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Saint Michael

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St Michael
Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.10.1664BWAS-1603
Launched30.9.1669BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692
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Constructor
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692
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CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild18.12.1706B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel125' 0"Imperial Feet38.1 
Breadth40' 8 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold17' 5"Imperial Feet5.1997 
Burthen1,101Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel125' 0"Imperial Feet38.1 
Breadth40' 8 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold17' 5"Imperial Feet5.1997 
Draught Aft19' 8"Imperial Feet5.8138 
Burthen1,101Tons BM 

Armament


1677Broadside Weight = 797.5 Imperial Pound ( 361.6665 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 830 Imperial Pound ( 376.405 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Demi-Culverin Cutts
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 737 Imperial Pound ( 334.2295 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck29 British 6-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin

14 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1671/72 - 22.10.1672Captain
Sir Robert HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1672
BWAS-1603
18.5.1673 - 3.7.1673Captain
Thomas GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1696
Transfered
BWAS-1603
1.7.1673 - 10.8.1673Captain
Sir John NarboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1688
Transfered
BWAS-1603
11.8.1673 - 16.10.1673Captain
Henry CarverthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1678
BWAS-1603
20.4.1678 - 29.8.1678Captain
Charles WyldeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1659-1678
BWAS-1603
27.8.1690 - 11.1690Captain
Robert DorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1691
BWAS-1603
11.1690 - aft.10.2.1693Captain
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
Transfered
BWAS-1603
2.1693 - 21.10.1695Captain
John MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1703
BWAS-1603
6.1.1695/96 - 2.11.1697Captain
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
ADM 6/3/113
BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/2 - 24.10.1702Captain
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
ADM 6/6/131
ADM 6/6
4.1.1702/3 - 11.1.1702/3Captain
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
Transfered ADM 6/7/70
ADM 6/7
15.1.1702/3 - 7.3.1702/3Captain
Francis WyvellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1716
ADM 6/7/77
BWAS-1603
8.3.1702/3 - 1.8.1703Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
ADM 6/7/99
ADM 6/7
23.10.1705 - 2.1.1705/6Captain
Richard BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/8/197
BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.5.1673 - 3.7.1673Rear-Admiral
Lord Thomas Butler (Earl of Ossory)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1674
BWAS-1603
4.7.1673 - 1674Vice-Admiral
Lord Thomas Butler (Earl of Ossory)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1674
BWAS-1603

29 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1672 - 16.10.1673Lieutenant
George TyeteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1673
B051
1673 - 16.10.1673First Lieutenant
James WattsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1673
B051
1692 - 8.11.1692Second Lieutenant
Ezekiel YatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1698
Dismissed ADM 1/5253/217
ADM 1/5253
20.5.1694 - 21.10.1695First Lieutenant
William BeltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1697
ADM 6/3/83
ADM 6/3
20.5.1694 - 21.10.1695Third Lieutenant
George FisherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1705
ADM 6/3/86
ADM 6/3
28.5.1694 - 21.10.1695Second Lieutenant
Robert DesboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
ADM 6/3/83
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 5.10.1695
ADM 6/3
28.5.1694 - 21.10.1695Fourth Lieutenant
Robert EtterickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1697
ADM 6/3/83
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 5.10.1695
ADM 6/3
28.5.1694 - 21.10.1695Fifth Lieutenant
Francis VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/3/83
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 5.10.1695
ADM 6/3
1696 - 25.3.1696Lieutenant
Edmund PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Dismissed
ADM 1/5256
7.1.1695/96 - 3.5.1696First Lieutenant
Robert MastertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/3/113
ADM 6/3
14.1.1695/96 - 14.3.1696/97Second Lieutenant
George DolmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1704
Transfered ADM 6/3/116
ADM 6/3
14.1.1695/96 - 20.10.1696Third Lieutenant
Jeremiah ToppingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
Transfered ADM 6/3/116
ADM 6/3
17.1.1695/96 - 12.4.1696Fifth Lieutenant
John SorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/3/118
ADM 6/3
18.1.1695/96 - 12.4.1696Fourth Lieutenant
Edward RaineyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1703
ADM 6/3/118
ADM 6/3
13.4.1696 - 6.12.1697Fourth Lieutenant
John SorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/3/145
ADM 6/3
13.4.1696 - 6.12.1697Fifth Lieutenant
John CodnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1697
ADM 5/3/145
ADM 6/3
4.5.1696 - 6.12.1697First Lieutenant
John MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1705
ADM 6/4/27
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 19.9.1696
ADM 6/4
21.10.1696 - 6.12.1697Third Lieutenant
Joseph MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
ADM 6/4/38
ADM 6/4
20.4.1697 - 6.12.1697Second Lieutenant
Thomas MeadeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1715
ADM 6/4/93
ADM 6/4
16.1.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant
John CaulkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1707
Transfered ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
21.1.1701/2 - 24.10.1702First Lieutenant
Abraham MurcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1709
ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
21.1.1701/2 - 1.12.1702Fourth Lieutenant
John TempleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1730
Transfered ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
27.1.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant
Benjamin WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/140
ADM 6/6
29.1.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Fifth Lieutenant
Richard JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1705
Transfered ADM 6/7/2
ADM 6/7
17.11.1702 - 1.8.1703First Lieutenant
John LowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1711
ADM 6/7/60
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 29.7.1703Second Lieutenant
William CawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 30.7.1703Third Lieutenant
James GunmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1736
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 29.7.1703Fourth Lieutenant
Henry SpoonerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 29.7.1703Fifth Lieutenant
Walter BellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.5.1691 - 1691Gunner
John PryorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691
ADM 6/3/84
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 7.10.1695
ADM 6/3
19.12.1694 - 1695Purser
William NurrsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/93
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 14.11.1695
ADM 6/3
20.1.1695/96 - 1696Chaplain
John ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/118
ADM 6/3
16.1.1702/3 - 1703Chaplain
John CrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1703
ADM 6/7/78
ADM 6/7

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1692 - 16.1.1692/93Able Seaman
William HewittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1710
ADM 107/1/25
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
30.9.1669Launched as a Second RateBWAS-1603
10.1669Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £15630.0.0dBWAS-1603
1672Reclassed as a First RateBWAS-1603
13.3.1671/72Battle of Smyrna Convoy
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
31.12.1689Reclassed as a Second RateBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
10.1694Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1696In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1697At PortsmouthBWAS-1603
21.11.1705Paid offBWAS-1603
18.12.1706Began braeking up at Blackwall to be rebuiltBWAS-1603

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 9th of March 2016 07:52

St Michael was rebuilt at Blackwall Yard in 1706, at which time she was also renamed HMS Marlborough. On 5 April 1725 Marlborough was ordered to be taken to pieces and rebuilt at Chatham. She was relaunched on 25 September 1732. ref wikipedia

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