Nominal Guns54
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-Gunner
Constructor Richard Herring
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
BecomesFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Le Salisbury' (1703) (50)


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 


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

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

2 Commissioned Officers

9.5.1699 - 10.4.1703First Lieutenant Robert Dobson (d.1713) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/510.5.1699 - 10.4.1703Second Lieutenant Pierce Welch (c.1650-1709) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/5

2 Warrant Officers

2.12.1696 - 20.2.1698/99Purser Nicholas BestADM/A17.12.1700 - 2.3.1700/1Midshipman Extra Yard Eastley (d.1737) ADM 6/6/51ADM 6/6

Service History

10.4.1703Action of 10th April 1703


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