Yarmouth -> 1740 Yarmouth Hulk

5238
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.2.1706/7BWAS-1603
Launched9.9.1709B028
First Commissioned15.7.1709B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford - London B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-GunnerB028
ConstructorJohn Jr WickerBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold for Break Up11.9.1769BWAS-1603

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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 Commanding Officers


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

28 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.7.1709 - 7.9.1710First LieutenantWilliam Carr ADM 6/10/76ADM 6/1018.7.1709 - 9.4.1713Second LieutenantWilliam Layton ADM 6/10/76ADM 6/1018.7.1709 - 1.2.1710/11Third LieutenantAnthony Gwavas ADM 6/10/77ADM 6/108.9.1710 - 24.9.1714First LieutenantGeorge Bailey (d.1715) ADM 6/11/67ADM 6/1125.7.1711 - 24.9.1714Third LieutenantFrancis Blake Delavall (d.1752) ADM 6/12/232
Commission confirmed 25.11.1712
ADM 6/12
10.4.1713 - 24.9.1714Second LieutenantChristopher Simons (d.1728) ADM 6/11/256ADM 6/116.1.1714/15 - 25.9.1717Second LieutenantTitus Smith ADM 6/12/16ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 9.4.1721First LieutenantWilliam Thomas ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 25.9.1717Third LieutenantJohn James Gaches (d.1748) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 4.3.1727/28First LieutenantJohn Best (d.1751) ADM 6/14/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 9.5.1722Second LieutenantHenry Robinson (d.c.1727) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 14.3.1721/22Third LieutenantEdward Norris ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 14.3.1721/22Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThe Hon. James Hay ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 14.2.1725/26Second LieutenantHenry Osborne (1694-1771) ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 21.4.1723Third LieutenantHenry Robinson (d.c.1727) ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1310.5.1722 - 21.4.1723Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Dumaresque (c.1692-1763) ADM 6/13/36ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 13.2.1725/26Third LieutenantWilliam Clarke ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 4.3.1727/28Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRowland Frogmere (d.1744) ADM 6/14/96ADM 6/1314.2.1725/26 - 19.12.1726Second LieutenantWilliam Clarke ADM 6/13/103ADM 6/1314.2.1725/26 - 4.3.1727/28Third LieutenantRichard Herbert (d.1740) ADM 6/13/203ADM 6/1320.12.1726 - 4.3.1727/28Second LieutenantJohn Dove (d.1743) ADM 6/13/128ADM 6/1323.2.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36First LieutenantNathaniel Rogers ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 22.12.1735Second LieutenantWilliam Clement Bladwell (1703-1783) ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 6.5.1735Third LieutenantAlexander Gordon (d.1743) ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/142.3.1733/34 - 12.3.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsAlexander Gordon (d.1742) ADM 6/14/171ADM 6/1413.3.1733/34 - 17.4.1735Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsBarrow Stallard (d.1742) ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/1421.4.1735 - 16.2.1735/36Third LieutenantBarrow Stallard (d.1742) ADM 6/15/209ADM 6/1423.12.1735 - 16.2.1735/36Second LieutenantHenry Scott (d.1740) ADM 6/15/227ADM 6/14

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
30.11.1709 - 3.2.1712/13MidshipmanLeonard Hickes ADM 107/3/6ADM107/36.6.1721 - 23.6.1721MidshipmanWilliam Russell (d.1755) ADM 107/3/127ADM107/38.7.1721 - 22.2.1722/23MidshipmanWilliam Russell (d.1755) ADM 107/3/127ADM107/3

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
24.6.1721 - 7.7.1721Able SeamanWilliam Russell (d.1755) ADM 107/3/127ADM107/323.9.1725 - 14.3.1725/26Able SeamanThomas Dias ADM 107/3/187ADM107/38.9.1727 - 12.2.1727/28Able SeamanJohn Webb ADM 107/3/187ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1712Returned to EnglandB051
1713Preparing for the BalticB051
24.9.1714

Paid off

ADM33
1715Guardship at PortsmouthB051
1716Guardship at PortsmouthB051
1717With Byng's fleet in the BalticB051
25.9.1717

Paid off

ADM33
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
4.3.1727/28

Paid off

ADM 51
1734Commissioned for Cavendish's fleet in Home watersBWAS-1714
17.2.1735/36

Paid off

ADM33
1.1740Began conversion to a HulkBWAS-1603
6.1740Conversion completedBWAS-1603
6.1740Renamed Yarmouth HulkADM 6/20
6.1740Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels Hulk BWAS-1714
11.9.1769Sold for Break upBWAS-1714

 

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