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Gloucester

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Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.7.1710BWAS-1603
Launched4.10.1711BWAS-1603
First Commissioned22.9.1711B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 54-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild20.1.1723/24B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 8"Imperial Feet39.6308 
Length of Keel108' 1"Imperial Feet32.9216 
Breadth35' 3"Imperial Feet10.6832 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen714' 3494"Tons BM 

Armament


4.10.1711Broadside 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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1711 - 10.11.1713Captain
John CarltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/11/162
BWAS-1603
4.2.1714/15 - 2.2.1716/17Captain
William PassengerBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1691-1719
: on board from 5.2.1714/15 ADM 6/12/24
BWAS-1603
2.2.1716/17 - 26.11.1717Captain
John FurzerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1711
: on board from 23.3.1716/17
BWAS-1603
1.2.1719/20 - 31.10.1721Captain
Edward HollandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/12/191
BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.9.1711 - 15.12.1713First Lieutenant
Samuel AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1747
ADM 6/11/163
ADM 6/11
27.9.1711 - 15.12.1713Second Lieutenant
Edward WyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1724
ADM 6/11/163
ADM 6/11
8.2.1714/15 - 19.3.1716/17First Lieutenant
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699
ADM 6/12/26
ADM 6/12
8.2.1714/15 - 26.11.1717Second Lieutenant
James ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/12/26
ADM 6/12
19.3.1716/17 - 26.11.1717First Lieutenant
Luke RichardsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1732
ADM 6/12/96
ADM 6/12
19.1.1719/20 - 13.11.1721First Lieutenant
James FellowsBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/12/191
ADM 6/12
19.1.1719/20 - 13.11.1721Second Lieutenant
Ralph ArchboldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1731
ADM 6/12/191
ADM 6/12
4.4.1720 - 31.10.1721Third Lieutenant
Mathew FortescueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/12/201
ADM 6/12
1.11.1721 - 13.11.1721Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Isaac BarnardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
ADM 6/12/21
ADM 6/13

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.6.1712 - 17.2.1712/13Midshipman Extra
Mathew DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1728
Transfered ADM 6/11/212
ADM 6/11
25.6.1712 - 15.12.1713Midshipman Extra
William CareyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1741
ADM 6/11/214
ADM 6/11
18.2.1712/13 - 15.12.1713Midshipman Extra
Robert GiffordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1713
ADM 6/11/244
ADM 6/11
1720 - 17.5.1720Boatswain
David GetteridgeBritish
Dockyard Staff
Service 1720-1736
ADM 6/12/203
ADM 6/12
18.5.1720 - 13.11.1721Boatswain
James BeachBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1717-1738
ADM 6/12/203
ADM 6/12

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
16.1.1715/16 - 4.4.1717Master's Mate
James HodsollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1748
ADM 107/3/53
ADM 107/3
27.2.1720/21 - 13.11.1721Volunteer-per-order
John WickhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1759
ADM 107/3/177
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
18.5.1721 - 31.10.1721Able Seaman
John DennisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1728
ADM 107/3/298
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1711in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1715Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1717In the BalticBWAS-1603
26.11.1717Paid offADM 51
5.1718Began great repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1603
12.1718Completed great repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £2485.17.3dBWAS-1603
1720Recommissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
31.10.1721Paid offADM 51
6.11.1724Ordered to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603
20.1.1724/25Completed breaking upto be rebuilt at SheernessBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
 
 

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