Montagu

5193
Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Montagu' (1675) (62)
Acquired1698B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Constructor Fisher Harding (d.1705)B065
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1714B028
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Montagu' (1716) (60)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck143' 10"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Breadth37' 8"Imperial Feet11.3066 
Depth in Hold15' 4"Imperial Feet4.5923 
Burthen836Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck143' 10"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth37' 8"Imperial Feet11.3066 
Depth in Hold15' 4"Imperial Feet4.5923 
Burthen905 5794Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 366 Imperial Pound ( 165.981 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1698365 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1698/99 - 25.2.1700/1Captain Francis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/5/39BWAS-160326.2.1700/1 - 9.1.1704/5Captain William Cleveland ADM 6/6/62BWAS-160310.1.1704/5 - 10.7.1705Second Captain Bennet Allen (c.1675-1750) ADM 6/8/133BWAS-160311.7.1705 - 25.4.1708Captain Bennet Allen (c.1675-1750) ADM 6/9/29
Commission confirmed 29.11.1706
ADM 6/9
26.4.1708 - 29.6.1708Captain John Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/9/158ADM 6/930.6.1708 - 21.8.1710Captain John Carlton (d.1713) ADM 6/9/173BWAS-160322.8.1710 - 19.12.1712CaptainSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/11/64ADM 6/11

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.3.1698/99 - 19.3.1699/1700Third Lieutenant James Gunman (1677-1756) ADM 6/5/43ADM 6/51.4.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700First Lieutenant John Lowen (d.1711) ADM 6/5/44ADM 6/51.4.1699 - 18.3.1699/1700Second Lieutenant Joshua Roydhouse (c.1657-?) ADM 6/5/44ADM 6/527.2.1700/1 - 23.8.1704First Lieutenant Samuel Lancaster ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 13.9.1703Second Lieutenant Thomas Gordon (c.1658-1740/41) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/614.9.1703 - 22.8.1704Second Lieutenant Charles Dean ADM 6/8/32
Commission confirmed 13.12.1703
ADM 6/8
23.8.1704 - 4.1.1704/5First Lieutenant Thomas Billop (d.1740) ADM 6/8/97ADM 6/85.1.1704/5 - 28.4.1705First Lieutenant William Gray (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/8/132ADM 6/816.1.1704/5 - 8.11.1705Second Lieutenant Thomas Richards ADM 6/8/137ADM 6/89.11.1705 - 3.5.1711Second Lieutenant George Luck ADM 6/9/19ADM 6/926.6.1706 - 7.6.1709First Lieutenant Samuel Oates ADM 6/9/18
Commission confirmed 15.10.1706
ADM 6/9
8.6.1709 - 19.12.1712First Lieutenant Alexander Orrok (d.1742) ADM 6/10/68ADM 6/104.5.1711 - 19.12.1712Second Lieutenant James Rosse ADM 6/11/172
Commission confirmed 29.10.1711
ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1699Commissioned as a guardship at ChathamBWAS-1603
1702Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1703In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1705Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
19.11.1705In action off Cape NicholasBWAS-1603
1708Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1710In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1711In the St Lawrence expeditionBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to Gibraltar with a convoyBWAS-1603
19.12.1712Paid offADM 51


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) 
 

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