Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Revenge' (1696) (64)
Keel Laid Down10.1716BWAS-1714
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-GunnerBWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn HaywardBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.1740BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel122' 2"Imperial Feet37.1879 
Breadth41' 5"Imperial Feet12.6238 
Depth in Hold17' 1"Imperial Feet5.1852 
Burthen1,114 6194Tons BM 


30.10.1718Broadside Weight = 522 Imperial Pound ( 236.727 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1706440Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers

24.12.1719 - 28.10.1721CaptainJohn Hager (d.1747/48) ADM 6/12/186BWAS-171413.2.1726/27 - 26.5.1728CaptainConingsby Norbury (1679-1734) ADM 6/13/133BWAS-171423.11.1733 - 19.3.1734/35CaptainRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/14/155BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer

1734 - 19.3.1734/35Admiral of the BlueSir George Walton (1665-1739)BWAS-1714

25 Commissioned Officers

24.12.1719 - 9.4.1721First LieutenantJohn Price (d.1727) ADM 6/12/186ADM 6/1224.12.1719 - 28.10.1721Second LieutenantJames Cornewall (1698-1743/44) ADM 6/12/186ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 3.4.1720Third LieutenantGeorge Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 28.10.1721Third LieutenantWilliam Smith (d.1756) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 28.10.1721Fourth LieutenantGeorge Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/1214.2.1726/27 - 10.4.1727First LieutenantWilliam Bridge (d.1744) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 10.4.1727Second LieutenantPower Wickham (d.c.1737) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 26.5.1728Third LieutenantHenry Herbert (d.c.1740) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 10.4.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsGeorge Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 13.11.1727First LieutenantPower Wickham (d.c.1737) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 26.5.1728Second LieutenantHenry Herbert (d.c.1740) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 21.8.1727Third LieutenantGeorge Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 26.5.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsWilliam Downman ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1319.9.1727 - 26.5.1728Third LieutenantWilliam Downman ADM 6/14/164ADM 6/1314.11.1727 - 26.5.1728First LieutenantThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/13/206
Commission confirmed 30.5.1728
ADM 6/13
23.11.1733 - 19.3.1734/35First LieutenantRussell Walker (d.1739) ADM 6/14/155ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 22.2.1733/34Second LieutenantWilliam Downman ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 22.2.1733/34Third LieutenantThomas Dove (d.1767) ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 22.2.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsAbraham Gould (d.1764) ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 19.3.1734/35Second LieutenantFrancis Withers (d.c.1751) ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 12.3.1733/34Third LieutenantWilliam Downman ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/1413.3.1733/34 - 3.11.1734Third LieutenantWilliam Downman ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/1413.3.1733/34 - 4.11.1734Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Fawler (d.1777) ADM 6/14/177ADM 6/144.11.1734 - 15.3.1734/35Third LieutenantJohn Fawler (d.1777) ADM 6/14/196ADM 6/144.11.1734 - 19.3.1734/35Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsHugh Fortescue (d.1740) ADM 6/14/196ADM 6/14

1 Crewman

21.5.1733 - 4.6.1734Able SeamanJohn Evans (1717-1794) ADM 107/3/384ADM107/3

Service History

20.11.1718Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £14638.16.4dBWAS-1714
1720fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
1721fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1714
28.10.1721Paid offADM 51

The captain, Connigsbury Norbury, and all commissioned officers (excepting George Dawnay) had their commissions re-confirmed.

ADM 6/13
1728small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714

Paid off

1733fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
19.3.1734/35Paid offADM 51
3.5.1739Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive

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