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Oxford

520
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Oxford' (1674) (54) 1674-1702
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered9.10.1701BWAS-1603
Launched1702BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardBristol - England B028
Ship ClassOxford ClassB028
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild7.1723BWAS-1603
Becomes
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Oxford' (1727) (50) 1727-1758
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck126' 6 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Length of Keel103' 5"Imperial Feet31.4367 
Breadth35' 0 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold14' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen675 4494Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.10.1702 - 8.2.1702/3Captain
Thomas LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1705
ADM 6/7/58
ADM 6/7
9.2.1702/3 - 5.12.1705Captain
Joshua MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1706
ADM 6/7/87
BWAS-1603
6.12.1705 - 20.1.1705/6Captain
Anthony TollatBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/8/207
ADM 6/8
21.1.1705/6 - 16.12.1707Captain
John BennetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/8/223
BWAS-1603
17.12.1707 - 19.11.1710Captain
Charles SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
ADM 6/9/111
BWAS-1603
20.11.1710 - 31.3.1712Captain
Charles SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
ADM 6/11/83
ADM 6/11
6.1.1714/15 - 27.3.1716Captain
James MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
ADM 6/12/16
BWAS-1603
28.3.1716 - 16.4.1717Captain
Charles PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/12/65
BWAS-1603

24 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.10.1702 - 16.11.1702First Lieutenant
George DolmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1704
Transfered ADM 6/7/58
ADM 6/7
21.10.1702 - 16.11.1702Second Lieutenant
John CastleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1706
ADM 6/7/58
ADM 6/7
17.11.1702 - 3.11.1704Second Lieutenant
Tobias LisleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1713
ADM 6/7/61
ADM 6/7
18.11.1702 - 5.6.1704First Lieutenant
John CastleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1706
Transfered ADM 6/7/60
ADM 6/7
16.2.1703/4 - 2.9.1704Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas WeynnollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704
ADM 6/8/48
ADM 6/8
3.9.1704 - 5.12.1705Second Lieutenant
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1727
Transfered ADM 6/8/92
ADM 6/8
6.12.1705 - 26.9.1706First Lieutenant
Thomas StringerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1710
ADM 6/8/207
ADM 6/8
6.12.1705 - 18.12.1705Second Lieutenant
George NichollsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1709
ADM 6/8/207
ADM 6/8
20.12.1705Second Lieutenant
Samuel ToftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1727
ADM 6/8/211
ADM 6/8
21.12.1705 - 11.2.1705/6Second Lieutenant
Anthony LochardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1715
ADM 6/8/212
ADM 6/8
27.9.1706 - 5.3.1706/7First Lieutenant
Charles PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/9/103
ADM 6/9
6.3.1706/7 - 17.11.1707First Lieutenant
John BrerewoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
ADM 6/9/54
ADM 6/9
18.11.1707 - 19.11.1710First Lieutenant
Samuel ToftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1727
ADM 6/9/101
ADM 6/9
18.11.1707 - 20.11.1710Second Lieutenant
Edward BlackettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1715
ADM 6/9/101
ADM 6/9
20.11.1710 - 5.8.1711First Lieutenant
Thomas WilcocksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1723
Transfered ADM 6/11/83
ADM 6/11
20.11.1710 - 1.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant
Richard WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1729
ADM 6/11/83
ADM 6/11
2.2.1710/11 - 7.8.1713Second Lieutenant
Charles RedmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1722
Transfered ADM 6/11/104
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 12.1.1714/15First Lieutenant
John RedmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
ADM 6/11/116
ADM 6/11
13.1.1714/15 - 11.4.1716First Lieutenant
Nathaniel BlackmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1734
ADM 6/12/19
ADM 6/12
13.1.1714/15 - 18.5.1716Second Lieutenant
George RumballBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1717
ADM 6/12/19
ADM 6/12
13.1.1714/15 - 1.6.1715Third Lieutenant
Henry HuishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1738
ADM 6/12/19
ADM 6/12
12.4.1716 - 16.5.1717First Lieutenant
George KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1729
ADM 6/12/67
ADM 6/12
19.5.1716 - 13.10.1716Second Lieutenant
John WaldronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1721
ADM 6/12/83
Confirmed 12.12.1716
ADM 6/12
15.10.1716 - 16.5.1717Second Lieutenant
John ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1728
ADM 6/12/85
Confirmed 29.1.1716/17
ADM 6/12

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.1.1702/3 - 1703Chaplain
Edward GroveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703
ADM 6/7/80
ADM 6/7
1705Purser
Thomas HentonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1705
ADM 106/609/201
ADM 106
2.6.1715 - 20.11.1715Midshipman Extra
Henry HuishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1738
Transfered ADM 6/12/43
ADM 6/12

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.1.1702/3 - 1703Volunteer-per-order
Thomas JillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703
ADM 6/7/80
ADM 6/7
24.4.1705 - 5.5.1706Volunteer-per-order
William WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1710
ADM 170/2/266
ADM 107/2
22.6.1720 - 26.5.1722Midshipman
Fyfield CoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/127
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1703Sailed with a convoy to VirginiaBWAS-1603
1704Sailed with a convoy to VirginiaBWAS-1603
1706Sailed to GuineaBWAS-1603
1706Sailed to St HelenaBWAS-1603
1708Sailed with a convoy to VirginiaBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to St Helena and then to the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1603
1715In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1716In the ChannelBWAS-1603
16.5.1717Paid offADM 51
7.1723Broken up at Portsmouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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