Nominal Guns50B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship 'Crown' (1654) (40)
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Constructor Joseph LawrenceBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild10.1703B028
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Crown' (1704) (50)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Length of Keel100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Breadth32' 11"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen576 3194Tons BM 


1694Broadside Weight = 313.5 Imperial Pound ( 142.1724 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck6 British Saker

1696Broadside Weight = 268.5 Imperial Pound ( 121.7649 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British Culverin Drake
Upper Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck6 British Saker

1703Broadside Weight = 210 Imperial Pound ( 95.235 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1690250 BWAS-1603

12 Commanding Officers

bef.3.6.1690 - 5.1.1690/91Captain Benjamin Hoskins (d.1712)BWAS-16036.1.1690/91 - 1691Captain Robert Wilmot (d.1695)BWAS-16031692Captain Thomas Warren (d.1699)BWAS-16031693 - 1694Captain William WhetstoneBWAS-16031694 - 1695Captain Charles Guy (d.1697)BWAS-160330.8.1695 - 23.5.1699Captain Cooper Wade (d.1702/3) ADM 6/3/74BWAS-160324.5.1699 - 21.4.1700Captain William Caldwell (d.1718) ADM 6/5/24BWAS-160322.4.1700 - 13.1.1701/2Captain Robert Wynn ADM 6/6/34BWAS-160321.11.1701 - 13.1.1701/2Captain William Prowther (d.1703) ADM 6/6/122ADM 6/619.1.1701/2 - 18.6.1702Captain John Worrell (d.1706) ADM 6/6/135ADM 6/619.6.1702 - 21.6.1702Captain Thomas Liell ADM 6/7/41ADM 6/719.1.1702/3 - 1.3.1702/3Captain Edmund Loades (d.1707) ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/7

10 Commissioned Officers

4.3.1692/93 - 12.2.1693/94Lieutenant Samuel Oates (c.1645-?) ADM 1/5254/71ADM 1/525427.1.1695/96 - 9.5.1699First Lieutenant John Henderson (c.1655-1702) ADM 6/3/120ADM 6/311.2.1696/97 - 10.5.1699Second Lieutenant James Brothers ADM 6/4/72ADM 6/410.5.1699 - 2.12.1701First Lieutenant Thomas Warren ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/511.5.1699 - 2.12.1701Second Lieutenant John Lawrence (d.1703) ADM 6/5/49ADM 6/53.12.1701 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant John Lawrence (d.1703) ADM 6/6/124ADM 6/63.12.1701 - 22.12.1702Second LieutenantSir Henry Fitzharris (Baronet ) (d.1704) ADM 6/6/124ADM 6/619.2.1701/2 - 18.12.1702First Lieutenant Charles Stukely (d.1720) ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/723.12.1702 - 22.12.1702First LieutenantSir Henry Fitzharris (Baronet ) (d.1704) ADM 6/7/68ADM 6/723.12.1702 - 5.3.1702/3Second Lieutenant William Wilson ADM 6/7/68ADM 6/7

1 Warrant Officer

30.4.1700 - 26.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra Thomas Langrish ADM 6/6/38ADM 6/6

7 Petty Officers

24.6.1690 - 10.1.1690/91Master's Mate Edward Demeritt (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/26ADM 107/110.1.1690/91 - 20.3.1690/91Midshipman Edward Demeritt (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/26ADM 107/120.3.1690/91 - 26.9.1692Master's Mate Edward Demeritt (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/26ADM 107/11.8.1691 - 14.4.1692Midshipman John Crouch (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/47ADM 107/16.9.1693 - 22.10.1693Midshipman John Hay (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/88ADM 107/126.12.1694 - 13.2.1694/95Master's Mate Thomas Cox (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/127.4.1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-order Samuel Toft ADM 6/6/37ADM 6/6

1 Crewman

8.7.1690 - 1.4.1691Volunteer John Chamberlain (c.1672-?) ADM 107/1/70ADM 107/1

Service History

1691Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
1693In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1694In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1695In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1697Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1702In the BalticBWAS-1603
10.1703Broken up at Deptford to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


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