Nottingham

5588
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.2.1716/17BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down8.4.1717BWAS-1714
Acquired5.10.1719BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.1.1719/20
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 60-Gunner
Designed byJ BattBWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up4.1739BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 2"Imperial Feet43.8924 
Length of Keel118' 9"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Breadth38' 4"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold15' 11"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen928 2694Tons BM 

Armament


1720Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
18.4.1706365Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1.1719/20 - 27.1.1720/21CaptainRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/12/188BWAS-171431.1.1720/21 - 14.3.1721/22CaptainThe Hon. George Clinton (1686-1761) ADM 6/12/232B05129.4.1723 - 10.1726CaptainWilliam Haddock (d.1726)† ADM 6/13/55BWAS-171426.2.1727/28 - 15.2.1728/29CaptainCharles Cotterel (d.1754) ADM 6/14/17
Commission confirmed 25.2.1728/29
BWAS-1714
22.2.1733/34 - 25.8.1734CaptainMathew Consett (d.1749) ADM 6/14/166BWAS-171426.8.1734 - 31.7.1737CaptainCurtis Barnet (d.1746) ADM 6/15/193BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1.1719/20 - 14.3.1721/22First LieutenantJames Hutchinson (d.1733) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1212.1.1719/20 - 30.4.1723Second LieutenantThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 3.5.1723Third LieutenantEdward Dodd (d.1763) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/121.5.1723 - 24.10.1728First LieutenantFoot Pike ADM 6/13/55ADM 6/131.5.1723 - 18.11.1725Second LieutenantCurtis Barnet (d.1746) ADM 6/13/55ADM 6/1319.11.1725 - 25.2.1727/28Second LieutenantEdward Wells (d.1728) ADM 6/14/93ADM 6/1319.11.1725 - 31.1.1725/26Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsCurtis Barnet (d.1746) ADM 6/13/93ADM 6/1317.2.1725/26 - 10.4.1729Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsChristopher Dalton (d.1734) ADM 6/14/103ADM 6/1316.2.1726/27 - 11.10.1727Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsNicholas Robinson (d.1753) ADM 6/14/183
Commission confirmed 4.1.1727/28
ADM 6/13
12.10.1727 - 15.12.1727Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRichard Bligh ADM 6/14/10
Commission confirmed 14.1.1728/29
ADM 6/14
26.2.1727/28 - 15.2.1728/29Second LieutenantRichard Bligh ADM 6/14/10
Commission confirmed 14.1.1728/29
ADM 6/14
29.8.1728 - 15.2.1728/29Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRichard Pocock (d.bef.1735) ADM 6/14/16
Commission confirmed 22.2.1728/29
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 31.7.1737First LieutenantSilvester Kennedy (d.1756) ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 31.7.1737Second LieutenantEdward Dodd (d.1763) ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/14

Service History


DateEventSource
17.11.1719Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £11147.11.7dBWAS-1714
12.1719Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1720In the BalticBWAS-1714
1720Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1721In the BalticBWAS-1714
1723Recommissioned as a guardship at SheernessBWAS-1714
1723fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1725fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1725Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1726Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1727In the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1728In the West Indies then home to pay offBWAS-1714
1729refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6051.19.4dBWAS-1714
15.2.1728/29Paid offADM 51
1736Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1737Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1714
4.1739Break up completed at SheernessBWAS-1714

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1721/04/131721/10/20British Baltic Fleet 1721Sir John Norris (1670-1749)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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