Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned8.5.1708B028
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 60-GunnerB028
Designed by J BattBWAS-1603
Constructor John LockBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild13.4.1720B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel119' 0"Imperial Feet36.2712 
Breadth38' 2"Imperial Feet11.5888 
Depth in Hold15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Burthen922 594Tons BM 


25.5.1708Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

1716Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
18.4.1706365Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

8.5.1708 - 21.12.1709Captain Jonas Hanway (d.1737) ADM 6/9/162BWAS-160326.2.1711/12 - 28.1.1712/13Captain Richard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/11/194BWAS-16032.3.1714/15 - 27.3.1716Captain Richard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/12/30BWAS-160328.3.1716 - 14.12.1716Captain Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750) ADM 6/12/65BWAS-160311.3.1718/19 - 31.12.1719Captain John Hager (d.1747/48) ADM 6/12/158BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers

11.5.1708 - 6.7.1708Second Lieutenant Roger Green (d.1714) Transfered ADM 6/9/163ADM 6/917.5.1708 - 21.12.1709First Lieutenant William Mason (c.1665-1742) ADM 6/9/164ADM 6/97.7.1708 - 27.1.1708/9Second Lieutenant Hercules Baker (1683-1744) Transfered ADM 6/9/174ADM 6/928.2.1710/11 - 28.1.1712/13Second Lieutenant Francis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/11/115ADM 6/114.3.1714/15 - 15.2.1715/16First Lieutenant Thomas Storey ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/124.3.1714/15 - 26.12.1716Second Lieutenant William Henry Fleming (d.1771) ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/1216.2.1715/16 - 26.12.1716First Lieutenant John Stanley (d.1740) ADM 6/12/62ADM 6/1211.3.1718/19 - 31.12.1719First Lieutenant John Roberts ADM 6/12/158ADM 6/1211.3.1718/19 - 31.12.1719Second Lieutenant Christopher Pocklington (d.1766) ADM 6/12/158ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer

8.1.1712/13 - 28.1.1712/13Midshipman Extra John Mordaunt (d.bef.1737) ADM 6/11/239ADM 6/11

1 Crewman

15.4.1713 - 18.5.1713Able Seaman Henry Gwavas ADM 107/3/8ADM 107/3

Service History

1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
17.5.1709Took the Privateer La Diligente
28.6.1709Took the Frégate Légère La Dryade (16) BWAS-1603
8.7.1709Took the Privateer Le Bijoux
20.9.1709Took the Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre La Dryade (46)
2.1.1709/10Took the Privateer L'Heureux
1711With the Downs squadronBWAS-1603
1712In the SoundingsBWAS-1603
1713small repair at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £2218.2.4dBWAS-1603
1715In the BalticBWAS-1603
1716In the BalticBWAS-1603
1717Put in condition for sea at ChathamBWAS-1603
1719In the BalticBWAS-1603
13.4.1720Docked at Chatham to be broken up and rebuiltBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
6.1719-11.1719British Baltic Fleet 1719Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 

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