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Stirling Castle

6911
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 RatesB028
Constructor
John ShishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1699BWAS-1603
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Stirling Castle' (1699) (70) 1699-1703
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

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 1690-1697
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 1696-1700
ADM 6/4/36
ADM 6/4
3.2.1696/97 - 3.1.1697/98Third Lieutenant
John JarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 6/4/70
ADM 6/4

2 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

6 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
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

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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