Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1700B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Ship Class1694 Programme 54-GunnerB028
ConstructorJ BattB028
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up4.11.1726BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 1 ½"Imperial Feet39.6367 
Length of Keel110' 3"Imperial Feet33.5356 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold13' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen691 2694Tons BM 


29.9.1699Broadside 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

6 Commanding Officers

9.1.1699/1700 - 27.5.1701CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716) ADM 6/6/20BWAS-16031.7.1701 - 15.8.1704CaptainGeorge Delavall (c.1667-1723) ADM 6/6/107BWAS-160316.8.1704 - 25.4.1708CaptainJonas Hanway (d.1737) ADM 6/8/111BWAS-160326.4.1708 - 24.2.1708/9CaptainJohn Bennet (1670-1716/17) ADM 6/9/158BWAS-16038.3.1708/9 - 28.9.1709CaptainJames Adlington (c.1673-1710) ADM 6/10/41BWAS-160317.10.1709 - 22.10.1713CaptainPhilip Boys (1671-1726/27) ADM 6/10/95BWAS-1603

12 Commissioned Officers

9.1.1699/1700 - 26.8.1704First LieutenantElias Waffe ADM 6/6/20ADM 6/616.1.1699/1700 - 14.5.1702Second LieutenantGeorge Dolman (d.1704/5) ADM 6/6/21ADM 6/615.5.1702 - 18.8.1704Second LieutenantRobert Delavall (d.1707/8) ADM 6/7/36ADM 6/719.8.1704 - 4.6.1705Second LieutenantRichard Church (c.1673-1752) ADM 6/8/97
Commission confirmed 29.9.1704
ADM 6/8
27.8.1704 - 4.6.1705First LieutenantJohn Pacy ADM 6/8/107
Commission confirmed 5.11.1704
ADM 6/8
5.6.1705 - 1705First LieutenantRichard Church (c.1673-1752) ADM 6/8/182ADM 6/85.6.1705 - 28.9.1707Second LieutenantGeorge Knowles ADM 6/8/182ADM 6/829.9.1707 - 26.5.1709Second LieutenantJohn Bray (c.1672-1750) ADM 6/9/143ADM 6/927.5.1709 - 7.9.1710Second LieutenantChristopher Oates (d.1740/41) ADM 6/10/64ADM 6/108.9.1710 - 7.3.1710/11Second LieutenantRichard Symonds (d.1740) ADM 6/11/67ADM 6/118.3.1710/11 - 20.2.1711/12Second LieutenantJames Smith ADM 6/11/118ADM 6/1121.2.1711/12 - 22.10.1713Second LieutenantEdward Sanderson ADM 6/11/195ADM 6/11

2 Petty Officers

27.1.1699/1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-orderFrancis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/6/21ADM 6/614.3.1699/1700 - 1700Midshipman ExtraGeorge Fane (d.1709) ADM 6/6/25ADM 6/6

Service History

1700Commissioned for NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1701Sailed to the Barbary StatesBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1706Sailed to Russia with a convoyBWAS-1603
1707Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the Downs and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1710In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to St Helena and on to the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to Newfoundland with a convoyBWAS-1603
1713Paid offBWAS-1603
4.11.1726Docked at Chatham to be broken upBWAS-1603


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