Newcastle

530
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1701/2BWAS-1603
Launched24.3.1703/4BWAS-1603
First Commissioned25.3.1704B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild16.4.1728B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 2"Imperial Feet39.6257 
Length of Keel109' 0"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth34' 2"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 7"Imperial Feet4.0217 
Burthen676 7794Tons BM 

Armament


24.3.1703/4Broadside 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

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1704 - 21.3.1707/8CaptainVincent Cutter (d.1710) ADM 6/8/65BWAS-16031.1.1708/9 - 12.3.1712/13CaptainSampson Bourne (c.1679-1719) ADM 6/10/21BWAS-160313.3.1712/13 - 5.6.1713CaptainBeaumont Raymond (d.1718) ADM 6/11/252ADM 1186.6.1713 - 28.3.1717CaptainRichard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/11/261BWAS-160329.3.1717 - 10.3.1718/19CaptainWilliam Passenger (d.1729) ADM 6/12/96BWAS-160311.3.1718/19 - 19.6.1720CaptainJohn Mighells (d.1746) ADM 6/12/158BWAS-16034.6.1720 - 5.10.1721CaptainEdward Falkingham (c.1679-1757) ADM 6/13/20
Commission confirmed 11.10.1721
BWAS-1603

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.5.1704 - 31.12.1704Second LieutenantEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/77ADM 6/820.8.1705 - 28.9.1705Second LieutenantJoseph Peach ADM 6/9/127ADM 6/929.9.1705 - 27.7.1708First LieutenantJoseph Peach ADM 6/9/127
Commission confirmed 23.1.1706/7
ADM 1
29.9.1705 - 27.7.1708Second LieutenantLambton Eden ADM 6/9/126ADM 6/928.7.1708 - 12.3.1712/13First LieutenantLambton Eden ADM 6/9/177ADM 6/928.7.1708 - 12.3.1712/13Second LieutenantGeorge Trotter ADM 6/9/178ADM 6/913.3.1712/13 - 7.6.1713First LieutenantHumphrey Orme (d.1751) ADM 6/11/251ADM 11813.3.1712/13 - 7.6.1713Second LieutenantEdmund Bedford (d.c.1727) ADM 6/11/251ADM 1188.6.1713 - 28.3.1717First LieutenantWilliam Mason (c.1665-1742) ADM 6/11/261ADM 6/118.6.1713 - 14.4.1715Second LieutenantFrancis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/11/261ADM 6/1129.3.1717 - 10.3.1718/19First LieutenantJohn Price (d.1727) ADM 6/12/96ADM 6/1229.3.1717 - 10.3.1718/19Second LieutenantJohn Gascoigne (d.1753) ADM 6/12/96ADM 6/1211.3.1718/19 - 5.10.1721First LieutenantJohn Roose (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/12/158ADM 6/1211.3.1718/19 - 5.10.1721Second LieutenantGeorge Legg (d.1725) ADM 6/12/158ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.6.1713 - 3.3.1714/15Midshipman ExtraJohn Barker ADM 6/11/261ADM 6/11

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
10.2.1717/18 - 14.5.1719Ordinary SeamanRobert Shorting (d.1734) ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
9.1708In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1709Sailed to St HelenaBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
7.8.1711Capture of the San Joaquín
8.1712Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
1713RecommissionedBWAS-1603
4.1713Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
1714Sailed to Newfoundland with a convoyBWAS-1603
1717Sailed to Newfoundland and then to the StraitsBWAS-1603
1719Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1721Returned homeBWAS-1603
5.10.1721Paid offADM 51
16.4.1728Docked at Woolwich to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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