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Rippon

6049
Ripon
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.11.1729BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down19.10.1730BWAS-1714
Launched29.3.1735BWAS-1714
First Commissioned28.3.1735BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up14.6.1751BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck145' 3"Imperial Feet44.1977 
Length of Keel118' 6"Imperial Feet35.9749 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Burthen1,021 1494Tons BM 

Armament


29.3.1735Broadside 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


DatesRankNameSource
28.3.1735 - 16.2.1735/36Captain
William SwaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1736
Transfered ADM 6/14/207
BWAS-1714
c.17.2.1735/36 - 3.5.1737Captain
Charles CotterelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1747
ADM 6/19/342
BWAS-1714
28.9.1739 - 4.12.1739Captain
Christopher PocklingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1766
ADM 6/15/225
BWAS-1714
5.12.1739 - 27.7.1740Captain
George SclaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1745
ADM 6/15/239
BWAS-1714
28.7.1740 - 8.5.1741Captain
Thomas JolleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/316
BWAS-1714
4.6.1741 - 13.9.1745Captain
James RentoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/517
BWAS-1714
4.11.1746 - 11.9.1747Captain
Francis HolburneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1768
ADM 6/17/169
ADM 6/17
11.9.1747 - 29.10.1748Captain
Richard HoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
Transfered ADM 6/17/266
ODNB
29.10.1748 - 12.12.1749Captain
Polycarpus TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1762
ADM 6/17/514
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 23.3.1749/50
BWAS-1714

17 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.3.1735 - 25.4.1737First Lieutenant
Charles DennisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1742
ADM 6/15/207
ADM 6/14
28.3.1735 - 12.2.1735/36Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert SwantonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
Transfered ADM 6/15/207
ADM 6/14
14.4.1735 - 12.2.1735/36Second Lieutenant
John StringerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
Transfered ADM 6/15/208
ADM 6/14
31.8.1739 - 9.5.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
Transfered ADM 6/15/218
ADM 6/15
14.9.1739 - 5.12.1739First Lieutenant
Leonard BellamyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1746
ADM 6/15/221
ADM 6/15
6.12.1739 - 13.10.1742First Lieutenant
Francis WithersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1746
Transfered ADM 6/15/239
ADM 6/15
10.5.1740 - 23.2.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1741
ADM 6/15/289
ADM 6/15
18.7.1740 - 2.10.1740Second Lieutenant
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1740
Transfered ADM 6/15/312
ADM 6/15
24.2.1740/41 - 17.5.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert SissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/126
Confirmed 22.12.1742
ADM 6/16
25.4.1741 - 8.6.1741Second Lieutenant
Thomas SturtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1753
Transfered ADM 6/17/202
Issued by
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 20.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
8.6.1741 - 13.8.1742Second Lieutenant
Lord Thomas BertieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1744
ADM 6/16/176
Confirmed 2.5.1743
ADM 6/16
26.2.1741/42 - 26.5.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/117
Confirmed 16.11.1742
ADM 6/16
4.10.1742 - 13.10.1742Second Lieutenant
William ChadsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1763
ADM 6/16/513
Issued by
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 17.7.1745
ADM 6/16
14.10.1742 - 4.11.1746First Lieutenant
William ChadsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1763
ADM 6/16/513
Issued by
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 17.7.1745
ADM 6/16
31.1.1744/45 - 3.9.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James HovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1743
Transfered ADM 6/16/497
Confirmed 21.6.1745
ADM 6/16
4.6.1745 - 1.7.1745Second Lieutenant
William TellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/520
Confirmed 29.7.1745
ADM 6/16
5.11.1746 - 1.11.1748Second Lieutenant
Benjamin JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1749
Transfered ADM 6/17/170
ADM 6/17

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
7.6.1735 - 24.5.1736Midshipman
Henry AngelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1372-1762
Transfered ADM 107/3/327
ADM 107/3
6.1.1735/36 - 26.11.1736Midshipman Ordinary
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
Transfered ADM 107/3/342
ADM 107/3
6.4.1736 - 27.6.1737Midshipman
James BurcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/384
ADM 107/3
10.7.1737 - 21.3.1738Midshipman
Henry SpekeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1760
Transfered ADM 107/3/328
ADM 107/3
17.12.1745 - 9.8.1746Midshipman
James ChadsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1776
ADM 107/4/11
ADM 107/4

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
20.9.1737 - 31.7.1738Able Seaman
John BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1755
Transfered ADM 107/4/157
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
1735In home watersBWAS-1714
6.5.1735Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £17801.3.9dBWAS-1714
1736Off the TagusBWAS-1714
4.5.1737Paid offBWAS-1714
23.10.1740Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
7.1.1741Action of January 7 1741
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
21.3.1743/44Took the Ship
Conde de Chican (20) 1744-1744
Spanish 20 Gun
Privateer Ship

7.1745Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1745Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
11.1746Refitted as a 54 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
2.1747Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10730.9.0dBWAS-1714
3.1746/47Sailed for West AfricaBWAS-1714
1748At JamaicaBWAS-1714
1749At JamaicaBWAS-1714
12.12.1749Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 106
12.1.1749/50SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.5.1751SurveyedBWAS-1714
30.5.1751Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
14.6.1751Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
20.10.1744-21.10.1744Jamaica Hurricane, 1744  
 

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