Reserve -> 1716 Sutherland

Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned29.3.1704B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Constructor Fisher 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 Ship Commanders

29.3.1704 - 31.12.1704Captain John Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/8/66BWAS-16031.1.1704/5 - 10.1705Captain Richard Cotton (d.1705)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/8/129BWAS-160310.1705 - 23.9.1706Captain Humphrey Pudner (d.1753)BWAS-160313.1.1706/7 - 6.11.1711Captain Matthew Tate (d.1711/12): on board from 29.1.1706/7 Transfered ADM 6/9/40BWAS-160310.11.1711 - 18.11.1714Captain Charles Browne (c.1678-1753) ADM 6/11/176BWAS-160325.6.1741 - 25.6.1743Commander John 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
Confirmed 18.12.1745
ADM 6/17
6.3.1743/44 - 31.7.1744Commander John Bentley (1703-1772) ADM 6/16/36
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 30.12.1745
6.3.1743/44 - 31.7.1744Commander Henry Marsh (d.1772)BWAS-16031.8.1744 - 12.2.1743/44Commander Richard Jasper (d.1761) ADM 6/17/63BWAS-160313.2.1744/45 - 15.3.1744/45Commander Thomas Hemming (c.1711-1748) ADM 6/16/502
Confirmed 29.6.1745
ADM 6/16

12 Commissioned Officers

30.3.1704 - 12.12.1704First Lieutenant Edmund Hooke (c.1681-1744/45) Transfered ADM 6/8/67ADM 6/85.4.1704 - 27.4.1705Second Lieutenant Robert Wingate ADM 6/8/70ADM 6/812.12.1704 - 18.12.1704First Lieutenant John Castle (d.1706) ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/819.12.1704 - 28.12.1704First Lieutenant Henry Langrish Transfered ADM 6/8/125ADM 6/828.4.1705 - 11.10.1710Second Lieutenant Robert Allen (c.1675-1752) ADM 6/9/48
Confirmed 12.2.1706/7
ADM 6/9
20.9.1706 - 1.12.1710First Lieutenant George Beech (c.1673-1749) ADM 6/9/52
Confirmed 24.2.1706/7
ADM 6/9
12.10.1710 - 1.12.1710Second Lieutenant John Wood ADM 6/11/72ADM 6/112.12.1710 - 28.1.1713/14First Lieutenant John Wood ADM 6/11/85ADM 6/112.12.1710 - 31.12.1711Second Lieutenant George Beech (c.1673-1749) ADM 6/11/85ADM 6/111.1.1711/12 - 29.1.1713/14Second Lieutenant Benjamin Fenwick (d.1757) ADM 6/11/190ADM 6/1128.1.1713/14 - 18.11.1714Second Lieutenant William Douglas (d.1741) ADM 6/11/283ADM 6/1129.1.1713/14 - 18.11.1714First Lieutenant Benjamin Fenwick (d.1757) ADM 6/11/283ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer

3.7.1712 - 1712Midshipman Extra Thomas Campion ADM 6/11/215ADM 6/11

5 Petty Officers

28.2.1703/4 - 16.9.1709Volunteer-per-order Richard Brown ADM 107/3/10ADM 107/325.5.1704 - 8.11.1704Midshipman Charles Constable (d.bef.1716) ADM 107/2/30ADM 107/22.8.1704 - 22.11.1704Master's Mate Charles Polkinhorne (d.1746) ADM 107/2/179ADM 107/223.11.1704 - 23.9.1706Midshipman Charles Polkinhorne (d.1746) ADM 107/2/179ADM 107/217.9.1709 - 4.9.1710Midshipman Richard Brown ADM 107/3/10ADM 107/3

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
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon

Condemened at Port Mahon

15.3.1744/45Paid offADM 51


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