Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardEast Cowes - Isle of Wight B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
Constructor Joseph NyeBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Breakwater8.7.1737B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 6"Imperial Feet32.9375 
Length of Keel90' 1 ½"Imperial Feet27.4447 
Breadth28' 2 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Burthen381 4394Tons BM 


6.8.1696Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1694145Design Complement

16 Ship Commanders

28.12.1695 - 7.10.1697Captain James Worthington (d.1697)BWAS-16038.10.1697 - 15.9.1702Captain John Cranby (d.1702) Transfered ADM 6/4/119BWAS-160316.9.1702 - 25.7.1703Captain Robert Hughes (d.1728/29) Transfered ADM 6/7/64
Confirmed 11.11.1702
26.7.1703 - 24.1.1704/5Captain Richard Hughes (1670-1756) Transfered ADM 6/8/49
Confirmed 11.2.1703/4
ADM 6/8
25.1.1704/5 - 20.3.1704/5CaptainThe Hon. Algernon Greville (c.1677-1720) Transfered ADM 6/8/143ADM 6/813.3.1704/5 - 13.1.1706/7Captain Edward Windsor (d.1709) Transfered ADM 6/8/166BWAS-160317.1.1706/7 - 19.1.1709/10Captain Galfridus Walpole (1683-1726) Transfered ADM 6/9/43BWAS-160326.7.1710 - 28.2.1712/13Captain William Gray (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/11/59BWAS-160330.6.1719 - 9.2.1719/20Commander Isaac Townsend (1684-1765)BWAS-16039.2.1719/20 - 17.2.1720/21Commander Henry Medley (d.1747) ADM 6/12/193BWAS-160317.2.1720/21 - 24.11.1721Commander John Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/13/4BWAS-16031.2.1725/26 - 1.6.1727CommanderThe Hon. William Hervey ADM 6/14/99ADM 6/132.6.1727 - 8.3.1728/29CaptainThe Hon. William Hervey ADM 6/14/29
Confirmed 20.3.1728/29
ADM 6/14
2.5.1729 - 15.5.1729Commander George Knowler (d.1743) ADM 6/14/26ADM 6/1416.5.1729 - 4.12.1729Commander Richard Herbert (d.1740) ADM 6/14/28BWAS-160326.2.1733/34 - 3.5.1737Commander Gilbert Wallis (d.1738) ADM 6/15/169BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers

17.4.1703 - 24.1.1704/5Lieutenant John Dobney (c.1676-1741) Transfered ADM 6/7/119ADM 6/725.1.1704/5 - 20.3.1704/5Lieutenant Joshua Roydhouse (c.1657-?) Transfered ADM 6/8/143ADM 6/820.3.1704/5 - 25.10.1705Lieutenant Thomas Beverley (d.1721) ADM 6/8/163ADM 6/826.10.1705 - 19.1.1709/10Lieutenant John Berry Transfered ADM 6/9/6
Confirmed 27.7.1706
ADM 6/9
26.7.1710 - 25.7.1710Lieutenant John Bilton (c.1688-?) Transfered ADM 6/11/59ADM 6/1110.8.1710 - 2.1.1710/11Lieutenant John Cundett (d.1724) Transfered ADM 6/11/66ADM 6/113.1.1710/11 - 28.2.1712/13Lieutenant Thomas Durell (d.1741) ADM 6/11/91ADM 6/112.7.1719 - 24.11.1721Lieutenant Isaac Stepping ADM 6/12/173ADM 6/124.2.1725/26 - 14.3.1728/29Lieutenant Simon Lyon (d.1741) ADM 6/14/102ADM 6/132.5.1729 - 4.12.1729Lieutenant George Tocketts ADM 6/14/26ADM 6/1431.1.1734/35 - 3.4.1735Lieutenant Richard West ADM 6/14/204ADM 6/14

1 Warrant Officer

30.11.1734 - 10.4.1735Master Bosville Williams (c.1692-bef.1757) Transfered ADM 107/3/305ADM 107/3

3 Petty Officers

16.7.1701 - 9.4.1702Midshipman John Roberts ADM 107/2/38ADM 107/210.4.1702 - 9.1.1702/3Coxswain John Roberts Transfered ADM 107/2/38ADM 107/218.6.1727 - 11.3.1728/29Midshipman Edward Legge (d.1747) Transfered ADM 107/3/211ADM 107/3

5 Crewmen

17.1.1699/1700 - 15.7.1701Able Seaman John Roberts ADM 107/2/38ADM 107/212.11.1710 - 17.12.1710Able Seaman George Conduit Transfered ADM 107/3/40ADM 107/313.3.1719/20 - 1.2.1720/21Able Seaman Nathaniel Rogers Transfered ADM 107/3/155ADM 107/313.3.1719/20 - 1.2.1720/21Able Seaman Nicholas Robinson (d.1753) Transfered ADM 107/3/151ADM 107/320.6.1729 - 4.12.1729Able Seaman William Powlett (c.1714-?) ADM 107/3/312ADM 107/3

Service History

1698Off LisbonBWAS-1603
1699In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1700Off Capr VerdeBWAS-1603
1701Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
9.1703Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1704In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1705Off GuineaBWAS-1603
1708Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1711In the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
14.4.1719Began refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1603
8.1719Completed refitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £1651.19.0dBWAS-1603
2.1720Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1603
2.1723Began large repair at Deptford - London BWAS-1603
4.1724Completed large repair at Deptford - London at a cost of £3517.9.9dBWAS-1603
2.1726Recommissioned for the Baltic and the StraitsBWAS-1603
2.1734Recommissioned for Norris's fleet to the TagusBWAS-1603
2.1737Began refitting at UnknownBWAS-1603
3.1736/37Completed refitting at a cost of £840.19.1dBWAS-1603
8.7.1737Sunk as a breakwater at HarwichBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
24.12.1726-9.4.1728British Squadron for the relief of GibraltarSir Charles Wager (1666-1743) 

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