Woolwich

522
Nominal Guns54B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Woolwich' (1675) (54)
Ordered1701B028
Launched1.1702B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship ClassOxford ClassB028
ConstructorWilliam LeeB028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1736B028
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Woolwich' (1741) (50)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen761Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth36' 1"Imperial Feet10.977 
Depth in Hold14' 11"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen761 7694Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 377 Imperial Pound ( 170.9698 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British Saker

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.1.1701/2 - 14.2.1703/4CaptainThomas Cleasbey (d.1718) ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/614.2.1703/4 - 7.4.1704CaptainThomas Ekines ADM 6/8/47BWAS-16038.4.1704 - 17.7.1705CaptainJonathan Spann (c.1661-1712) ADM 6/8/70BWAS-160318.7.1705 - 24.7.1705CaptainJames Mighells (1667-1733/34) ADM 6/8/186ADM 6/825.7.1705 - 26.5.1710CaptainRobert Thompson ADM 6/8/187ADM 6/827.5.1710 - 29.1.1711/12CaptainThomas Meade (d.1740) ADM 6/11/48BWAS-160330.1.1711/12 - 1.12.1714CaptainArchibald Hamilton (d.c.1739) ADM 6/11/191BWAS-1603

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1701/2 - 26.9.1708First LieutenantJohn Crew ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 3.6.1703Second LieutenantJohn Furzer (d.1721) ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/64.6.1703 - 22.4.1704Second LieutenantThomas Billop (d.1740) ADM 6/7/30ADM 6/723.4.1704 - 24.7.1705Second LieutenantJohn Bray (c.1672-1750) ADM 6/8/162
Commission confirmed 10.3.1704/5
ADM 6/8
25.7.1705 - 19.7.1709Second LieutenantFrancis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/8/187ADM 6/827.9.1708 - 19.7.1709First LieutenantJacob Hughes ADM 6/9/186ADM 6/920.7.1709 - 10.4.1710First LieutenantFrancis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/11/5
Commission confirmed 14.11.1709
ADM 6/11
20.7.1709 - 25.4.1710Second LieutenantJohn Lunn (d.1727) ADM 6/10/99
Commission confirmed 4.11.1709
B165
27.5.1710 - 29.1.1711/12First LieutenantMichael Walford ADM 6/11/48ADM 6/1127.5.1710 - 29.1.1711/12Second LieutenantGeorge Rumball (c.1660-?) ADM 6/11/48ADM 6/1130.1.1711/12 - 8.12.1714First LieutenantCharles Cooper (c.1657-?) ADM 6/11/191ADM 6/1130.1.1711/12 - 22.3.1713/14Second LieutenantStephen Forster ADM 6/11/191ADM 6/1123.3.1713/14 - 8.12.1714Second LieutenantWilliam Rowley (1690-1768) ADM 6/11/287ADM 6/11

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
27.6.1710 - 4.2.1711/12Ordinary SeamanSamuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 107/3/40ADM107/322.7.1714 - 8.12.1714Able SeamanFyfield Coe (d.1763) ADM 107/3/127ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1220Completed refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £2661.17.5dBWAS-1603
1702Commissioned for a convoy to RussianBWAS-1603
1704Sailed to Newfoundland with a convoyBWAS-1603
1706Sailed to VirginiaBWAS-1603
1707Returned homeBWAS-1603
1708Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
9.1713Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
1714Sailed to the Baltic with a convoyBWAS-1603
2.1714Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1850.17.0dBWAS-1603
12.1714Paid offBWAS-1603
7.1722Began refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
8.1736Broken up at Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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