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Tilbury

7160
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered15.12.1726BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down25.3.1731BWAS-1714
Acquired2.6.1733BWAS-1714
First Commissioned22.2.1733/34BWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John WardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1711-1752
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Burnt22.9.1742BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 2"Imperial Feet43.8924 
Length of Keel118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth39' 2"Imperial Feet11.8928 
Depth in Hold16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Burthen962 7994Tons BM 

Armament


2.6.1733Broadside 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
1719365Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.2.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36Captain
Thomas WillyamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/14/166
BWAS-1714
15.8.1738 - 7.12.1738Captain
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/15/142
BWAS-1714
30.8.1739 - 1.5.1741Captain
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/15/216
ADM 6/15
2.5.1741 - 19.11.1741Captain
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1758
Transfered ADM 6/16/163
Confirmed 29.3.1743
B051
19.11.1741 - 22.9.1742Captain
Peter LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1755
ADM 6/19/258
BWAS-1714

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.2.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36First Lieutenant
Joseph ShortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1736
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36Second Lieutenant
Charles PolkinhorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1740
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 16.2.1735/36Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1737
ADM 6/15/170
ADM 6/14
28.7.1738 - 7.12.1738Second Lieutenant
Robert KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1743
ADM 6/15/133
ADM 6/15
30.8.1739 - 26.5.1740First Lieutenant
Thomas LimeburnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1750
ADM 6/15/217
ADM 6/15
30.9.1740 - 23.2.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Joseph VealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1753
ADM 6/16/140
Confirmed 28.3.1743
ADM 6/16
24.2.1740/41 - 22.9.1742Second Lieutenant
Joseph VealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1753
ADM 6/16/140
Confirmed 28.1.1742/43
ADM 6/16

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.10.1740 - 20.5.1741Volunteer-per-order
Mark MilbankeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1802
Transfered ADM 107/3/514
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1734Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
25.4.1734Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £14485.19.0dBWAS-1714
25.4.1734Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1148.6.4dBWAS-1714
16.2.1735/36Paid offADM 51
7.12.1738Paid offADM 51
1740Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1714
3.9.1740Joined Vernon's squadronBWAS-1714
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
7.1741Operations against Santiago
22.9.1742Burnt by accident off San DomingoBWAS-1714

 

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