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Stirling Castle

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Sterling Castle
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.7.1678BWAS-1603
Acquired29.7.1679BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1690B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
John ShishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1699BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck151' 2"Imperial Feet46.0258 
Length of Keel133' 11"Imperial Feet40.5392 
Breadth40' 4"Imperial Feet12.2936 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen1,114Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck151' 2"Imperial Feet46.0258 
Length of Keel120' 11"Imperial Feet36.5773 
Breadth40' 7"Imperial Feet12.3698 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,059 2994Tons BM 

Armament


1688Broadside Weight = 588.5 Imperial Pound ( 266.8851 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Forecastle4 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 549.5 Imperial Pound ( 249.1986 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck14 British Saker
Forecastle4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77460Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.7.1690 - 18.4.1693Captain
Benjamin WaltersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1693
BWAS-1603
12.8.1690 - 1691Captain
Anthony HastingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
Transfered
B051
bef.8.6.1692 - aft.10.12.1693Captain
Humphrey SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
Transfered
BWAS-1603
bef.1.1.1694/95 - 7.9.1696Captain
Robert DeaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1700
Transfered
BWAS-1603
13.10.1696 - 14.1.1696/97Captain
Simon FowkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
Transfered ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
15.1.1696/97 - 3.1.1697/98Captain
Jedediah BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1703
ADM 6/4/62
B051

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.10.1696 - 3.1.1697/98First Lieutenant
Robert DobsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1712
ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
13.10.1696 - 3.1.1697/98Second Lieutenant
Edward DamaresqueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1698
ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
13.10.1696 - 2.2.1696/97Third Lieutenant
Brudenell RaleighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1698
ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
3.2.1696/97 - 3.1.1697/98Third Lieutenant
John JarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/4/70
ADM 6/4

9 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
bef.1695 - c.29.4.1695Carpenter
Thomas BoisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/53
ADM 6/3
30.4.1695 - 1695Carpenter
William SoutherlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/53
ADM 6/3
9.10.1695 - 1695Cook
Roger PowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/84
ADM 6/3
9.11.1695 - 1695Boatswain
John BrimsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/90
ADM 6/3
1696 - 24.9.1696Cook
Roger BowdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Transfered ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4
1696 - 5.10.1696Purser
John ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/34
ADM 6/4
12.10.1696 - 1696Cook
George HowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/34
ADM 6/4
14.10.1696 - 1696Purser
Robert HallowesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
16.2.1696/97 - 1697Chaplain
James WhitworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/73
ADM 6/4

11 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.7.1690 - 26.6.1691Midshipman
Robert MaxhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1696
ADM 107/1/19
ADM 107/1
29.10.1690 - 8.1.1694/95Master's Mate
Henry RobbinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1704
ADM 107/1/82
ADM 107/1
1.11.1690 - 27.11.1692Volunteer-per-order
Thomas SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1717
ADM 107/1/60
ADM 107/1
28.11.1692 - 18.7.1693Midshipman
Thomas SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1717
Transfered ADM 107/1/60
ADM 107/1
1695 - 27.6.1695Volunteer
Thomas EgertonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
Transfered ADM 6/3/68
ADM 6/3
10.1.1694/95 - 1695Volunteer
Nicholas EytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/5
ADM 6/3
22.5.1695 - 21.4.1696Volunteer
William DavenportBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1707
Transfered ADM 6/3/58
ADM 107/1
1696Volunteer
John St LegerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1712
ADM 6/4/43
ADM 6/4
16.10.1696 - 6.1.1696/97Volunteer-per-order
Thomas LunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
Transfered ADM 6/4/37
ADM 107/2
20.10.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Peter MauriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/38
ADM 6/4
1698 - 3.1.1697/98Volunteer
George RutterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698
ADM 6/5/12
ADM 6/5

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
20.4.1692 - 20.9.1692Able Seaman
Samuel OatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1657-1702
ADM 107/1/32
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
1693With the Channel fleetBWAS-1603
1696In the SoundingsBWAS-1603

 

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