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Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.7.1708B028
Launched10.9.1709B028
First Commissioned2.9.1709
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard B028
Designed byJoseph Allin (d.1716)B028
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)B028
CategoryOther VesselsB028
Ship TypeTransport
Sold6.12.1748B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck126' 2"Imperial Feet38.4068 
Length of Keel105' 7"Imperial Feet32.0396 
Breadth31' 2 ½"Imperial Feet9.4615 
Depth in Hold13' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen546 9294Tons BM 

Armament


9.1709Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck24 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.170990 BWAS-1603
173156as a hulkBWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1709 - 22.12.1710CaptainTobias Lisle (d.1719) ADM 6/10/87BWAS-160323.12.1710 - 10.4.1713CaptainGeorge Ramsay (d.1717) ADM 6/11/88BWAS-160311.4.1713 - 6.2.1714/15CaptainChristopher O'Brien (d.1743/44) ADM 6/11/256BWAS-160316.8.1716 - 16.4.1718CaptainJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 6/12/77BWAS-160317.4.1718 - 22.1.1722/23CaptainFrancis Knighton (d.1727) ADM 6/12/124BWAS-160315.2.1726/27 - 12.6.1728CaptainJohn Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/13/134BWAS-1603

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.6.1709 - 13.1.1709/10LieutenantEdward Reddish (d.1736) ADM 6/10/67ADM 6/102.9.1709 - 21.8.1710LieutenantHumphrey Haycocke ADM 6/10/87ADM 6/1022.8.1710 - 29.1.1710/11LieutenantThomas Rumsey (d.1726) ADM 6/11/275
Commission confirmed 13.10.1713
ADM 6/11
30.1.1710/11 - 23.4.1712LieutenantJohn St Leger ADM 6/11/104ADM 6/1124.4.1712 - 9.4.1713LieutenantMiller Caldecot ADM 6/11/206ADM 6/1110.4.1713 - 7.2.1714/15LieutenantJohn Price (d.1727) ADM 6/11/256ADM 6/1121.8.1716 - 16.4.1718LieutenantHumphrey Orme (d.1751) ADM 6/12/77ADM 6/1217.4.1718 - 16.1.1718/19LieutenantGeorge Beech (d.1749) ADM 6/12/124ADM 6/1217.2.1718/19 - 15.5.1719LieutenantThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/12/153ADM 6/1216.5.1719 - 21.3.1719/20LieutenantJohn James Gaches (d.1748) ADM 6/12/169ADM 6/1222.3.1719/20 - 17.5.1720LieutenantAndrew Hamilton (d.1724) ADM 6/12/199ADM 6/1218.5.1720 - 14.2.1726/27LieutenantIsaac Power ADM 6/12/203ADM 6/1215.2.1726/27 - 19.6.1728LieutenantJohn Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/13

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.7.1714 - 20.7.1716MidshipmanSamuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 107/3/40ADM107/317.5.1734 - 19.10.1734MidshipmanDenbigh Woodifield (c.1716-?) ADM 107/3/321ADM107/3

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
4.6.1714 - 30.6.1714Able SeamanSamuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 107/3/40ADM107/31.9.1730 - 13.6.1732Able SeamanJohn Amherst (1718-1778) ADM 107/3/312ADM107/317.1.1730/31 - 23.8.1732VolunteerCharles Baker (d.1750) ADM 107/3/222ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1710Sailed to the MediterraenanBWAS-1714
1711To the Mediterranean at the end of the yearBWAS-1603
1713At Lisbon and Port MahonBWAS-1603
1718To the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
1727With Sir Charles Wager (1666-1743)'s fleet for the StraitsBWAS-1714
1728Paid offBWAS-1714
11.1730Began fitting at Deptford BWAS-1603
2.1731Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
2.1731Completed fitting at Deptford at a cost of £164.10.1dBWAS-1603
27.9.1748Ordered to be used as a breakwater at Sheerness, but sold insteadBWAS-1714
6.12.1748Sold for £175BWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
 

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