Monck

5439
Monk
Nominal Guns64B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Monck' (1660) (52)
Ordered10.10.1700BWAS-1603
Acquired12.1701BWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
Constructor Robert BurchettBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked24.11.1720BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck137' 6 ½"Imperial Feet41.7703 
Length of Keel114' 3"Imperial Feet34.7526 
Breadth36' 5 ½"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold14' 5 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen807 7394Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 366 Imperial Pound ( 165.981 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1701365 BWAS-1603

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.12.1701 - 17.7.1705Captain James Mighells (1667-1733/34) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/66.12.1705 - 27.2.1705/6Captain Joshua Moore (d.1705/6)† ADM 6/8/207BWAS-16037.3.1705/6 - 25.12.1710Captain Salmon Morrice (d.1741) ADM 6/8/237BWAS-160323.1.1710/11 - 1.8.1714Captain George Cammock (1665-1732) ADM 6/11/97BWAS-16032.8.1714 - 13.12.1714Captain Philip Cavendish (d.1743) ADM 6/11/294BWAS-160314.12.1714 - 28.7.1717Captain Philip Cavendish (d.1743) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1216.5.1719 - 27.7.1719Captain Charles Smith (d.1750) ADM 6/12/169ADM 6/1228.7.1719 - 15.1.1719/20Captain Richard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/12/176BWAS-16039.2.1719/20 - 24.11.1720CaptainThe Hon. George Clinton (1686-1761) ADM 6/12/193B051

23 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.12.1701 - 26.11.1702Second Lieutenant Philip Stanhope (d.1708) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/610.1.1701/2 - 6.12.1705First Lieutenant John Cater ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/627.11.1702 - 18.1.1704/5Second Lieutenant William Mees ADM 6/7/62ADM 6/719.1.1704/5 - 9.5.1705Second Lieutenant Thomas Whitaker (d.1767) ADM 6/9/5
Commission confirmed 22.7.1706
ADM 6/9
6.12.1705 - 2.2.1710/11First Lieutenant John Wynnell (c.1674-1759) ADM 6/14/207ADM 6/86.12.1705 - 28.3.1710Second Lieutenant John Hubbard (d.1728) ADM 6/8/207ADM 6/829.3.1710 - 7.5.1711Second Lieutenant Dandy Kidd (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/43ADM 6/115.5.1711 - 10.10.1711First Lieutenant John Briscoe (d.1714) ADM 6/11/135ADM 6/118.5.1711 - 6.8.1713Second Lieutenant Dandy Kidd (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/136ADM 6/1111.10.1711 - 6.8.1713First Lieutenant John Thompson ADM 6/11/167ADM 6/117.8.1713 - 13.12.1714First Lieutenant Dandy Kidd (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/291
Commission confirmed 22.6.1714
ADM 6/11
7.8.1713 - 13.12.1714Second Lieutenant James Robinson (d.c.1730) ADM 6/11/290
Commission confirmed 8.6.1714
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 12.1.1714/15First Lieutenant Dandy Kidd (d.1740/41) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1214.12.1714 - 14.4.1715Second Lieutenant James Robinson (d.c.1730) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 28.7.1717First Lieutenant Jeremiah Fownes ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1215.4.1715 - 21.2.1716/17Second Lieutenant Francis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/12/39ADM 6/1228.6.1715 - 11.4.1717Third Lieutenant James Robinson (d.c.1730) ADM 6/12/45ADM 6/1216.5.1719 - 15.1.1719/20First Lieutenant James Hutchinson (d.1733) ADM 6/12/169ADM 6/1216.5.1719 - 15.1.1719/20Second Lieutenant Thomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/12/169ADM 6/122.3.1719/20 - 24.11.1720First Lieutenant Robert Munford ADM 6/12/199ADM 6/122.3.1719/20 - 3.4.1720Second Lieutenant William Biddle (d.1727) ADM 6/12/198ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 24.11.1720Second Lieutenant Christopher Wilsford (d.c.1727) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 24.11.1720Third Lieutenant William Biddle (d.1727) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/12

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.11.1712 - 1712Midshipman Extra Gilbert Wallis (d.1738) ADM 6/11/230ADM 6/116.6.1715 - 27.6.1715Midshipman Extra James Robinson (d.c.1730) ADM 6/12/44ADM 6/12

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.5.1706 - 18.2.1707/8Volunteer-per-order William Ward ADM 107/2/266ADM 107/212.9.1706 - 13.11.1706Volunteer-per-order Thomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 107/2/264ADM 107/219.2.1707/8 - 20.4.1710Midshipman William Ward ADM 107/2/266ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1703Off Cape ClearBWAS-1603
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1707Undergoing a refitBWAS-1603
1708In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
24.7.1709Took the Frégate Légère La Conquérante (16) BWAS-1603
1710In the ChannelBWAS-1603
10.9.1710Took the Privateer Le Saint François d'Assise
28.4.1712Took the Privateer La Salamandre (16) off CorkBG
19.5.1712Took the Privateer Le Comte de Giraldin (40) off Cork
19.6.1712Took the Privateer Le Saint Louis de Beaulieu off Cork
1713In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
9.1714Commissioned as guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
1715In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1716In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1719Refitted as a 50 gunner
24.11.1720Bilged and wrecked off YarmouthBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.1719-11.1719British Baltic Fleet 1719Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
16.4.1720-1.12.1720British Baltic Fleet 1720Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
 

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