Success -> 1731 Success Hulk

6930
Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.7.1708B028
Launched10.9.1709B028
First Commissioned2.9.1709B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Designed byJoseph Allin (d.1716)B028
ConstructorJoseph Allin (d.1716)B028
CategoryOther VesselsB028
Ship TypeTransport B028
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 - 1.2.1710/11LieutenantThomas 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 (c.1673-1749) 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 (d.1745) ADM 6/12/203ADM 6/1215.2.1726/27 - 19.6.1728LieutenantJohn Crosse (d.1752) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/13

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.7.1714 - 20.7.1716MidshipmanSamuel Mead (d.1776) ADM 107/3/40ADM107/325.4.1715 - 13.4.1717MidshipmanRobert Mead (d.c.1737) ADM 107/3/185ADM107/317.5.1734 - 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 - 23.8.1732Volunteer-per-orderCharles 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 - London BWAS-1603
2.1731Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
2.1731Renamed Success HulkBWAS-1714
2.1731Completed fitting at Deptford - London 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

 

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