Salisbury

533
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.4.1706BWAS-1603
Launched3.7.1707BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 54-GunnerB028
Constructor Benjamin Rosewell (d.1742)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild25.5.1716BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Salisbury' (1717) (50)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen703 6394Tons BM 

Armament


3.7.1707Broadside 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
4.1706280Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.6.1707 - 12.6.1713CaptainSir Francis Hosier (d.1727) ADM 6/9/76BWAS-160313.6.1713 - 19.10.1714Captain Richard Thomas Girlington (d.1743) ADM 6/11/262BWAS-1603

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1707/8 - 17.3.1708/9First Lieutenant John Blanchard ADM 6/9/123ADM 6/918.3.1708/9 - 4.12.1712First Lieutenant Peter Anderson (c.1671-1738) ADM 6/10/46ADM 6/104.5.1709 - 11.1.1709/10Second Lieutenant George Spaight ADM 6/10/58ADM 6/1012.1.1709/10 - 8.4.1711Second Lieutenant Charles Passenger ADM 6/11/18ADM 6/119.4.1711 - 14.4.1711Second Lieutenant John Harper ADM 6/11/127ADM 6/1115.4.1711 - 17.10.1711Second Lieutenant William Mabbot ADM 6/11/130
Confirmed 18.4.1711
ADM 6/11
18.10.1711 - 4.12.1712Second Lieutenant Thomas Trefusis (1687-1754) ADM 6/11/263
Confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
5.12.1712 - 26.7.1715First Lieutenant Thomas Trefusis (1687-1754) ADM 6/11/263
Confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
22.1.1712/13 - 11.8.1714Second Lieutenant Henry Fowkes (d.1729) ADM 6/11/264
Confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
12.8.1714 - 9.12.1714Second Lieutenant John Stanley (d.1740) ADM 6/11/295ADM 6/11

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.4.1708 - 29.8.1710Volunteer-per-order William Sanderson ADM 107/3/7ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1708In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
10.2.1709/10Took the Privateer L'Heureux
1711Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
17.6.1711At CartagenaBWAS-1603
7.8.1711Capture of the San Joaquín
1.1713At SheernessBWAS-1603
12.1714Paid offBWAS-1603
25.5.1716Docked at Deptford to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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