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Port Mahon

5883
Nominal Guns42BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.1.1710/11BWAS-1714
Launched18.10.1711BWAS-1714
First Commissioned9.10.1711BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassGibraltar GroupBWAS-1714
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.1740BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck94' 4 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Length of Keel76' 10"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Breadth26' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet7.9312 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen282 594Tons BM 

Armament


18.10.1711Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1710115Design Complement

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.10.1711 - 31.12.1712Commander
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/11/166
BWAS-1714
1.1.1712/13 - 13.12.1714Captain
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
BWAS-1714
14.12.1714 - 20.9.1716Captain and Master
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
Transfered ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
1.1716 - 9.5.1716Captain
The Hon. Charles StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1736
TRN3
10.5.1716 - 29.5.1720Captain and Master
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1747
Transfered ADM 6/12/69
BWAS-1714
29.5.1720 - 29.9.1720Captain
James LuckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1736
Transfered ADM 6/12/223
Confirmed 29.11.1720
BWAS-1714
30.9.1720 - 11.1.1726/27Captain
Daniel MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1728
Transfered ADM 6/13/4
Confirmed 20.2.1720/21
BWAS-1714
19.9.1727 - 13.11.1727Captain
Thomas ArnoldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1732
Transfered ADM 6/13/164
ADM 6/13
14.11.1727 - 12.11.1730Captain
Christopher PocklingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1766
ADM 6/14/175
BWAS-1714
24.1.1731/32 - 1.2.1731/32Captain
Clempson CaveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1732
ADM 6/14/98
ADM 6/14
1.2.1731/32 - 30.6.1738Captain
Samuel AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1747
ADM 6/15/100
BWAS-1714
30.6.1738 - 3.10.1738Captain
Gilbert WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1738
ADM 6/15/127
BWAS-1714
3.10.1738 - 10.8.1739Captain
John ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1781
Transfered ADM 6/15/147
ODNB

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.10.1711 - 13.12.1714Lieutenant
William DewellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1716
ADM 6/11/166
ADM 6/11
14.12.1714 - 15.5.1716Lieutenant
William DewellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1716
ADM 6/12/11
ADM 6/12
16.5.1716 - 13.9.1716Lieutenant
Thomas GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1716
ADM 6/12/70
ADM 6/12
14.9.1716 - 12.1718Lieutenant
Nathaniel CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1729
ADM 6/12/77
ADM 6/12
20.9.1727 - 17.11.1727Lieutenant
William BoutflowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1734
Transfered ADM 6/13/167
ADM 6/13
18.11.1727 - 10.1.1727/28Lieutenant
Bagnall OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1732
Transfered ADM 6/13/175
ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/28 - 12.11.1730Lieutenant
Andrew StevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1730
ADM 6/14/185
ADM 6/13
24.1.1731/32 - 30.5.1735Lieutenant
Leonard BellamyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1746
ADM 6/14/98
ADM 6/14
31.5.1735 - 1.8.1738Lieutenant
John WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1746
ADM 6/15/213
ADM 6/14
1.8.1738 - 14.8.1739Lieutenant
Ambrose SeccombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/137
ADM 6/15

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.7.1737 - 12.11.1738Midshipman
Peter RattenburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1745
ADM 107/3/356
ADM 107/3
13.11.1738 - 22.8.1739Master's Mate
Peter RattenburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1745
ADM 107/3/356
ADM 107/3

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.7.1737 - 18.7.1737Able Seaman
Peter RattenburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1745
ADM 107/3/356
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
15.10.1711Registered on the Navy ListBWAS-1714
1713Off SaleeBWAS-1714
1714Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate
10.1714Began repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1715In the North SeaBWAS-1714
12.1715Completed repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £524.0.4dBWAS-1714
1.1716

Part of Sir John Jennings squadorn off the East coast of Scotland during the rebellion.

TRN3
1717In the BalticBWAS-1714
1718In the BalticBWAS-1714
12.1718Began great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1719In the BalticBWAS-1714
3.1718/19Completed great repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1181.11.11dBWAS-1714
1720In the BalticBWAS-1714
1722Quarantine GuardBWAS-1714
1724Anti-smuggler operations in the ChannelBWAS-1714
1725Anti-smuggler operations in the ChannelBWAS-1714
9.1727Began refitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
11.1727Completed refitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £1408.6.10dBWAS-1714
1728Ireland stationBWAS-1714
12.11.1730

Paid off

ADM 51
22.8.1739Paid offADM 51
4.10.1739Admiralty order to be broken upBWAS-1714
5.1740Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1714

 

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