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Saint Albans

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St. Albans
Nominal Guns54
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.11.1705
Named10.8.1706
Launched27.8.1706
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey
Constructor
Richard BurchettBritish
Ship Builder
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild4.1717

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 8"Imperial Feet39.6308 
Length of Keel109' 7"Imperial Feet33.243 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold13' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen687 894Tons BM 

Armament


27.8.1706Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1693280Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
27.8.1706 - 25.4.1708Captain
John CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
Transfered ADM 6/9/9
BWAS-1603
26.4.1708 - 9.12.1712Captain
Thomas LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ADM 6/9/158
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.8.1706 - 5.1.1712/13First Lieutenant
William CoulseaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1737
ADM 6/9/9
ADM 6/9
27.8.1706 - 17.10.1706Second Lieutenant
Samuel HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1731
Transfered ADM 6/9/9
ADM 6/9
18.10.1706 - 26.9.1712Second Lieutenant
Richard AlfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1712
ADM 6/9/18
ADM 6/9
27.9.1712 - 5.1.1712/13Second Lieutenant
Thomas GadsenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1713
ADM 6/11/225
ADM 6/11

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1714Gunner
Elias LuneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1714
ref:1618
1714Purser
Richard WestonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714
ref:1618
1714 - 1717Cook
Thomas William MoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1717
ref:1618
1714 - 1717Boatswain
George PearseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1717
ref:1618
1714 - 1717Carpenter
William BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1717
ref:1618
1717Purser
Isaac ChappellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717
ref:1618
1717Gunner
William FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717
ref:1618

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.11.1706 - 17.6.1708Midshipman
Edward ReddishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
Transfered ADM 107/2/203
ADM 107/2

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
16.4.1711 - 9.12.1712Ordinary Seaman
Fyfield CoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
ADM 107/3/127
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1707Sailed to Smyrna with a convoy
9.1708In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
10.2.1709/10Took the Privateer
L'Heureux 1710-1710
French Privateer

1711Sailed to Russia with a convoyBWAS-1603
1712Sailed to the CapeBWAS-1603
4.1717Docked at Plymouth to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1603

 

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