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Victory -> 1714 Royal George -> 1715 Victory

5047
Nominal Guns100
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British First Rate ship of the line 'Victory' (1675) (100) 1675-1694
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1691 Renamed "Victory"
Ordered1691
Keel Laid Down1694
Acquired1695
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B065
Designed by
Robert LeeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1681-1698
Constructor
Robert LeeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1681-1698
CategoryFirst Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up4.1721

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck163' 1"Imperial Feet49.6828 
Length of Keel136' 0"Imperial Feet41.4528 
Breadth45' 4"Imperial Feet13.7363 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,486 6394Imperial Feet0.017 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 848 Imperial Pound ( 384.568 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1695780War EstablishmentBWAS-1714
10.1695580Peace EstablishmentBWAS-1714

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.8.1695 - 23.12.1695Captain
Thomas JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1688-1706
ADM 6/3/75
BWAS-1714
23.12.1695 - 31.1.1695/96Captain
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
Transfered ADM 6/3/104
BWAS-1714
1.2.1695/96 - 8.3.1695/96Captain
Gabriel HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1699
ADM 6/3/123
BWAS-1714
9.3.1695/96 - 21.4.1696Captain
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
ADM 6/3/136
ADM 6/3
22.4.1696 - 19.3.1696/97Captain
Thomas JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1688-1706
ADM 6/3/147
ADM 6/3
5.1696 - 22.11.1697Captain
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
BWAS-1714
13.1.1701/2 - 1.2.1701/2Captain
Peter PickardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
2.2.1701/2 - 3.1.1702/3Second Captain
David GreenhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1706
ADM 6/7/4
BWAS-1714
4.1.1702/3 - 11.1.1702/3Captain
John UnderdownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1713
ADM 6/7/70
ADM 6/7
12.1.1702/3 - 25.4.1703Captain
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
BWAS-1714
15.12.1704 - 16.2.1704/5Second Captain
John HartnollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1711
ADM 6/8/121
BWAS-1714
28.9.1715 - 7.11.1715Captain
Rupert BillingsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1716
Transfered ADM 6/12/56
ADM 6/12

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1696 - 1696Vice-Admiral of the Red
Sir Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
ADM 6/3/147
ADM 6/3
5.1696 - 6.12.1696Vice-Admiral
Mathew AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1690
BWAS-1714
2.1703 - 5.1703Rear-Admiral
Sir John MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1703
BWAS-1714

41 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.9.1695 - 23.12.1695First Lieutenant
John MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1705
Transfered ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
27.9.1695 - 25.12.1695Second Lieutenant
Philip BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
28.9.1695 - 29.12.1695Third Lieutenant
Daniel FisbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
28.9.1695 - 11.9.1695Fourth Lieutenant
Robert StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
28.9.1695 - 17.8.1696Fifth Lieutenant
Paul SorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1701
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
30.12.1695 - 6.9.1698Second Lieutenant
William FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
Transfered ADM 6/3/108
ADM 6/3
30.12.1695 - 21.4.1696Third Lieutenant
Richard ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1696
ADM 6/3/108
ADM 6/3
22.4.1696 - 19.2.1696/97First Lieutenant
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/3/148
ADM 6/3
22.4.1696 - 24.9.1696Third Lieutenant
Mark NobleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1702
ADM 6/3/148
ADM 6/3
24.5.1696 - 19.2.1696/97Third Lieutenant
Anthony ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
ADM 6/4/33
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 2.10.1696
ADM 6/4
24.5.1696 - 19.2.1696/97Fifth Lieutenant
John GullinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
ADM 6/4/70
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705

