Victory -> 1714 Royal George -> 1715 Victory

5047
Nominal Guns100
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Victory' (1675) (100)
Ordered1691
Keel Laid Down1694
Acquired1695
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B065
Designed byRobert Lee (d.1698)
ConstructorRobert Lee (d.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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.8.1695 - 23.12.1695CaptainThomas Jennings (d.1723) ADM 6/3/75BWAS-171423.12.1695 - 31.1.1695/96CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716) ADM 6/3/104BWAS-17141.2.1695/96 - 8.3.1695/96CaptainGabriel Hughes (d.1699) ADM 6/3/123BWAS-17149.3.1695/96 - 21.4.1696CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716) ADM 6/3/136ADM 6/322.4.1696 - 19.3.1696/97CaptainThomas Jennings (d.1723) ADM 6/3/147ADM 6/35.1696 - 22.11.1697CaptainEdward WhitakerBWAS-171413.1.1701/2 - 1.2.1701/2CaptainPeter Pickard (d.1701/2) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/62.2.1701/2 - 3.1.1702/3Second CaptainDavid Greenhill (d.1716) ADM 6/7/4BWAS-17144.1.1702/3 - 11.1.1702/3CaptainJohn Underdown (d.1728) ADM 6/7/70ADM 6/712.1.1702/3 - 25.4.1703CaptainChristopher Myngs ADM 6/7/76BWAS-171415.12.1704 - 16.2.1704/5Second CaptainJohn Hartnoll ADM 6/8/121BWAS-171428.9.1715 - 7.11.1715CaptainRupert Billingsley (d.1720) ADM 6/12/56ADM 6/12

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1696 - 1696Vice-Admiral of the RedSir Cloudisley Shovell (1650-1707) ADM 6/3/147ADM 6/35.1696 - 6.12.1696Vice-AdmiralMathew Aylmer (1650-1720)BWAS-17142.1703 - 5.1703Rear-AdmiralSir John Munden (d.1718/19)BWAS-1714

41 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.9.1695 - 23.12.1695First LieutenantJohn Martin ADM 6/3/81ADM 6/327.9.1695 - 25.12.1695Second LieutenantPhilip Browne (d.aft.1702) ADM 6/3/81ADM 6/328.9.1695 - 29.12.1695Third LieutenantDaniel Fisby ADM 6/3/81ADM 6/328.9.1695 - 11.9.1695Fourth LieutenantRobert Stephens ADM 6/3/81ADM 6/328.9.1695 - 17.8.1696Fifth LieutenantPaul Sorrell ADM 6/3/81ADM 6/330.12.1695 - 6.9.1698Second LieutenantWilliam Fairborne (d.1708) ADM 6/3/108ADM 6/330.12.1695 - 21.4.1696Third LieutenantRichard Scott (c.1669-?) ADM 6/3/108ADM 6/322.4.1696 - 19.2.1696/97First LieutenantRobert Hughes (d.1728/29) ADM 6/3/148ADM 6/322.4.1696 - 24.9.1696Third LieutenantMark Noble (c.1660-1701/2) ADM 6/3/148ADM 6/324.5.1696 - 19.2.1696/97Third LieutenantAnthony Elliot ADM 6/4/33
Commission confirmed 2.10.1696
ADM 6/4
24.5.1696 - 19.2.1696/97Fifth LieutenantJohn Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/4/70
Commission confirmed 3.2.1696/97
ADM 6/4
12.9.1696 - 22.11.1696Fourth LieutenantDaniel Wheler ADM 6/4/24ADM 6/423.11.1696 - 19.2.1696/97Fourth LieutenantRobert Bokenham (d.1708) ADM 6/4/49ADM 6/420.2.1696/97 - 20.11.1698First LieutenantGeorge Smith (d.1704) ADM 6/4/75ADM 6/420.2.1696/97 - 1697Second LieutenantAnthony Elliot ADM 6/4/75ADM 6/420.2.1696/97 - 1697Third LieutenantRobert Bokenham (d.1708) ADM 6/4/75ADM 6/420.2.1696/97 - 17.11.1697Fourth LieutenantJohn Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/4/75ADM 6/420.2.1696/97 - 1697Fifth LieutenantGeorge Falssum ADM 6/4/75ADM 6/47.9.1697 - 28.10.1697Fifth LieutenantAbraham Tudor (d.1708/9) ADM 6/4/116ADM 6/429.10.1697 - 31.10.1697Fifth LieutenantThomas Lambert ADM 6/4/121ADM 6/416.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2First LieutenantUnton Deering (d.1706) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/620.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Second LieutenantPhilemon Pownoll ADM 6/6/136ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 6.2.1701/2Third LieutenantJohn James Gaches (d.1748) ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 5.2.1701/2Fourth LieutenantJohn Brerewood ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 18.2.1701/2Fifth LieutenantWilliam Sampson ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/66.2.1701/2 - 16.11.1702First LieutenantFrancis Vaughan (d.1706/7) ADM 6/7/7ADM 6/76.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Second LieutenantJohn Tildsely ADM 6/7/7ADM 6/76.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Fourth LieutenantWilliam Mason (d.1742) ADM 6/7/7ADM 6/77.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Third LieutenantJames Hodsall ADM 6/7/7ADM 6/719.2.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Fifth LieutenantThe Hon. Henry Mordaunt (c.1681-1709/10) ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/717.11.1702 - 8.7.1703First LieutenantFrancis Vaughan (d.1706/7) ADM 6/7/60ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 14.7.1703Second LieutenantJohn Tildsely ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 15.12.1704Third LieutenantJames Hodsall ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 19.7.1703Fourth LieutenantWilliam Mason (d.1742) ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 25.2.1702/3Fifth LieutenantThe Hon. Henry Mordaunt (c.1681-1709/10) ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/726.2.1702/3 - 15.12.1704Fifth LieutenantGeorge Pomeroy ADM 6/7/96ADM 6/716.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5Second LieutenantHenry Franklin ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/816.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5Third LieutenantMichael Walford ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/816.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5Fourth LieutenantWilliam Monckton ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/816.12.1704 - 24.1.1704/5Fifth LieutenantCharles Constable (d.bef.1716) ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/819.12.1704 - 25.1.1704/5First LieutenantCaleb Wade (d.1732) ADM 6/8/123ADM 6/8

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1716 - 5.12.1716BoatswainJohn Brimson (d.bef.1723) ADM 6/12/83ADM 6/121727 - 29.11.1727CarpenterSamuel Fox (d.bef.1737) ADM 6/13/176ADM 6/13

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
18.11.1704 - 2.1.1704/5Quartermaster's MateAlexander Bissett ADM 107/2/204ADM107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
6.12.1697

Paid off

ADM33
5.1703Paid offBWAS-1714
26.1.1705

Laid up and crew transfered to the Royal Sovereign

BWAS-1714
16.2.1705

Paid off

ADM33
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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