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Montagu

5191
Nominal Guns62B032
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Montagu' (1654) (52) 1654-1673
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1666 Renamed "Montagu"
Ordered20.11.1672BWAS-1603
Acquired1675B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Constructor
Phineus PettBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1647-1652
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB032
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1698B028
Becomes
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Montagu' (1698) (60) 1698-1714
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel117' 0"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Breadth36' 6"Imperial Feet10.9982 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Draught Aft17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen829Tons BM 
Burthen829 1194Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck145' 0"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel117' 0"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Breadth36' 6"Imperial Feet10.9982 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 

Armament


1677Broadside Weight = 432 Imperial Pound ( 195.9123 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 429 Imperial Pound ( 194.5515 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 British Demi-Culverin Cutts

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1677355 BWAS-1603
1689280Establishment for War at homeB032
1689352Establishment for War abroadB032

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
14.4.1677 - 60.30.1678Captain
Sir John HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1679
BWAS-1603
12.5.1678 - 15.10.1678Captain
Richard TrevanionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
B051
3.5.1683 - 11.6.1684Captain
Henry KilligrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
BWAS-1603
1685 - 27.9.1685Captain
John AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
B051
30.8.1688 - 27.11.1688Captain
Lord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1695
Transfered
BWAS-1603
27.11.1688 - 5.1689Captain
Anthony HastingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
BWAS-1603
5.1689 - 9.10.1690Captain
Thomas LeightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1690
BWAS-1603
10.10.1690 - 2.1.1690/91Captain
John LatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1691
TRN2
1.1691 - 19.12.1693Captain
Simon FowkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
Transfered
BWAS-1603
1694Captain
William BridgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1694
BWAS-1603
1694 - 15.1.1694/95Captain
William KiggingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1698
ADM 1/5254/164
ADM 1/5254
16.1.1694/95 - 12.12.1695Captain
Edward LittletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1695
ADM 6/3/10
ADM 6/3
13.12.1695 - 30.8.1696Captain
Basil BeaumontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
ADM 6/3/100
BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1694Vice-Admiral
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
BWAS-1603
13.4.1696 - 21.4.1696Vice-Admiral of the Red
Sir Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
B051

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
bef.1.5.1677 - aft.21.5.1677First Lieutenant
Peter BelbinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1677
ADM 8/1/83
ADM8
bef.1.5.1677 - aft.21.5.1677Second Lieutenant
Adrian ScroopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1682
ADM 8/1/83
ADM8
1690Lieutenant
John PerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1698
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11.2.1694/95 - 11.9.1695Lieutenant
Charles ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1702
ADM 6/3/33
ADM 6/3
11.2.1694/95 - 13.12.1695Second Lieutenant
Benjamin BarnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1703
ADM 6/3/34
ADM 6/3
3.5.1695 - 13.12.1695First Lieutenant
John LuffeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1695
ADM 6/3/54
ADM 6/3
13.12.1695 - 30.8.1696First Lieutenant
John JephcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
13.12.1695 - 17.4.1696Second Lieutenant
Robert StandleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1702
ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
13.12.1695 - 30.8.1696Third Lieutenant
Robert ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1739
ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
17.4.1696 - 30.8.1696Second Lieutenant
Jonas HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1711
ADM 6/3/146
ADM 6/3

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 28.1.1695Gunner
Sydrick AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/32
ADM 6/3
1695 - 7.2.1694/95Chaplain
John KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/34
ADM 6/3
29.1.1695 - 1695Gunner
Henry WashingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/32
ADM 6/3

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.1.1691/92 - 10.6.1692Midshipman
Thomas LeventhorpBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1694
ADM 107/1/56
ADM 107/1
11.6.1692 - 17.1.1693/94Master's Mate
Thomas LeventhorpBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1694
ADM 107/1/56
ADM 107/1
4.2.1695/96 - 30.8.1696Volunteer-per-order
John TelemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/125
ADM 6/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
11.9.1689 - 28.11.1689Ordinary Seaman
Philip SimpkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1700
Transfered ADM 107/1/69
ADM 107/1
13.3.1690/91 - 23.6.1691Captain's Clerk
Richard CullifordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1711
ADM 107/1/10
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1677In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1683Sailed for TangierBWAS-1603
1685Refitted as a 58 gun Third Rate
1691Two or three cruisers under Captain
Simon FowkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
of the Montagu, 60, picked up nine large privateers, besides several small craft, off the Irish coast
BWAS-1603
2.1.1691

Action against a French privateer

BWAS-1603
20.2.1690/91Refitted as a Fourth RateADM/A
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1694Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
6.1694Captured a large 28-gun ship, laden with cornTRN2
3.1695

In March a small squadron under Captain <IDOffr=9665=ID>, of the Montagu, 60, captured, or contributed to the capture of, the greater part of a fleet of about thirty sail of French merchantmen in the Channel

BWAS-1603
13.4.1696Bombarded CalaisB051
30.8.1696Paid offADM 51


Notes on Ship


Death of Captain LatonTRN2
On January 2nd 1690, Captain John Layton, of the Montague 60, was killed near Ushant in a petty encounter with a French twenty-four-gun privateer, which, after losing between forty and fifty men, was taken and carried into Plymouth

 

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