Winchester

507
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.12.1695BWAS-1603
Launched17.3.1697/98BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-GunnerB028
Constructor John & Richard WellsBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild10.7.1716B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel107' 5"Imperial Feet32.6317 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold13' 7"Imperial Feet4.0217 
Burthen673 4894Tons BM 

Armament


17.3.1697/98Broadside 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

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1697/98 - 24.5.1699CaptainSir John Norris (1670-1749): on board from 26.3.1698 ADM 6/5/12BWAS-160323.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Captain Thomas Dilkes (d.1706) ADM 6/5/54BWAS-160328.6.1699 - 9.7.1699Captain Robert Wynn ADM 6/6/4BWAS-160312.7.1699 - 15.11.1700Captain John Munden (d.1718/19) ADM 6/6/5BWAS-160318.1.1700/1 - 25.7.1703Captain Richard Wyatt (d.1703) ADM 6/6/52BWAS-160326.7.1703 - 4.3.1710/11Captain Robert Hughes (d.1728/29) ADM 6/8/74
Commission confirmed 21.4.1704
BWAS-1603
5.3.1710/11 - 24.7.1711CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/11/118ADM 6/1125.7.1711 - 8.2.1714/15CaptainSir Tancred Robinson (d.1754) ADM 6/11/151BWAS-1603

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1697/98 - 16.7.1699Second Lieutenant Thomas Witts (d.1707) ADM 6/5/13ADM 6/517.7.1699 - 2.2.1701/2First Lieutenant Jonas Hanway (d.1737) ADM 6/6/7ADM 6/617.7.1699Second Lieutenant Peter Hussey ADM 6/6/7ADM 6/618.7.1699 - 7.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant Francis Vaughan (d.1706/7) ADM 6/6/7ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2Second Lieutenant Thomas Stephenson ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 19.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant Charles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/619.2.1701/2 - 2.10.1705First Lieutenant Edward Thompson ADM 6/7/11ADM 6/715.1.1704/5 - 26.9.1705Second Lieutenant Edward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/136ADM 6/83.10.1705 - 3.11.1708First Lieutenant Nathaniel Belsham (c.1672-?) ADM 6/8/195ADM 6/815.2.1705/6 - 25.3.1706Second Lieutenant James Hanway (d.1727) ADM 6/8/230ADM 6/826.3.1706 - 3.11.1708Second Lieutenant Thomas Storey ADM 6/10/43
Commission confirmed 10.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
4.11.1708 - 30.5.1712First Lieutenant Thomas Storey ADM 6/10/43
Commission confirmed 10.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
4.11.1708 - 30.5.1712Second Lieutenant Edmund Williams (d.1751/52) ADM 6/10/43
Commission confirmed 10.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
31.5.1712 - 19.4.1714First Lieutenant Edmund Williams (d.1751/52) ADM 6/11/233
Commission confirmed 4.12.1712
ADM 6/11
31.5.1712 - 8.2.1714/15Second Lieutenant Nathaniel Tucker ADM 6/11/236
Commission confirmed 16.12.1712
ADM 6/11

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1714Master Jonathan Pouldingref:16181714Surgeon Richard Bealeref:11211714Boatswain William Steeleref:16181714 - 1717Cook John Thomasref:1618bef.1714 - aft.1717Gunner Hugh Hathawayref:1618

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.5.1710 - 10.8.1713Volunteer-per-order Curtis Barnet (d.1746) ADM 107/3/39ADM 107/311.8.1713 - 7.3.1714/15Midshipman Curtis Barnet (d.1746) ADM 107/3/39ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1698Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1700Sailed for SaleeBWAS-1603
1700In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1703Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1707Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1709Returned homeBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
27.11.1709Took a Flushing privateerBWAS-1603
1712Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
12.1714Paid offBWAS-1603
10.7.1716Docked at Plymouth to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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