Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1690B028
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
Constructor Isaac BettsB028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1702B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Restoration' (1702) (70)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 6"Imperial Feet45.723 
Length of Keel123' 6"Imperial Feet37.497 
Breadth39' 8"Imperial Feet11.9098 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,032Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 6"Imperial Feet45.723 
Length of Keel120' 7"Imperial Feet36.5849 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,021 9194Tons BM 


1688Broadside Weight = 549.5 Imperial Pound ( 249.1986 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 553 Imperial Pound ( 250.7858 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck28 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

6 Commanding Officers

c.9.2.1689/90 - 30.6.1690Captain William Botham (d.1690)TRN2bef.21.7.1690 - aft.31.5.1692Captain James Gother (d.1696) ADM 106/418/86BWAS-1603bef.12.8.1692 - aft.19.5.1693Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712) ADM 106/420/186BWAS-16031.1694 - 6.12.1695Captain William Cross (d.1746)BWAS-160323.12.1695 - 29.12.1695Captain Thomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 6/3/105ADM 6/3c.30.12.1695 - 9.5.1699Captain Thomas Fowlis (d.1703)BWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

28.5.1695 - 25.12.1695Second Lieutenant Henry Fowles (d.1704) ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 15.1.1696/97First LieutenantSir George Walton (1665-1739) ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 15.1.1696/97Second Lieutenant Strickland Tyrwhit ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/34.1.1695/96 - 8.8.1696Third Lieutenant Thomas Hugbon (c.1673-?) ADM 6/3/113
Commission confirmed 23.9.1696
ADM 6/3
9.8.1696 - 9.5.1699Second Lieutenant Thomas Hugbon (c.1673-?) ADM 6/4/29
Commission confirmed 23.9.1696
ADM 6/4
23.9.1696 - 9.5.1699Third Lieutenant Charles Shikley ADM 6/4/29ADM 6/416.1.1696/97 - 9.5.1699First Lieutenant Thomas Lawrence (d.1747) ADM 6/4/62ADM 6/4

3 Petty Officers

12.2.1690/91 - 5.9.1692Volunteer-per-order John Wyatt (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/83ADM 107/18.8.1692 - 30.1.1692/93Midshipman John Chamberlain (c.1672-?) ADM 107/1/70ADM 107/17.2.1697/98 - 9.5.1699Volunteer-per-order Chaloner Ogle (1681-1750) ADM 6/5/4ADM 6/5

Service History

30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
14.8.1697Action of 1697-08-14


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