Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB028
ConstructorJ BattB028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1705B028
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Vanguard' (1710) (90)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck160' 0"Imperial Feet48.768 
Length of Keel142' 6"Imperial Feet43.2852 
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 5"Imperial Feet5.5023 
Burthen1,482Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck160' 0"Imperial Feet48.768 
Length of Keel126' 11"Imperial Feet38.4058 
Breadth44' 10"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 5"Imperial Feet5.5023 
Draught Aft20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Burthen1,356 8994`Tons BM 


1678Broadside Weight = 752 Imperial Pound ( 341.0329 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77660Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers

2.1.1690/91 - 3.1691/92CaptainRichard Carter (d.1692)BWAS-16033.1691/92 - 1693CaptainChristopher MasonBWAS-16031693 - 24.9.1694CaptainJohn Bridges (d.1694)BWAS-160324.9.1694 - 5.3.1694/95CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-16031695 - 22.10.1697CaptainJohn Graydon (c.1666-1725/26)BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers

1693Third LieutenantJoseph Mighells (d.1707)B0514.7.1695 - 22.9.1695Second LieutenantJohn Trehearne (d.1705) ADM 6/3/45ADM 6/312.7.1695 - 16.9.1695Fifth LieutenantRandal Brice ADM 6/3/65ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 22.9.1695Third LieutenantWalter Massy ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 22.9.1695Fourth LieutenantRandal Brice ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 10.9.1697First LieutenantJohn Trehearne (d.1705) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 9.5.1699Second LieutenantWalter Massy ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 1695Third LieutenantRandal Brice ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 15.9.1697Fourth LieutenantGeorge Rumball (c.1660-?) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/323.9.1695 - 1695Fifth LieutenantRobert Eales (c.1673-?) ADM 6/3/80ADM 6/311.9.1697 - 30.6.1698First LieutenantNathaniel Champion ADM 6/4/117ADM 6/4

11 Petty Officers

3.12.1691 - 11.6.1692MidshipmanHenry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 107/1/21ADM 107/120.4.1692 - 17.1.1692/93Master's MateGeorge Paddon (1670-1719) ADM 107/1/23ADM 107/117.6.1692 - 21.9.1692MidshipmanRichard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/122.9.1692 - 25.6.1693Master's MateRichard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/116.12.1692 - 16.12.1693GunnerJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/14.6.1693 - 9.12.1693MidshipmanJohn Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/110.7.1693 - 4.10.1694MidshipmanJohn Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731) ADM 107/1/73ADM 107/114.8.1693 - 23.7.1694MidshipmanRobert Haswell (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/87ADM 107/117.12.1693 - 29.1.1694/95Gunner's MateJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/127.4.1694 - 22.5.1695Master's MateJohn Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/119.6.1695 - 19.7.1695MidshipmanGeorge Heyboo (c.1662-?) ADM 107/1/99ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen

14.9.1692 - 15.12.1692Able SeamanJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/110.12.1693 - 26.4.1694Able SeamanJohn Lillywhite (c.1667-?) ADM 107/1/93ADM 107/1

Service History

19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
22.10.1697Paid off into ordinary
26.11.1703Overset in the Medway during the "Great Storm"BWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
27.11.1703-27.11.1703The Great Storm  

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