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Monck

5438
Monk Monke
Nominal Guns52BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1659BWAS-1603
Acquired7.1.1659/60BWAS-1603
First Commissioned29.4.1661BWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
Constructor
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild1702BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Draught Aft16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen697 1994Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 503 Imperial Pound ( 228.1105 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck34 British Demi-Culverin

1677Broadside Weight = 426.5 Imperial Pound ( 193.418 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 654 Imperial Pound ( 296.589 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Demi-Culverin Cutts

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1660220 BWAS-1603
1666260 BWAS-1603

14 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.4.1661 - 12.2.1662/63Captain
Nicholas TatersellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1663
BWAS-1603
7.10.1664 - 14.11.1667Captain
Thomas PenroseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1667
BWAS-1603
30.4.1668 - 24.7.1668Captain
Sir William ReevesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1665
B051
22.3.1671/72 - 16.8.1673Captain
Bernard LudmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1673
B051
17.8.1673 - 2.4.1674Captain
Henry KilligrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
B051
24.10.1689 - 3.6.1690Captain
Sir Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
ODNB
1691Captain
William BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1703
BWAS-1603
bef.17.1.1691/92 - aft.30.5.1692Captain
Benjamin HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
Transfered ADM 106/420/130
BWAS-1603
6.1692 - 23.9.1694Captain
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
Transfered
BWAS-1603
24.9.1694 - 16.12.1695Captain
Thomas WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1698
Transfered
BWAS-1603
23.12.1695 - 30.1.1695/96Captain
Edward BibbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1992
Transfered ADM 6/3/105
BWAS-1603
19.9.1696 - 9.12.1696Captain
Jedediah BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1703
Transfered ADM 6/4/28
ADM 6/4
18.2.1696/97 - 25.1.1696/97Captain
Robert StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/4/74
BWAS-1603
20.2.1696/97 - 25.8.1698Second Captain
Robert StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.2.1696/97 - 6.11.1697Commodore
John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1694
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4

16 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1661 - 1662Lieutenant
Thomas TraffordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1672
B051
1662Lieutenant
Thomas DarcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1673
B051
1690 - 7.7.1690Lieutenant
John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1694
E-WIKI
1694 - 13.2.1695/96First Lieutenant
Thomas HugbonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1696
ADM 1/5255/24
ADM 1/5255
c.8.1694 - 5.2.1694/95Acting Third Lieutenant
Thomas HugbonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1699
ADM 1/5255/24
ADM 1/5255
6.2.1694/95 - 13.2.1695/96Third Lieutenant
John WyattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1697
ADM 6/3/34
ADM 6/3
19.2.1694/95 - 13.2.1695/96Second Lieutenant
Thomas CampionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1712
ADM 6/3/37
ADM 6/3
7.9.1695 - 25.1.1696/97Third Lieutenant
William CawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
ADM 6/3/120
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 24.1.1695/96
ADM 6/3
14.2.1695/96 - 18.9.1696First Lieutenant
Thomas CampionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1712
ADM 6/3/129
ADM 6/3
14.2.1695/96 - 18.9.1696Second Lieutenant
John WyattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1697
ADM 6/3/129
ADM 6/3
19.9.1696 - 25.1.1696/97First Lieutenant
Jonathon DennBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1703
ADM 6/4/28
ADM 6/4
19.9.1696 - 25.1.1696/97Second Lieutenant
Daniel CondeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1709
ADM 6/4/28
ADM 6/4
19.9.1696 - 25.8.1698Third Lieutenant
Edward ManningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 6/4/28
ADM 6/4
18.2.1696/97 - 2.3.1696/97First Lieutenant
Charles HendrickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
18.2.1696/97 - 25.8.1698Second Lieutenant
Arthur BasseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1713
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
3.3.1696/97 - 25.9.1698First Lieutenant
Henry HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1713
ADM 6/4/79
ADM 6/4

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695Volunteer
John WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/108
ADM 6/3
29.8.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Benjamin WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/96
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 29.11.1695
ADM 6/3
29.9.1695 - 1696Boatswain
Jeffery SymmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/127
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 7.2.1695/96
ADM 6/3
28.12.1695 - 1695Chaplain
Silvanus JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/109
ADM 6/3
25.9.1696 - 1696Chaplain
James WhitworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4

11 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
25.11.1691 - 11.12.1692Volunteer-per-order
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1747
Transfered ADM 107/1/92
ADM 107/1
31.12.1691 - 31.7.1694Midshipman
Thomas HugbonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1699
ADM 107/1/71
ADM 107/1
29.2.1691/92 - 22.4.1692Midshipman
George HeybooBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1695
ADM 107/1/99
ADM 107/1
17.8.1692 - 29.8.1692Master's Mate
William JenusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1692
ADM 107/1/9
ADM 107/1
14.1.1695/96 - 4.9.1696Volunteer-per-order
John HemmingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1747
Transfered ADM 6/3/116
ADM 6/3
20.1.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Robert EathikBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/118
ADM 6/3
25.9.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Henry SandsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4
5.10.1696 - 1696Volunteer
William TollartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/33
ADM 6/4
14.10.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Benjamin KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/37
ADM 6/4
26.11.1696 - 25.1.1696/97Midshipman
John BeaverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1716
ADM 107/1/156
ADM 107/1
3.1696/97 - 25.9.1698Midshipman
Lord James Berkeley (Viscount Dursley)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ODNB

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
19.7.1690 - 19.7.1691Able Seaman
Jasper PoynterBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1674-1713
ADM 107/1/77
ADM 107/1
2.4.1691 - 7.8.1692Volunteer
John ChamberlainBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1701
Transfered ADM 107/1/70
ADM 107/1
24.8.1697 - 25.8.1698Captain's Servant
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1729
ADM 107/2/38
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1660Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6273.0.0dBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 58 gun Third Rate
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
18.9.1666Took the Ship of the Line
Le Rubis (60) 1664-1666
French 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Off Cape Dungeness

28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1677Refitted as a 60 gun Third Rate
1685Refitted as a 58 gun Third Rate
1689Flagship of a squadron patrolling the channel and Irish seaB051
20.2.1690/91Refitted as a Fourth RateADM/A
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
27.5.1692Part of Vice-Admiral Sir George Rooke's Van Division of the Blue squadron at the Battle of BarfleurTRN2
1.6.1692Action at Cherbourg
1693In company with Chatham took two French merchantmen while on-route from Madeira to IrelandTRN2
6.1693Part of Sir George Rooke's convoy escort for the Smyrna FleetSOTON
17.6.1693Battle of Lagos
12.5.1694Part of a squadron of 6 ships which took the French ship Diligent, commanded by Du Guay Trouin near the Scilly IslesTRN2
8.6.1694Flagship of an allied division commanded by the Marquis of Carmarthen supporting failed troop landings in Camaret Bay,TRN2
12.5.1695Took the Frigate
La Diligente (34) 1691-1694
French 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

1702Rebuilt at RotherhytheTRN2

 

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Posted by linda sherwood-page on Thursday 21st of April 2016 10:59

I have discovered a William Diamont served as a seaman on the Monck in 1692. Dying from his wounds by October as a result of 'a battle with the French'. Presume Barfleur or La Hogue. Are there any lists for this period of ordinary seamen, with any details, age? etc.
With many thanks
Lin

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