Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1731BWAS-1714
First Commissioned8.11.1734BWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor Joseph Allin (d.1759)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up3.1748/49BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel117' 7"Imperial Feet35.6721 
Breadth39' 3"Imperial Feet11.8957 
Depth in Hold16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Burthen963 5094Tons BM 


3.9.1734Broadside 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

9 Ship Commanders

8.11.1734 - 5.8.1737Captain Digby Dent (c.1680-1737) ADM 6/15/197BWAS-17146.8.1737 - 23.9.1738Captain Thomas Fox (d.1763) ADM 6/15/93
Confirmed 3.1.1737/38
7.8.1739 - 10.10.1740Captain Edward Baker (d.1752) Transfered ADM 6/15/208BWAS-171410.10.1740 - 12.10.1740Captain Charles Wyndham (d.1747) ADM 6/15/349ADM 6/1512.10.1740 - 3.8.1743Captain Thomas Cooper (d.1760) Transfered ADM 6/15/350BWAS-17144.8.1743 - 8.3.1744/45Captain Charles Wager Purvis (c.1714-1772) Transfered ADM 6/17/42
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 10.1.1745/46
1.5.1745 - 8.11.1745Captain Thomas Sturton (d.1754) ADM 6/17/171
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 8.11.1746
ADM 6/17
9.11.1745 - 1.1.1745/46CaptainThe Hon. William Farmer (c.1722-1758) Transfered ADM 6/17/174
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 20.11.1746
ADM 6/17
2.1.1745/46 - 4.5.1748Captain James Young (1717-1789) ADM 6/17/221
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 27.4.1747

8 Commissioned Officers

8.11.1734 - 23.9.1738First Lieutenant Thomas Ley (d.1737) ADM 6/15/197ADM 6/148.11.1734 - 30.4.1735Second Lieutenant Harcourt Masters ADM 6/15/197ADM 6/141.5.1738 - 23.9.1738Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Baker (d.bef.1760) ADM 6/15/136
Confirmed 2.8.1738
ADM 6/15
7.7.1740 - bef.8.6.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Philip Tyhurst (d.1741) Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/331
Confirmed 17.9.1740
ADM 6/15
9.6.1741 - 24.2.1741/42Second Lieutenant Edward Hughes (1720-1794) ADM 6/15/21ODNB27.2.1741/42 - 12.3.1741/42Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Thomas Trevethick ADM 6/16/21ADM 6/1513.3.1741/42 - 24.3.1741/42Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Robert Miller (d.1758) ADM 6/16/28ADM 6/161.8.1744 - 28.11.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRt Hon. Lewis Gordon (c.1724-1754) ADM 6/16/491ADM 6/16

6 Petty Officers

4.1.1734/35 - 9.1736Midshipman Edward Hughes (1720-1794) TransferedODNB3.2.1734/35 - 7.7.1737Midshipman Ordinary George Ireland (c.1718-1750) Transfered ADM 107/3/327ADM 107/329.7.1736 - 6.7.1737Midshipman Ordinary John Evans (1717-1794) Transfered ADM 107/3/384ADM 107/35.5.1738 - 30.6.1738Midshipman Joseph Roberts (c.1711-?) ADM 107/3/349ADM 107/31.7.1738 - 23.9.1738Master's Mate Joseph Roberts (c.1711-?) ADM 107/3/349ADM 107/331.1.1744/45 - 25.8.1745Midshipman Ambrose Jones (c.1725-1765) ADM 6/86/210ADM 6/86

2 Crewmen

4.6.1734 - 29.7.1736Able Seaman John Evans (1717-1794) ADM 107/3/384ADM 107/317.7.1736 - 23.1.1737/38Able Seaman Stephen Pollington (c.1709-?) Transfered ADM 107/3/345ADM 107/3

Service History

1.2.1734/35Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £13165.17.7dBWAS-1714
1736Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1714
1737At JamaicaBWAS-1714
8.1737Home watersBWAS-1714
9.1738Began middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
23.9.1738Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 106
10.1739Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £5119.6.2dBWAS-1714
7.1.1741Action of January 7 1741
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
3.1741/42Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
6.1742Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7088.10.3dBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
1745In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714

Paid off at Deptford Dockyard

ADM 106


8.11.1748Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
3.1748/49Break up completed at WoolwichBWAS-1714


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