Stirling Castle

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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 Shish (d.1686)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1699BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Stirling Castle' (1699) (70)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.7.1690 - 18.4.1693Captain Benjamin Walters (d.1697/98)BWAS-160312.8.1690 - 1691Captain Anthony Hastings (d.1692)B051bef.8.6.1692 - aft.10.12.1693Captain Humphrey Sanders (d.1725/26)BWAS-1603bef.1.1.1694/95 - 7.9.1696Captain Robert Deane (d.1699/1700)BWAS-160313.10.1696 - 14.1.1696/97Captain Simon Fowkes (d.1702) ADM 6/4/36ADM 6/415.1.1696/97 - 3.1.1697/98Captain Jedediah Barker (d.1702/3) ADM 6/4/62B051

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.10.1696 - 3.1.1697/98First Lieutenant Robert Dobson (d.1713) ADM 6/4/36ADM 6/413.10.1696 - 3.1.1697/98Second Lieutenant Edward Damaresque ADM 6/4/36ADM 6/413.10.1696 - 2.2.1696/97Third Lieutenant Brudenell Raleigh (c.1676-c.1700) ADM 6/4/36ADM 6/43.2.1696/97 - 3.1.1697/98Third Lieutenant John Jarman ADM 6/4/70ADM 6/4

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.7.1690 - 26.6.1691Midshipman Robert Maxham (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/19ADM 107/129.10.1690 - 8.1.1694/95Master's Mate Henry Robbins ADM 107/1/82ADM 107/11.11.1690 - 27.11.1692Volunteer-per-order Thomas Slade (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/60ADM 107/128.11.1692 - 18.7.1693Midshipman Thomas Slade (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/60ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
20.4.1692 - 20.9.1692Able Seaman Samuel Oates (c.1645-?) ADM 107/1/32ADM 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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