Moderate Prize
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Le Modéré' (1685) (52)
First Commissioned14.10.1702BWAS-1603
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders W033
Constructor Hendrick HouvensW033
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck132' 6"Imperial Feet40.2384 
Length of Keel106' 11 ⅞"Imperial Feet32.331 
Depth in Hold14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Burthen887 8594Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1702365 BWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers

14.10.1702 - 15.12.1702Captain John Balchen (1669/70-1744) ADM 6/7/62
Commission confirmed 11.11.1702
1.7.1703 - 13.7.1703Captain William Cross (d.1746): on board from 24.7.1703 ADM 6/7/135ADM 6/714.7.1703 - 2.3.1703/4Captain James Davison ADM 6/8/6ADM 6/87.3.1703/4 - 7.2.1704/5Captain Henry Lumley (d.1720) ADM 6/8/60BWAS-16038.2.1704/5 - 24.2.1704/5Captain Robert Stevens (d.1704/5)† ADM 6/8/148ADM 6/821.2.1704/5 - 27.2.1705/6Captain Henry Lumley (d.1720) ADM 6/8/154ADM 6/8

7 Commissioned Officers

8.7.1703 - 29.7.1703Second Lieutenant Joseph Risby ADM 6/8/4ADM 6/830.7.1703 - 21.12.1705First Lieutenant Joseph Risby ADM 6/8/8ADM 6/830.7.1703 - 29.8.1703Second Lieutenant John Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/8/8ADM 6/830.8.1703 - 30.8.1704Second Lieutenant John Harris ADM 6/8/11ADM 6/831.8.1704 - 23.12.1704Second Lieutenant Ezekiel Wright (d.1736) ADM 6/8/91ADM 6/822.1.1704/5 - 27.2.1705/6Second Lieutenant Yelverton Peyton (d.1748) ADM 6/8/141ADM 6/822.12.1705 - 27.2.1705/6First Lieutenant John Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/8/212ADM 6/8

Service History

1704In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1705Refitted as a Storeship
1712Storeship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
15.12.1713Sold to J. Williamson for £335BWAS-1603


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