Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down19.10.1730BWAS-1714
First Commissioned28.3.1735BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor John HaywardBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up14.6.1751BWAS-1714


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 


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

28.3.1735 - 16.2.1735/36Captain William Swale (d.1736) Transfered ADM 6/14/207BWAS-1714c.17.2.1735/36 - 3.5.1737Captain Charles Cotterel (d.1754) ADM 6/19/342BWAS-171428.9.1739 - 4.12.1739Captain Christopher Pocklington (d.1766) ADM 6/15/225BWAS-17145.12.1739 - 27.7.1740Captain George Sclater (d.1750) ADM 6/15/239BWAS-171428.7.1740 - 8.5.1741Captain Thomas Jolley (d.1741)† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/316BWAS-17144.6.1741 - 13.9.1745Captain James Rentone (1702-1748) Transfered ADM 6/16/517BWAS-17144.11.1746 - 11.9.1747Captain Francis Holburne (1704-1771) ADM 6/17/169ADM 6/1711.9.1747 - 29.10.1748Captain Richard Howe (1725/26-1799) Transfered ADM 6/17/266ODNB29.10.1748 - 12.12.1749Captain Polycarpus Taylor (d.1780) ADM 6/17/514
Issued by Charles Knowles (1704-1777), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 23.3.1749/50

14 Commissioned Officers

28.3.1735 - 25.4.1737First Lieutenant Charles Dennison (d.1742) ADM 6/15/207ADM 6/1428.3.1735 - 12.2.1735/36Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Robert Swanton (d.1765) Transfered ADM 6/15/207ADM 6/1414.4.1735 - 12.2.1735/36Second Lieutenant John Stringer (d.c.1747) Transfered ADM 6/15/208ADM 6/1431.8.1739 - 9.5.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Jonathon Russell (c.1717-?) Transfered ADM 6/15/218ADM 6/1514.9.1739 - 5.12.1739First Lieutenant Leonard Bellamy (d.bef.1746) ADM 6/15/221ADM 6/156.12.1739 - 13.10.1742First Lieutenant Francis Withers (d.c.1751) Transfered ADM 6/15/239ADM 6/1510.5.1740 - 23.2.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Richard Lee (c.1712-c.1743) ADM 6/15/289ADM 6/1518.7.1740 - 2.10.1740Second Lieutenant Edmund Williams (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/15/312ADM 6/1524.2.1740/41 - 17.5.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Robert Sisson (d.1747/48) Transfered ADM 6/16/126
Confirmed 22.12.1742
ADM 6/16
25.4.1741 - 8.6.1741Second Lieutenant Thomas Sturton (d.1754) Transfered ADM 6/17/202
Issued by Edward Vernon (1684-1757), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 20.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
8.6.1741 - 13.8.1742Second LieutenantLord Thomas Bertie (1720-1749) ADM 6/16/176
Confirmed 2.5.1743
ADM 6/16
26.2.1741/42 - 26.5.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Robert Hay (c.1710-1747) Transfered ADM 6/16/117
Confirmed 16.11.1742
ADM 6/16
4.6.1745 - 1.7.1745Second Lieutenant William Tell Transfered ADM 6/16/520
Confirmed 29.7.1745
ADM 6/16
5.11.1746 - 1.11.1748Second Lieutenant Benjamin Jenkins (c.1724-?) Transfered ADM 6/17/170ADM 6/17

3 Petty Officers

7.6.1735 - 24.5.1736Midshipman Henry Angel (c.1714-1777) Transfered ADM 107/3/327ADM 107/36.1.1735/36 - 26.11.1736Midshipman Ordinary Jonathon Russell (c.1717-?) Transfered ADM 107/3/342ADM 107/36.4.1736 - 27.6.1737Midshipman James Burcher (c.1716-1747) Transfered ADM 107/3/384ADM 107/3

Service History

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)
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
30.5.1751Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
14.6.1751Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1714


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
20.10.1744-21.10.1744Jamaica Hurricane, 1744  

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