Recent updates


Recent Comments

 

Mary

6807
Nominal Guns60B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Mary' (1650) (50) 1650-1687
British 50 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Mary"
Ordered1687BWAS-1603
Acquired1688B065
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
Designed by
Christopher PettBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1620-1668
B065
Constructor
Thomas ShishBritish
Ship Builder
B065
CategoryThird RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the LineB065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Wrecked27.11.1703B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck143' 3"Imperial Feet43.5882 
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth36' 8"Imperial Feet11.0067 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen829Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth36' 3"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Draught Aft17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen777Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck143' 3"Imperial Feet43.5882 
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth36' 8"Imperial Feet11.0067 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen829 5294Tons BM 

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 366.5 Imperial Pound ( 166.208 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker Cutts
Gun Deck6 British Saker

1693Broadside Weight = 465 Imperial Pound ( 210.8778 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British Saker

1696Broadside Weight = 462 Imperial Pound ( 209.5173 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck23 British 24-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck1 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 British Saker

1703Broadside Weight = 371.5 Imperial Pound ( 168.4756 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck14 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1687356EstablishmentW014
1689215Establishment for peaceB032
1689280Establishment for war at homeB032
1689355Establishment for war abroadB032

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
13.5.1688 - 29.5.1688Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1689
W014
23.7.1688 - 21.12.1688Captain
John LatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1691
BWAS-1603
22.12.1688 - 1690Captain
Mathew AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1690
B051
1692 - 9.11.1691Captain
Sir Robert ArthurBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1693
BWAS-1603
17.2.1691/92 - 6.1692Acting Captain
Richard WyattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1703
TRN2
6.1692 - 7.1693Captain
Henry ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1693
B051
7.1693 - 12.1694Captain
John JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1726
B051
27.11.1695 - 9.12.1695Captain
Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
Transfered ADM 6/3/96
BWAS-1603
23.12.1695 - 30.12.1696Captain
Thomas ShermanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1692
Transfered ADM 6/3/105
ADM 6/3
1696Captain
Thomas HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
BWAS-1603
1.5.1697 - 23.11.1697Captain
Thomas PoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1699
ADM 6/4/93
BWAS-1603
2.5.1699 - 22.5.1699Captain
James WishartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
ADM 6/5/45
ADM 6/5
27.6.1699 - 29.2.1699/1700Captain
Thomas JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1688-1706
ADM 6/6/4
BWAS-1603
4.3.1700/1 - 24.9.1701Captain
William CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1697
Transfered ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
26.12.1701 - 27.11.1703Captain
Edward HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1730
ADM 6/6/126
BWAS-1603

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.7.1688 - 12.1688Vice-Admiral
Sir Roger StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1688
BWAS-1603
1690Commodore
Lawrence WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1693
BWAS-1603
31.3.1703 - 27.11.1703Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Basil BeaumontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
B051

