Saint George

5239
Nominal Guns96BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Saint George' (1668) (96)
Ordered20.5.1699BWAS-1714
Acquired7.1701BWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B065
ConstructorElias WaffeBWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1726BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Saint George' (1740) (90)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck162' 6"Imperial Feet49.3801 
Length of Keel134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Breadth45' 5"Imperial Feet13.7414 
Depth in Hold18' 7"Imperial Feet5.5086 
Burthen1,470 1994Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 803 Imperial Pound ( 364.1605 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck24 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703680EstablishmentBWAS-1714

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.1.1701/2 - 1.3.1702/3Second CaptainPeter Watton (d.1717) ADM 6/6/131BWAS-17142.3.1702/3 - 18.3.1702/3CaptainStephen Martin (d.1737) ADM 6/7/98BWAS-171419.3.1702/3 - 23.1.1703/4CaptainJohn Jennings (1664-1743) ADM 6/7/106BWAS-171424.1.1703/4 - 7.12.1704Second CaptainJohn Jennings (1664-1743) ADM 6/8/45ADM 6/828.11.1705 - 11.1.1706/7Second CaptainJohn Watkins (d.1707) ADM 6/8/213BWAS-171430.8.1706 - 10.2.1707/8CaptainLord James Berkeley (Viscount Dursley) (1679-1736)B05111.2.1707/8 - 14.9.1708Second CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/9/135BWAS-171415.9.1708 - 29.11.1709CaptainBartholomew Candler (d.1722) ADM 6/9/184BWAS-1714

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.1.1701/2 - 11.1702Rear-AdmiralStafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-17141.1706 - 1.1708Rear-AdmiralSir John Jennings (1664-1743)BWAS-17141.1708 - 9.1708Vice-AdmiralLord James Berkeley (Viscount Dursley) (1679-1736)BWAS-17149.1708 - 12.1709Rear-AdmiralSir John Jennings (1664-1743)BWAS-1714

38 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1701/2 - 13.10.1702First LieutenantGeorge Saunders (c.1671-1734) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 5.1.1702/3Third LieutenantWilliam Coulsea ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 11.2.1701/2Fifth LieutenantLewis Billingsley (d.1707) ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/629.1.1701/2 - 5.1.1702/3Second LieutenantRobert Pierson ADM 6/7/2ADM 6/712.2.1701/2 - 5.1.1702/3Fourth LieutenantLewis Billingsley (d.1707) ADM 6/7/9ADM 6/712.2.1701/2 - 5.1.1702/3Fifth LieutenantJoseph Hugbon (d.1703) ADM 6/7/9ADM 6/76.1.1702/3 - 24.3.1702/3First LieutenantRobert Pierson ADM 6/7/73ADM 6/76.1.1702/3 - 7.6.1703Second LieutenantWilliam Coulsea ADM 6/7/73ADM 6/76.1.1702/3 - 25.7.1703Third LieutenantLewis Billingsley (d.1707) ADM 6/7/73ADM 6/76.1.1702/3 - 2.9.1703Fourth LieutenantJoseph Hugbon (d.1703) ADM 6/7/73ADM 6/76.1.1702/3 - 24.1.1702/3Fifth LieutenantNicholas Haddock (1686-1746) ADM 6/7/72ADM 6/725.1.1702/3 - 2.9.1703Fifth LieutenantWilliam Fearnly ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/725.3.1703 - 2.6.1703First LieutenantSamuel Ryddall ADM 6/7/113ADM 6/73.6.1703 - 19.8.1703First LieutenantRobert Brounker (d.1707) ADM 6/8/40
Commission confirmed 3.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
8.6.1703 - 28.12.1705Second LieutenantSamuel Stewart ADM 6/8/38
Commission confirmed 3.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
3.9.1703 - 19.12.1704Fourth LieutenantWilliam Fearnly ADM 6/8/39
Commission confirmed 3.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
3.9.1703 - 28.12.1705Fifth LieutenantJohn Mighells (d.1746) ADM 6/8/39
Commission confirmed 3.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
8.5.1704 - 28.12.1705Third LieutenantJohn Jennings (d.1705) ADM 6/8/77ADM 6/829.12.1705 - 5.9.1706First LieutenantJames Stewart (c.1678-1757) ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/829.12.1705 - 2.11.1707Second LieutenantRobert Delavall (d.1707/8) ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/829.12.1705 - 29.4.1706Third LieutenantNicholas Haddock (1686-1746) ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/829.12.1705 - 31.1.1705/6Fourth LieutenantGeorge Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/829.12.1705 - 15.9.1706Fifth LieutenantWalter Lashbrooke ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/831.1.1705/6 - 2.11.1707Fourth LieutenantCharles Miller (d.1707) ADM 6/8/226ADM 6/830.4.1706 - 15.9.1706Third LieutenantWilliam Fearnly ADM 6/9/27
Commission confirmed 18.11.1706
ADM 6/9
5.9.1706 - 14.9.1708First LieutenantThomas Jacobs (d.1748/49) ADM 6/9/99
Commission confirmed 3.11.1707
ADM 6/9
16.9.1706 - 12.9.1707Fifth LieutenantWilliam Hales ADM 6/9/103
Commission confirmed 13.11.1707
ADM 6/9
13.9.1707 - 14.9.1708Fifth LieutenantBenjamin Wiscard ADM 6/9/102
Commission confirmed 15.11.1707
ADM 6/9
3.11.1707 - 14.9.1708Second LieutenantWalter Lashbrooke ADM 6/9/99ADM 6/93.11.1707 - 25.1.1707/8Third LieutenantJoseph Hele (d.1743) ADM 6/9/99ADM 6/93.11.1707 - 14.9.1708Fourth LieutenantJohn Yeo (1681-1756) ADM 6/9/99ADM 6/926.1.1707/8 - 14.9.1708Third LieutenantRobert Cremer ADM 6/9/129ADM 6/915.9.1708 - 29.11.1709First LieutenantArthur Delgarno (d.1731) ADM 6/9/184ADM 6/915.9.1708 - 29.11.1709Second LieutenantRobert Chadwick (d.1719) ADM 6/9/184ADM 6/915.9.1708 - 29.11.1709Third LieutenantVincent Pearce (d.1745) ADM 6/9/184ADM 6/915.9.1708 - 29.11.1709Fourth LieutenantJedediah Barker ADM 6/9/184ADM 6/915.9.1708 - 8.9.1709Fifth LieutenantHumphrey Owen ADM 6/9/184ADM 6/99.9.1709 - 29.11.1709Fifth LieutenantHenry Dodson (d.bef.1737) ADM 6/10/97
Commission confirmed 28.10.1709
ADM 6/10

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
24.8.1706 - 14.11.1707MidshipmanNordash Rand ADM 107/2/154ADM107/2

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
6.11.1705 - 23.8.1706Able SeamanNordash Rand ADM 107/2/154ADM107/226.1.1706/7 - 22.1.1707/8Ordinary SeamanRupert Waring (d.1753) ADM 107/3/11ADM107/3

1 Marine


DatesRankNameSource
1702 - 1703Lieutenant of MarinesGeorge Forbes (1685-1765)ODNB

Service History


DateEventSource
19.6.1702Sailed on an expedition to CadizBWAS-1714
19.10.1702Sailed for homeBWAS-1714
9.1703Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
9.1704Sailed for homeBWAS-1603
12.1704Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1706RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1.1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
10.1708Voyage to LisbonBWAS-1714
12.1.1708/9Paid offBWAS-1603
11.1726Broken up at Portsmouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1714

 

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