) ADM 6/4/47
Confirmed 20.11.1696
ADM 6/4
10.3.1696/97 - 2.10.1697Second Lieutenant Robert Hobbs ADM 6/4/84ADM 6/4

7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
20.7.1691 - 29.4.1692Master's Mate Jasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 107/1/77ADM 107/123.4.1692 - 18.6.1695Midshipman George Heyboo (c.1662-?) ADM 107/1/99ADM 107/112.5.1693 - 24.12.1694Midshipman Benjamin Devonshire (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/81ADM 107/126.6.1693 - 8.1.1693/94Master's Mate Richard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/123.7.1693 - 19.4.1695Master's Mate John Humphreys ADM 107/1/90ADM 107/116.11.1694 - 4.4.1695Midshipman Robert Haswell (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/87ADM 107/14.5.1695 - 23.8.1695Midshipman Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/1

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
26.7.1691 - 26.8.1692Volunteer Peter Fountaine (c.1670-?) ADM 107/1/12ADM 107/17.1692 - 2.1693Volunteer William Clarke (c.1666-1727) ADM 107/1/46ADM 107/124.7.1694 - 15.11.1694Able Seaman Robert Haswell (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/87ADM 107/124.2.1694/95 - 3.5.1695Able Seaman Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/1

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
12.1688In repairTRN2
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.10.1697Paid offADM 51
6.3.1701/2Ordered to be rebuiltBWAS-1793

 

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