Nominal Guns64BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Raisonnable' (1756) (64)
First Commissioned16.2.1759BWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1715
Constructor Pierre MorineauNNF-1715
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck159' 2"Imperial Feet48.4641 
Length of Keel129' 7"Imperial Feet39.3253 
Breadth43' 10 ½"Imperial Feet13.1191 
Depth in Hold19' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet5.8103 
Burthen1,326Tons BM 


1759Broadside Weight = 510 Imperial Pound ( 231.285 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

2 Commanding Officers

16.2.1759 - 14.7.1759Captain John Montagu (1719-1795) ADM 6/19/36BWAS-171414.7.1759 - 8.1.1762Captain Molyneaux Shuldham (1717-1798) ADM 6/19/301
Issued by John Moore (1717/18-1779), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 23.3.1760

Service History

20.7.1758Surveyed at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
15.8.1758Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £14368.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1759Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1759Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3673.4.4dBWAS-1714
18.4.1759Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
7.1.1762Grounded on a reef and sank at MartiniqueBWAS-1714
7.1.1762Operations against Martinique


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