Salisbury

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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.3.1715/16BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down25.5.1716BWAS-1714
Launched10.10.1717BWAS-1714
First Commissioned6.1.1717/18BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 50-gunner Later GroupBWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn NaishBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild12.1724BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck130' 7 ½"Imperial Feet39.6367 
Length of Keel107' 9"Imperial Feet32.6463 
Breadth35' 2 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen710 4494Tons BM 

Armament


10.10.1717Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1716280Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1.1717/18 - 11.8.1722CaptainJohn Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 6/12/109BWAS-171412.8.1722 - 28.4.1724CaptainSamuel Braithwaite (d.1749) ADM 6/13/69
Commission confirmed 21.4.1724
BWAS-1714

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1717/18 - 15.1.1720/21First LieutenantJohn Strutt ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1210.1.1717/18 - 1.4.1718Second LieutenantJohn Weller (d.1752) ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/1216.4.1718 - 1718Second LieutenantJohn Stepney ADM 6/12/124ADM 6/1216.1.1720/21 - 14.2.1722/23First LieutenantJames Aylett ADM 6/12/230ADM 6/1210.3.1720/21 - 30.12.1721Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsWilliam Berkeley (d.1732/33) ADM 6/13/60
Commission confirmed 19.9.1723
ADM 6/13
31.12.1721 - 9.2.1721/22Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Russell (d.1743/44) ADM 6/13/69ADM 6/1310.2.1721/22 - 14.2.1722/23Second LieutenantJohn Russell (d.1743/44) ADM 6/13/69
Commission confirmed 21.4.1724
ADM 6/13
10.2.1721/22 - 14.2.1722/23Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsPhilip Bowchier ADM 6/13/69
Commission confirmed 21.4.1724
ADM 6/13
15.2.1722/23 - 11.5.1724First LieutenantJohn Russell (d.1743/44) ADM 6/13/69
Commission confirmed 21.4.1724
ADM 6/13
15.2.1722/23 - 11.5.1724Second LieutenantPhilip Bowchier ADM 6/13/69
Commission confirmed 21.4.1724
ADM 6/13
15.2.1722/23 - 11.5.1724Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThomas Harrison (d.1749) ADM 6/13/69
Commission confirmed 21.4.1724
ADM 6/13

Service History


DateEventSource
10.10.1717Began rebuilding at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1718Completed rebuilding at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £8716.12.3dBWAS-1714
1.1718Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1714
1719Turkish convoyBWAS-1714
11.1720Began small repair at UnknownBWAS-1714
1.1721Completed small repair at a cost of £721.13.0dBWAS-1714
2.1721Sailed to the East IndiesBWAS-1714
5.1724Returned home and paid offBWAS-1714
12.1724Docked at Portsmouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
28.4.1718-10.1718British Baltic Fleet 1718Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
 

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