Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned20.6.1679B028
ShipyardBristol - England B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
Constructor Francis Bayley (d.1677/78)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1699B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Northumberland' (1702) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck152' 0"Imperial Feet46.3296 
Length of Keel137' 0"Imperial Feet41.7576 
Breadth40' 4"Imperial Feet12.2936 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,050Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,115Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet46.0439 
Length of Keel121' 4"Imperial Feet36.8856 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,041 2394Tons BM 


1689Broadside Weight = 549.5 Imperial Pound ( 249.1986 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689360Establishment for war at homeB032
1689480Establishment for war abroadB032

9 Ship Commanders

20.6.1679 - 20.9.1679Captain John Wetwang (d.1684)BWAS-160318.11.1689 - 9.1690Captain John Bridges (d.1694)B0519.1690 - 13.6.1693Captain Andrew Cotten (d.1693)B0517.1693 - 21.9.1693Captain Henry BotelerB051c.16.12.1693 - 11.6.1695Captain David Lambert (d.1703) TransferedBWAS-160310.6.1695 - 30.9.1695Captain John Benbow (1652/53-1702) ADM 6/3/61BWAS-160329.7.1695 - 1696Captain Baron Wylde (d.1735) ADM 6/3/66BWAS-16031696Captain William Wright (d.1735)B0511696 - 22.9.1696Captain Christopher Fogg (d.1708)BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers

1.7.1691 - 22.5.1694Second Lieutenant Seth Jermy (1653-1724)ref:115123.5.1694 - 24.7.1695Second Lieutenant Richard White (d.1700) Transfered ADM 6/3/99ADM 6/331.12.1695 - 22.9.1696Third Lieutenant Samuel Oates (c.1645-?) ADM 6/3/114ADM 6/3

1 Petty Officer

16.4.1691 - 17.10.1693Master's Mate William Wise (c.1659-?) ADM 107/1/43ADM 107/1

6 Crewmen

13.8.1688 - 18.2.1688/89Volunteer Johnathon Dodson ADM 107/1/28ADM 107/12.10.1689 - 10.4.1690Able Seaman John Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/18.12.1689 - 16.6.1690Able Seaman John Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) Transfered ADM 107/1/73ADM 107/16.6.1692 - 20.10.1692Able Seaman Isaac Young (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/15ADM 107/19.5.1694 - 16.11.1694Unknown William Weighman (c.1666-?) Transfered ADM 107/1/91ADM 107/129.6.1695 - 22.9.16961st Class Volunteer John Benbow (1681-1708)ODNB

Service History

19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
10.1694Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1699Rebuilt at Chatham DYBWAS-1603


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