Monmouth

5447
Nominal Guns64B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Monmouth' (1667) (64)
Ordered3.10.1699B028
Acquired1700B028
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Designed byFisher Harding (d.1705)B028
ConstructorFisher Harding (d.1705)B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild20.4.1716B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Monmouth' (1718) (70)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck147' 9"Imperial Inch3.7338 (12′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel123' 0"Imperial Inch3.1242 (10′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Inch0.9652 (3′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Inch0.4064 (1′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen871Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck147' 9"Imperial Inch3.7338 (12′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel123' 0"Imperial Inch3.1242 (10′ 2″ Imperial)
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Inch0.9652 (3′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Inch0.4064 (1′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen944 7094Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703440 BWAS-1714

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.2.1700/1 - 2.10.1701CaptainEdward Bibb (d.1701)† ADM 6/6/61BWAS-17146.10.1701 - 3.3.1701/2CaptainThomas Robinson ADM 6/6/116ADM 6/64.3.1701/2 - 10.1.1707/8CaptainJohn Baker (1660-1716) ADM 6/7/15ADM 6/712.1.1707/8 - 18.1.1707/8CaptainWilliam Passenger (d.1729) ADM 6/9/120ADM 6/919.1.1707/8 - 25.1.1707/8CaptainJohn Redman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/9/125ADM 6/926.1.1707/8 - 3.8.1708CaptainJohn Edwards ADM 6/9/129BWAS-17144.8.1708 - 8.8.1710CaptainHenry Long (d.1723) ADM 6/11/9
Commission confirmed 26.11.1709
ADM 6/11
9.8.1710 - 4.3.1711/12CaptainJohn Mitchell ADM 6/11/65BWAS-17144.3.1711/12 - 12.6.1713Second CaptainPeter Chamberlain (d.1720) ADM 6/11/197BWAS-171413.6.1713 - 30.6.1713CaptainSir Francis Hosier (d.1727) ADM 6/11/262BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1707/8 - 1709Rear-Admiral of the WhiteJohn Baker (1660-1716)BWAS-17141709Rear-Admiral of the RedSir Charles Wager (1666-1743)BWAS-17141712Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725)BWAS-1714

29 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.7.1699 - 29.4.1701First LieutenantJames Atkins ADM 6/6/5ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 28.4.1701Second LieutenantFrancis Kestall (d.1706) ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 28.1.1701/2Third LieutenantRobert Pierson ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/629.4.1701 - 12.2.1701/2First LieutenantFrancis Kestall (d.1706) ADM 6/6/92ADM 6/629.4.1701 - 14.8.1704Second LieutenantJasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 6/6/92ADM 6/623.2.1701/2 - 7.2.1702/3Third LieutenantHenry Roche ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/713.3.1701/2 - 23.8.1704First LieutenantSamuel Gilman ADM 6/7/19ADM 6/78.2.1702/3 - 20.5.1707Third LieutenantThomas Williams (1671-?) ADM 6/7/86ADM 6/715.8.1704 - 20.8.1704Second LieutenantJohn Pacy ADM 6/8/107
Commission confirmed 5.11.1704
ADM 6/8
24.8.1704 - 3.7.1708First LieutenantJasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 6/8/111
Commission confirmed 13.11.1704
ADM 6/8
21.1.1707/8 - 28.7.1708Third LieutenantWilliam Thory ADM 6/9/126ADM 6/97.2.1707/8 - 20.9.1709Second LieutenantEdward Falkingham (c.1679-1757) ADM 6/9/135ADM 6/929.7.1708 - 19.9.1709Third LieutenantRobert Man (1675-1745) ADM 6/11/15
Commission confirmed 21.12.1709
ADM 6/11
20.9.1709 - 9.8.1710Second LieutenantRobert Man (1675-1745) ADM 6/11/15
Commission confirmed 21.12.1709
ADM 6/11
20.9.1709 - 1.2.1710/11Third LieutenantJames Spellman ADM 6/11/14
Commission confirmed 20.12.1709
ADM 6/11
9.8.1710 - 1.2.1710/11First LieutenantAugustus Rouse (d.1714) ADM 6/11/66ADM 6/119.8.1710 - 27.7.1711Third LieutenantCharles Johnson ADM 6/11/65ADM 6/1110.8.1710 - 14.8.1710Second LieutenantJohn Bilton (c.1688-?) ADM 6/11/66ADM 6/1115.8.1710 - 9.2.1710/11Second LieutenantSidney Cole (d.1744) ADM 6/11/62ADM 6/1110.2.1710/11 - 27.7.1711First LieutenantSidney Cole (d.1744) ADM 6/11/106ADM 6/1110.2.1710/11 - 27.6.1711Second LieutenantRichard Bodington ADM 6/11/106ADM 6/1128.6.1711 - 21.1.1712/13First LieutenantRichard Bodington ADM 6/11/168
Commission confirmed 13.11.1711
ADM 6/11
28.7.1711 - 27.2.1711/12Third LieutenantAlexander Bowers ADM 6/11/170
Commission confirmed 19.10.1711
ADM 6/11
9.11.1711 - 4.12.1712Second LieutenantJohn Berkeley ADM 6/11/175ADM 6/1128.2.1711/12 - 3.3.1714/15Third LieutenantTimothy Bridge (d.1737) ADM 6/11/262
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
5.12.1712 - 21.1.1712/13Second LieutenantChristopher Oates (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/263
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
22.1.1712/13 - 27.2.1712/13First LieutenantChristopher Oates (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/263
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 30.6.1713First LieutenantWilliam Mabbot ADM 6/11/264
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 30.6.1713Second LieutenantJohn Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/11/264
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.4.1712 - 1712Midshipman ExtraLuke Fitzgerald ADM 6/11/205ADM 6/11

9 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.4.1701 - 20.4.1706Volunteer-per-orderSamuel Gower ADM 107/2/267RNLPC14.3.1701/2 - 17.12.1707MidshipmanHercules Baker (1683-1744) ADM 107/2/152ADM107/23.5.1703 - 19.6.1703MidshipmanJames French ADM 107/2/252ADM107/216.2.1704/5 - 6.6.1705MidshipmanJames French ADM 107/2/252ADM107/28.1.1707/8 - 31.1.1709/10MidshipmanJames French ADM 107/2/252ADM107/227.3.1711 - 30.6.1713MidshipmanGeorge Anson (1697-1762)EWIKI25.1.1711/12 - 15.2.1712/13Volunteer-per-orderLancelot Whitehall ADM 107/3/30ADM107/315.2.1712/13 - 30.6.1713MidshipmanLancelot Whitehall ADM 107/3/30ADM107/322.3.1712/13 - 30.6.1713Master's MateJohn Gascoigne (d.1753) ADM 107/3/10ADM107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
20.6.1703 - 15.2.1704/5Able SeamanJames French ADM 107/2/252ADM107/27.6.1705 - 7.1.1707/8Able SeamanJames French ADM 107/2/252ADM107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
8.5.1705Put to see from Portsmouth as part of a convoy escort with the Hazardous, Association and LennoxBG
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
5.1708Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1711Saint Lawrence expeditionBWAS-1714
11.1711Began small repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1714
1712At JamaicaBWAS-1714
4.1712Completed small repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £2090.15.1dBWAS-1714
30.6.1713

Returned home and paid off

BWAS-1714
20.4.1716Docked at Portsmouth to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) 
 

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