Nominal Guns64B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Monck' (1660) (52)
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
ConstructorRobert BurchettBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


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 


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

26.12.1701 - 17.7.1705CaptainJames Mighells (1667-1733/34) ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/66.12.1705 - 27.2.1705/6CaptainJoshua Moore (d.1705/6)† ADM 6/8/207BWAS-16037.3.1705/6 - 25.12.1710CaptainSalmon Morrice (d.1741) ADM 6/8/237BWAS-160323.1.1710/11 - 1.8.1714CaptainGeorge Cammock (1665-1732) ADM 6/11/97BWAS-16032.8.1714 - 13.12.1714CaptainPhilip Cavendish (d.1743) ADM 6/11/294BWAS-160314.12.1714 - 28.7.1717CaptainPhilip Cavendish (d.1743) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1216.5.1719 - 27.7.1719CaptainCharles Smith (d.1750) ADM 6/12/169ADM 6/1228.7.1719 - 15.1.1719/20CaptainRichard 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

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

2 Warrant Officers

12.11.1712 - 1712Midshipman ExtraGilbert Wallis (d.1738) ADM 6/11/230ADM 6/116.6.1715 - 27.6.1715Midshipman ExtraJames Robinson (d.c.1730) ADM 6/12/44ADM 6/12

3 Petty Officers

6.5.1706 - 18.2.1707/8Volunteer-per-orderWilliam Ward ADM 107/2/266ADM107/212.9.1706 - 13.11.1706Volunteer-per-orderThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 107/2/264ADM107/219.2.1707/8 - 20.4.1710MidshipmanWilliam Ward ADM 107/2/266ADM107/2

Service History

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


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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