Royal Anne

Nominal Guns100BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Saint Andrew' (1670) (100)
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship ClassRoyal Anne GroupBWAS-1603
ConstructorWilliam LeeBWAS-1603
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1727BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Royal George' (1756) (100)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck170' 0"Imperial Feet51.816 
Length of Keel140' 6"Imperial Feet42.6758 
Breadth48' 0"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Depth in Hold19' 4"Imperial Feet5.8025 
Burthen1,721 8294Tons BM 


5.1705Broadside Weight = 848 Imperial Pound ( 384.568 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck28 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck28 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

6 Commanding Officers

26.4.1704 - 10.12.1704CaptainDavid Greenhill (d.1716) ADM 6/8/74ADM 6/811.12.1704 - 7.3.1704/5Second CaptainIsaac Townsend (d.1731) ADM 6/8/117ADM 6/88.3.1704/5 - 17.10.1705Second CaptainRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/8/161BWAS-171429.12.1705 - 21.12.1707Second CaptainWilliam Passenger (d.1729) ADM 6/8/213BWAS-171422.12.1707 - 28.11.1709Second CaptainJames Moneypenny (d.1723) ADM 6/9/113BWAS-171430.11.1709 - 23.10.1710Second CaptainBartholomew Candler (d.1722) ADM 6/11/9BWAS-1714

3 Flag Officers

15.5.1705 - 1705Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir John Jennings (1664-1743) ADM 107/3/69BWAS-17141.1706 - 1709Vice-AdmiralSir George Byng (1663/64-1732/33)BWAS-17141710 - 26.8.1710Rear-AdmiralSir John Jennings (1664-1743) ADM 107/3/69BWAS-1714

27 Commissioned Officers

13.12.1704 - 26.11.1705First LieutenantCharles Hardy (d.1748) ADM 6/8/119ADM 6/813.12.1704 - 17.12.1704Second LieutenantMichael Sansom (d.1711) ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/813.12.1704 - 28.12.1705Third LieutenantRobert Delavall (d.1707/8) ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/818.12.1704 - 8.3.1704/5Second LieutenantNicholas Haddock (1686-1746) ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/816.1.1704/5 - 15.8.1705Fifth LieutenantGeorge Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/8/136ODNB9.3.1704/5 - 19.12.1705Second LieutenantJames Stewart (c.1678-1757) ADM 6/8/161ADM 6/815.8.1705 - 18.12.1705Fifth LieutenantWilliam Fox (d.1710) ADM 6/8/189ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 22.4.1708First LieutenantJohn Gullin (c.1671-?) ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 22.4.1708Second LieutenantHenry Long (d.1723) ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 18.2.1705/6Third LieutenantWalter Fredenham ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 18.2.1705/6Fourth LieutenantGeorge Nicholls (d.1708/9) ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.12.1705 - 8.6.1706Fifth LieutenantWilliam Fox (d.1710) ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/819.2.1705/6 - 22.4.1708Third LieutenantGeorge Nicholls (d.1708/9) ADM 6/8/230ADM 6/825.2.1705/6 - 22.4.1708Fourth LieutenantEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/8/231ADM 6/89.6.1706 - 19.1.1707/8Fifth LieutenantStreynsham Master (1680/81-1725) ADM 6/9/126
Commission confirmed 21.1.1707/8
ADM 6/9
23.4.1708 - 29.11.1709First LieutenantGeorge Nicholls (d.1708/9) ADM 6/9/158ADM 6/923.4.1708 - 16.6.1709Second LieutenantEdward Storey (d.1727) ADM 6/9/158ADM 6/923.4.1708 - 29.11.1709Third LieutenantArthur Jones (d.1731) ADM 6/9/158ADM 6/923.4.1708 - 28.11.1709Fourth LieutenantWilliam Ellford (d.1723) ADM 6/9/158ADM 6/923.4.1708 - 16.6.1709Fifth LieutenantStreynsham Master (1680/81-1725) ADM 6/9/158ADM 6/917.6.1709 - 29.11.1709Fifth LieutenantJames Dalzell (d.1712) ADM 6/11/10
Commission confirmed 1.12.1709
ADM 6/11
30.11.1709 - 27.9.1710First LieutenantArthur Delgarno (d.1731) ADM 6/11/9ADM 6/1130.11.1709 - 22.2.1709/10Second LieutenantRobert Chadwick (c.1675-1719) ADM 6/11/9ADM 6/1130.11.1709 - 27.9.1710Third LieutenantVincent Pearce (d.1745) ADM 6/11/9ADM 6/1130.11.1709 - 16.10.1710Fourth LieutenantJedediah Barker ADM 6/11/9ADM 6/1130.11.1709 - 16.10.1710Fifth LieutenantHenry Dodson (d.bef.1737) ADM 6/11/9ADM 6/1127.2.1709/10 - 27.9.1710Second LieutenantEdward Gregory (c.1670-?) ADM 6/11/29ADM 6/11

2 Warrant Officers

1728 - 11.1.1727/28BoatswainFrancis Baker ADM 6/13/186ADM 6/1311.1.1727/28 - BoatswainJohn Adcock ADM 6/13/186ADM 6/13

3 Petty Officers

20.3.1704/5 - 5.11.1705MidshipmanNordash Rand ADM 107/2/154ADM107/21706MidshipmanButler Mordaunt (d.1721)ref:114911.9.1709 - 20.4.1710MidshipmanEdward Mathews ADM 107/2/267ADM107/2

Service History

15.5.1705Rear Admiral Sir John Jennings (1664-1743) raised has flag at Portsmouth
3.1705/6Sailed with a squadron of 14 ship of the line and a convoy of merchantmenB051
11.4.1706Arrived in Lisbon and sailed to join the Mediterranean fleetB051
7.1706At AlicanteBWAS-1603
10.1707Returned to EnglandB051
1708In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
26.8.1710Admiralty Order to be laid up at ChathamBWAS-1603
23.10.1710Paid offADM33
21.3.1726/27Ordered to be rebuiltBWAS-1603
5.1727Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1603


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