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Winchester

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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-Gunner (1693)B028
Constructor
John & Richard WellsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1697/98 - 24.5.1699Captain
John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
: on board from 26.3.1698 ADM 6/5/12
BWAS-1603
23.5.1699 - 27.6.1699Captain
Thomas DilkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1707
ADM 6/5/54
BWAS-1603
28.6.1699 - 9.7.1699Captain
Robert WynnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/4
BWAS-1603
12.7.1699 - 15.11.1700Captain
John MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1703
Discharged ADM 6/6/5
BWAS-1603
18.1.1700/1 - 25.7.1703Captain
Richard WyattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1703
ADM 6/6/52
BWAS-1603
26.7.1703 - 4.3.1710/11Captain
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/8/74
Confirmed 21.4.1704
BWAS-1603
5.3.1710/11 - 24.7.1711Captain
Sir Robert JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1722
ADM 6/11/118
ADM 6/11
25.7.1711 - 8.2.1714/15Captain
Tancred RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
ADM 6/11/151
BWAS-1603

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.3.1697/98 - 16.7.1699Second Lieutenant
Thomas WittsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/5/13
ADM 6/5
17.7.1699 - 2.2.1701/2First Lieutenant
Jonas HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/7
ADM 6/6
17.7.1699Second Lieutenant
Peter HusseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
Transfered ADM 6/6/7
ADM 6/6
18.7.1699 - 7.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Francis VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/6/7
ADM 6/6
8.3.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2Second Lieutenant
Thomas StephensonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
21.1.1701/2 - 19.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant
Charles PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
19.2.1701/2 - 2.10.1705First Lieutenant
Edward ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1710
ADM 6/7/11
ADM 6/7
15.1.1704/5 - 26.9.1705Second Lieutenant
Edward StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1717
Transfered ADM 6/8/136
ADM 6/8
3.10.1705 - 3.11.1708First Lieutenant
Nathaniel BelshamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
ADM 6/8/195
ADM 6/8
15.2.1705/6 - 25.3.1706Second Lieutenant
James HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1722
ADM 6/8/230
ADM 6/8
26.3.1706 - 3.11.1708Second Lieutenant
Thomas StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1716
ADM 6/10/43
Confirmed 10.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
4.11.1708 - 30.5.1712First Lieutenant
Thomas StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1716
Transfered ADM 6/10/43
Confirmed 10.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
4.11.1708 - 30.5.1712Second Lieutenant
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1750
ADM 6/10/43
Confirmed 10.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
31.5.1712 - 19.4.1714First Lieutenant
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1750
Transfered ADM 6/11/233
Confirmed 4.12.1712
ADM 6/11
31.5.1712 - 8.2.1714/15Second Lieutenant
Nathaniel TuckerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1743
ADM 6/11/236
Confirmed 16.12.1712
ADM 6/11

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1.1696/97 - 1697Cook
John JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/59
ADM 6/4
1714Boatswain
William SteeleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1714
ref:1618
1714Surgeon
Richard BealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714
ref:1121
1714Master
Jonathan PouldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714
ref:1618
1714 - 1717Cook
John ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1717
ref:1618
bef.1714 - aft.1717Gunner
Hugh HathawayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1717
ref:1618

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.5.1710 - 10.8.1713Volunteer-per-order
Curtis BarnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1756
ADM 107/3/39
ADM 107/3
11.8.1713 - 7.3.1714/15Midshipman
Curtis BarnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1756
Transfered ADM 107/3/39
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
20.11.1698 - 16.1.1699/1700Captain's Servant
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1729
Transfered ADM 107/2/38
ADM 107/2

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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