Nominal Guns60
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned26.7.1728
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-Gunner
Constructor Benjamin Rosewell (d.1742)
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild12.1742


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel117' 7"Imperial Feet35.6721 
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Burthen951 2794Imperial Feet0.0073 


30.4.1724Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1719365Design Complement

8 Ship Commanders

26.7.1728 - 21.2.1728/29CaptainThe Hon. George Clinton (1686-1761) ADM 6/14/211BWAS-171422.2.1728/29 - 28.11.1733Captain Robert Man (c.1675-1745) Transfered ADM 6/14/16BWAS-171429.11.1733 - 5.5.1737Captain William Martin (c.1696-1756) ADM 6/14/156BWAS-171416.5.1738 - 27.11.1738Captain Edmund Hooke (c.1681-1744/45) ADM 6/15/117ADM 6/1521.6.1739 - 9.7.1739Captain Thomas Trevor (d.1745) Transfered ADM 6/15/190BWAS-171410.7.1739 - 11.7.1739Captain Thomas Durell (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/15/198ADM 6/1512.7.1739 - 29.7.1739Captain Samuel Braithwaite (d.1749) ADM 6/15/199ADM 6/1530.7.1739 - 29.1.1741/42CaptainThe Hon. John Byng (1704-1757) ADM 6/16/208BWAS-1714

21 Commissioned Officers

26.7.1728 - 17.2.1731/32First Lieutenant Robert Callis (c.1686-1733) ADM 6/14/211ADM 6/1326.7.1728 - 17.2.1731/32Second Lieutenant William Parkinson (d.1747) ADM 6/14/211ADM 6/138.5.1731 - 17.2.1731/32Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Daniel Hore (d.1762) ADM 6/14/74ADM 6/1418.2.1731/32 - 8.5.1732First Lieutenant William Parkinson (d.1747) Transfered ADM 6/14/101ADM 6/1418.2.1731/32 - 14.2.1732/33Second Lieutenant Daniel Hore (d.1762) ADM 6/14/101ADM 6/1414.6.1732 - 1.3.1732/33Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Richard Collins (d.1779) Transfered ADM 6/14/111ADM 6/1415.2.1732/33 - 19.12.1734First Lieutenant James Blakeway (d.1735) Transfered ADM 6/14/134ADM 6/1415.2.1732/33 - 6.5.1735Second Lieutenant Richard Hughes (1708-1779) Transfered ADM 6/14/134ADM 6/1415.2.1732/33 - 29.7.1734Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Daniel Hore (d.1762) ADM 6/14/134ADM 6/1430.7.1734 - 6.5.1735Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms James Broadley (d.1746) ADM 6/14/193ADM 6/1420.12.1734 - 4.10.1736First Lieutenant Israel Stafford (d.c.1755) ADM 6/15/200ADM 6/147.5.1735 - 29.5.1736Second Lieutenant James Broadley (d.1746) ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/147.5.1735 - 29.5.1736Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Thomas Hemming (c.1711-1748) ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/1430.5.1736 - 4.10.1736Second Lieutenant Thomas Hemming (c.1711-1748) ADM 6/15/69
Confirmed 27.5.1737
ADM 6/15
5.10.1736 - 25.3.1737First Lieutenant Thomas Hemming (c.1711-1748) ADM 6/15/69
Confirmed 27.5.1737
ADM 6/15
16.5.1738 - 27.11.1738Second Lieutenant Charles Holmes (1711-1761) ADM 6/15/118ADM 6/1521.6.1739 - 15.11.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Francis Parry (c.1714-1742) Transfered ADM 6/15/190ADM 6/1525.6.1739 - 14.8.1739Second Lieutenant Charles Saunders (1713-1775) Transfered ADM 6/15/192ADM 6/1514.8.1739 - 14.11.1739Second Lieutenant Merrick de l'Angle (d.1753) ADM 6/15/211ADM 6/1514.11.1739 - 9.1.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Henry Davidson (c.1711-?) Transfered ADM 6/15/235ADM 6/157.12.1739 - 8.3.1739/40First Lieutenant Edmund Beavor (c.1702-1745) Transfered ADM 6/15/239ADM 6/15

1 Crewman

19.9.1733 - 15.9.1734Able Seaman Samuel Couchman (c.1717-1749) Transfered ADM 107/3/358ADM 107/3

Service History

30.4.1724Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £12171.1.4dBWAS-1714

Commissioned as a guardship at Chathm and Sheerness

1729fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1730Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1714
1731Damaged false keel going ashore at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1731fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
10.1731Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1714
2.1733fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1737Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714

Paid off

8.1737Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1467.12.5dBWAS-1714
1738In home watersBWAS-1714

Paid off

1740In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714

Paid off

ADM 33
13.11.1742Broken up at Chatham and remains transported to Portsmouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1714


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