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Lion

5110
Lyon
Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.3.1707/8BWAS-1603
Acquired20.1.1709/10BWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 60-GunnerB028
Designed by
J BattBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
Constructor
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1741
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1735BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Gundeck15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Length of Keel119' 0"Imperial Feet36.2712 
Burthen914 294Tons BM 

Armament


20.1.1708/9Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

1716Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
18.4.1706365Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.1.1709/10 - 26.12.1714Captain
Galfridus WalpoleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1721
ADM 6/10/99
BWAS-1603
27.12.1714 - 21.2.1714/15Second Captain
George PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
ADM 6/12/12
ADM 6/12
22.2.1714/15 - 28.2.1716/17Second Captain
Robert BowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1729
ADM 6/12/28
BWAS-1603
23.8.1720 - 27.9.1720Captain
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/12/211
ADM 6/12
28.9.1720 - 24.1.1725/26Second Captain
Edward ReddishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
Transfered ADM 6/12/214
BWAS-1603
13.2.1726/27 - 26.5.1728Captain
Joseph LawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1734
ADM 6/14/133
ADM 6/13
27.5.1728 - 4.8.1728Captain
Timothy BridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1737
Transfered ADM 6/14/34
Confirmed 5.8.1729
ADM 6/14
5.8.1728 - 19.2.1728/29Captain
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/14/9
Confirmed 17.12.1728
ADM 6/14
20.2.1728/29 - 21.2.1728/29Captain
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
Transfered ADM 6/14/14
ADM 6/14
24.2.1728/29 - 19.6.1729Captain
Edward ReddishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
Transfered ADM 6/14/17
ADM 6/14
20.6.1729 - 4.3.1730/31Second Captain
George BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1745
ADM 6/14/31
BWAS-1603
10.12.1730 - 5.6.1732Captain
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
ADM 6/15/110
Confirmed 13.6.1732
BWAS-1603

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1715 - 10.11.1716Vice-Admiral of the Blue
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1716
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1603
11.8.1720 - 1724Commodore
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1749
BWAS-1603
1728 - 8.5.1728Vice-Admiral of the White
Edward HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1730
† Discharged Dead ADM 107/3/206
BWAS-1603
12.1729 - 1732Rear-Admiral of the Blue
The Hon. Charles StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1736
BWAS-1603

