Prince George

5945
Nominal Guns96BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Duke' (1682) (90)
Ordered13.1.1699/1700BWAS-1714
Acquired3.12.1701BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB065
Constructor Robert Shortis (d.1705)BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild1723BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Prince George' (1723) (90)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Second Captain James Greenway (d.1703) ADM 6/6/136ADM 6/629.1.1701/2 - 12.5.1702Second Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/713.5.1702 - 23.6.1702Captain John Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/7/35BWAS-171424.6.1702 - 20.11.1702Captain Gerard Ellwes ADM 6/7/63
Commission confirmed 7.12.1702
BWAS-1714
4.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Captain Henry Haughton (d.1703) ADM 6/7/70ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 25.6.1703Second Captain John Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/726.6.1703 - 20.1.1706/7Captain Stephen Martin (d.1737) ADM 6/7/134ADM 6/722.12.1708 - 6.9.1709Captain James Moody (d.1724) ADM 6/10/17BWAS-1714

6 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1701/2 - 12.5.1702Rear-Admiral of the RedLord Peregrine Osborne (2nd Marquess of Carmarthen) (1659-1729)BWAS-17146.1702 - 11.1702Vice-Admiral Thomas Hopson (1643-1717)BWAS-17148.5.1703 - 1.1704Vice-Admiral John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-171422.4.1704 - 8.1704Vice-AdmiralSir John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-17146.1705 - 1.1706Vice-AdmiralSir John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-17144.1706 - 10.1706Vice-AdmiralSir John Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-1714

31 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2First Lieutenant John Lawrence (d.1703) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Second Lieutenant William Wilson ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Fourth Lieutenant Robert Harland (1685-1751) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/617.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant Charles Stukely (d.1720) ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/620.1.1701/2 - 28.1.1701/2Fifth Lieutenant Joseph Woolidge ADM 6/6/136ADM 6/629.1.1701/2 - 21.1.1702/3First Lieutenant John Morris ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/729.1.1701/2 - 10.7.1702Second Lieutenant John Castle (d.1706) ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/729.1.1701/2 - 8.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant Justinian Miller ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/729.1.1701/2 - 1.10.1702Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Rochfort ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/729.1.1701/2 - 29.5.1702Fifth Lieutenant Robert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/730.5.1702 - 26.11.1702Fifth Lieutenant William Mees ADM 6/7/39ADM 6/79.1.1702/3 - 22.5.1703Third Lieutenant Charles Stewart ADM 6/7/74ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 21.6.1703First Lieutenant Justinian Miller ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 22.5.1703Second Lieutenant Thomas Rochfort ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 6.8.1703Fourth Lieutenant Edward Brookes (c.1676-1738) ADM 6/7/81ADM 6/723.5.1703 - 18.2.1704/5Third Lieutenant Thomas Rochfort ADM 6/8/121
Commission confirmed 16.12.1704
ADM 6/8
22.6.1703 - 20.1.1706/7First Lieutenant Alexander Ekins ADM 6/8/154
Commission confirmed 21.2.1704/5
ADM 6/8
8.1703 - 20.8.1704Fifth Lieutenant Richard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/8/46
Commission confirmed 4.2.1703/4
ADM 6/8
7.10.1703 - 9.6.1706Second Lieutenant John Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 6/8/61
Commission confirmed 2.3.1703/4
ADM 6/8
21.8.1704 - 26.8.1704Fifth Lieutenant John Pacy ADM 6/8/107
Commission confirmed 5.11.1704
ADM 6/8
29.8.1704 - 27.12.1705Fifth Lieutenant James Thornton ADM 6/8/115
Commission confirmed 28.11.1704
ADM 6/8
21.2.1704/5 - 29.9.1706Third Lieutenant Charles Hardy (c.1680-1744) ADM 6/8/154ADM 6/821.2.1704/5 - 20.1.1706/7Fourth Lieutenant John Miles ADM 6/8/154ADM 6/88.6.1706 - 29.9.1706Fifth Lieutenant Nicholas Eaton (d.c.1729) ADM 6/9/35
Commission confirmed 24.12.1706
ADM 6/9
30.9.1706 - 20.1.1706/7Fifth Lieutenant Charles Johnson ADM 6/9/65
Commission confirmed 24.12.1706
ADM 6/9
28.12.1708 - 6.9.1709First Lieutenant Alexander Stewart ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 6.9.1709Second Lieutenant George Harman ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 25.12.1710Third Lieutenant George Protheroe ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 17.4.1709Fourth Lieutenant William Miller (d.1749) ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 8.9.1709Fifth Lieutenant Francis Leigh ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1018.4.1709 - 8.9.1709Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Helby ADM 6/10/53ADM 6/10

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1718 - 10.1.1717/18Boatswain John Adcock ADM 6/13/186ADM 6/13

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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