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6085
Nominal Guns100
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered5.6.1716
Keel Laid Down7.1716
Acquired3.10.1719
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
CategoryFirst Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up16.1.1749/50

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck174' 6"Imperial Feet53.0373 
Length of Keel141' 6 ½"Imperial Feet42.9895 
Breadth50' 2"Imperial Feet15.2908 
Depth in Hold19' 10"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,894 7794Tons BM 

Armament


1734Broadside Weight = 1140 Imperial Pound ( 516.99 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 42-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1734780EstablishmentBWAS-1714

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.2.1733/34 - 25.5.1736Second Captain
Thomas WhitneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1740
ADM 6/14/165
BWAS-1714
27.3.1734 - 3.5.1734Captain
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
ADM 6/14/179
ADM 6/14
26.5.1736 - 8.5.1737Second Captain
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1744
ADM 6/15/62
Confirmed 2.5.1737
ADM 6/15

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.2.1733/34 - 25.5.1736Admiral of the Fleet
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
ADM 6/14/165
BWAS-1714

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.2.1733/34 - 25.7.1734Second Lieutenant
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1744
ADM 6/14/165
ADM 6/14
21.2.1733/34 - 26.7.1734Fourth Lieutenant
William ChambersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
ADM 6/14/165
ADM 6/14
21.2.1733/34 - 25.7.1734Fifth Lieutenant
Griffith DearingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1738
ADM 6/14/165
ADM 6/14
26.7.1734 - 17.4.1735First Lieutenant
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1744
ADM 6/14/192
ADM 6/14
26.7.1734 - 5.5.1735Third Lieutenant
William ChambersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
ADM 6/14/192
ADM 6/14
26.7.1734 - 4.5.1735Fourth Lieutenant
Griffith DearingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1738
ADM 6/14/192
ADM 6/14
26.7.1734 - 4.5.1735Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/14/192
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 26.5.1736First Lieutenant
William ChambersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
ADM 6/14/211
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 4.10.1736Second Lieutenant
Griffith DearingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1738
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 4.10.1736Third Lieutenant
John ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1781
ADM 6/12/211
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 16.10.1735Fourth Lieutenant
Richard NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 3.8.1736Fifth Lieutenant
John NevisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1736
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14
7.5.1735 - 16.10.1735Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1754
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14
17.10.1735 - 2.3.1735/36Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Lord Augustus FitzroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/16
Confirmed 13.4.1736
ADM 6/15
4.8.1736 - 4.10.1736Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Lord George GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1746
ADM 6/15/65
Confirmed 11.5.1737
ADM 6/15
5.10.1736 - 11.3.1736/37Fifth Lieutenant
Lord George GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1746
ADM 6/15/65
Confirmed 11.5.1737
ADM 6/15
5.10.1736 - 11.3.1736/37Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1742
ADM 6/15/68
Confirmed 17.5.1737
ADM 6/15
12.3.1736/37 - 9.5.1737Fourth Lieutenant
Lord George GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1746
ADM 6/15/65
Confirmed 11.5.1737
ADM 6/15
12.3.1736/37 - 9.5.1737Fifth Lieutenant
Edward GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1742
ADM 6/15/68
Confirmed 17.5.1737
ADM 6/15
12.3.1736/37 - 9.5.1737Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John StruttBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1740
ADM 6/15/66
Confirmed 12.5.1737
ADM 6/15

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1723 - 9.12.1723Boatswain
William BrewerBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1723-1739
ADM 6/14/62
ADM 6/13
1734 - 30.9.1734Master
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1719-1735
ADM 6/14/195
ADM 6/14
21.2.1733/34 - 1734Chaplain
Thomas HudsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1734
ADM 6/14/165
ADM 6/14
1738 - 5.1.1738/39Master
Piercy BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1738-1744
ADM 6/15/157
ADM 6/15
1753 - 13.3.1753Carpenter
James MoringeBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1753-1765
Transfered ADM 6/18/62
ADM 6/18

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.8.1734 - 8.5.1737Midshipman
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1741
ADM 107/3/320
ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
3.5.1734 - 5.8.1734Able Seaman
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1741
ADM 107/3/320
ADM 107/3
21.5.1735 - 8.5.1737Able Seaman
Robert RitchieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1760
ADM 107/3/542
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
31.10.1719

Completed at a cost of £29,393.10.1d including fitting

BWAS-1714
9.1730Started small repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
10.1730Completed small repair at a cost of £868.15.3dBWAS-1714
9.1733Started fitting for service as a flagshipBWAS-1714
4.1734Completed fitting as a flagship at a cost of £11,870.19.10dBWAS-1714
1735To the TagusBWAS-1714
1736Returned to EnglandBWAS-1714
2.1745Began fitting as a Hospital ShipBWAS-1714
7.1745Completed fitting as a Hospital Ship at a cost of £4,574.3.5dBWAS-1714
7.1745Commissioned as a hospital shipBWAS-1714
7.1745

Completed fitting as a Hospital Ship at a cost of £4,574.3.5d

BWAS-1714
10.6.1748

Paid off at Chatham Dockyard

ADM 106
14.9.1749

Ordered to be broken up for £631.10.11d

BWAS-1714
16.1.1749/50

Break up completed in 33 days

BWAS-1714

 

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