31 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1709/10 - 1.1.1710/11Second Lieutenant
John LopdaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1722
ADM 6/11/20
ADM 6/11
20.1.1709/10 - 1.2.1710/11First Lieutenant
John BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1721
Transfered ADM 6/10/99
ADM 6/10
2.1.1710/11 - 26.12.1714Second Lieutenant
John MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1714
ADM 6/11/275
Confirmed 23.10.1713
ADM 6/11
27.12.1714 - 1.3.1714/15First Lieutenant
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/12/12
ADM 6/12
27.12.1714 - 1.3.1714/15Second Lieutenant
Francis Blake DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1721
ADM 6/12/12
ADM 6/12
22.2.1714/15 - 8.7.1715First Lieutenant
Thomas WillyamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/12/28
ADM 6/12
2.3.1714/15 - 8.7.1715Second Lieutenant
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
9.7.1715 - 15.2.1716/17Second Lieutenant
Joseph WattsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/12/90
Confirmed 16.2.1716/17
ADM 6/12
19.12.1716 - 25.2.1716/17Second Lieutenant
Duncomb DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
Transfered ADM 6/12/91
Confirmed 19.2.1716/17
ADM 6/12
16.2.1716/17 - 25.2.1716/17First Lieutenant
Joseph WattsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
Transfered ADM 6/12/90
ADM 6/12
23.8.1720 - 9.11.1720First Lieutenant
John CrafordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1739
ADM 6/12/211
ADM 6/12
23.8.1720 - 9.11.1720Second Lieutenant
John BarnsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1831
ADM 6/12/211
ADM 6/12
23.8.1720 - 9.11.1720Third Lieutenant
Russell WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1738
ADM 6/12/211
ADM 6/12
10.11.1720 - 27.1.1721/22First Lieutenant
Samuel BraithwaiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1739
ADM 6/12/216
ADM 6/12
10.11.1720 - 17.9.1723Second Lieutenant
Miller CaldecotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1723
ADM 6/12/216
ADM 6/12
10.2.1721/22 - 17.9.1723Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Isaiah BurgessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1727
ADM 6/13/75
Confirmed 28.7.1724
ADM 6/13
18.9.1723 - 12.4.1726Second Lieutenant
Isaiah BurgessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1727
ADM 6/13/75
Confirmed 28.7.1724
ADM 6/13
18.9.1723 - 24.1.1725/26Third Lieutenant
James BlakewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
Transfered ADM 6/13/75
Confirmed 28.7.1724
ADM 6/13
14.2.1726/27 - 15.12.1727First Lieutenant
Henry HemmingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1744
Transfered ADM 6/13/134
ADM 6/13
14.2.1726/27 - 10.8.1727Second Lieutenant
John GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1730
ADM 6/14/134
ADM 6/13
14.2.1726/27 - 3.6.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles DennisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1742
Transfered ADM 6/13/134
ADM 6/13
4.6.1728 - 19.6.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1744
ADM 6/14/34
Confirmed 5.8.1729
ADM 6/14
20.6.1728 - 20.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
Thomas WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1744
ADM 6/14/34
Confirmed 5.8.1729
ADM 6/14
21.2.1728/29 - 19.6.1729First Lieutenant
William ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1743
Transfered ADM 6/14/15
ADM 6/14
21.2.1728/29 - 19.6.1729Second Lieutenant
John JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1732
Transfered ADM 6/14/15
ADM 6/14
21.2.1728/29 - 19.6.1729Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James BlakewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
Transfered ADM 6/14/15
ADM 6/14
20.6.1729 - 10.11.1729First Lieutenant
Arthur DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1738
ADM 6/14/31
ADM 6/14
20.6.1729 - 1730Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Cornelius MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1748
ADM 6/14/31
ADM 6/14
17.3.1730/31 - 5.6.1732Second Lieutenant
Blumfield BarradallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1747
ADM 6/14/109
Issued by
Sir Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 6.6.1732
ADM 6/14
15.6.1731 - 24.11.1731Lieutenant
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
ODNB
17.3.1731/32 - 5.6.1732First Lieutenant
Thomas GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1740
ADM 6/14/118
Confirmed 14.7.1732
ADM 6/14

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.11.1720 - 29.6.1721Midshipman Extra
Rupert WaringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
Transfered ADM 6/12/217
ADM 6/12
11.8.1729 - 18.8.1729Midshipman Extra
William CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1742
Transfered ADM 6/14/34
ADM 6/14
19.8.1729 - 1729Midshipman Extra
Charles CraufordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
ADM 6/14/35
ADM 6/14
1730 - 8.10.1730Carpenter
Jacob LambBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1730-1733
ADM 6/14/64
ADM 6/14

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.12.1714 - 22.3.1714/15Midshipman Ordinary
Edward OutridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1716
ADM 107/3/29
ADM 107/3
19.5.1715 - 28.2.1716/17Midshipman
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
ADM 107/3/50
ODNB
23.3.1720/21 - 5.6.1721Midshipman
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1742
Transfered ADM 107/3/127
ADM 107/3
16.5.1721 - 15.5.1723Volunteer-per-order
Henry DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1726
ADM 107/3/159
ADM 107/3
16.5.1723 - 9.1.1724/25Midshipman
Henry DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1726
ADM 107/3/159
ADM 107/3
8.5.1725 - 13.5.1726Midshipman
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
Transfered ADM 107/3/229
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1710Sailed to Lisbon and then into the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
5.5.1710Took the Privateer
La Victorieuse 1710-1710
French Privateer

22.3.1710/11Action off Vado
14.12.1711Took the Privateer
La Fortunée 1711-1711
French Privateer

1713Returned homeBWAS-1603
12.1713Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
8.1714Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1194.18.2dBWAS-1603
1715In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
9.1718Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
21.1719Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12220.10.5dBWAS-1603
1720Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
1721Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1603
1721Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3189.9.2dBWAS-1603
1727In the StraitsBWAS-1603
1728Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1728Home to pay off in the AutumnBWAS-1603
9.12.1729Sailed for JamaicaTRN3
5.6.1732

Returned home and paid off

BWAS-1603
11.1735Break up co,mpleted at Portsmouth, the remains being moved to Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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