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6953
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.9.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down29.9.1733BWAS-1714
Launched27.8.1736BWAS-1714
First Commissioned14.7.1738BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1733 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1757BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel116' 7"Imperial Feet35.3679 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold16' 11"Imperial Feet4.881 
Draught Forward9' 9"Imperial Feet2.9718 
Draught Aft14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen1,068 194Tons BM 

Armament


27.8.1736Broadside 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
1733400Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
14.7.1738 - 23.11.1738Captain
The Hon. William HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1743
ADM 6/15/131
BWAS-1714
12.6.1739 - 8.5.1742Captain
The Hon. William HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1743
: on board from 14.6.1739 ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
14.3.1742/43 - 27.9.1743Captain
Henry HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1759
Transfered ADM 6/16/155
BWAS-1714
3.10.1743 - 3.9.1744Captain
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
ADM 6/16/221
BWAS-1714
4.9.1744 - 20.2.1744/45Captain
Thomas SomersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1749
Transfered ADM 6/17/26
Confirmed 23.11.1745
ADM 6/17
9.3.1744/45 - 23.6.1745Captain
Richard TiddemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1750
Transfered ADM 6/17/16
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
6.7.1745 - 25.3.1746Captain
Warwick CalmadyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1757
ADM 6/17/167
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 27.10.1746
BWAS-1714
26.3.1746 - 1.8.1748Captain
Thorpe FowkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1760
Transfered ADM 6/17/78
BWAS-1714
9.1.1748/49 - 1.5.1749Captain
Edward LeightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1749
ADM 6/17/460
Issued by
John ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1781
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 5.5.1749
ADM 6/17

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1745 - 8.1745Commodore
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
BWAS-1714
1747Vice-Admiral of the Blue
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
BWAS-1714

22 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.7.1738 - 27.7.1738First Lieutenant
Mathew FortescueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/131
ADM 6/15
14.7.1738 - 23.11.1738Second Lieutenant
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1762
ADM 6/15/131
ADM 6/15
14.7.1738 - 23.11.1738Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James PetersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1739
ADM 6/15/131
ADM 6/15
12.6.1739 - 4.10.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard RidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1741
ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
16.7.1739 - 29.8.1739First Lieutenant
John MallettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1741
ADM 6/15/204
ADM 6/15
28.8.1739 - 2.10.1739Second Lieutenant
Randyll VaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1739
ADM 6/15/215
ADM 6/15
5.10.1739 - 18.1.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George EdgcumbeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1782
Transfered ADM 6/15/227
ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 - 19.10.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
ADM 6/15/339
ADM 6/15
20.10.1740 - 7.5.1741Second Lieutenant
Richard YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/353
ADM 6/15
8.6.1741 - 30.10.1741First Lieutenant
Richard KempenfeltBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1782
Transfered ADM 6/17/150
Issued by
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1757
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 8.9.1746
ADM 6/17
4.4.1743 - 1.7.1744Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1763
ADM 6/16/165
ADM 6/16
28.10.1744 - 13.3.1744/45Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James GalbraithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1780
ADM 6/17/226
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 12.5.1747
ADM 6/17
13.3.1744/45 - 19.6.1745First Lieutenant
Richard FarishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1747
ADM 6/17/198
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 11.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
13.3.1744/45 - 29.9.1745Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1795
Transfered ADM 6/17/183
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 26.12.1746
ADM 6/17
30.9.1745 - 26.4.1746First Lieutenant
Richard ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1759
: on board from 10.10.1745 Transfered ADM 6/17/95
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 25.4.1746
ADM 6/17
30.9.1745 - 13.11.1746Second Lieutenant
Isaac Florimond OurryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1746
ADM 6/17/175
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 22.11.1746
ADM 6/17
30.9.1745 - 25.5.1746Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
David PryceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1775
: on board from 3.10.1745 Transfered ADM 6/17/40
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 7.1.1745/46
ADM 6/17
30.5.1746 - 13.11.1746Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William NormanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1748
ADM 6/17/109
ADM 6/18
14.11.1746 - 5.8.1748Second Lieutenant
William NormanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1748
ADM 6/17/173
ADM 6/17
14.11.1746 - 27.9.1747Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Andrew CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1749
ADM 6/17/173
ADM 6/17
1.8.1748 - 1.5.1749First Lieutenant
William PerkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1749
ADM 6/17/461
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757

Confirmed 12.5.1749
ADM 6/17
5.8.1748 - 1.5.1749Second Lieutenant
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1805
ADM 6/17/457
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.4.1749
ADM 6/17

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.9.1740 - 29.5.1741Master
William ShackerlyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1776
Transfered ADM 107/3/497
ADM 107/3
29.5.1741 - 8.5.1742Master
Edward HamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1747
ADM 107/3/486
ADM 107/3
3.10.1743 - 1743Midshipman Extra
Thomas SomersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1749
ADM 6/16/222
ADM 6/16

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1740 - 30.10.1740Midshipman
Augustus John HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1778
ODNB
15.3.1742/43 - 30.9.1743Master's Mate
James PuddicombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1798
Transfered ADM 107/4/186
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
10.9.1736Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £19320.6.6dBWAS-1714
23.11.1738Paid offADM 51
1739In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1741To the West IndiesBWAS-1714
8.5.1742

Paid off

ADM 51
12.1742Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1743Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6849.11.5dBWAS-1714
5.1745At LouisburgBWAS-1714
19.5.1745Took the Ship of the Line
Le Vigilant (64) 1744-1745
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line

9.1746Operations against LorientBWAS-1714
1747In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1.5.1749Pay record starting ??.??.???? for a period of ? months, ? weeks & ? days for a value of £?.0.0d. ADM 51
4.6.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
9.10.1749

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
15.11.1755Reported as unfitBWAS-1714
30.6.1757Sailed from ChathamBWAS-1714
7.1757Break up completed at SheernessBWAS-1714

 

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