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Albemarle -> 1709 Union

5495
Nominal Guns96BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.7.1701BWAS-1714
Acquired1.1704BWAS-1714
First Commissioned15.12.1704BWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Constructor
Robert ShortisBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1699
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild1.1722BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck163' 6"Imperial Feet49.6848 
Length of Keel135' 0"Imperial Feet41.148 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold18' 4"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthenc1,398Tons BM 

Armament


1705Broadside Weight = 821 Imperial Pound ( 372.3235 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1705680EstablishmentBWAS-1714

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.12.1704 - 27.3.1705Second Captain
Hercules MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
Transfered ADM 6/8/120
ADM 6/8
28.3.1705 - 15.10.1705Captain
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1706
BWAS-1714
19.12.1705 - 5.3.1705/6Captain
William KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1720
ADM 6/8/210
ADM 6/8
6.3.1705/6 - 13.9.1706Captain
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1711
ADM 6/8/237
BWAS-1714
10.12.1706 - 29.7.1707Captain
Robert FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
ADM 6/9/31
BWAS-1714
30.7.1707 - 7.1.1707/8Captain
Stephen MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/9/85
BWAS-1714
8.1.1707/8 - 23.12.1708Captain
Sir Thomas HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
Transfered ADM 6/9/117
BWAS-1714
22.12.1708 - 3.9.1709Captain
Francis WyvellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1716
ADM 6/10/16
BWAS-1714
26.1.1710/11 - 30.4.1711Captain
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1711
ADM 6/11/99
ADM 6/11
1.5.1711 - 2.7.1711Captain
Samuel VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1716
ADM 6/11/133
ADM 6/11

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1708Admiral
Sir John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
BWAS-1714

