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Royal Oak

6288
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.10.1710BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down14.5.1713BWAS-1603
Acquired14.5.1713BWAS-1603
First Commissioned2.8.1715B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1696
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1737B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel121' 6"Imperial Feet36.8881 
Breadth41' 4 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,106 3394Tons BM 

Armament


14.5.1713Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1706440Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.8.1715 - 12.12.1715Captain
James MoneypennyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1717
ADM 6/12/48
ADM 6/12
11.2.1716/17 - 26.3.1717Captain
Thomas KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1719
Transfered ADM 6/12/88
BWAS-1603
24.3.1716/17 - 3.4.1717Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
Transfered ADM 6/12/96
ADM 6/12
3.4.1717 - 5.7.1717Captain
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
Transfered ADM 6/12/102
Confirmed 2.8.1717
BWAS-1603
6.7.1717 - 13.3.1717/18Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
ADM 6/12/107
ADM 6/12
14.3.1717/18 - 30.3.1718Captain
Robert ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1739
Transfered ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
31.3.1718 - 2.12.1718Captain
Thomas KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1719
ADM 6/12/127
ADM 6/12
3.12.1718 - 27.8.1720Captain
Joseph WinderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1720
ADM 6/12/214
BWAS-1603
5.5.1726 - 19.2.1728/29Captain
Thomas JacobsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1729
Transfered ADM 6/15/113
BWAS-1603
20.2.1728/29 - 22.12.1729Captain
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1746
ADM 6/14/14
BWAS-1603
3.7.1731 - 20.2.1731/32Captain
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1746
ADM 6/14/84
ADM 6/14
21.2.1731/32 - 9.4.1736Captain
Peter SolgardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1727
ADM 6/15/102
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
bef.29.3.1717 - 6.1717Rear-Admiral of the White
William CaldwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 106/709/222
BWAS-1603

