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Suffolk

6940
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.2.1677/78BWAS-1603
Acquired5.1680BWAS-1603
First Commissioned11.8.1680B028
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
Sir Henry JohnsonBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1669-1683
B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1699BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 10"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel138' 0"Imperial Feet42.0624 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,066Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel132' 0"Imperial Feet40.2336 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,151Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 10"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel121' 4"Imperial Feet36.8856 
Breadth18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold16' 9 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,041 2394Tons 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
1689300Establishment for peaceB032
1689380Establishment for war at homeB032
1689460Establishment for war abroadB032

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.8.1680 - 4.9.1680Captain
John PerrymanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1679
† ADM 107/1/220
B051
27.4.1689 - 1689Captain
Mathew AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1698
ADM 107/1/220
BWAS-1603
1690 - 1691Captain
John BountyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1692
B051
1690 - 1691Captain
Wolfran CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1697
BWAS-1603
2.1.1690/91 - 1.1692Captain
Lord Peregrine Osborne (2nd Earl of Danby)British
Naval Sailor
Designer
Administrator
Service 1691-1695
B051
1692 - 1693Captain
Christopher BillopBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1693
BWAS-1603
1693 - 30.6.1693Captain
James WishartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
Transfered ADM 6/4/45
BWAS-1603
6.1693 - 7.1693Captain
Peter PickardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
B051
7.1693 - 22.12.1695Captain
Sir Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
ADM 107/1/220
B051
23.12.1695 - 5.1.1695/96Captain
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1707
Transfered ADM 6/3/104
ADM 6/3
6.1.1695/96 - 9.12.1696Captain
John JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1703
ADM 6/3/113
ADM 6/3

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.12.1695 - 25.12.1695Second Lieutenant
Hewett HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 6/3/104
ADM 6/3
19.12.1695 - 25.12.1695Third Lieutenant
John KendallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1696
ADM 6/3/104
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 2.1.1695/96First Lieutenant
James MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1705
ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 1.1.1695/96Second Lieutenant
William Villiers BeaumontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 1.1.1695/96Third Lieutenant
George MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
Transfered ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
3.1.1695/96 - 7.7.1696First Lieutenant
Robert MaxhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1696
ADM 6/3/111
ADM 6/3
8.7.1696 - 9.12.1696First Lieutenant
Edward HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1700
ADM 107/1/220
ADM 6/4
8.7.1696 - 8.12.1696Third Lieutenant
Sir Robert JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1722
ADM 107/1/220
ADM 6/4

13 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.10.1694 - 1694Purser
John WickarsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694
ADM 6/3/84
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 7.10.1695
ADM 6/3
8.6.1695 - 1695Boatswain
John MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/95
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 18.11.1695
ADM 6/3
30.9.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Edward VincleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
30.9.1695 - 1695Cook
Thomas FrenchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
27.1.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Ducie HungerfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/119
ADM 6/3
29.1.1696 - 16.11.1696Chaplain
Richard StoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
Transfered v2 Pp392
ref:1788
29.1.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
John RymerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/122
ADM 6/3
29.1.1695/96 - bef.16.11.1696Chaplain
Richard StoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/121
ADM 6/3
1697 - 7.1.1696/97Chaplain
Richard PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/60
ADM 6/4
1697 - 26.12.1697Gunner
Jospeh LoveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/133
ADM 6/4
27.12.1697 - 10.10.1698Gunner
Abraham GreenawayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/4/133
ADM 6/4
11.10.1698 - 1698Gunner
Peter FifeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1698
ADM 6/5/32
ADM 6/5
15.9.1699 - 15.1.1698/99Chaplain
Edward MullinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Clergyman
Service 1696-1727
Transfered ADM 6/6/12
ADM 6/6

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
24.6.1690 - 12.6.1691Midshipman
William JenusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1692
ADM 107/1/9
ADM 107/1
3.8.1690 - 24.8.1691Coxswain
Thomas HugbonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1699
ADM 107/1/71
ADM 107/1
17.4.1694 - 9.12.1696Volunteer-per-order
Anthony GwavasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1717
ADM 107/1/346
ADM 107/1
22.1.1694/95 - 19.5.1696Midshipman
Vincent PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
Transfered ADM 107/1/235
ADM 107/1
8.2.1695/96 - 1696Volunteer
Joseph PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/127
ADM 6/3
8.4.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Charles YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/145
ADM 6/3
1697 - 9.12.1696Volunteer
Peter FoulkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/61
ADM 6/4
1697Volunteer
Charles BernardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/72
ADM 6/4
22.5.1699 - 26.1.1699/1700Volunteer
Thomas WellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1701
Transfered ADM 6/5/54
ADM 6/5
2.6.1699 - 9.1.1699/1700Volunteer-per-order
James CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/6/2
ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.6.1690 - 29.12.1690Volunteer
Hewett HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 107/1/16
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
3.1695/96Sent as flagship of a squadron to blockade Dunkirk and Calais. The other ships were the
Monck (52) 1660-1702
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
,
Chatham (54) 1691-1718
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
,
Woolwich (54) 1675-1702
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
,
Deptford (50) 1687-1700
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
,
Marigold 1653-1712
British Unrated Hoy
,
Portsmouth (10) 1688-1703
British 10 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
and
Bideford (24) 1695-1699
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
BWAS-1603

 

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