22 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.5.1688 - 1.6.1688Lieutenant
Thomas LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1705
B051
24.5.1688 - 1.6.1688Lieutenant
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
B051
28.5.1688 - 30.9.1688Second Lieutenant
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1706
B051
29.5.1688 - 9.10.1688First Lieutenant
John GraydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
B051
30.9.1688 - 10.4.1690First Lieutenant
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1706
B051
19.12.1688 - 8.7.1690Second Lieutenant
Percy KirkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1693
B051
28.12.1688 - 15.5.1690First Lieutenant
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
B051
23.5.1694 - 29.12.1696Second Lieutenant
Nathaniel ChampionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1700
Transfered ADM 6/3/148
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 18.4.1696
ADM 6/3
27.5.1694 - 29.12.1696First Lieutenant
Jacob FletcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1699
ADM 6/3/88
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 28.10.1695
ADM 6/3
27.1.1695/96 - 29.12.1696Third Lieutenant
James KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1713
ADM 6/3/120
ADM 6/3
1.5.1697 - 26.6.1699First Lieutenant
Elias MastersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1699
ADM 6/4/93
ADM 6/4
23.7.1697 - 9.5.1699Second Lieutenant
David LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1689-1699
ADM 6/4/110
ADM 6/4
10.5.1699 - 4.6.1699First Lieutenant
William SharpeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1702
Transfered ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 26.6.1699Second Lieutenant
John TomkinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1712
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
27.6.1699 - 13.3.1699/1700First Lieutenant
Richard CottonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
Transfered ADM 6/6/4
ADM 6/6
27.6.1699 - 13.3.1699/1700Second Lieutenant
John ChilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1689-1722
Transfered ADM 6/6/4
ADM 6/6
27.6.1699 - 27.11.1703Third Lieutenant
Robert SaxonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1703
ADM 6/6/4
ADM 6/6
5.4.1701 - 13.11.1701First Lieutenant
Daniel CondeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1709
ADM 6/6/84
ADM 6/6
5.4.1701 - 24.9.1701Second Lieutenant
John PaulBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1713
ADM 6/6/84
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 27.11.1703First Lieutenant
John FlawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/6/127
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 5.3.1702/3Second Lieutenant
William MassamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
Transfered ADM 6/6/129
ADM 6/6
6.3.1702/3 - 27.11.1703Second Lieutenant
William SampsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/7/105
ADM 6/7

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.7.1694 - 1696Purser
John WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1699
ADM 6/3/126
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 4.2.1695/96
ADM 6/3
1695 - 15.9.1695Boatswain
Thomas DavyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
1695 - 29.9.1695Carpenter
Arthur CrispinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
16.9.1695 - 4.6.1696Boatswain
John TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
25.10.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/88
ADM 6/3
11.12.1695 - 1695Gunner
John FidoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
11.12.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Thomas TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3

7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1690 - 10.1691Midshipman
George GaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1692
ADM 107/1/15
ADM 107/1
10.1691 - 15.10.1692Master's Mate
George GaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1692
ADM 107/1/15
ADM 107/1
5.2.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Richard RillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/126
ADM 6/3
8.2.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Richard ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/3/127
ADM 6/3
17.2.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Isaac PrestonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/3/129
ADM 6/3
7.4.1696 - 1696Volunteer
John CarneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/3/144
ADM 6/3
30.7.1699 - 24.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
Thomas GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1680-1734
Transfered ADM 6/19/58
ref:1272

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1688 - 1689Volunteer
Robert FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
LRFS
7.7.1688 - 9.12.1688Able Seaman
Joseph WinderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1720
Transfered ADM 107/1/52
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
8.3.1689/90Sailed from Plymouth as flagship of a squadron and with a large convoyTRN2
11.5.1690Arrived in BarbadosTRN2
21.6.1690The squadron landed troops at Frigate Bay, St. ChristopherTRN2
13.8.1690The squadron returned to BarbadosTRN2
20.2.1690/91Refitted as a Fourth RateADM/A
16.1.1691/92In BarbadosTRN2
22.2.1691/92Action of 1692-02-22
14.6.1692Sailed from BarbadosB051
11.8.1692Arrived in PlymouthB051
12.5.1694One of the squadron which captured the French privateer commander
René Trouin (Sieur du Gué)French
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1689-1734
in the
La Diligente (34) 1691-1694
French 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

12.5.1694Took the Frigate
La Diligente (34) 1691-1694
French 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

1696Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
1703Refitted as a 64 gun Fourth Rate
27.11.1703Wrecked on the Goodwin Sands during the "Great Storm"BWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  
 

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





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Sunday 1st of August 2021 09:30Robin Knight
Saturday 31st of July 2021 18:22Cy
British cutter 'Alert' (1777) (14) 1777-1778
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
Saturday 31st of July 2021 16:28ulrich_hanke
British cutter 'Alert' (1777) (14) 1777-1778
British 14 Gun
Unrated Cutter
Friday 30th of July 2021 17:46Tim Oakley
Thursday 29th of July 2021 18:18Cy
Salomon Jansz van den TempelDutch
Ship Builder
Service 1565-1635