43 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.7.1715 - 20.12.1715First Lieutenant
John BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1715
ADM 6/12/47
ADM 6/12
27.7.1715 - 20.12.1715Second Lieutenant
William HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1717
ADM 6/12/47
ADM 6/12
27.7.1715 - 20.12.1715Third Lieutenant
Thomas LonguevilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1717
ADM 6/12/47
ADM 6/12
21.2.1716/17 - 23.3.1716/17First Lieutenant
George ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1736
Transfered ADM 6/12/91
ADM 6/12
21.2.1716/17 - 16.3.1717/18Second Lieutenant
John OliphantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1741
Transfered ADM 6/12/91
ADM 6/12
21.2.1716/17 - 16.3.1717/18Third Lieutenant
Robert PysingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1734
ADM 6/12/91
ADM 6/12
24.3.1716/17 - 19.3.1717/18First Lieutenant
Timothy BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1739
Transfered ADM 6/12/96
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 3.4.1718First Lieutenant
John LunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1727
Transfered ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 3.4.1718Second Lieutenant
James LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1718
Transfered ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 4.4.1718Third Lieutenant
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
Transfered ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
4.4.1718 - 8.9.1720First Lieutenant
George ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1736
ADM 6/12/129
ADM 6/12
4.4.1718 - 6.6.1719Third Lieutenant
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
Transfered ADM 6/12/129
ADM 6/12
13.5.1720 - 8.9.1720Fourth Lieutenant
Philip VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1743
ADM 6/12/212
Confirmed 23.8.1720
ADM 6/12
6.5.1726 - 20.2.1728/29First Lieutenant
Richard WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1729
ADM 6/14/113
ADM 6/13
6.5.1726 - 20.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
William Slater GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1735
ADM 6/14/113
ADM 6/13
6.5.1726 - 4.2.1727/28Third Lieutenant
William KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1728
ADM 6/13/113
ADM 6/13
6.5.1726 - 19.7.1726Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1726
ADM 6/13/113
ADM 6/13
20.7.1726 - 29.4.1727Fourth Lieutenant
Nathaniel RogersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/13/122
Confirmed 27.10.1726
ADM 6/13
30.4.1727 - 5.2.1727/28Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1748
ADM 6/13/206
Confirmed 22.5.1728
ADM 6/13
5.2.1727/28 - 25.7.1728Third Lieutenant
Edward PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1748
Transfered ADM 6/13/206
Confirmed 22.5.1728
ADM 6/13
21.2.1728/29 - 20.6.1729First Lieutenant
James LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1761
Transfered ADM 6/14/15
ADM 6/14
21.2.1728/29 - 18.8.1729Second Lieutenant
Charles CraufordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
Transfered ADM 6/14/15
ADM 6/14
21.2.1728/29 - 18.8.1729Third Lieutenant
James MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1739
ADM 6/14/15
ADM 6/14
21.2.1728/29 - 18.8.1729Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James PeersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1741
ADM 6/14/15
ADM 6/14
25.7.1729 - 22.12.1729First Lieutenant
William BoutflowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1734
ADM 6/14/33
ADM 6/14
19.8.1729 - 22.12.1729Second Lieutenant
James MasterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1739
ADM 6/14/35
ADM 6/14
19.8.1729 - 22.12.1729Third Lieutenant
James PeersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1741
ADM 6/14/35
ADM 6/14
19.8.1729 - 22.12.1729Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1742
ADM 6/14/35
ADM 6/14
3.7.1731 - 12.1.1731/32First Lieutenant
John JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1732
Transfered ADM 6/14/84
ADM 6/14
5.7.1731 - 3.3.1731/32Second Lieutenant
James PeersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1741
ADM 6/14/84
ADM 6/14
13.1.1731/32 - 27.11.1732First Lieutenant
John DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1742
ADM 6/14/97
ADM 6/14
4.3.1731/32 - 7.11.1734Second Lieutenant
Harcourt MastersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1741
Transfered ADM 6/14/103
ADM 6/14
14.6.1732 - 11.1.1732/33Third Lieutenant
Matthew MichelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1745
Transfered ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
28.11.1732 - 4.5.1735First Lieutenant
John CrafordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1739
ADM 6/14/129
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 7.11.1734Third Lieutenant
James NewnamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 7.11.1734Fourth Lieutenant
Isaac SunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1737
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
8.11.1734 - 4.5.1735Second Lieutenant
James NewnamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
ADM 6/14/197
ADM 6/14
8.11.1734 - 4.5.1735Third Lieutenant
Isaac SunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1737
ADM 6/14/197
ADM 6/14
8.11.1734 - 4.5.1735Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Rt Hon. Frederick MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1740
ADM 6/14/197
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 9.4.1736First Lieutenant
James NewnamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 9.4.1736Second Lieutenant
Isaac SunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1737
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 9.4.1736Third Lieutenant
Rt Hon. Frederick MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1740
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 - 9.4.1736Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1762
ADM 6/15/211
ADM 6/14

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1720 - 8.9.1720Chaplain
Robert PattenBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1720
ADM 6/12/213
ADM 6/12

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.8.1720 - 8.9.1720Midshipman
William ManduitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1723
ADM 107/3/128
ADM 107/3
5.4.1726 - 14.10.1726Volunteer-per-order
Edward LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
ADM 107/3/211
ADM 107/3
15.12.1726 - 17.6.1727Midshipman
Edward LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
Transfered ADM 107/3/211
ADM 107/3
6.3.1728/29 - 23.4.1729Volunteer-per-order
John RowzierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1752
Transfered ADM 107/3/307
ADM 107/3
26.6.1730 - 20.7.1730Volunteer-per-order
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
Transfered ADM 107/3/342
ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
20.6.1733 - 3.4.1735Able Seaman
John RawlinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1759
ADM 107/3/494
ADM 107/3
4.4.1735 - 9.4.1736Able Seaman
John RawlinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1759
ADM 107/3/494
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
15.6.1713Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £14051.10.0dBWAS-1603
1717In the BalticBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
1719In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1726RecommissionedBWAS-1603
1726fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1833.9.8dBWAS-1603
11.3.1726/27Took the Frigate
Nuestra Señora del Rosario (40) 1726-1727
Spanish 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

1729Sailed for the MediteraneanBWAS-1603
1731In the MediteraneanBWAS-1603
1731Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
1731fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
7.1732Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
8.1732Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
8.1732fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
1735In the TagusBWAS-1603
11.1736SurveyedBWAS-1603
8.3.1736/37Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1603
5.1737Breaking up completed at Portsmouth and remains transported to Plymouth for rebuildingBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
24.12.1726-9.4.1728British Squadron for the relief of Gibraltar
Sir Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
 
 

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