Nominal Guns70B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down25.6.1677BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1690B065
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B065
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB065
ConstructorJohn Shish (d.1686)B065
CategoryThird RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild1699B065
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Lennox' (1701) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278 
Length of Keel131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Breadth39' 8"Imperial Feet11.9098 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,096Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 6"Imperial Feet46.0278 
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth39' 10"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,012 7494Tons BM 


1688Broadside Weight = 549.5 Imperial Pound ( 249.1986 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 568 Imperial Pound ( 257.588 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck38 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 559 Imperial Pound ( 253.5065 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Demi-Culverin Cutts
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

6 Commanding Officers

1690CaptainJohn Granville (d.1702/3)TRN21692CaptainJohn Munden (d.1718/19)TRN21693 - 1694CaptainWilliam KerrBWAS-16031694 - 1695CaptainChristopher MyngsBWAS-160330.8.1695 - 15.11.1696CaptainCharles Guy (d.1697) ADM 6/3/73ADM 6/316.11.1696 - 11.11.1797CaptainJames Greenway (d.1703): on board from 24.11.1696 ADM 6/4/45BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers

1.6.1694 - 27.9.1695Second LieutenantDaniel Fisby ADM 6/3/37ADM 6/31.12.1694 - 16.11.1696First LieutenantEdward Hopson (1671-1728) ADM 6/3/40ADM 6/317.4.1695 - 15.2.1695/96Third LieutenantJames Willson ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/315.2.1695/96 - 17.6.1696Third LieutenantJohn Rose (d.1731) ADM 6/3/130ADM 6/316.11.1696 - 11.11.1697First LieutenantCharles Churcher ADM 6/4/45ADM 6/416.11.1696 - 3.5.1697Second LieutenantRobert Jackson (c.1668-1726) ADM 6/4/46ADM 6/416.11.1696 - 22.11.1696Third LieutenantRobert Bokenham (d.1708) ADM 6/4/46ADM 6/423.11.1696 - 11.11.1697Third LieutenantDaniel Wheler ADM 6/4/49ADM 6/427.1.1696/97 - 11.11.1697Second LieutenantDaniel Fisby ADM 6/4/66ADM 6/4

5 Petty Officers

28.5.1692 - 30.9.1692MidshipmanJohn Aston (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/55ADM 107/121.2.1693 - 12.3.1694MidshipmanSudbury Duncomb (c.1661-?) ADM 107/1/64ADM 107/120.4.1693 - 30.1.1693/94MidshipmanGeorge Lumley (c.1671-1710) ADM 107/1/58ADM 107/120.5.1693 - 21.12.1693MidshipmanJames Smith (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/88ADM 107/17.4.1694 - 25.8.1694MidshipmanJohn Wyatt (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/83ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen

3.3.1689/90 - 9.2.1690/91VolunteerJohn Ackworth (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/46ADM 107/122.9.1692 - 6.4.1694VolunteerJohn Wyatt (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/83ADM 107/129.4.1693 - 19.5.1693Able SeamanJames Smith (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/88ADM 107/1

Service History

30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
11.11.1697Paid offADM 51


B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B032The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984E. H. H. ArchibaldBook
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive

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