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Prince George

5945
Nominal Guns96BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Second Rate ship of the line 'Duke' (1682) (90) 1682-1699
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered13.1.1699/1700BWAS-1714
Acquired3.12.1701BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB065
Constructor
Robert ShortisBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1699
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild1723BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Second Rate ship of the line 'Prince George' (1723) (90) 1723-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck162' 10"Imperial Feet49.3776 
Length of Keel131' 6"Imperial Feet39.9337 
Breadth45' 1"Imperial Feet13.7211 
Depth in Hold18' 7"Imperial Feet5.5086 
Burthen1,421 6394Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 821 Imperial Pound ( 372.3235 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703680EstablishmentBWAS-1714

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Second Captain
James GreenwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1797
Transfered ADM 6/6/136
ADM 6/6
29.1.1701/2 - 12.5.1702Second Captain
Benjamin HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1702
ADM 6/7/3
ADM 6/7
13.5.1702 - 23.6.1702Captain
John CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/7/35
BWAS-1714
24.6.1702 - 20.11.1702Captain
Gerard EllwesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1711
Transfered ADM 6/7/63
Confirmed 7.12.1702
BWAS-1714
4.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1686-1704
Transfered ADM 6/7/70
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 25.6.1703Second Captain
John CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
26.6.1703 - 20.1.1706/7Captain
Stephen MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/7/134
ADM 6/7
22.12.1708 - 6.9.1709Captain
James MoodyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1721
ADM 6/10/17
BWAS-1714

6 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1701/2 - 12.5.1702Rear-Admiral of the Red
Lord Peregrine Osborne (2nd Marquess of Carmarthen)British
Naval Sailor
Designer
Administrator
Service 1691-1695
Discharged
BWAS-1714
6.1702 - 11.1702Vice-Admiral
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
BWAS-1714
8.5.1703 - 1.1704Vice-Admiral
John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
BWAS-1714
22.4.1704 - 8.1704Vice-Admiral
Sir John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
BWAS-1714
6.1705 - 1.1706Vice-Admiral
Sir John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
BWAS-1714
4.1706 - 10.1706Vice-Admiral
Sir John LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1712
BWAS-1714

32 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2First Lieutenant
John LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1702
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Second Lieutenant
William WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1718
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Robert HarlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1716
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
17.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant
Charles StukelyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1715
ADM 6/6/134
ADM 6/6
20.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Fifth Lieutenant
Joseph WoolidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1704
ADM 6/6/136
ADM 6/6
29.1.1701/2 - 21.1.1702/3First Lieutenant
John MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1718
ADM 6/7/3
ADM 6/7
29.1.1701/2 - 10.7.1702Second Lieutenant
John CastleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1706
Transfered ADM 6/7/3
ADM 6/7
29.1.1701/2 - 8.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant
Justinian MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1711
ADM 6/7/3
ADM 6/7
29.1.1701/2 - 1.10.1702Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas RochfortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
Transfered ADM 6/7/3
ADM 6/7
29.1.1701/2 - 29.5.1702Fifth Lieutenant
Robert TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
ADM 6/7/3
ADM 6/7
30.5.1702 - 26.11.1702Fifth Lieutenant
William MeesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1705
Transfered ADM 6/7/39
ADM 6/7
9.1.1702/3 - 22.5.1703Third Lieutenant
Charles StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1708
ADM 6/7/74
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 21.6.1703First Lieutenant
Justinian MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1711
ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 22.5.1703Second Lieutenant
Thomas RochfortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 18.2.1704/5Third Lieutenant
Robert TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
Transfered ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 6.8.1703Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Edward BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
Transfered ADM 6/7/81
ADM 6/7
23.5.1703 - 18.2.1704/5Third Lieutenant
Thomas RochfortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
Transfered ADM 6/8/121
Confirmed 16.12.1704
ADM 6/8
22.6.1703 - 20.1.1706/7First Lieutenant
Alexander EkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1707
ADM 6/8/154
Confirmed 21.2.1704/5
ADM 6/8
8.1703 - 20.8.1704Fifth Lieutenant
Richard LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1717
ADM 6/8/46
Confirmed 4.2.1703/4
ADM 6/8
7.10.1703 - 9.6.1706Second Lieutenant
John StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1718
ADM 6/8/61
Confirmed 2.3.1703/4
ADM 6/8
21.8.1704 - 26.8.1704Fifth Lieutenant
John PacyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1709
Transfered ADM 6/8/107
Confirmed 5.11.1704
ADM 6/8
29.8.1704 - 27.12.1705Fifth Lieutenant
James ThorntonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1714
Transfered ADM 6/8/115
Confirmed 28.11.1704
ADM 6/8
21.2.1704/5 - 29.9.1706Third Lieutenant
Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1744
ADM 6/8/154
ADM 6/8
21.2.1704/5 - 20.1.1706/7Acting Fourth Lieutenant
John MilesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1707
ADM 6/8/154
ADM 6/8
8.6.1706 - 29.9.1706Fifth Lieutenant
Nicholas EatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1727
ADM 6/9/35
Confirmed 24.12.1706
ADM 6/9
30.9.1706 - 20.1.1706/7Fifth Lieutenant
Charles JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
ADM 6/9/65
Confirmed 24.12.1706
ADM 6/9
28.12.1708 - 6.9.1709First Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 6.9.1709Second Lieutenant
George HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 25.12.1710Third Lieutenant
George ProtheroeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1733
Transfered ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 17.4.1709Acting Fourth Lieutenant
William MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1729
Transfered ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
28.12.1708 - 8.9.1709Fifth Lieutenant
Francis LeighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1715
ADM 6/10/19
ADM 6/10
18.4.1709 - 8.9.1709Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas HelbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
ADM 6/10/53
ADM 6/10

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1718 - 10.1.1717/18Boatswain
John AdcockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1728
ADM 6/13/186
ADM 6/13

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
13.5.1704 - 26.6.1704Midshipman
Thomas SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1713
ADM 107/2/36
ADM 107/2
27.6.1704 - 18.12.1704Master's Mate
Thomas SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1713
ADM 107/2/36
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
19.6.1702Sailed on expedition to CadizBWAS-1714
19.10.1702Sailed for homeBWAS-1714
11.1702Paid offBWAS-1714
3.1702/3RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1703Returned homeBWAS-1714
4.1704Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
13.8.1704Lost 15 killed and 57 wounded at the [Battle of Malaga]BWAS-1714
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
9.1704Sailed for homeBWAS-1714
6.1705Returned to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1706Underwent repairs at Lisbon early in the yearBWAS-1714
4.1706Returned to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
10.1706Returned home and paid offBWAS-1714
2.1709Recommissioned at BlackstakesBWAS-1714
24.8.1709Paid off into ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1714
1718Sent to Deptford to rebuildBWAS-1714
3.9.1719Docked at Deptford to break up for rebuildingBWAS-1714
11.1719Break up completedBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship



Renamed from Duke on 1701/12/31

 

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