Plymouth

5845
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.5.1703BWAS-1603
Acquired3.1704/5BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1705BWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1603
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (c.1661-1719)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Foundered11.8.1705BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck140' 5"Imperial Feet42.6752 
Length of Keel115' 3"Imperial Feet35.0571 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5919 
Depth in Hold15' 7"Imperial Feet4.6076 
Burthen897Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck140' 5"Imperial Feet42.6752 
Length of Keel115' 3"Imperial Feet35.0571 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5919 
Depth in Hold15' 7"Imperial Feet4.6076 
Burthen896 8494Tons BM 

Armament


3.1704/5Broadside Weight = 366 Imperial Pound ( 165.981 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1705365 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.3.1705 - 11.8.1705CaptainHercules Mitchell (d.1705)† ADM 6/8/166TRN2

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.3.1704/5 - 11.8.1705First LieutenantRobert Eeles (d.1705)† ADM 6/8/165ADM 6/824.4.1705 - 11.8.1705Second LieutenantDaniel Parker (d.1705)† ADM 6/8/177ADM 6/84.6.1705 - 1705First LieutenantSamuel Lyonburg ADM 6/8/181ADM 6/8

Service History


DateEventSource
11.8.1705Foundered with the loss of all handsTRN2


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
 

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