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Plymouth

5849
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.5.1720BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down13.4.1721BWAS-1714
Launched2.8.1722BWAS-1714
First Commissioned29.4.1723BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1741
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up3.4.1764BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 7"Imperial Feet43.8952 
Length of Keel118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Burthen954 3394Tons BM 

Armament


2.8.1722Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719365Design Complement

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.4.1723 - 4.8.1728Captain
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
Transfered ADM 6/14/55
BWAS-1714
5.8.1728 - 15.7.1730Captain
Timothy BridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1737
ADM 6/14/55
BWAS-1714
22.2.1733/34 - 24.6.1739Captain
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1746
Transfered ADM 6/15/166
BWAS-1714
24.6.1739 - c.5.1741Captain
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1714
25.5.1741 - 9.11.1742Captain
Charles WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1758
Transfered
BWAS-1714
9.11.1742 - 21.9.1743Captain
George Brydges RodneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
Transfered ADM 6/16/166
BWAS-1714
29.11.1743 - 19.12.1743Captain
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773
Transfered ADM 6/16/242
ODNB
20.12.1743 - 27.7.1748Captain
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1758
ADM 6/16/251
ADM 6/16

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1728/29 - 14.4.1723Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Edward St LoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1727
BWAS-1714

22 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.5.1723 - 10.1.1727/28First Lieutenant
Edward BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1747
ADM 6/13/55
ADM 6/13
1.5.1723 - 10.1.1727/28Second Lieutenant
Russell WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1738
ADM 6/13/55
ADM 6/13
25.1.1725/26 - 10.1.1727/28Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James BlakewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
ADM 6/13/97
ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/28 - 21.7.1729First Lieutenant
Russell WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1738
Transfered ADM 6/14/185
ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/28 - 20.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
James BlakewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1734
Transfered ADM 6/14/185
ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/28 - 18.3.1728/29Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Bagnall OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1732
ADM 6/14/185
ADM 6/13
19.3.1728/29 - 10.11.1729Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas DalzelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1733
Transfered ADM 6/14/48
Confirmed 16.3.1729/30
ADM 6/14
11.11.1729 - 6.7.1730Second Lieutenant
William AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1735
Transfered ADM 6/14/54
Confirmed 7.7.1730
ADM 6/14
31.12.1729 - 15.7.1730Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1732
ADM 6/14/55
Confirmed 28.7.1730
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 14.5.1738First Lieutenant
Robert MaynardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 22.3.1733/34Second Lieutenant
Robert BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1740
ADM 6/14/168
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 14.3.1737/38Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
ADM 6/15/171
ADM 6/14
23.3.1733/34 - 14.5.1738Second Lieutenant
Robert BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1740
ADM 6/15/178
ADM 6/14
15.3.1737/38 - 28.10.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George GoslingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1743
ADM 6/15/101
ADM 6/15
15.5.1738 - bef.24.3.1739/40First Lieutenant
Robert BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1740
Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/116
ADM 6/15
15.5.1738 - 8.9.1740Second Lieutenant
Bartholomew CandlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/117
ADM 6/15
29.10.1739 - 2.11.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John CouchmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/249
Confirmed 23.2.1739/40
ADM 6/15
5.10.1742 - 15.8.1743Second Lieutenant
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/189
Confirmed 15.6.1743
ADM 6/16
11.11.1743 - 25.7.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Augustus LafiterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1745
ADM 6/16/238
ADM 6/16
30.5.1746 - 10.5.1747First Lieutenant
Edmund AffleckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1787
Transfered ADM 6/17/473
Issued by
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 3.7.1749
ADM 6/17
30.5.1746 - 28.7.1748Second Lieutenant
Henry MoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1787
ADM 6/17/192
Issued by
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746

Confirmed 19.1.1746/47
ADM 6/17
30.5.1746 - 7.4.1748Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1749
Transfered ADM 6/17/487
Issued by
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746

Confirmed 17.8.1749
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1747 - 29.12.1747Carpenter
Jonathon BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1747-1754
Transfered ADM 6/17/304
ADM 6/17

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
25.1.1720/21 - 27.7.1722Volunteer-per-order
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 107/3/229
ADM 107/3
28.7.1722 - 30.6.1723Midshipman
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
Transfered ADM 107/3/229
ADM 107/3
5.4.1736 - 6.1.1736/37Midshipman
Thomas GrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1737
ADM 107/3/313
ADM 107/3
21.11.1739 - 22.10.1741Master's Mate
Daniel RainierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/519
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
13.4.1721Began rebuilding at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
2.8.1722Completed rebuilding at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £12143.5.9dBWAS-1714
22.8.1727

The captain, Robert Mann, and all commissioned officers had their commissions re-confirmed.

ADM 6/13
10.1730Began great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
11.1732Completed great repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12518.12.1dBWAS-1714
1734Recommissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
1736Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1737Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1738In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1743Recommissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
5.1743Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
11.1743Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £12978.7.1dBWAS-1714
3.8.1746Action of August 3 1746
25.3.1747Action of March 25 1747
9.4.1748Battle of Santiago de Cuba
28.7.1748Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
28.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1714
13.3.1764Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
3.4.1764Break up completed at Portsmouth for £351.11.10dBWAS-1714

 

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