Crown

6907
Nominal Guns50B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Crown' (1689) (50)
Ordered10.6.1703BWAS-1603
Acquired24.6.1704BWAS-1603
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Constructor Fisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked21.1.1718/19B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck126' 8"Imperial Feet38.4126 
Length of Gundeck652 5994Tons BM 
Length of Keel103' 4"Imperial Feet31.4283 
Breadth34' 5 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 

Armament


1703Broadside 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

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1704 - 4.2.1704/5Captain Thomas LiellBWAS-16035.2.1704/5 - 16.12.1706Captain John Worrell (d.1706)† ADM 6/8/149BWAS-160328.6.1706 - 16.12.1706Captain Tudor Trevor (d.1739/40)BWAS-160317.12.1706 - 28.5.1707Commander Robert Clarke (c.1681-1708/9)BWAS-160328.5.1707 - 11.11.1707Captain Robert Clarke (c.1681-1708/9)BWAS-160312.11.1707 - 9.12.1707Captain Robert Clarke (c.1681-1708/9) Transfered ADM 6/9/106ADM 6/914.11.1707 - 9.12.1707Captain John Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 6/9/101BWAS-160310.12.1707 - 25.9.1708Captain Edmund Hicks (d.1708)† ADM 6/9/110BWAS-160328.9.1708 - 17.3.1709/10Captain Philip Dawes ADM 6/9/185BWAS-160318.3.1709/10 - 19.4.1711Captain Tudor Trevor (d.1739/40) ADM 6/11/34ADM 6/1131.7.1711 - 30.1.1716/17Captain Tudor Trevor (d.1739/40) Transfered ADM 6/11/153ADM 6/1113.6.1718 - 21.1.1718/19Captain John Roberts (c.1680-1744/45) ADM 6/12/137BWAS-1603

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.6.1704 - 30.1.1705/6First Lieutenant Walter Pigot (d.1754) ADM 6/8/82ADM 6/815.6.1704 - 17.12.1704Second Lieutenant Nicholas Haddock (1686-1746) Transfered ADM 6/8/82ADM 6/819.12.1704 - 30.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant William Stephenson Transfered ADM 6/8/124ADM 6/831.1.1705/6 - 24.12.1706Second Lieutenant Philip Dumaresque (d.1764) ADM 6/8/226ADM 6/824.12.1706 - 14.3.1708/9First Lieutenant Philip Dumaresque (d.1764) Transfered ADM 6/9/103ADM 6/924.12.1706 - 13.3.1708/9Second Lieutenant Christopher Harris (d.1722) ADM 6/9/98
Confirmed 30.10.1707
ADM 6/9
14.3.1708/9 - 19.4.1711First Lieutenant Christopher Harris (d.1722) ADM 6/10/43ADM 6/1014.3.1708/9 - 19.4.1711Second Lieutenant James Lake (d.1744) ADM 6/10/43ADM 6/101.8.1711 - 8.7.1715First Lieutenant Christopher Harris (d.1722) ADM 6/11/154ADM 6/111.8.1711 - 1.6.1712Second Lieutenant James Lake (d.1744) Transfered ADM 6/11/154ADM 6/1130.3.1714 - 16.3.1717/18Second Lieutenant Thomas Trevor (d.1745) Transfered ADM 6/12/75
Confirmed 31.7.1716
ADM 6/12
9.7.1715 - 12.6.1718First Lieutenant Habbakuk Wyley ADM 6/12/75
Confirmed 31.7.1716
ADM 6/12
13.6.1718 - 21.1.1718/19First Lieutenant Jeremiah Fownes ADM 6/12/137ADM 6/1217.6.1718 - 29.9.1718Second Lieutenant Henry Curle ADM 6/12/137ADM 6/1230.9.1718 - 21.1.1718/19Second LieutenantSir Roger Butler (Baronet ) (d.c.1741) ADM 6/12/141ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1.1712/13 - 30.3.1714Midshipman Extra Thomas Trevor (d.1745) ADM 6/11/239ADM 6/11

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.6.1704 - 19.9.1705Ordinary Seaman Joseph Kiddick ADM 107/2/252ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1705In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1706Sailed to BarbadosBWAS-1603
1708On the Dutch coastBWAS-1603
1709Sailed for Lisbon and then JamaicaBWAS-1603
12.2.1708/9Took the Privateer Le Brillant in the Channel
19.4.1711

Sailed home to pay off

BWAS-1603
1712Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
11.1716Began great repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
6.1717Completed great repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2007.2.8dBWAS-1603
21.1.1718/19Bilged and sunk off St Julian's Fort, LisbonBWAS-1603

 

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