Canterbury

6186
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.1.1720/21BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down19.11.1721BWAS-1714
Acquired15.9.1722BWAS-1714
First Commissioned13.4.1726BWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn NaishBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild4.1741BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 1"Imperial Feet43.8918 
Length of Keel117' 7"Imperial Feet35.6721 
Breadth39' 3"Imperial Feet11.8957 
Depth in Hold16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Burthen963 5394Tons BM 

Armament


15.9.1722Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719365Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.4.1726 - 25.4.1728CaptainGeorge Forbes (1685-1765) ADM 6/13/111BWAS-171416.7.1728 - 27.12.1731CaptainEdmund Hooke (d.1744/45) ADM 6/13/209BWAS-171422.2.1733/34 - 31.1.1735/36CaptainJames Luck (d.1730) ADM 6/14/166BWAS-171425.12.1736 - 15.5.1738CaptainRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/15/48BWAS-171415.5.1738 - 28.4.1740CaptainCharles Cotterel (d.1754) ADM 6/15/116BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.4.1726 - 25.4.1728Vice-Admiral of the BlueEdward Hopson (1671-1728)BWAS-17141729 - 1730Rear-Admiral of the WhitePhilip Cavendish (d.1743)BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.7.1728 - 30.6.1730First LieutenantCurtis Barnet (d.1746) ADM 6/14/209ADM 6/1316.7.1728 - 1.2.1730/31Second LieutenantThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/14/209ADM 6/1316.7.1728 - 23.5.1730Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Fielding (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/14/209ADM 6/132.2.1730/31 - 17.6.1731First LieutenantThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/14/66ADM 6/1418.6.1731 - 27.12.1731First LieutenantJohn Durell (d.1748) ADM 6/14/82ADM 6/1418.6.1731 - 27.12.1731Second LieutenantPeter Burville (d.1743) ADM 6/14/82ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 31.1.1735/36First LieutenantDaniel Berryman ADM 6/15/168ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 17.6.1734Second LieutenantArthur Trevor (d.1744) ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/142.3.1733/34 - 17.6.1734Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Robinson ADM 6/14/171ADM 6/1418.6.1734 - 31.1.1735/36Second LieutenantJohn Robinson ADM 6/15/191ADM 6/1424.12.1737 - 28.4.1740First LieutenantIsaac Power ADM 6/15/90ADM 6/1515.3.1737/38 - 14.9.1739Second LieutenantThomas Pellatt ADM 6/15/101ADM 6/1515.3.1737/38 - 21.10.1738Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Robinson ADM 6/15/101ADM 6/157.1.1739/40 - 28.4.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Phillipson (d.1745) ADM 6/15/279ADM 6/15

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
29.12.1736 - 31.1.1735/36Midshipman ExtraFrancis Withers (d.c.1751) ADM 6/15/48ADM 6/15

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
c.19.9.1727 - c.1.4.1728MidshipmanJohn Lloyd (d.1778) ADM 107/3/217ADM107/330.5.1738 - 26.12.1740MidshipmanJames Burcher (c.1716-1747) ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.4.1732 - 1.10.1732Able SeamanRichard Walden (c.1715-1744)ADM107/328.6.1737 - 29.5.1738Able SeamanJames Burcher (c.1716-1747) ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
15.9.1722Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12687.6.3dBWAS-1714
1726Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.1726Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3604.11.8dBWAS-1714
10.1726Sailed to GibraltarBWAS-1714
1727On the Spanish coastBWAS-1714
4.1728Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard ADM 106
1729In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
12.1731Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
27.12.1731

Paid off

ADM 51
9.1732Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1738.15.4dBWAS-1714
1734In home watersBWAS-1714
1735Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
2.1736Paid offBWAS-1714
1737Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1738Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
5.3.1740

Ordered to be broken up

BWAS-1714
4.1740Returned homeBWAS-1714
28.4.1740

Paid off

ADM 51
3.1740/41SurveyedBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
ADM 106ADM 106 1674-1832 Navy Board: Entry Book of Out Letters Document
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Tuesday 22nd of October 2019 13:38CyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Armide' (1806) (38)
Tuesday 22nd of October 2019 13:33Oliver SchwarzBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Armide' (1806) (38)
Monday 21st of October 2019 22:30AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Duke of Buccleugh' (1831)
Monday 21st of October 2019 22:16AvMBritish Merchant merchantman 'Duke of Buccleugh' (1831)
Monday 21st of October 2019 22:14AvMBritish Fourth Rate frigate 'Cornwallis' (1805) (50)