Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned23.5.1710
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 54-Gunner
ConstructorJohn LockBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1726B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth35' 2"Imperial Feet10.6782 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen707 794Tons BM 


1710Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
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
5.1710185Peacetime EstablishmentBWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers

23.5.1710 - 13.12.1714CaptainCharles Stukely (d.1720) ADM 6/11/46BWAS-171414.12.1714 - 1715CaptainCharles Stukely (d.1720) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/12

7 Commissioned Officers

22.5.1710 - 30.5.1710Second LieutenantJohn Toller (d.1747) ADM 6/11/47ADM 6/1123.5.1710 - 13.12.1714First LieutenantJohn Hubbard (d.1728) ADM 6/11/46ADM 6/1131.5.1710 - 13.12.1714Second LieutenantBenjamin Young (d.1754) ADM 6/11/49ADM 6/1114.12.1714 - 24.1.1716/17First LieutenantJohn Hubbard (d.1728) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1214.12.1714 - 6.1.1714/15Second LieutenantBenjamin Young (d.1754) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/127.1.1714/15 - 10.3.1718/19Third LieutenantEdward Gregory (d.1743) ADM 6/12/16ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 1715Second LieutenantGeorge Trotter ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/12

Service History

10.1710To the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1713Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1714Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1715With Byng's fleet in the ChannelBWAS-1714
6.1726Started break up at Plymouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive

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