Marston Moor -> 1660 York

Nominal Guns52B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (1624-1683)B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth34' 6"Imperial Feet10.4013 
Depth in Hold14' 2"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen734Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Breadth34' 6"Imperial Feet10.4013 
Burthen734Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel115' 0"Imperial Feet35.052 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 2"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Draught Aft17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Length of Keel115' 0"Imperial Feet35.052 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 2"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Draught Aft16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Burthen734 3894Tons BM 


1666Broadside Weight = 505.5 Imperial Pound ( 229.2443 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck32 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 518 Imperial Pound ( 234.913 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin Drake
Gun Deck10 British Demi-Culverin Cutts

1696Broadside Weight = 321 Imperial Pound ( 145.5735 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1660210 BWAS-1603
1666280 BWAS-1603
1689380Establishment for war at HomeB032
1689460Establishment for war at abroadB032

24 Commanding Officers

11.1653 - 1654CaptainJohn BourneBWAS-16031655 - 1657CaptainEdward BlaggBWAS-160325.5.1661 - 27.3.1662CaptainFrancis Allen (d.1662)B05114.10.1664 - 29.10.1667CaptainJohn SwanleyB05114.3.1667/68 - 25.7.1668CaptainJohn Hayward (d.1673)BWAS-160315.1.1671/72 - 24.6.1672CaptainThomas ElliottBWAS-160326.6.1672 - 16.7.1672CaptainJohn Turner (d.1672)B05119.7.1672 - 3.8.1672CaptainGeorge Legge (1647-1691)B0511.9.1672 - 28.5.1673CaptainWilliam Finch (d.1673)BWAS-160331.5.1673 - 7.4.1674CaptainHenry Clarke (d.1674)B05127.4.1678 - 23.11.1678CaptainRichard GriffithBWAS-16036.12.1678 - 7.7.1679CaptainJames Storey (d.1682)B0511.10.1688 - 29.9.1689CaptainRalph Delavall (c.1641-1706/7)TRN230.9.1689 - 26.10.1689CaptainJohn Benbow (1652/53-1702)TRN228.10.1689 - 8.1690CaptainThomas Hopson (1643-1717)TRN21691 - 1692CaptainRobert Deane (d.1699/0)BWAS-16031693 - 7.1693CaptainGeorge Mees (d.1697)RNFB7.1693 - 7.1694CaptainJames Killigrew (d.1694/95)BWAS-16031.6.1695 - 1695CaptainWilliam Whetstone ADM 6/3/60ADM 6/31697 - 25.2.1700/1CaptainEdward Bibb (d.1701)BWAS-160326.2.1700/1 - 2.4.1701CaptainJohn Knapp ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/63.4.1701 - 30.5.1701CaptainDavid Greenhill (d.1716) ADM 6/6/83ADM 6/631.5.1701 - 2.2.1701/2CaptainWilliam Whetstone ADM 6/6/100BWAS-16033.2.1701/2 - 23.11.1703CaptainJohn Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/7/13
Commission confirmed 24.2.1701/2

11 Commissioned Officers

4.1672 - 9.1672Second LieutenantGeorge Churchill (1654-1710)ODNB26.5.1694 - 6.5.1695Third LieutenantJeremiah Topping ADM 6/3/60ADM 6/310.4.1695 - 1695First LieutenantSalmon Morrice (d.1741) ADM 6/3/48ADM 6/37.5.1695 - 1695Third LieutenantEdward Barker ADM 6/3/57ADM 6/327.2.1700/1 - 15.6.1702Third LieutenantThomas Parsons (d.1703) ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 16.5.1701Second LieutenantWilliam Clarke (c.1666-1727) ADM 6/6/64ADM 6/617.5.1701 - 4.2.1701/2Second LieutenantWilliam Gray (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/6/96ADM 6/64.2.1701/2 - 28.4.1702Second LieutenantGeorge Tredenham ADM 6/7/13
Commission confirmed 23.2.1701/2
ADM 6/7
29.4.1702 - 9.4.1703Second LieutenantAugustus Rouse (d.1714) ADM 6/7/31ADM 6/716.6.1702 - 1.4.1703Third LieutenantJohn Smith ADM 6/7/40ADM 6/710.4.1703 - 23.11.1703Second LieutenantWilliam Clisby ADM 6/8/39
Commission confirmed 5.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8

6 Petty Officers

14.4.1690 - 14.11.1690MidshipmanJoseph Joyner (c.1671-?) ADM 107/1/36ADM 107/16.7.1692 - 2.2.1692/93Volunteer-per-orderCovill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/118.8.1692 - 13.5.1693MidshipmanPhilip Simpkins (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/69ADM 107/127.3.1694 - 1.7.1695Master's MateJohn Blixard (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/95ADM 107/119.12.1694 - 25.12.1694Master's MateThomas Cox (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/114.2.1694/95 - 4.5.1695Master's MateThomas Cox (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/1

1 Crewman

22.9.1689 - 3.3.1689/90Captain's ServantJohn Ackworth (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/46ADM 107/1

Service History

11.1653Completed at a cost of £5321.10.0dBWAS-1603
5.1660Renamed YorkBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 58 gun Third Rate
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
13.3.1671/72Battle of Smyrna Convoy
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1677Refitted as a 60 gun Third Rate
7.1679Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur

Took the Scarborough Ketch in company with Dover

27.1.1692/93Took the Frégate Légère La Marianne (18) BWAS-1603
27.1.1692/93Took the Privateer Le Saint Antoine (20) BWAS-1603
4.1693Took the Jacobite privateer Prince of Wales, 14TRN2
1696Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate
23.11.1703Wrecked on the Shipwash during the Great StormBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
B032The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984E. H. H. ArchibaldBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNFBThe Royal and Noble Families of BritianUnknownWeb Site
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive

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