Salisbury Prize -> 1716 Preston

Nominal Guns50
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Le Salisbury' (1703) (50)
ShipyardBaileys Hard NNF-1661
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Broken Up to Rebuild1739/02


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck134' 4 ½"Imperial Feet40.8559 
Length of Keel109' 9 ½"Imperial Feet33.2359 
Breadth34' 2"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen681 6794Tons BM 


1708/03/15Broadside 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
1693/11280Design Complement

Commanding Officers

1708 - 1710CaptainEdward St LoeBWAS-16031711CaptainRobert HarlandFWIKI1712CaptainJohn CliftonBWAS-16031718CaptainSir Robert JohnsonBWAS-16031726 - 1727CaptainEdward ReddishBWAS-16031735CaptainCharles CotterelBWAS-1603

Petty Officers

1735/05/13 - 1736/04/05MidshipmanJames BurcherADM107/3

Service History

1708In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1710In the Dunkirk squadronBWAS-1603
1711Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1603
1711/06/17At CartagenaBWAS-1603
1711/08/07Capture of the San Joaquín
1712Returned homeBWAS-1603
1714Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1603
1714/04Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
1714/08Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £3227.0.0dBWAS-1603
1716/01/02Renamed PrestonBWAS-1603
1718Sailed to Turkey with His Majesties AmbassadorBWAS-1603
1719/01Began refitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
1719/09Completed refitting at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £7780.14.0dBWAS-1603
1726/06Began great repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
1730/02Completed great repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £4308.11.0dBWAS-1603
1733/11Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1603
1734/09Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £2145.0.6dBWAS-1603
1739/02Break up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1603


NNF-1661 Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1661 à 1715Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1603 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
FWIKI Wikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
ADM107/3 ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive

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