Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Montagu' (1675) (62)
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorFisher 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)


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 


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

1.2.1698/99 - 25.2.1700/1CaptainFrancis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/5/39BWAS-160326.2.1700/1 - 9.1.1704/5CaptainWilliam Cleveland ADM 6/6/62BWAS-160310.1.1704/5 - 10.7.1705Second CaptainBennet Allen (c.1675-1750) ADM 6/8/133BWAS-160311.7.1705 - 25.4.1708CaptainBennet Allen (c.1675-1750) ADM 6/9/29
Commission confirmed 29.11.1706
ADM 6/9
26.4.1708 - 29.6.1708CaptainJohn Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/9/158ADM 6/930.6.1708 - 21.8.1710CaptainJohn 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

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

Service History

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


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

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