Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1728/29BWAS-1714
First Commissioned18.12.1733BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 50-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor John HaywardBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up4.1746BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Length of Keel109' 8"Imperial Feet33.2458 
Breadth36' 1"Imperial Feet10.977 
Depth in Hold15' 2"Imperial Feet4.5822 
Burthen759 4794Tons BM 


6.1.1732/33Broadside 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
1719280Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

18.12.1733 - 2.8.1736Captain Ellis Brand (1681-1759) ADM 6/14/158BWAS-171416.5.1738 - 6.8.1739Captain Edward Baker (d.1752) ADM 6/15/117BWAS-17147.8.1739 - 5.3.1743/44Captain Thomas Fox (d.1763) ADM 6/15/209BWAS-17146.3.1743/44 - 12.6.1745Captain John Watkins (d.1757) ADM 6/16/492
Commission confirmed 11.6.1745

13 Commissioned Officers

18.12.1733 - 2.8.1736First Lieutenant John Russell (d.1743/44) ADM 6/15/158ADM 6/1418.12.1733 - bef.7.2.1736Second Lieutenant Thomas Fort (d.1736) ADM 6/15/158ADM 6/1418.12.1733 - 21.7.1736Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Edmund Fowell (d.c.1736) ADM 6/15/158ADM 6/1416.7.1736 - 2.8.1736Second Lieutenant Charles Long (c.1711-1761) ADM 6/15/26ADM 6/1522.7.1736 - 2.8.1736Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Richard Bullivant (d.1740) ADM 6/15/28ADM 6/1516.5.1738 - 18.6.1739First Lieutenant William Carter (d.c.1741) ADM 6/15/119ADM 6/1516.5.1738 - 11.4.1740Second Lieutenant Thomas Ryves ADM 6/15/118ADM 6/1519.6.1739 - 12.4.1741First Lieutenant Thomas Mogg (d.1756) ADM 6/15/189ADM 6/1511.10.1740 - 20.1.1741/42Second Lieutenant Roger Adams (d.1749) ADM 6/15/349ADM 6/1513.5.1741 - 13.1.1744/45First Lieutenant Somerset Master (d.1747) ADM 6/15/417ADM 6/1521.1.1741/42 - 1.4.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Richard Walden (c.1715-1744) ADM 6/16/5ADM 6/162.4.1743 - 22.9.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Swift Brackley (1712-?) ADM 6/17/27
Commission confirmed 25.11.1745
ADM 6/17
2.1.1744/45 - 12.6.1745Third Lieutenant Benjamin Wells ADM 6/16/485ADM 6/16

1 Warrant Officer

1738Purser William Woodrow ADM 6/15/127ADM 6/15

1 Petty Officer

20.4.1736 - 31.1.1736/37Master's Mate William Shackerly (c.1710-1777) ADM 107/3/497ADM107/3

Service History

3.1728/29Began rebuilding at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1733Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
6.1.1732/33Completed rebuilding at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £9433.4.10dBWAS-1714
6.1.1732/33Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1891.7.7dBWAS-1714
1734Commissioned for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
8.1736Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714

Paid off

10.1736Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2285.0.5dBWAS-1714
5.1738Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1742Cruising in the Bay of BiscayBWAS-1714
1743In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1744In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1745In the ChannelBWAS-1714
12.6.1745Paid offADM 51
11.12.1745Ordered to be broken up by the AdmiraltyBWAS-1714
4.1746Break up completed at PortsmouthBWAS-1714


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