Resolution

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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.6.1666BWAS-1603
Acquired6.12.1667B028
ShipyardHarwich Dockyard - Harwich BWAS-1603
ConstructorSir Anthony Deane (1638-1721)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1696B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Resolution' (1698) (70)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck148' 2"Imperial Feet45.1115 
Length of Keel120' 6"Imperial Feet36.5836 
Breadth37' 2"Imperial Feet11.2849 
Depth in Hold15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Draught Aft16' 9"Imperial Feet4.9149 
Burthen885 3794Tons BM 

Armament


1677Broadside Weight = 619 Imperial Pound ( 280.7169 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 581.5 Imperial Pound ( 263.7107 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck18 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1667420 BWAS-1603

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1668 - 18.11.1669Rear-Admiral of the WhiteRichard Utber (d.1669)BWAS-160316.1.1671/72 - 10.4.1672CaptainLord Thomas Butler (Earl of Ossory)BWAS-160311.4.1672 - 3.4.1674CaptainJohn Berry (1635-1690/91)BWAS-16031688 - 12.1688CaptainWilliam DaviesBWAS-160312.1688 - 1689CaptainHenry BotelerBWAS-16031690CaptainEdward Stanley (d.1693)BWAS-16031692CaptainEdward Good (d.1709/10)BWAS-16036.1.1692/93 - 1693CaptainJames Braithwaite (d.1693)BWAS-16031694 - 7.6.1695CaptainJohn Baker (1660-1716)BWAS-16038.6.1695 - 25.9.1695CaptainSimon Fowkes (d.1702) ADM 6/3/128BWAS-1603

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.7.1669 - 1670AdmiralSir Thomas Allin (1612-1685)B0519.1672 - 7.1673Admiral of the BlueSir Edward Spragg (d.1673)BWAS-160312.9.1688 - 12.1688AdmiralLord George Legge (Baron Dartmouth) (1647-1691)BWAS-160312.1688 - 1689Rear-AdmiralWilliam DaviesB0516.1.1692/93 - 19.2.1693/94Rear-AdmiralSir Francis Wheler (d.1693/94)BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1672LieutenantHenry Carverth (d.1683)B0511672 - 6.10.1673LieutenantJonathon WathamB051

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
25.9.1688 - 11.1.1688/89MasterGreenvill Collins (1643-1694)PMD

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
28.7.1686 - 9.2.1686/87MidshipmanJohn Scott (c.1648-?) ADM 107/1/35ADM 107/1

7 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.4.1685 - 28.7.1686Able SeamanJohn Scott (c.1648-?) ADM 107/1/35ADM 107/14.4.1688 - 10.5.1689Captain's ClerkJohn Graheurs (c.1670-?) ADM 107/1/33ADM 107/12.1689 - 15.7.1689Able SeamanRobert Maxham (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/19ADM 107/117.4.1689 - 2.1.1690/91Carpenter's MateJames Dunbar ADM 107/1/11ADM 107/128.9.1689 - 16.8.1690Able SeamanSamuel Oates (c.1645-?) ADM 107/1/32ADM 107/126.10.1690 - 9.11.1690Able SeamanCharles Bartlett (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/41ADM 107/12.8.1692 - 4.3.1692/93Captain's ServantRobert Etterick (c.1674-?) ADM 107/1/49ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1668Completed at Harwich Dockyard - Harwich at a cost of £7965.0.0dBWAS-1603
1669To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
13.3.1671/72Battle of Smyrna Convoy
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
6.1673Returned home before the Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1685Refitted as a 68 gun Third Rate
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
1693To the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1695Convoy to Ireland
25.9.1695Home to pay offBWAS-1603
3.1695/96Blockade of Dunkirk
25.9.1696Returned home to pay off

 

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