Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Constructor Edward SwallowBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1719BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck131' 1"Imperial Feet39.9296 
Length of Keel108' 9"Imperial Feet32.947 
Breadth34' 4 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen683 1294Tons BM 


15.3.1702/3Broadside 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

6 Ship Commanders

22.3.1702/3 - 20.2.1704/5Captain Richard Culliford (d.1738) ADM 6/7/107BWAS-160321.2.1704/5 - 2.1.1706/7Captain James Moneypenny (d.1723) ADM 6/9/71
Confirmed 23.5.1707
3.1.1706/7 - 5.3.1706/7Captain George Forbes (1685-1765) TransferedODNB3.2.1707/8 - 25.10.1710Captain Thomas Gordon (c.1658-1740/41) ADM 6/9/132BWAS-160326.10.1710 - 30.11.1710Captain John Hager (d.1747/48) Transfered ADM 6/11/77ADM 6/111.12.1710 - 18.12.1712Captain Isaac Cooke (c.1668-1712)† ADM 6/11/85ADM 6/11

8 Commissioned Officers

22.3.1702/3 - 20.5.1707First Lieutenant Josiah Martin ADM 6/7/109ADM 6/722.3.1702/3 - 5.3.1706/7Second Lieutenant John Brerewood ADM 6/7/107ADM 6/721.5.1707 - 8.2.1707/8First Lieutenant Thomas Willyams (1671-1752) Transfered ADM 6/9/71ADM 6/921.5.1707 - 26.11.1707Second Lieutenant Roger Green (d.1714) ADM 6/9/71ADM 6/927.11.1707 - 6.11.1711Second Lieutenant Samuel How ADM 6/9/106ADM 6/99.2.1707/8 - 5.11.1711First Lieutenant Robert Stewart ADM 6/9/134ADM 6/96.11.1711 - 12.12.1712First Lieutenant Samuel How ADM 6/11/175ADM 6/1112.11.1711 - 12.12.1712Second Lieutenant John Smith (d.1729) ADM 6/11/176ADM 6/11

4 Warrant Officers

bef.29.4.1713 - 1717Carpenter Thomas Howeref:16181717Gunner Nicholas Ardrinref:16181717Boatswain John Southwellref:16181717Cook Walter Vickeryref:1618

1 Petty Officer

10.2.1703/4 - 30.6.1707Midshipman William Pooley ADM 107/2/139ADM 107/2

Service History

10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the North SeaBWAS-1603
17.3.1708Took the Ship of the Line Le Salisbury (50) BWAS-1603
5.1708Sailed to the Cape of Good Hope with a convoyBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to the Cape of Good Hope and St HelenaBWAS-1603
18.12.1712Paid offADM 51
8.1719Arrived at Woolwich to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) 

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