Yarmouth -> 1740 Yarmouth Hulk

Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned15.7.1709B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford - London B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-GunnerB028
Constructor John Jr WickerBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold for Break Up11.9.1769BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel123' 4"Imperial Feet37.4948 
Breadth41' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet12.5159 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,110 6094Tons BM 


9.9.1709Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1706440Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

15.7.1709 - 24.9.1714Captain Henry Lumley (d.1720) ADM 6/10/76BWAS-16036.1.1714/15 - 9.4.1721Captain James Moody (d.1724): on board from 18.1.1714/15 ADM 6/12/16BWAS-160310.4.1721 - 5.2.1722/23Captain Charles Strickland (d.1724) ADM 6/13/9BWAS-16036.2.1722/23 - 12.2.1727/28Captain Christopher O'Brien (d.1743/44) ADM 6/13/49BWAS-160322.2.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36Captain Charles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/15/166ADM 6/14

28 Commissioned Officers

18.7.1709 - 7.9.1710First Lieutenant William Carr Transfered ADM 6/10/76ADM 6/1018.7.1709 - 9.4.1713Second Lieutenant William Layton Transfered ADM 6/10/76ADM 6/1018.7.1709 - 1.2.1710/11Third Lieutenant Anthony Gwavas (c.1682-?) Transfered ADM 6/10/77ADM 6/108.9.1710 - 24.9.1714First Lieutenant George Bailey (d.1715) ADM 6/11/67ADM 6/1125.7.1711 - 24.9.1714Third Lieutenant Francis Blake Delavall (d.1752) ADM 6/12/232
Confirmed 25.11.1712
ADM 6/12
10.4.1713 - 24.9.1714Second Lieutenant Christopher Simons (d.1728) ADM 6/11/256ADM 6/116.1.1714/15 - 25.9.1717Second Lieutenant Titus Smith ADM 6/12/16ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 9.4.1721First Lieutenant William Thomas ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 25.9.1717Third Lieutenant John James Gaches (d.1748) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 4.3.1727/28First Lieutenant John Best (d.1751) ADM 6/14/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 9.5.1722Second Lieutenant Henry Robinson (d.c.1727) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 14.3.1721/22Third Lieutenant Edward Norris Transfered ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 14.3.1721/22Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThe Hon. James Hay (d.1722/23) Transfered ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 14.2.1725/26Second Lieutenant Henry Osborne (1694-1771) Transfered ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 21.4.1723Third Lieutenant Henry Robinson (d.c.1727) Transfered ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 21.4.1723Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Dumaresque (c.1692-1763) Transfered ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 13.2.1725/26Third Lieutenant William Clarke ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 4.3.1727/28Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Rowland Frogmere (d.1744) ADM 6/14/96ADM 6/1314.2.1725/26 - 19.12.1726Second Lieutenant William Clarke Transfered ADM 6/13/103ADM 6/1314.2.1725/26 - 4.3.1727/28Third Lieutenant Richard Herbert (d.1740) ADM 6/13/203ADM 6/1320.12.1726 - 4.3.1727/28Second Lieutenant John Dove (d.1743) ADM 6/13/128ADM 6/1323.2.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36First Lieutenant Nathaniel Rogers ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 22.12.1735Second Lieutenant William Clement Bladwell (1703-1783) Transfered ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 6.5.1735Third Lieutenant Alexander Gordon (d.1743) Transfered ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/142.3.1733/34 - 12.3.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Alexander Gordon (d.1742) ADM 6/14/171ADM 6/1413.3.1733/34 - 17.4.1735Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Barrow Stallard (d.1742) ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/1421.4.1735 - 16.2.1735/36Third Lieutenant Barrow Stallard (d.1742) ADM 6/15/209ADM 6/1423.12.1735 - 16.2.1735/36Second Lieutenant Henry Scott (d.1740) ADM 6/15/227ADM 6/14

4 Petty Officers

9.9.1709 - 24.9.1714Midshipman John Fenwick (d.1744) ADM 107/2/21ADM 107/330.11.1709 - 3.2.1712/13Midshipman Leonard Hickes ADM 107/3/6ADM 107/36.6.1721 - 23.6.1721Midshipman William Russell (d.1755) ADM 107/3/127ADM 107/38.7.1721 - 22.2.1722/23Midshipman William Russell (d.1755) ADM 107/3/127ADM 107/3

4 Crewmen

24.6.1721 - 7.7.1721Able Seaman William Russell (d.1755) ADM 107/3/127ADM 107/313.5.1722 - 15.6.1722Able Seaman Nicholas Robinson (d.1753) Transfered ADM 107/3/151ADM 107/323.9.1725 - 14.3.1725/26Able Seaman Thomas Dias Transfered ADM 107/3/187ADM 107/38.9.1727 - 12.2.1727/28Able Seaman John Webb ADM 107/3/187ADM 107/3

Service History

1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1712Returned to EnglandB051
1713Preparing for the BalticB051

Paid off

ADM 33
1715Guardship at PortsmouthB051
1716Guardship at PortsmouthB051
1717With Byng's fleet in the BalticB051

Paid off

ADM 33
1718Returned to EnglandB051
1.1720Began a great repairBWAS-1603
1.1720Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
1721Guardship at Portsmouth until 1725B051
12.1721Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17002.4.8dBWAS-1603
1725Started refitBWAS-1714
1725Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
1726Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4225.17.0dBWAS-1603
1728Off the Spanish coastBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 51
1734Commissioned for Cavendish's fleet in Home watersBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 33
1.1740Began conversion to a HulkBWAS-1603
6.1740Conversion completedBWAS-1603
6.1740Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels Hulk BWAS-1714
6.1740Renamed Yarmouth HulkADM 6/20
11.9.1769Sold for Break upBWAS-1714


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