Strafford

550
Nominal Guns54BWAS-1603
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.7.1712BWAS-1603
Launched16.7.1714BWAS-1603
First Commissioned6.1.1714/15B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 54-GunnerB028
Constructor John Phillips (d.1720)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild6.6.1726BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 10"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 1 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen703 6894Tons BM 

Armament


16.7.1714Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1693280Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1.1714/15 - 8.4.1716Captain Nicholas Trevanion (1670-1737) ADM 6/12/16BWAS-16039.4.1716 - 15.1.1717/18Captain Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 6/12/66BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.1.1714/15 - 15.4.1716First Lieutenant John Horseman (c.1673-?) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 3.4.1715Second Lieutenant John Stoaks ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/1213.1.1714/15 - 3.4.1715Third Lieutenant Israel Stafford (d.c.1755) ADM 6/12/19ADM 6/124.4.1715 - 14.4.1715Second Lieutenant Israel Stafford (d.c.1755) ADM 6/12/38ADM 6/1215.4.1715 - 3.11.1716Second Lieutenant Dandy Kidd (d.1740/41) ADM 6/12/39ADM 6/1216.4.1716 - 15.1.1717/18First Lieutenant Samuel Cockayne (d.1746) ADM 6/14/67ADM 6/124.11.1716 - 15.1.1717/18Second Lieutenant William Bridge (d.1744) ADM 6/12/84
Commission confirmed 24.12.1716
ADM 6/12

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1714Cook John Roweref:16181714Carpenter Ebenezer Criswellref:16181714Gunner Christopher Shortref:16181714Boatswain William Dutchbornref:16186.6.1715 - 1715Midshipman Extra Israel Stafford (d.c.1755) ADM 6/12/44ADM 6/121718 - 15.1.1717/18Carpenter John Richards (d.bef.1732) ADM 6/12/139ADM 6/12

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
20.8.1714 - 28.7.1716Midshipman Richard Newell ADM 107/3/39ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1715Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
1716Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1603
1717In the Baltic for the Winter 1717/18BWAS-1603
15.1.1717/18Paid offADM 33
6.6.1726

Docked at Chatham to be broken up and rebuilt as a 60-gunner

BWAS-1603

 

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