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
Constructor John 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 - 28.10.1721Captain John Hager (d.1747/48) ADM 6/12/186BWAS-171413.2.1726/27 - 26.5.1728Captain Coningsby Norbury (1679-1734) ADM 6/13/133BWAS-171423.11.1733 - 19.3.1734/35Captain Robert 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 Lieutenant John Price (d.1727) ADM 6/12/186ADM 6/1224.12.1719 - 28.10.1721Second Lieutenant James Cornewall (1698-1743/44) ADM 6/12/186ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 3.4.1720Third Lieutenant George Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 28.10.1721Third Lieutenant William Smith (d.1756) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/124.4.1720 - 28.10.1721Fourth Lieutenant George Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/12/201ADM 6/1214.2.1726/27 - 10.4.1727First Lieutenant William Bridge (d.1744) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 10.4.1727Second Lieutenant Power Wickham (d.c.1737) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 26.5.1728Third Lieutenant Henry Herbert (d.c.1740) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1314.2.1726/27 - 10.4.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms George Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/13/134ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 13.11.1727First Lieutenant Power Wickham (d.c.1737) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 4.6.1728Second Lieutenant Henry Herbert (d.c.1740) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 18.9.1727Third Lieutenant George Dawnay (d.1766) ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1311.4.1727 - 4.6.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Downman ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/1319.9.1727 - 26.5.1728Third Lieutenant William Downman ADM 6/14/164ADM 6/1314.11.1727 - 26.5.1728First Lieutenant Thomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/13/206
Commission confirmed 30.5.1728
ADM 6/13
23.11.1733 - 19.3.1734/35First Lieutenant Russell Walker (d.1739) ADM 6/14/155ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 22.2.1733/34Second Lieutenant William Downman ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 22.2.1733/34Third Lieutenant Thomas Dove (d.1767) ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1431.1.1733/34 - 22.2.1733/34Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Abraham Gould (d.1764) ADM 6/14/162ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 19.3.1734/35Second Lieutenant Francis Withers (d.c.1751) ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/1423.2.1733/34 - 12.3.1733/34Third Lieutenant William Downman ADM 6/14/168ADM 6/1413.3.1733/34 - 3.11.1734Third Lieutenant William Downman ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/1413.3.1733/34 - 4.11.1734Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Fawler (d.1777) ADM 6/14/177ADM 6/144.11.1734 - 15.3.1734/35Third Lieutenant John Fawler (d.1777) ADM 6/14/196ADM 6/144.11.1734 - 19.3.1734/35Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Hugh Fortescue (d.1740) ADM 6/14/196ADM 6/14

1 Crewman

21.5.1733 - 4.6.1734Able Seaman John 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) 

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