Reserve -> 1716 Sutherland

Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned29.3.1704B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up15.11.1754B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth34' 5 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen675 7594Tons BM 


18.3.1703/4Broadside 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

11 Commanding Officers

29.3.1704 - 31.12.1704CaptainJohn Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/8/66BWAS-16031.1.1704/5 - 10.1705CaptainRichard Cotton (d.1705)† ADM 6/8/129BWAS-160310.1705 - 23.9.1706CaptainHumphrey Pudner (d.1753)BWAS-160313.1.1706/7 - 6.11.1711CaptainMatthew Tate (d.1711/12): on board from 29.1.1706/7 ADM 6/9/40BWAS-160310.11.1711 - 18.11.1714CaptainCharles Browne (c.1678-1753) ADM 6/11/176BWAS-160325.6.1741 - 25.6.1743CommanderJohn Opie (d.1758) ADM 6/15/431BWAS-160325.6.1743 - 5.3.1743/44CommanderLord Alexander Colville (7th Viscount Colville of Culross) (1717-1770) ADM 6/17/33
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.12.1745
ADM 6/17
6.3.1743/44 - 31.7.1744CommanderJohn Bentley (1703-1772) ADM 6/16/36
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 30.12.1745
6.3.1743/44 - 31.7.1744CommanderHenry Marsh (d.1772)BWAS-16031.8.1744 - 12.2.1743/44CommanderRichard Jasper (d.1761) ADM 6/17/63BWAS-160313.2.1744/45 - 15.3.1744/45CommanderThomas Hemming (c.1711-1748) ADM 6/16/502
Commission confirmed 29.6.1745
ADM 6/16

12 Commissioned Officers

30.3.1704 - 12.12.1704First LieutenantEdmund Hooke (c.1681-1744/45) ADM 6/8/67ADM 6/85.4.1704 - 27.4.1705Second LieutenantRobert Wingate ADM 6/8/70ADM 6/812.12.1704 - 18.12.1704First LieutenantJohn Castle (d.1706) ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/819.12.1704 - 28.12.1704First LieutenantHenry Langrish ADM 6/8/125ADM 6/828.4.1705 - 11.10.1710Second LieutenantRobert Allen (c.1675-1752) ADM 6/9/48
Commission confirmed 12.2.1706/7
ADM 6/9
20.9.1706 - 1.12.1710First LieutenantGeorge Beech (c.1673-1749) ADM 6/9/52
Commission confirmed 24.2.1706/7
ADM 6/9
12.10.1710 - 1.12.1710Second LieutenantJohn Wood ADM 6/11/72ADM 6/112.12.1710 - 28.1.1713/14First LieutenantJohn Wood ADM 6/11/85ADM 6/112.12.1710 - 31.12.1711Second LieutenantGeorge Beech (c.1673-1749) ADM 6/11/85ADM 6/111.1.1711/12 - 29.1.1713/14Second LieutenantBenjamin Fenwick (d.1757) ADM 6/11/190ADM 6/1128.1.1713/14 - 18.11.1714Second LieutenantWilliam Douglas (d.1741) ADM 6/11/283ADM 6/1129.1.1713/14 - 18.11.1714First LieutenantBenjamin Fenwick (d.1757) ADM 6/11/283ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer

3.7.1712 - 1712Midshipman ExtraThomas Campion ADM 6/11/215ADM 6/11

3 Petty Officers

28.2.1703/4 - 16.9.1709Volunteer-per-orderRichard Brown ADM 107/3/10ADM107/325.5.1704 - 8.11.1704MidshipmanCharles Constable (d.bef.1716) ADM 107/2/30ADM107/217.9.1709 - 4.9.1710MidshipmanRichard Brown ADM 107/3/10ADM107/3

Service History

1704In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1705In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1706Returned homeBWAS-1603
23.9.1706Paid offADM 51
1708Sailed to New EnglandBWAS-1603
1710In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to Virginia with a convoyBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to Gibraltar with a convoyBWAS-1603
7.1712Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
8.1712Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2092.2.5dBWAS-1603
1713Sailed to New EnglandBWAS-1603

Paid off

ADM 51
2.1.1715/16Renamed SutherlandBWAS-1603
5.1717Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
2.1718Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7307.7.5dBWAS-1603
5.1741Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
21.5.1741Refitted as a Hospital Ship
6.1741Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.1741Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7661.16.4dBWAS-1603
11.2.1744Battle of Toulon

Condemened at Port Mahon

15.3.1744/45Paid offADM 51


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