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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.6.1723BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down13.3.1723/24BWAS-1714
Launched10.7.1727BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.4.1729BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 50-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1746
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up10.1758BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 6"Imperial Feet40.8477 
Length of Keel109' 10"Imperial Feet33.2232 
Breadth36' 3"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold15' 2"Imperial Feet4.5822 
Burthen767 6694Tons BM 

Armament


1727Broadside 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
1727280EstablishmentBWAS-1714

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.4.1729 - 31.12.1730Captain
The Hon. Vere BeauclerkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1771
ADM 6/14/20
BWAS-1714
17.2.1735/36 - 8.11.1736Captain
William SwaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1736
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/19/90
BWAS-1714
26.4.1737 - 27.7.1738Captain
Charles DennisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1742
Transfered ADM 6/15/61
ADM 6/15
16.5.1738 - 11.6.1739Captain
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
Transfered ADM 6/15/117
ODNB
12.6.1739 - 16.6.1740Captain
James ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1743
ADM 6/15/183
BWAS-1714
19.8.1740 - 29.7.1741Captain
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/424
Confirmed 15.1.1743/44
BWAS-1714
30.7.1741 - 14.3.1744/45Captain
Harry PowlettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1775
ADM 6/16/444
Confirmed 19.2.1744/45
BWAS-1714
14.9.1745 - 18.12.1747Captain
Smith CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1760
ADM 6/16/544
BWAS-1714
18.12.1747 - 4.3.1748/49Captain
Edmund TollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1762
ADM 6/17/298
BWAS-1714
1.7.1755 - 12.5.1757Captain
William HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1763
Transfered ADM 6/18/177
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1756 - 5.1757Vice-Admiral
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1758
BWAS-1714

18 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.4.1729 - 31.12.1730First Lieutenant
William CoulseaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1737
ADM 6/15/21
ADM 6/14
4.4.1729 - 31.12.1730Second Lieutenant
Richard EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1770
ADM 6/14/21
ADM 6/14
4.4.1729 - 31.12.1730Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Franklyn LushingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1735
ADM 6/14/21
ADM 6/14
13.2.1735/36 - 26.4.1737Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Charles Wager PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1756
ADM 6/15/7
ADM 6/15
26.4.1737 - 27.2.1737/38First Lieutenant
Robert SwantonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
Transfered ADM 6/15/60
ADM 6/15
26.4.1737 - 15.5.1738Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1747
ADM 6/15/61
ADM 6/15
16.5.1738 - 17.8.1738First Lieutenant
Andrew HawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/119
ADM 6/15
16.5.1738 - 3.4.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1747
Transfered ADM 6/15/119
ADM 6/15
18.8.1738 - 20.5.1740First Lieutenant
Thomas StrachyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1738
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/140
ADM 6/15
21.3.1738/39 - 11.6.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward EdmondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1741
ADM 6/15/413
Confirmed 27.4.1741
ADM 6/15
29.4.1741 - 22.9.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Salkeld John ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1759
ADM 6/17/126
Issued by
Joseph HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1672-1688

Confirmed 7.7.1746
ADM 6/17
7.4.1742 - 14.3.1744/45First Lieutenant
Charles BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1748
ADM 6/16/424
ADM 6/16
22.9.1744 - 14.3.1744/45Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William Saltern WillettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1770
ADM 6/16/425
ADM 6/16
19.1.1746/47 - 5.5.1747First Lieutenant
Salkeld John ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1759
ADM 6/17/192
ADM 6/17
19.1.1746/47 - 5.5.1747Second Lieutenant
Cheney HurtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
ADM 6/17/192
ADM 6/17
5.5.1747 - 4.3.1748/49First Lieutenant
Cheney HurtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
ADM 6/17/222
ADM 6/17
5.5.1747 - 4.11.1747Second Lieutenant
David PryceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1775
ADM 6/17/222
ADM 6/17
4.11.1747 - 4.3.1748/49Second Lieutenant
John PopkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1759
ADM 6/17/280
ADM 6/17

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.4.1729 - 31.12.1730Midshipman
James RootsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1742
ADM 107/2/24
ADM 107/2
27.11.1736 - 6.12.1737Midshipman Ordinary
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
ADM 107/3/342
ADM 107/3
1737 - 23.2.1737/38Midshipman
Thomas FranklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1775
ODNB
7.12.1737 - 19.2.1737/38Midshipman
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
Transfered ADM 107/3/342
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1727Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1714
1729Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
31.12.1730

Paid off

ADM 51
1.1731Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
2.1731Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1424.5.6dBWAS-1714
5.1737Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
6.1737Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1383.5.10dBWAS-1714
9.8.1739Took the Privateer
Santa Rosalia 1739-1739
Spanish Privateer
In the Mediterranean

13.6.1742At St TropezBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
24.7.1744Took the Privateer
La Notre Dame de Grace 1744-1744
French Privateer

10.1744Sailed for homeBWAS-1714
14.3.1744/45Paid offADM 51
8.1745Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1747Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £15890.11.7dBWAS-1714
12.10.1748Battle of Havana
4.3.1748/49Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
19.6.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
11.1750Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
7.1751Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3279.14.5dBWAS-1714
1756Flagship in the DownsBWAS-1714
16.5.1757

Paid off

ADM 51
7.4.1758SurveyedBWAS-1714
15.8.1758SurveyedBWAS-1714
21.8.1758Ordered to be broken up by the AdmiraltyBWAS-1714
10.1758Break up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1714

 

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