Nottingham

5587
Nominal Guns60
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1701/2
Acquired10.6.1703
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford
Constructor Fisher Harding (d.1705)
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild12.1716
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Nottingham' (1719) (60)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck145' 9 ¼"Imperial Feet44.2024 
Length of Keel120' 4"Imperial Feet36.5811 
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold15' 11"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen924 2494Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703365 BWAS-1603

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.6.1703 - 12.12.1704Captain Samuel Whitaker (d.1707) ADM 6/7/131BWAS-160321.8.1704 - 20.2.1704/5Second Captain James Moneypenny (d.1723) ADM 6/8/209
Commission confirmed 11.12.1705
BWAS-1603
1706 - 2.2.1707/8Captain Richard Culliford (d.1738)BWAS-16033.2.1707/8 - 28.12.1708Captain Robert Bowler (d.1734) ADM 6/9/133BWAS-16035.1.1708/9 - 24.8.1713Captain Henry Hubbard (d.1711) ADM 6/10/26BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1704 - 1705Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-1603

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.6.1703 - 27.12.1705First Lieutenant John Furzer (d.1721) ADM 6/7/131ADM 6/711.6.1703 - 10.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant Edward Vaughan ADM 6/7/131ADM 6/728.12.1705 - 1.11.1706First Lieutenant James Thornton ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/823.1.1705/6 - 11.3.1705/6Second Lieutenant Nicholas Eaton (d.c.1729) ADM 6/8/224ADM 6/812.3.1705/6 - 8.2.1707/8Second Lieutenant Charles Stewart ADM 6/8/240ADM 6/82.11.1706 - 6.2.1707/8First Lieutenant Jacob Hughes ADM 6/9/22ADM 6/97.2.1707/8 - 13.1.1708/9First Lieutenant John Furzer (d.1721) ADM 6/9/135ADM 6/99.2.1707/8 - 27.1.1708/9Second Lieutenant Thomas Williams (1671-?) ADM 6/9/140ADM 6/99.2.1708/9 - 8.6.1711Second Lieutenant Charles Polkinhorne (d.1746) ADM 6/10/32ADM 6/1015.2.1708/9 - 29.11.1709First Lieutenant Gordon Collier ADM 6/10/32ADM 6/1030.11.1709 - 4.12.1709First Lieutenant John Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/11/10ADM 6/115.12.1709 - 1709First Lieutenant Daniel Conde ADM 6/11/11ADM 6/119.6.1711 - 11.8.1712Second Lieutenant Cornelius Willmore ADM 6/12/3
Commission confirmed 23.10.1714
ADM 6/12

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1714 - 1717Cook Jonathan Randleref:16181714Master Bryan Twisseltonref:16181714 - 1717Gunner Henry Hattref:16181714 - 1717Boatswain John Brannref:16181714 - 1717Carpenter William Stigantref:16181716Purser Jeremiah Browneref:1618

Service History


DateEventSource
9.4.1704Took the Privateer La Tour de Montfort (4)
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
10.3.1704/5Battle of Marbella
1706In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1708In the DownsBWAS-1603
1709In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1710Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
2.12.1711Present at the capture of the Le Toulouse (62) BWAS-1603
1713Sailed home to pay offBWAS-1603
20.12.1716Docked at Plymouth to be broken up, the remains were sent to Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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