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Success -> 1731 Success Hulk

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Nominal Guns24B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.7.1708B028
Launched10.9.1709B028
First Commissioned2.9.1709B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Designed by
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
B028
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.9.1709 - 22.12.1710Captain
Tobias LisleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1713
ADM 6/10/87
BWAS-1603
23.12.1710 - 10.4.1713Captain
George RamsayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1713
ADM 6/11/88
BWAS-1603
11.4.1713 - 6.2.1714/15Captain
Christopher O'BrienBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1744
Transfered ADM 6/11/256
BWAS-1603
16.8.1716 - 16.4.1718Captain
John StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1718
ADM 6/12/77
BWAS-1603
17.4.1718 - 22.1.1722/23Captain
Francis KnightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
Transfered ADM 6/12/124
BWAS-1603
15.2.1726/27 - 12.6.1728Captain
John TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/13/134
BWAS-1603

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.6.1709 - 13.1.1709/10Lieutenant
Edward ReddishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
Transfered ADM 6/10/67
ADM 6/10
2.9.1709 - 21.8.1710Lieutenant
Humphrey HaycockeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1734
Transfered ADM 6/10/87
ADM 6/10
22.8.1710 - 1.2.1710/11Lieutenant
Thomas RumseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1726
Transfered ADM 6/11/275
Confirmed 13.10.1713
ADM 6/11
30.1.1710/11 - 23.4.1712Lieutenant
John St LegerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
ADM 6/11/104
ADM 6/11
24.4.1712 - 9.4.1713Lieutenant
Miller CaldecotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1723
ADM 6/11/206
ADM 6/11
10.4.1713 - 7.2.1714/15Lieutenant
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
Transfered ADM 6/11/256
ADM 6/11
21.8.1716 - 16.4.1718Lieutenant
Humphrey OrmeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1727
ADM 6/12/77
ADM 6/12
17.4.1718 - 16.1.1718/19Lieutenant
George BeechBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1737
ADM 6/12/124
ADM 6/12
17.2.1718/19 - 15.5.1719Lieutenant
Thomas JolleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
Transfered ADM 6/12/153
ADM 6/12
16.5.1719 - 21.3.1719/20Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/12/169
ADM 6/12
22.3.1719/20 - 17.5.1720Lieutenant
Andrew HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1725
Transfered ADM 6/12/199
ADM 6/12
18.5.1720 - 14.2.1726/27Lieutenant
Isaac PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1737
ADM 6/12/203
ADM 6/12
15.2.1726/27 - 19.6.1728Lieutenant
John CrosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/13/134
ADM 6/13

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.7.1714 - 20.7.1716Midshipman
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
ADM 107/3/40
ADM 107/3
25.4.1715 - 13.4.1717Midshipman
Robert MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1735
Transfered ADM 107/3/185
ADM 107/3

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
4.6.1714 - 30.6.1714Able Seaman
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
ADM 107/3/40
ADM 107/3
1.9.1730 - 13.6.1732Able Seaman
John AmherstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1778
Transfered ADM 107/3/312
ADM 107/3
17.1.1730/31 - 23.8.1732Volunteer-per-order
Charles BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/222
ADM 107/3

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 WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
's fleet for the Straits
BWAS-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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