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Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Named26.3.1707BWAS-1603
Acquired7.4.1707BWAS-1603
First Commissioned4.4.1707B028
ShipyardBlackwall - London B028
Constructor
William JohnsonBritish
Ship Builder
B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater7.1737B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck119' 7 ½"Imperial Feet36.2839 
Length of Keel98' 6"Imperial Feet29.8895 
Breadth32' 6"Imperial Feet9.8298 
Depth in Hold13' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen553 3894Tons BM 

Armament


7.4.1707Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.4.1707 - 29.9.1709Captain
Robert HarlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1716
ADM 6/9/59
BWAS-1603
30.9.1709 - 13.12.1709Captain
James HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1709
ADM 6/10/91
BWAS-1603
14.12.1709 - 11.10.1714Captain
Beaumont WaldronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1719
ADM 6/11/13
BWAS-1603
14.12.1714 - 11.3.1716/17Captain
Beaumont WaldronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1719
Transfered ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
12.3.1716/17 - 25.3.1718Commander
Timothy SplaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 6/12/94
BWAS-1603
26.3.1718 - 3.12.1718Captain
George ProtheroeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1733
Transfered ADM 6/12/125
Confirmed 25.9.1722
BWAS-1603
4.12.1718 - 20.9.1722Captain
George ProtheroeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1733
ADM 6/13/44
ADM 6/13
13.1.1727/28 - 24.10.1728Captain
Thomas WaterhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
Transfered ADM 6/13/188
BWAS-1603
25.10.1728 - 1.4.1729Captain
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
ADM 6/14/3
BWAS-1603
2.4.1729 - 8.5.1732Captain
William BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1733
ADM 6/14/20
BWAS-1603
5.5.1735 - 9.5.1737Commander
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1737
ADM 6/14/211
BWAS-1603

12 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.3.1705 - 11.2.1706/7Lieutenant
Charles PrescottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1709
Transfered ADM 6/8/167
ADM 6/8
4.4.1707 - 8.4.1711Lieutenant
Mathew NesbittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1711
ADM 6/9/60
ADM 6/9
9.4.1711 - 11.10.1714Lieutenant
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1731
ADM 6/11/127
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 6.10.1715Lieutenant
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1731
Transfered ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
4.12.1718 - 20.9.1722Lieutenant
Curtis BarnetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1756
ADM 6/13/44
Confirmed 11.9.1722
ADM 6/13
13.1.1727/28 - 6.5.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Francis CrosswickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1728
ADM 6/13/188
ADM 6/13
18.1.1727/28 - 15.7.1728First Lieutenant
Nathaniel CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1729
ADM 6/13/189
ADM 6/13
18.1.1727/28 - 21.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
George WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1746
ADM 6/14/189
ADM 6/13
23.7.1728 - 1.4.1729First Lieutenant
Humphrey HaycockeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1734
Transfered ADM 6/14/209
ADM 6/13
2.4.1729 - 1.5.1732First Lieutenant
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
Transfered ADM 6/14/20
ADM 6/14
2.4.1729 - 1.5.1732Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1735
Transfered ADM 6/14/20
ADM 6/14
11.4.1729 - 1.5.1732Second Lieutenant
William Henry BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.10.1707 - 20.4.1710Midshipman
Samuel GowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1710
ADM 107/2/267
ADM 107/2
12.11.1721 - 20.9.1722Midshipman Ordinary
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
ADM 107/3/152
ODNB

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.9.1729 - 8.10.1729Lieutenant's Servant
John GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1743
Transfered ADM 107/3/216
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
28.1.1706/7Purchased from the builder whilst still on the stocksBWAS-1603
1.4.1707Established as a 42-gun Fifth RateBWAS-1603
7.1707Sailed to ArchangelBWAS-1603
1708Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1711Russian convoyBWAS-1603
1712In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1714Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
11.10.1714

Arrived at Sheerness and paid off

BWAS-1603
1717Began small repair at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
4.1717Completed small repair at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £2574.1.1dBWAS-1603
3.1717/18Recommissioned as a Hospital ship for the BalticBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
28.6.1719Took a Spanish privateer near CapriBWAS-1603
20.9.1722

Paid off

BWAS-1603
10.1722Began middling repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
2.1724Completed middling repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £5824.1.11dBWAS-1603
1730Sailed to Gibraltar and then to SaleeBWAS-1603
1731Sailed for HomeBWAS-1603
3.1730/31Began small repair at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
5.1731Completed small repair at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £673.7.10dBWAS-1603
8.5.1732Paid offADM 51
4.1735Began refitting at Sheerness - Kent BWAS-1603
5.1735RecommissionedBWAS-1603
6.1735Completed refitting at Sheerness - Kent at a cost of £1171.12.9dBWAS-1603
1736Off the TagusBWAS-1603
9.5.1737Paid offBWAS-1603
7.1737Sunk as breakwater at SheernessBWAS-1603

 

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