Jersey -> 1731 Jersey Hulk

Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1701B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardEast Cowes - Isle of Wight B028
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-GunnerB028
Constructor Joseph NyeBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck132' 1"Imperial Feet40.2344 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 2"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 8"Imperial Feet4.0301 
Burthen676 7794Tons BM 


24.11.1698Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1693280Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders

26.2.1700/1 - 20.12.1702Captain Robert Stapleton (d.1702)† ADM 6/6/62BWAS-16038.7.1703 - 23.3.1704/5Captain George Rogers (d.1729) ADM 6/8/129
Confirmed 1.1.1704/5
26.3.1705 - 28.12.1705Captain William Passenger (d.1729) Transfered ADM 6/8/166BWAS-160310.1.1705/6 - 19.1.1706/7Captain John Symonds (d.1706/7)† ADM 6/8/222BWAS-160313.11.1707 - 20.11.1707Captain Walter Pigot (d.1754) ADM 6/9/101BWAS-160321.11.1707 - 29.8.1712Captain Edward Vernon (1684-1757) ADM 6/9/103BWAS-16032.3.1714/15 - 4.3.1714/15Captain William Faulknor (d.1724/25) Transfered ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/128.3.1714/15 - 11.3.1714/15Captain Robert Studley (d.1717) Transfered ADM 6/12/32ADM 6/1229.2.1715/16 - 8.3.1715/16Captain Thomas Scott (d.1725) Transfered ADM 6/12/62ADM 6/1217.9.1716 - 23.11.1717Captain Thomas Smith (d.1718) ADM 6/12/78BWAS-160310.4.1721 - 17.12.1722Captain William Davies (d.1759) ADM 6/13/9BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer

1711Commodore James Littleton (1668-1722/23) TransferedBWAS-1603

23 Commissioned Officers

28.2.1700/1 - 7.7.1703Second Lieutenant George Rogers (d.1729) ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/68.7.1703 - 6.5.1705Second Lieutenant Thomas Saunders Transfered ADM 6/8/174
Confirmed 28.4.1705
ADM 6/8
7.5.1705 - 1.9.1706Second Lieutenant Peter Hussey ADM 6/8/175ADM 6/82.9.1706 - 20.11.1707Second Lieutenant Richard Symonds (d.1740) ADM 6/9/101ADM 6/921.1.1706/7 - 20.11.1707First Lieutenant John Sanders ADM 6/9/101
Confirmed 14.11.1707
ADM 6/9
21.11.1707 - 23.11.1707First Lieutenant George Colt (c.1680-?) Transfered ADM 6/9/103ADM 6/921.11.1707 - 17.12.1708Second Lieutenant James Dore Transfered ADM 6/9/103ADM 6/924.11.1707 - 8.8.1711First Lieutenant Alexander Geddes (d.1750/51) ADM 6/9/104ADM 6/918.12.1708 - 15.6.1709Second Lieutenant Thomas Ashman Transfered ADM 6/11/10
Confirmed 2.12.1709
ADM 6/11
16.6.1709 - 6.7.1711Second Lieutenant John Craford (d.1740) ADM 6/11/16
Confirmed 12.12.1709
ADM 6/11
7.7.1711 - 29.8.1712Second Lieutenant Robert Little ADM 6/11/219
Confirmed 5.8.1712
ADM 6/11
9.8.1711 - 29.8.1712First Lieutenant John Craford (d.1740) ADM 6/11/223
Confirmed 10.9.1712
ADM 6/11
4.3.1714/15 - 11.3.1714/15First Lieutenant Humphrey Haycocke Transfered ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/124.3.1714/15 - 11.3.1714/15Second Lieutenant John Stepney ADM 6/12/31ADM 6/123.3.1715/16 - 8.3.1715/16First Lieutenant Gilbert Wallis (d.1738) Transfered ADM 6/12/63ADM 6/123.3.1715/16 - 8.3.1715/16Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Darkin Transfered ADM 6/12/63ADM 6/1217.9.1716 - 23.11.1717First Lieutenant John Toller (d.1747) ADM 6/12/78ADM 6/1217.9.1716 - 20.2.1716/17Second Lieutenant Yelverton Peyton (d.1748) Transfered ADM 6/12/78ADM 6/1217.9.1716 - 22.2.1716/17Third Lieutenant John Berry ADM 6/12/78ADM 6/1222.2.1716/17 - 23.11.1717Second Lieutenant John Berry ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 17.12.1722First Lieutenant Thomas Langstaffe (d.1742) ADM 6/15/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 17.12.1722Second Lieutenant John Lopdale ADM 6/15/9ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 17.12.1722Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Robert Young (d.1754) ADM 6/15/36ADM 6/13

3 Warrant Officers

1717Cook William Lapthornref:16181717Boatswain John St Loeref:16181717Gunner Robert Chambers (c.1670-?)ref:1618

3 Petty Officers

15.6.1709 - 1.7.1711Volunteer-per-order Matthew Beckwith (d.1728) ADM 107/3/30ADM 107/32.7.1711 - 17.10.1712Midshipman Ordinary Matthew Beckwith (d.1728) ADM 107/3/30ADM 107/318.10.1712 - 27.4.1714Midshipman Matthew Beckwith (d.1728) Transfered ADM 107/3/30ADM 107/3

Service History

1701Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
12.1702At New YorkBWAS-1603
1703Returned homeBWAS-1603
1705Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1603
17.5.1705Sailed from Portsmouth as convoy to "about 30 sail of Merchant-men and Coasters" bound for the DownsBG
1706Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
17.7.1711Action off Cartagena
7.8.1711Capture of the San Joaquín
29.8.1712Paid offADM 51
8.1715Began great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
3.1715/16Completed great repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2967.16.0dBWAS-1603
1717In the Baltic
23.11.1717Paid offADM 51
1721Guardship at Plymouth
17.12.1722Paid offADM 51
1731Renamed Jersey HulkBWAS-1714
8.1731Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels Hulk BWAS-1714
6.1735Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
7.1735Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £881.0.7dBWAS-1603
27.5.1763Deliberately sunk at Plymouth instead of breaking up
2.6.1763Ordered to be broken up


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