Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned16.9.1671B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorSir Anthony Deane (1633-1721)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth27' 10"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold11' 2"Imperial Feet3.4036 
Draught Aft13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen366 7094Tons BM 


1685Broadside Weight = 142.5 Imperial Pound ( 64.6242 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck18 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1674180Establishment for war abroad as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603
1674150Establishment for war at home as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603
1674115Establishment for peace as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603

13 Commanding Officers

16.9.1671 - 21.6.1672CaptainRalph SandersonBWAS-160310.6.1672 - 8.7.1673CaptainEdward Russell (1653-1727)BWAS-16039.7.1673 - 14.6.1674CaptainGeorge WatsonB0513.3.1674/75 - 17.5.1675CaptainLawrence WrightBWAS-160317.12.1677 - 12.4.1679CaptainThomas Room Coyle (d.1689)BWAS-160313.4.1679 - 3.5.1679CaptainCloudisley Shovell (1650-1707)B0514.5.1679 - 3.8.1682CaptainWilliam BlaggeBWAS-160319.6.1684 - 1687CaptainJohn TyrrellBWAS-16031.11.1688 - 1689CaptainWilliam Gifford (1649-1724)BWAS-16035.1689 - 10.4.1690CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-160311.4.1690 - 14.5.1690CaptainThomas LeggeBWAS-160315.5.1690 - 1691CaptainThomas Monk (d.1714)BWAS-16031691 - 12.4.1692CaptainJacob Bancks (1662-1724)BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers

bef.9.1676 - aft.1.5.1677LieutenantGeorge Harwood ADM 8/1/78ADM816.1.1677/78 - 1678LieutenantGeorge St Loe (d.1689)ref:1059

1 Warrant Officer

1691 - 12.4.1692CookDavid AllisADM 1/5253

5 Crewmen

5.12.1681 - 6.1.1681/82Not RatedJohn Humphreys ADM 107/1/90ADM 107/114.11.1685 - 14.9.1688Able SeamanJasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 107/1/77ADM 107/121.10.1686 - 9.11.1687Ordinary SeamanThomas Russell (c.1659-1739/40) ADM 107/1/100ADM 107/123.3.1688/89 - 27.3.1690Captain's ServantRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/127.3.1690 - 2.11.1691VolunteerRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 107/1/25ADM 107/1

Service History

28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1673Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1674Refitted as a Fourth RateBWAS-1603
17.5.1675Paid offADM33
1677Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
3.8.1682Paid offADM33
1689In the ChannelBWAS-1603
20.2.1690/91Refitted as a Fifth RateADM/A
12.4.1692Driven ashore near Malaga on the Spanish coast along with Portland and burnt to avoid capture by a French squadronBWAS-1603


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