Confirmed 3.2.1696/97
ADM 6/4
12.9.1696 - 22.11.1696Fourth Lieutenant
Daniel WhelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/24
ADM 6/4
23.11.1696 - 19.2.1696/97Fourth Lieutenant
Robert BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1707
ADM 6/4/49
ADM 6/4
20.2.1696/97 - 20.11.1698First Lieutenant
George SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
20.2.1696/97 - 1697Second Lieutenant
Anthony ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
20.2.1696/97 - 1697Third Lieutenant
Robert BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1707
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
20.2.1696/97 - 17.11.1697Fourth Lieutenant
John GullinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
Transfered ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
20.2.1696/97 - 1697Fifth Lieutenant
George FalssumBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
7.9.1697 - 28.10.1697Fifth Lieutenant
Abraham TudorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/4/116
ADM 6/4
29.10.1697 - 31.10.1697Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1701
ADM 6/4/121
ADM 6/4
16.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2First Lieutenant
Unton DeeringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1702
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
20.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant
Philemon PownollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/6/136
ADM 6/6
21.1.1701/2 - 6.2.1701/2Third Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
21.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Fourth Lieutenant
John BrerewoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1712
ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
21.1.1701/2 - 18.2.1701/2Fifth Lieutenant
William SampsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
Transfered ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
6.2.1701/2 - 16.11.1702First Lieutenant
Francis VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/7/7
ADM 6/7
6.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant
John TildselyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
ADM 6/7/7
ADM 6/7
6.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Fourth Lieutenant
William MasonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1727
ADM 6/7/7
ADM 6/7
7.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant
James HodsallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1710
ADM 6/7/7
ADM 6/7
19.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Fifth Lieutenant
The Hon. Henry MordauntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1707
ADM 6/7/12
ADM 6/7
17.11.1702 - 8.7.1703First Lieutenant
Francis VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/7/60
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 14.7.1703Second Lieutenant
John TildselyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 8.6.1703Third Lieutenant
James HodsallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1710
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 19.7.1703Fourth Lieutenant
William MasonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1727
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 25.2.1702/3Fifth Lieutenant
The Hon. Henry MordauntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1707
ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
26.2.1702/3 - 20.6.1703Fifth Lieutenant
George PomeroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1735
Transfered ADM 6/7/96
ADM 6/7
16.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5Second Lieutenant
Henry FranklinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
Transfered ADM 6/8/124
ADM 6/8
16.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5Third Lieutenant
Michael WalfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1713
Transfered ADM 6/8/124
ADM 6/8
16.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5Fourth Lieutenant
William MoncktonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1706
ADM 6/8/124
ADM 6/8
16.12.1704 - 24.1.1704/5Fifth Lieutenant
Charles ConstableBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1716
Transfered ADM 6/8/124
ADM 6/8
19.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5First Lieutenant
Caleb WadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1704-1715
ADM 6/8/123
ADM 6/8

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.4.1695 - 1695Gunner
John BattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/49
ADM 6/3
28.9.1695 - 12.1.1695/96Chaplain
Thomas SkinnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
1696 - 20.1.1695/96Chaplain
James HenwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/118
ADM 6/3
28.2.1695/96 - 1696Gunner
John OrchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/139
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 18.3.1695/96
ADM 6/3
22.4.1696 - 1696Chaplain
Alexander DunlopBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/148
ADM 6/3
1716 - 5.12.1716Boatswain
John BrimsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/12/83
ADM 6/12
1727 - 29.11.1727Carpenter
Samuel FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/13/176
ADM 6/13

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
18.11.1704 - 2.1.1704/5Quartermaster's Mate
Alexander BissettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1709
Transfered ADM 107/2/204
ADM 107/2

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
27.2.1703/4 - 23.4.1704Able Seaman
Henry PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1724
Transfered ADM 107/2/90
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
6.12.1697

Paid off

ADM 33
5.1703Paid offBWAS-1714
26.1.1705

Laid up and crew transfered to the Royal Sovereign

BWAS-1714
16.2.1705

Paid off

ADM 33
27.10.1714Renamed Royal GeorgeBWAS-1714
9.9.1715Renamed VictoryBWAS-1714
6.6.1716Ordered to be taken down to the middle deck.BWAS-1714
7.1716Alteration completed at CorkBWAS-1714
16.3.1720/21Docked at Porstmouth to break upBWAS-1714
4.1721Partly burnt by accident and taken to pieces at Portsmouth to rebuildBWAS-1714

 

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