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Nominal Guns54B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1701/2BWAS-1603
Launched22.2.1702/3BWAS-1603
First Commissioned12.2.1703B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild11.9.1717B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel106' 3"Imperial Feet32.3215 
Breadth34' 6"Imperial Feet10.4013 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen672 6494Imperial Feet0.0173 

Armament


22.2.1702/3Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1693280Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1702/3 - 21.12.1707Captain
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1749
ADM 6/7/91
BWAS-1603
22.12.1707 - 10.4.1711Captain
Jordan SandysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1717
ADM 6/9/112
BWAS-1603
11.4.1711 - 26.4.1715Captain
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
ADM 6/11/127
BWAS-1603
27.4.1715 - bef.11.5.1716Captain
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
ADM 6/12/40
ADM 6/12

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1702/3 - 18.4.1704Second Lieutenant
Thomas EgertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
Transfered ADM 6/7/92
ADM 6/7
16.2.1702/3 - 18.1.1704/5First Lieutenant
Richard JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1705
ADM 6/7/90
ADM 6/7
17.1.1704/5 - 18.1.1704/5Second Lieutenant
Thomas EarleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1710
ADM 6/8/218
Confirmed 10.1.1705/6
ADM 6/8
19.1.1704/5 - 9.5.1707First Lieutenant
James RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1707
ADM 6/9/68
Confirmed 5.5.1707
ADM 6/9
19.1.1704/5 - 31.7.1705Second Lieutenant
John BorradaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1717
ADM 6/9/19
ADM 6/9
1.8.1705 - 7.10.1706Second Lieutenant
Joseph MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1706
ADM 6/8/231
ADM 6/8
8.10.1706 - 26.1.1707/8Second Lieutenant
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
Transfered ADM 6/9/17
ADM 6/9
10.5.1707 - 2.1.1707/8First Lieutenant
William HewittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1710
ADM 6/9/68
ADM 6/9
3.1.1707/8 - 31.1.1708/9First Lieutenant
Charles KendallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1728
ADM 6/9/116
ADM 6/9
27.1.1707/8 - 9.11.1708Second Lieutenant
John BarnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1708
ADM 6/9/128
ADM 6/9
10.11.1708 - 21.7.1714Second Lieutenant
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 6/10/15
Confirmed 20.12.1708
ADM 6/10
1.2.1708/9 - 2.3.1710/11First Lieutenant
Tyrwit CyleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1745
ADM 6/10/30
ADM 6/10
3.3.1710/11 - 9.5.1715First Lieutenant
John BossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
ADM 6/11/117
ADM 6/11
21.7.1714 - bef.11.5.1716Second Lieutenant
James HutchinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1738
ADM 6/12/40
Confirmed 27.4.1715
ADM 6/12
10.5.1715 - bef.11.5.1716First Lieutenant
John BossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
ADM 6/12/42
ADM 6/12

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
25.2.1702/3 - 23.3.1705/6Midshipman
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 107/2/94
ADM 107/2
19.3.1702/3 - 10.1.1707/8Midshipman
John ChildBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1708
ADM 107/2/155
ADM 107/2
28.9.1706 - 26.1.1707/8Master's Mate
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
ADM 107/2/158
ADM 107/2
20.3.1707/8 - 27.3.1710Midshipman
Charles RedmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1722
ADM 107/2/264
ADM 107/2
31.8.1710 - 31.8.1712Volunteer-per-order
Christopher DaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
ADM 107/3/28
ADM 107/3
1.9.1712 - 25.1.1715/16Midshipman
Christopher DaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
ADM 107/3/28
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1708In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
1710In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to St Helena and then to the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1603
1713Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
7.1713Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
3.1713/14Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1211.5.3dBWAS-1603
4.1714Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1715Returned home and then to the BalticBWAS-1603
11.5.1716Paid offADM 51
11.9.1717Docked at Chatham to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
 
 

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