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 by Fisher Harding (d.1705)B028
Constructor Fisher 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 - 2.10.1701Captain Edward Bibb (d.1701)† ADM 6/6/61BWAS-17146.10.1701 - 3.3.1701/2Captain Thomas Robinson ADM 6/6/116ADM 6/64.3.1701/2 - 10.1.1707/8Captain John Baker (1660-1716) ADM 6/7/15ADM 6/712.1.1707/8 - 18.1.1707/8Captain William Passenger (d.1729) ADM 6/9/120ADM 6/919.1.1707/8 - 25.1.1707/8Captain John Redman (d.1727/28) ADM 6/9/125ADM 6/926.1.1707/8 - 3.8.1708Captain John Edwards ADM 6/9/129BWAS-17144.8.1708 - 8.8.1710Captain Henry Long (d.1723) ADM 6/11/9
Commission confirmed 26.11.1709
ADM 6/11
9.8.1710 - 4.3.1711/12Captain John Mitchell ADM 6/11/65BWAS-17144.3.1711/12 - 12.6.1713Second Captain Peter 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 White John 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 Lieutenant James Atkins ADM 6/6/5ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 28.4.1701Second Lieutenant Francis Kestall (d.1706) ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/627.2.1700/1 - 28.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant Robert Pierson ADM 6/6/62ADM 6/629.4.1701 - 12.2.1701/2First Lieutenant Francis Kestall (d.1706) ADM 6/6/92ADM 6/629.4.1701 - 14.8.1704Second Lieutenant Jasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 6/6/92ADM 6/623.2.1701/2 - 7.2.1702/3Third Lieutenant Henry Roche ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/713.3.1701/2 - 23.8.1704First Lieutenant Samuel Gilman ADM 6/7/19ADM 6/78.2.1702/3 - 20.5.1707Third Lieutenant Thomas Williams (1671-?) ADM 6/7/86ADM 6/715.8.1704 - 20.8.1704Second Lieutenant John Pacy ADM 6/8/107
Commission confirmed 5.11.1704
ADM 6/8
24.8.1704 - 3.7.1708First Lieutenant Jasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 6/8/111
Commission confirmed 13.11.1704
ADM 6/8
21.1.1707/8 - 28.7.1708Third Lieutenant William Thory ADM 6/9/126ADM 6/97.2.1707/8 - 20.9.1709Second Lieutenant Edward Falkingham (c.1679-1757) ADM 6/9/135ADM 6/929.7.1708 - 19.9.1709Third Lieutenant Robert Man (c.1675-1745) ADM 6/11/15
Commission confirmed 21.12.1709
ADM 6/11
20.9.1709 - 9.8.1710Second Lieutenant Robert Man (c.1675-1745) ADM 6/11/15
Commission confirmed 21.12.1709
ADM 6/11
20.9.1709 - 1.2.1710/11Third Lieutenant James Spellman ADM 6/11/14
Commission confirmed 20.12.1709
ADM 6/11
9.8.1710 - 1.2.1710/11First Lieutenant Augustus Rouse (d.1714) ADM 6/11/66ADM 6/119.8.1710 - 27.7.1711Third Lieutenant Charles Johnson ADM 6/11/65ADM 6/1110.8.1710 - 14.8.1710Second Lieutenant John Bilton (c.1688-?) ADM 6/11/66ADM 6/1115.8.1710 - 9.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant Sidney Cole (c.1679-1744) ADM 6/11/62ADM 6/1110.2.1710/11 - 27.7.1711First Lieutenant Sidney Cole (c.1679-1744) ADM 6/11/106ADM 6/1110.2.1710/11 - 27.6.1711Second Lieutenant Richard Bodington ADM 6/11/106ADM 6/1128.6.1711 - 21.1.1712/13First Lieutenant Richard Bodington ADM 6/11/168
Commission confirmed 13.11.1711
ADM 6/11
28.7.1711 - 27.2.1711/12Third Lieutenant Alexander Bowers ADM 6/11/170
Commission confirmed 19.10.1711
ADM 6/11
9.11.1711 - 4.12.1712Second Lieutenant John Berkeley ADM 6/11/175ADM 6/1128.2.1711/12 - 3.3.1714/15Third Lieutenant Timothy Bridge (d.1737) ADM 6/11/262
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
5.12.1712 - 21.1.1712/13Second Lieutenant Christopher Oates (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/263
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
22.1.1712/13 - 27.2.1712/13First Lieutenant Christopher Oates (d.1740/41) ADM 6/11/263
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 30.6.1713First Lieutenant William Mabbot ADM 6/11/264
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11
28.2.1712/13 - 30.6.1713Second Lieutenant John Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/11/264
Commission confirmed 16.6.1713
ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.4.1712 - 1712Midshipman Extra Luke Fitzgerald ADM 6/11/205ADM 6/11

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
7.5.1701 - 15.5.1706Volunteer-per-order Samuel Gower ADM 107/2/267RNLPC14.3.1701/2 - 17.12.1707Midshipman Hercules Baker (1683-1744) ADM 107/2/152ADM 107/23.5.1703 - 19.6.1703Midshipman James French ADM 107/2/252ADM 107/216.2.1704/5 - 6.6.1705Midshipman James French ADM 107/2/252ADM 107/24.7.1705 - 23.1.1707/8Midshipman Charles Killigrew ADM 107/2/159ADM 107/28.1.1707/8 - 31.1.1709/10Midshipman James French ADM 107/2/252ADM 107/227.3.1711 - 30.6.1713Midshipman George Anson (1697-1762)E-WIKI25.1.1711/12 - 15.2.1712/13Volunteer-per-order Lancelot Whitehall ADM 107/3/30ADM 107/315.2.1712/13 - 30.6.1713Midshipman Lancelot Whitehall ADM 107/3/30ADM 107/322.3.1712/13 - 30.6.1713Master's Mate John Gascoigne (d.1753) ADM 107/3/10ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
20.6.1703 - 15.2.1704/5Able Seaman James French ADM 107/2/252ADM 107/27.6.1705 - 7.1.1707/8Able Seaman James French ADM 107/2/252ADM 107/2

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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