Rippon

6205
Ripon
Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.7.1711BWAS-1603
Launched2.10.1712BWAS-1603
First Commissioned3.3.1712/13B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 60-GunnerB028
Designed byJ BattBWAS-1603
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild8.12.1729BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck144' 2 ½"Imperial Feet43.9039 
Length of Keel118' 10"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5919 
Depth in Hold15' 8 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen924 7494Tons BM 

Armament


2.10.1712Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

1716Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
18.4.1706365Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.3.1712/13 - 5.6.1713CaptainRichard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/116.6.1713 - 16.4.1715CaptainBeaumont Raymond (d.1718) ADM 6/11/261BWAS-160316.4.1715 - 19.10.1715CaptainBeaumont Raymond (d.1718) ADM 6/12/39ADM 6/1214.3.1717/18 - 25.12.1720CaptainChristopher O'Brien (d.1743/44) ADM 6/12/118BWAS-160329.4.1723 - 1.2.1724/25CaptainVincent Pearce (d.1745) ADM 6/13/55BWAS-16032.2.1724/25 - 11.12.1727CaptainJohn Hubbard (d.1728) ADM 6/13/83BWAS-160312.12.1727 - 3.8.1728CaptainWilliam Berkeley (d.1732/33) ADM 6/14/216
Commission confirmed 13.8.1728
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1713Admiral of the WhiteSir James Wishart (d.1723)BWAS-1603

17 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.3.1712/13 - 7.6.1713First LieutenantWilliam Mason (d.1742) ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/113.3.1712/13 - 7.6.1713Second LieutenantFrancis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/11/249ADM 6/118.6.1713 - 14.3.1713/14First LieutenantHumphrey Orme (d.1751) ADM 6/11/261ADM 6/118.6.1713 - 20.11.1714Second LieutenantEdmund Bedford ADM 6/11/261ADM 6/1115.3.1713/14 - 3.9.1714First LieutenantEdward Whitworth (d.1721) ADM 6/11/286ADM 6/1121.11.1714 - 19.10.1715First LieutenantEdmund Bedford ADM 6/12/41
Commission confirmed 2.5.1715
ADM 6/12
21.11.1714 - 19.10.1715Second LieutenantJohn Gascoigne (d.1753) ADM 6/12/40
Commission confirmed 19.4.1715
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 25.12.1720First LieutenantWilliam Fearnly ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 26.10.1718Second LieutenantThe Hon. Charles O'Brien ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1227.10.1718 - 25.12.1720Second LieutenantWilliam King (d.1728) ADM 6/12/214
Commission confirmed 13.9.1720
ADM 6/12
1.5.1723 - bef.13.7.1727First LieutenantJohn Roose (d.bef.1727)† ADM 6/13/56ADM 6/131.5.1723 - 15.3.1725/26Second LieutenantRobert Young (d.1754) ADM 6/13/56ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 23.12.1726Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRichard Waddon ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1316.3.1725/26 - 24.12.1726Second LieutenantScroop Lyon (d.1757) ADM 6/13/106ADM 6/1324.12.1726 - 15.2.1726/27Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Draper (d.1743) ADM 6/14/219
Commission confirmed 5.9.1728
ADM 6/13
23.12.1727 - 3.8.1728Second LieutenantFrancis Percival ADM 6/14/217
Commission confirmed 23.8.1728
ADM 6/13
22.5.1728 - 3.8.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Newnam (d.c.1753) ADM 6/14/217
Commission confirmed 20.8.1728
ADM 6/13

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1.1713/14 - 1714Midshipman ExtraWilliam Mabbot ADM 6/11/280ADM 6/11

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1.1724/25 - 2.2.1725/26MidshipmanHenry Dove ADM 107/3/159ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1713Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1603
1714Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1715Left the Mediterranean and sailed to the BalticBWAS-1603
4.1715Described as "wants rebuilding"BWAS-1603
19.10.1715Paid offADM 51
1718small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5521.5.8dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
25.12.1720Paid offADM 51
12.7.1721Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1603
9.3.1721/22Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9235.5.11dBWAS-1603
1723Recommissioned as a guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1723fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2606.15.1dBWAS-1603
1726Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
3.8.1728Paid offADM 51
8.12.1729Broken up at Plymouth wiht theg remains being moved to Woolwich to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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