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Cumberland

5666
Nominal Guns80BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.9.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down14.1.1733/34BWAS-1714
Launched11.7.1739BWAS-1714
First Commissioned30.8.1739BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Razeed10.1748BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel127' 8"Imperial Feet38.7171 
Breadth45' 5"Imperial Feet13.7414 
Depth in Hold18' 7"Imperial Feet5.5086 
Burthen1,400 6794Tons BM 

Armament


1740Broadside Weight = 770 Imperial Pound ( 349.195 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

11.1748Broadside Weight = 713 Imperial Pound ( 323.3455 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1740600EstablishmentBWAS-1714
11.1748140As a Guard ShipBWAS-1714
1754540Establishment of a 66-gun shipBWAS-1714

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
30.8.1739 - 7.5.1741Captain
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1751
Transfered ADM 6/16/216
BWAS-1714
8.6.1741 - 14.10.1742Captain
Harry NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1759
ADM 6/16/316
Confirmed 2.6.1744
BWAS-1714
15.10.1742 - 10.11.1743Captain
Peter LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1755
Transfered ADM 6/16/296
Confirmed 18.4.1744
BWAS-1714
11.11.1743 - 13.9.1745Captain
William BurnabyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1770
ADM 6/16/517
Confirmed 23.7.1745
BWAS-1714
14.9.1745 - 17.9.1745Captain
John PitmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1745
ADM 6/16/544
ADM 6/16

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1740/41 - 3.1744/45Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
Transfered
BWAS-1714

17 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.8.1739 - 9.4.1740First Lieutenant
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1740
ADM 6/15/216
ADM 6/15
30.8.1739 - 29.11.1739Third Lieutenant
Richard BullivantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1739
ADM 6/15/216
ADM 6/15
14.9.1739 - 29.11.1739Second Lieutenant
Rowland CottonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1739
ADM 6/15/221
ADM 6/15
30.11.1739 - 18.12.1739Second Lieutenant
Richard BullivantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1739
ADM 6/15/237
ADM 6/15
30.11.1739 - 5.8.1740Third Lieutenant
John BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1744
ADM 6/15/237
ADM 6/15
19.12.1739 - 3.3.1739/40Second Lieutenant
Patrick O'HaraBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1762
Transfered ADM 6/15/241
ADM 6/15
10.4.1740 - 5.10.1740First Lieutenant
Crosby WestfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
: on board from 19.4.1740 ADM 6/15/274
ADM 6/15
6.8.1740 - 7.6.1741Third Lieutenant
James RootsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1742
Discharged ADM 6/15/319
ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 - 4.6.1741First Lieutenant
Edmund BeavorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1744
: on board from 7.10.1740 Discharged ADM 6/15/337
ADM 6/15
8.6.1741 - 6.7.1742Lieutenant
Richard JasperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1753
Transfered
ADM/L
21.1.1741/42 - 3.5.1742Lieutenant
Samuel SpencerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1757
Transfered ADM 6/16/5
ADM 6/16
19.7.1743 - 20.12.1743First Lieutenant
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
ADM 6/17/432
Confirmed 17.1.1748/49
ADM 6/17
28.12.1743 - 17.4.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1759
ADM 6/17/140
Issued by
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 12.8.1746
ADM 6/17
18.4.1744 - 11.5.1744Third Lieutenant
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1759
ADM 6/17/140
Issued by
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 12.8.1746
ADM 6/17
12.5.1744 - 30.3.1745Second Lieutenant
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1759
ADM 6/17/140
Issued by
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 12.8.1746
ADM 6/17
12.5.1744 - 14.6.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas WalshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/16/541
Confirmed 6.9.1745
ADM 6/16
31.3.1745 - 2.9.1745First Lieutenant
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1759
ADM 6/17/140
Issued by
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1749
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 12.8.1746
ADM 6/17

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
23.9.1739 - 16.5.1740Midshipman
Thomas RiggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1754
Transfered ADM 6/86/100
ADM 6/86

Service History


DateEventSource
2.12.1739Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £30944.0.1dBWAS-1714
26.10.1740Sailed for the West Indies with Ogle. Disabled in a Gale but repaired at Lisbon.BWAS-1714
3.1740/41At Porto BelloBWAS-1714
7.1741Start of the operations around SantiagoBWAS-1714
10.1741End of the operations around SantiagoBWAS-1714
7.1745Left Jamaica for home and to pay offBWAS-1714
17.9.1745

Paid off

ADM 51
6.1746Started repair and reduction to a 2 1/2 deck 66-gun third rateBWAS-1714
6.1746Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
10.1748Refitted as a 66 gun Third RateBWAS-1714
10.1748Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £27351.17.3dBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship



Cost of rebuild was £30,966.0.1d including fitting

 

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