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Crown

6907
Nominal Guns50B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Crown' (1689) (50) 1689-1703
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered10.6.1703BWAS-1603
Acquired24.6.1704BWAS-1603
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
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 LiellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1720
BWAS-1603
5.2.1704/5 - 16.12.1706Captain
John WorrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1702
† ADM 6/8/149
BWAS-1603
28.6.1706 - 16.12.1706Captain
Tudor TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1717
BWAS-1603
17.12.1706 - 28.5.1707Commander
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1707
BWAS-1603
28.5.1707 - 11.11.1707Captain
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1707
BWAS-1603
12.11.1707 - 9.12.1707Captain
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1707
Transfered ADM 6/9/106
ADM 6/9
14.11.1707 - 9.12.1707Captain
John CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1731
ADM 6/9/101
BWAS-1603
10.12.1707 - 25.9.1708Captain
Edmund HicksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1707
† ADM 6/9/110
BWAS-1603
28.9.1708 - 17.3.1709/10Captain
Philip DawesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1710
ADM 6/9/185
BWAS-1603
18.3.1709/10 - 19.4.1711Captain
Tudor TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1717
ADM 6/11/34
ADM 6/11
31.7.1711 - 30.1.1716/17Captain
Tudor TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1717
Transfered ADM 6/11/153
ADM 6/11
13.6.1718 - 21.1.1718/19Captain
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1734
ADM 6/12/137
BWAS-1603

15 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.6.1704 - 30.1.1705/6First Lieutenant
Walter PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1712
ADM 6/8/82
ADM 6/8
15.6.1704 - 17.12.1704Second Lieutenant
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
Transfered ADM 6/8/82
ADM 6/8
19.12.1704 - 30.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant
William StephensonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1714
Transfered ADM 6/8/124
ADM 6/8
31.1.1705/6 - 24.12.1706Second Lieutenant
Philip DumaresqueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1715
ADM 6/8/226
ADM 6/8
24.12.1706 - 14.3.1708/9First Lieutenant
Philip DumaresqueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1715
Transfered ADM 6/9/103
ADM 6/9
24.12.1706 - 13.3.1708/9Second Lieutenant
Christopher HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/9/98
Confirmed 30.10.1707
ADM 6/9
14.3.1708/9 - 19.4.1711First Lieutenant
Christopher HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/10/43
ADM 6/10
14.3.1708/9 - 19.4.1711Second Lieutenant
James LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1718
ADM 6/10/43
ADM 6/10
1.8.1711 - 8.7.1715First Lieutenant
Christopher HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/11/154
ADM 6/11
1.8.1711 - 1.6.1712Second Lieutenant
James LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1718
Transfered ADM 6/11/154
ADM 6/11
30.3.1714 - 16.3.1717/18Second Lieutenant
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
Transfered ADM 6/12/75
Confirmed 31.7.1716
ADM 6/12
9.7.1715 - 12.6.1718First Lieutenant
Habbakuk WyleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
ADM 6/12/75
Confirmed 31.7.1716
ADM 6/12
13.6.1718 - 21.1.1718/19First Lieutenant
Jeremiah FownesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1719
ADM 6/12/137
ADM 6/12
17.6.1718 - 29.9.1718Second Lieutenant
Henry CurleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1735
ADM 6/12/137
ADM 6/12
30.9.1718 - 21.1.1718/19Second Lieutenant
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
ADM 6/12/141
ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1.1712/13 - 30.3.1714Midshipman Extra
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/11/239
ADM 6/11

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.6.1704 - 19.9.1705Ordinary Seaman
Joseph KiddickBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1696-1710
ADM 107/2/252
ADM 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 1709-1709
French Privateer
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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