Swiftsure -> 1716 Revenge

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Nominal Guns64B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Swiftsure' (1673) (70)
Ordered5.1695BWAS-1714
Acquired1696B028
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
ConstructorEdward SnelgroveBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild3.10.1716B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Revenge' (1718) (70)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck148' 0"Imperial Inch3.7592 (12′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel122' 0"Imperial Inch3.0988 (10′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Inch0.9906 (3′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold14' 10"Imperial Inch0.3556 (1′ 1″ Imperial)
Burthen987 394Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1703440 BWAS-1714

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1696 - 23.11.1697CaptainGerard Ellwes ADM 6/4/26BWAS-171424.11.1697 - 29.12.1699CaptainWilliam Jumper (d.1714/15) ADM 6/4/126BWAS-171426.2.1700/1 - 16.11.1701CaptainWilliam Jumper (d.1714/15) ADM 6/6/61ADM 6/614.1.1701/2 - 4.2.1702/3CaptainRobert Wynn ADM 6/6/130BWAS-17145.2.1702/3 - 14.2.1702/3CaptainWilliam Caldwell (d.1718) ADM 6/7/87ADM 6/724.12.1705 - 29.6.1708CaptainRichard Griffith (d.1719) ADM 6/8/212BWAS-171430.6.1708 - 15.7.1711CaptainJohn Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/9/173BWAS-171416.7.1711 - 13.9.1711CaptainJoseph Soanes (d.1737) ADM 6/11/169
Commission confirmed 16.10.1711
BWAS-1714
14.9.1711 - 27.8.1712CaptainGeorge Paddon (1670-1719) ADM 6/11/167
Commission confirmed 12.10.1711
BWAS-1714
30.8.1712 - 23.12.1712CaptainJohn Cooper (d.1728) ADM 6/11/221ADM 6/11

28 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1696 - 15.1.1696/97First LieutenantNathaniel Hubbard (d.1731)ADM 6/416.9.1696 - 24.11.1697Second LieutenantRichard Needham ADM 6/4/26ADM 6/416.9.1696 - 25.11.1697Third LieutenantJoseph Berry ADM 6/4/26ADM 6/416.1.1696/97 - 24.11.1697First LieutenantWilliam Tugwell ADM 6/4/62ADM 6/425.11.1697 - 19.2.1699/0First LieutenantPeter Chamberlain (d.1720) ADM 6/4/127ADM 6/425.11.1697 - 19.2.1699/0Second LieutenantNicholas Smith (c.1671-1721) ADM 6/4/127ADM 6/425.11.1697 - 29.3.1698Third LieutenantMathew Gregory ADM 6/4/127ADM 6/430.3.1698 - 29.11.1699Third LieutenantPaul Sorrell ADM 6/5/15ADM 6/530.11.1699 - 19.2.1699/0Third LieutenantEdward Leigh ADM 6/6/19ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 16.11.1701Second LieutenantSir Charles Rich (3rd Baronet Rich, of London) (1680-1706) ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 16.11.1701Third LieutenantGeorge Standish ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/64.3.1700/1 - 16.11.1701First LieutenantGeorge Ramsay (d.1717) ADM 6/6/67ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 29.7.1705Second LieutenantAndrew Horseman ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/619.1.1701/2 - 21.12.1702First LieutenantStephen Goulton (c.1664-?) ADM 6/6/135ADM 6/629.1.1701/2 - 21.1.1703/4Third LieutenantWilliam Pyne ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/722.12.1702 - 2.2.1702/3First LieutenantThomas Stephenson ADM 6/7/67ADM 6/73.2.1702/3 - 29.7.1705First LieutenantJohn Doleing (c.1665-1719) ADM 6/7/85ADM 6/721.1.1703/4 - 20.7.1704Third LieutenantBenjamin Wilshaw ADM 6/8/44ADM 6/831.12.1705 - 16.11.1709First LieutenantAndrew Horseman ADM 6/8/214ADM 6/88.1.1705/6 - 4.6.1706Second LieutenantAndrew Hodges ADM 6/8/217ADM 6/88.1.1705/6 - 18.2.1707/8Third LieutenantThomas Ripley ADM 6/8/217ADM 6/84.6.1706 - 27.12.1708Second LieutenantJohn Bilton (c.1688-?) ADM 6/8/257ADM 6/819.2.1707/8 - 4.1.1710/11Second LieutenantThomas Ripley ADM 6/9/140ADM 6/917.11.1709 - 23.12.1712First LieutenantWilliam Weighman (c.1666-?) ADM 6/11/5ADM 6/112.12.1709 - 4.1.1710/11Third LieutenantJohn St Loe (d.1757) ADM 6/11/10ADM 6/115.1.1710/11 - 27.7.1711Second LieutenantJohn Stanley (d.1740) ADM 6/11/91ADM 6/115.1.1710/11 - 25.2.1710/11Third LieutenantJohn Ripley ADM 6/11/92ADM 6/1128.7.1711 - 23.12.1712Second LieutenantRobert Marsham ADM 6/11/178
Commission confirmed 26.11.1711
ADM 6/11

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1701 - 16.11.1701Volunteer-per-orderCharles Bargrave (1686-1755) ADM 6/6/124ADM 6/61701 - 16.11.1701Volunteer-per-orderWilliam Probyn ADM 6/6/124ADM 6/623.1.1707/8 - 31.3.1709Volunteer-per-orderRupert Waring (d.1753) ADM 107/3/11ADM107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
2.12.1701 - 28.3.1702Ordinary SeamanAlexander Bissett ADM 107/2/204ADM107/228.3.1702 - 15.1.1703/4Able SeamanAlexander Bissett ADM 107/2/204ADM107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1696

Commissioned for the North Sea

BWAS-1714
1699In the DownsBWAS-1714
8.1702In operations against CadizBWAS-1714
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
2.1707Action against privateersBWAS-1714
7.1710With a Russian convoyBWAS-1714
1711In the St Lawrence expeditionBWAS-1714
23.12.1712

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.1.1715/16Renamed RevengeBWAS-1714
3.10.1716Docked at Woolwich to be broken up for rebuildingBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) 
 

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