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Royal Sovereign

6087
Nominal Guns100BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British First Rate ship of the line 'Royal Sovereign' (1660) (100) 1660-1679
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
Acquired1685BWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Constructor
Robert LeeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1681-1698
BWAS-1603
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Burnt27.1.1695/96BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck167' 9"Imperial Feet50.905 
Length of Keel135' 6"Imperial Feet41.1524 
Breadth48' 4"Imperial Feet14.6431 
Depth in Hold19' 4"Imperial Feet5.8025 
Burthen1,683Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 1164 Imperial Pound ( 527.874 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck48 British Culverin

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
bef.11.5.1691 - 27.7.1695Captain
Humphrey SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
B051
27.7.1695 - 17.10.1695Captain
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
ADM 6/3/83
ADM 6/3

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1690 - 7.1690Admiral of the Fleet
Lord Arthur Herbert (1st Earl of Torrington)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1690
B051
1692 - 31.5.1692Vice-Admiral of the Red
Sir Ralph DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1666-1698
B051
3.6.1692 - 1692Vice-Admiral of the Red
Sir Ralph DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1666-1698
E-WIKI
18.2.1692/93 - 1694Rear-Admiral of the Red
Mathew AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1690
B051

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1694 - 28.10.1694Fifth Lieutenant
Anthony ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1697
ADM 6/3/89
ADM 6/3
29.10.1694 - 17.10.1695Fifth Lieutenant
Tudor TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1717
ADM 6/3/89
ADM 6/3
10.11.1694 - 17.10.1695Third Lieutenant
George SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1702
ADM 6/3/83
ADM 6/3
20.4.1695 - 17.10.1695Second Lieutenant
Thomas LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1699
ADM 6/3/86
ADM 6/3

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
7.5.1692 - 16.4.1693Master's Mate
John HendersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1671-1699
ADM 107/1/68
ADM 107/1
9.6.1692 - 22.7.1693Master's Mate
John HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1697
ADM 107/1/90
ADM 107/1

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.7.1689 - 25.4.1690Able Seaman
Henry DayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1686-1691
ADM 107/1/5
ADM 107/1
18.4.1690 - 10.10.1690Able Seaman
William OckmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1715
Transfered ADM 107/1/71
ADM 107/1
2.1.1690/91 - 3.2.1690/91Volunteer
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1749
Transfered ADM 107/1/29
ADM 107/1
19.7.1693 - 13.1.1693/94Able Seaman
Thomas SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1717
ADM 107/1/60
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur

 

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