52 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1704 - 15.10.1705First Lieutenant
William CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/8/120
ADM 6/8
14.12.1704 - 15.10.1705Second Lieutenant
Thomas TeddimanBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1744
ADM 6/8/120
ADM 6/8
14.12.1704 - 14.6.1705Third Lieutenant
James CarltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1706
ADM 6/8/120
ADM 6/8
14.12.1704 - 15.10.1705Fourth Lieutenant
Alexander GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1706
ADM 6/8/120
ADM 6/8
19.12.1704 - 15.10.1705Fifth Lieutenant
Francis IngoldsbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1708
ADM 6/8/124
ADM 6/8
19.12.1705 - 5.3.1705/6First Lieutenant
Thomas WeedonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
Transfered ADM 6/8/210
ADM 6/8
19.12.1705 - 5.12.1706Fifth Lieutenant
Tancred RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
Transfered ADM 6/8/210
ADM 6/8
21.12.1705 - 11.9.1706Second Lieutenant
Thomas HowardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1718
ADM 6/8/212
ADM 6/8
21.12.1705 - 13.9.1706Third Lieutenant
Francis WestonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1708
Transfered ADM 6/8/212
ADM 6/8
21.12.1705 - 9.12.1706Fourth Lieutenant
Francis IngoldsbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1708
ADM 6/8/212
ADM 6/8
6.3.1705/6 - 13.9.1706First Lieutenant
William TommBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
ADM 6/8/237
ADM 6/8
10.12.1706 - 19.8.1707First Lieutenant
Thomas WittsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/9/32
ADM 6/9
10.12.1706 - 24.2.1706/7Second Lieutenant
Coningsby NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1734
ADM 6/9/32
ADM 6/9
10.12.1706 - 16.3.1706/7Third Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/9/32
ADM 6/9
10.12.1706 - 21.3.1706/7Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/9/31
ADM 6/9
10.12.1706 - 10.2.1706/7Fifth Lieutenant
Robert PastonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1709
Transfered ADM 6/9/32
ADM 6/9
11.2.1706/7 - 19.3.1706/7Fifth Lieutenant
Ralph SaundersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1715
ADM 6/9/47
ADM 6/9
27.2.1706/7 - 16.3.1706/7Second Lieutenant
Justinian MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1711
ADM 6/9/52
ADM 6/9
17.3.1706/7 - 25.8.1707Second Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
Transfered ADM 6/9/57
ADM 6/9
17.3.1706/7 - 21.3.1706/7Third Lieutenant
Peter FranklinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1714
ADM 6/9/57
ADM 6/9
20.3.1706/7 - 14.7.1707Fifth Lieutenant
John BlanchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1709
ADM 6/9/58
ADM 6/9
22.3.1706/7 - 12.6.1707Third Lieutenant
Thomas KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/9/59
ADM 6/9
22.3.1706/7 - 14.7.1707Fourth Lieutenant
Ralph SaundersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1715
ADM 6/9/58
ADM 6/9
13.6.1707 - 25.8.1707Third Lieutenant
Joseph RisbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1720
ADM 6/9/75
ADM 6/9
15.7.1707 - 25.8.1707Fourth Lieutenant
John BlanchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1709
Transfered ADM 6/9/82
ADM 6/9
15.7.1707 - 19.8.1707Fifth Lieutenant
George HitchcockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1718
Transfered ADM 6/9/82
ADM 6/9
20.8.1707 - 25.8.1707First Lieutenant
John MichellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1711
ADM 6/9/89
ADM 6/9
20.8.1707 - 25.8.1707Fifth Lieutenant
Nicholas EatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1727
ADM 6/9/88
ADM 6/9
26.8.1707 - 8.1.1707/8Second Lieutenant
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/9/90
ADM 6/9
26.8.1707 - 8.1.1707/8Third Lieutenant
John GoodallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1717
ADM 6/9/90
ADM 6/9
26.8.1707 - 8.1.1707/8Fourth Lieutenant
Nicholas EatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1727
ADM 6/9/90
ADM 6/9
26.8.1707 - 7.1.1707/8Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/9/90
ADM 6/9
8.1.1707/8 - 27.12.1708Fifth Lieutenant
Mathew EllfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1715
ADM 6/9/118
ADM 6/9
9.1.1707/8 - 31.3.1708First Lieutenant
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/15/120
ADM 6/9
9.1.1707/8 - 27.12.1708Second Lieutenant
John GoodallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1717
ADM 6/9/120
ADM 6/9
9.1.1707/8 - 24.12.1708Third Lieutenant
Nicholas EatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1727
Transfered ADM 6/9/120
ADM 6/9
9.1.1707/8 - 27.12.1708Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/9/120
ADM 6/9
28.12.1708 - 1.2.1710/11First Lieutenant
John LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1703
ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 1.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant
David TavernerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1711
ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 7.6.1709Third Lieutenant
Alexander OrrokBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1719
Transfered ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 2.11.1710Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1717
Transfered ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 21.4.1710Fifth Lieutenant
George RawlingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1739
Transfered ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
8.6.1709 - 26.1.1709/10Third Lieutenant
Samuel OatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1710
Transfered ADM 6/10/68
ADM 6/10
2.2.1710/11 - 12.1.1714/15First Lieutenant
John DoleingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1716
Transfered ADM 6/11/103
ADM 6/11
2.2.1710/11 - 12.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant
John WynnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1740
Transfered ADM 6/14/103
ADM 6/11
2.2.1710/11 - 2.4.1712Third Lieutenant
Daniel BerrymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1737
ADM 6/11/103
ADM 6/11
2.2.1710/11 - 9.2.1710/11Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas RumseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
ADM 6/11/103
ADM 6/11
2.2.1710/11 - 9.2.1710/11Fifth Lieutenant
John BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1721
ADM 6/11/103
ADM 6/11
10.2.1710/11 - 8.11.1711Fourth Lieutenant
John BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
Transfered ADM 6/11/106
ADM 6/11
10.2.1710/11 - 14.5.1711Fifth Lieutenant
Peter PetersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1727
Transfered ADM 6/11/106
ADM 6/11
12.2.1710/11Second Lieutenant
Edward VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
ADM 6/11/107
ADM 6/11
15.5.1711 - 2.7.1711Fifth Lieutenant
Charles MolloyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1753
ADM 6/11/137
ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1711 - 2.7.1711Chaplain
Thomas PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1698-1745
E-WIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
20.8.1705 - 26.3.1706Midshipman
Henry RossingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
Transfered ADM 107/2/177
ADM 107/2

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
29.7.1706 - 25.3.1707Able Seaman
John KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1710
ADM 107/2/253
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
25.1.1703/4

Ordered to be launched by the Admiralty

BWAS-1714
1705Commissioned for Byng's squadron in the SoundingsBWAS-1714
15.10.1705Paid offADM 33
1706Commissioned for Shovell's fleetBWAS-1714
1708In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
9.9.1709

Paid off

ADM 33
29.12.1709Renamed UnionBWAS-1714
2.7.1711Paid offADM 51
5.3.1717/18

Docked at Chatham to break up for rebuild

BWAS-1714

 

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