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Monmouth

5448
Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.6.1716BWAS-1714
Launched3.6.1718BWAS-1714
First Commissioned6.3.1718/19BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-Gunner (1706)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John NaishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1705-1726
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1742BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel122' 2"Imperial Feet37.1879 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,114 6194Tons BM 

Armament


3.6.1718Broadside Weight = 522 Imperial Pound ( 236.727 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1706440Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1718/19 - 13.11.1721Captain
John BalchenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1736
ADM 6/12/156
BWAS-1714
31.1.1725/26 - 13.4.1728Captain
John BalchenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1736
ADM 6/13/99
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 2.4.1729Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
Transfered ADM 6/14/211
BWAS-1714
2.4.1729 - 15.10.1729Captain
George PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
ADM 6/14/20
BWAS-1714
14.10.1729 - 16.12.1729Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
ADM 6/14/37
ADM 6/14
22.2.1733/34 - 17.2.1735/36Captain
Covill MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1741
ADM 6/14/166
BWAS-1714

27 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1718/19 - 20.10.1720First Lieutenant
Titus SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/12/156
ADM 6/12
6.3.1718/19 - 12.5.1719Second Lieutenant
Charles DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1747
Transfered ADM 6/12/156
ADM 6/12
6.3.1718/19 - 13.11.1721Third Lieutenant
John DoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1728
ADM 6/12/156
ADM 6/12
13.5.1719 - 19.10.1720Second Lieutenant
James ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/12/169
ADM 6/12
4.4.1720 - 19.10.1720Acting Fourth Lieutenant
John SleighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1720
ADM 6/12/201
ADM 6/12
20.10.1720 - 19.3.1720/21First Lieutenant
James ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
Transfered ADM 6/12/228
Confirmed 3.1.1720/21
ADM 6/12
20.10.1720 - 9.11.1721Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Roach FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1727
Transfered ADM 6/12/227
Confirmed 28.12.1720
ADM 6/12
20.3.1720/21 - 13.11.1721First Lieutenant
Robert BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1740
ADM 6/13/6
ADM 6/13
10.11.1721 - 13.11.1721Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Ashby MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1726
ADM 6/13/22
ADM 6/13
31.1.1725/26 - 13.4.1728First Lieutenant
Busby MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1728
ADM 6/13/99
ADM 6/13
31.1.1725/26 - 13.4.1728Second Lieutenant
William KinseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1732
ADM 6/13/99
ADM 6/13
31.1.1725/26 - 6.9.1727Third Lieutenant
Richard WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1734
ADM 6/13/99
ADM 6/13
3.12.1727 - 13.4.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1748
ADM 6/14/202
Confirmed 16.4.1728
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 24.10.1728First Lieutenant
John TowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1749
ADM 6/13/211
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 12.8.1728Second Lieutenant
James MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1739
ADM 6/13/211
ADM 6/13
13.8.1728 - 24.10.1728Second Lieutenant
Somerset MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1746
Transfered ADM 6/13/216
ADM 6/13
25.10.1728 - 8.2.1728/29First Lieutenant
William HewettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/14/4
ADM 6/14
9.2.1728/29 - 16.12.1729Second Lieutenant
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
9.2.1728/29 - 16.12.1729Third Lieutenant
William HewettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
9.2.1728/29 - 16.12.1729Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Aubrey BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
2.4.1729 - 16.12.1729First Lieutenant
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1737
ADM 6/14/20
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 17.2.1735/36First Lieutenant
John CrosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/14/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 17.2.1735/36Second Lieutenant
James PeersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1741
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 28.4.1734Third Lieutenant
William BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1734
ADM 6/14/168
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 28.4.1734Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Joseph SoanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1747
ADM 6/14/171
ADM 6/14
29.4.1734 - 17.2.1735/36Third Lieutenant
Joseph SoanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1747
ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/14
29.4.1734 - 17.2.1735/36Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James JanewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1740
ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/14

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.9.1722 - 23.1.1725/26Midshipman Extra
Ashby MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1726
Transfered ADM 6/13/43
ADM 6/13
1731 - 14.3.1730/31Chaplain
Walter RobinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1731
ADM 6/14/70
ADM 6/14

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.5.1726 - 11.1.1726/27Midshipman
Blumfield BarradallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1747
ADM 107/3/168
ADM 107/3
11.1.1726/27 - 14.3.1728/29Midshipman
Peter RattenburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1745
Transfered ADM 107/3/356
ADM 107/3

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
12.3.1718/19 - 13.11.1721Volunteer-per-order
Blumfield BarradallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1747
ADM 107/3/168
ADM 107/3
8.2.1728/29 - 6.11.1729Volunteer-per-order
Samuel Frederick AntrimBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1736
ADM 107/3/306
ADM 107/3
7.11.1729 - 29.12.1729Able Seaman
Samuel Frederick AntrimBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1736
Transfered ADM 107/3/306
ADM 107/3
5.4.1734 - 17.2.1735/36Captain's Servant
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
ADM 107/3/473
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1719Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
20.3.1718/19Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £14638.4.1dBWAS-1714
20.3.1718/19Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4953.16.1dBWAS-1714
29.10.1721

Paid off

ADM 51
1726fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4260.14.11dBWAS-1714
13.1.1725/26

Recommissioned

BWAS-1714
22.8.1727

The captain, John Balchen, and all commissioned officers had their commissions re-confirmed.

ADM 6/13
1728

Guardship at Portsmouth

BWAS-1714
1728fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
4.1728Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
1732fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
1734

Commissioned for home waters

BWAS-1714
17.2.1735/36

Paid off

ADM 51
8.1742

Broken up at Portsmouth for rebuilding at Deptford

BWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.1719-11.1719British Baltic Fleet 1719
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
 
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
 
 

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