Salisbury

510
Nominal Guns54
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.12.1695
Launched18.4.1698
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardBaileys Hard - Hampshire
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-Gunner
ConstructorRichard Herring
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured10.4.1703
BecomesFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Le Salisbury' (1703) (50)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck134' 4 ½"Imperial Feet40.8559 
Length of Keel109' 9 ½"Imperial Feet33.2359 
Breadth34' 2"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen681 6794Tons BM 

Armament


18.4.1698Broadside 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

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1699 - 13.1.1701/2CaptainRichard Lestock (d.1713) ADM 6/5/46ADM 6/514.1.1701/2 - 10.4.1703CaptainRichard Cotton (d.1705) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/6

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.5.1699 - 1699First LieutenantRobert Dobson (d.1713) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/510.5.1699 - 1699Second LieutenantPierce Welch (c.1650-1709) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/5

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.12.1700 - 2.3.1700/1Midshipman ExtraYard Eastley (d.1737) ADM 6/6/51ADM 6/6

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
23.12.1699 - 1699MidshipmanCharles Hardy (c.1680-1744) ADM 6/6/20ADM 6/6

Service History


DateEventSource
10.4.1703Action of 10th April 1703

 

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