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
ConstructorJohn 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 Commanding Officers

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

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 (c.1682-?) 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 (d.1722/23) 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

4 Petty Officers

9.9.1709 - 24.9.1714MidshipmanJohn Fenwick (d.1744) ADM 107/2/21ADM107/330.11.1709 - 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

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

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

Paid off

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

Paid off

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

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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