Sandwich

72
Nominal Guns90B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.9.1677B065
Launched5.1679B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B065
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB065
ConstructorIsaac BettsB065
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild1709B065
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Sandwich' (1715) (90)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck161' 6"Imperial Feet49.0753 
Length of Keel132' 6"Imperial Feet40.2384 
Breadth44' 6"Imperial Feet13.4493 
Depth in Hold18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Burthen1,395Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck161' 6"Imperial Feet49.0753 
Length of Keel126' 10"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Breadth44' 8"Imperial Feet13.462 
Depth in Hold18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Draught Aft20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen1,346 094Tons BM 

Armament


1679Broadside Weight = 753.5 Imperial Pound ( 341.71315 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse3 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 725.5 Imperial Pound ( 329.01515 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse3 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 724 Imperial Pound ( 328.3349 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck36 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77660Design Complement
1679580Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1679500Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1679CaptainJohn Moore (d.1679)B0519.5.1690 - 1690CaptainWilliam Bridges (d.1694/95)BWAS-16031691 - 19.5.1692CaptainAnthony Hastings (d.1692)TRN21692 - 1693CaptainWolfran Cornewall (d.1719)BWAS-16031694 - 14.1.1696/97CaptainGeorge Mees (d.1697)B05115.1.1696/97 - 1697CaptainSimon Fowkes (d.1702) ADM 6/4/62BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1690 - 7.1690Vice-Admiral of the RedSir John Ashby (d.1693)BWAS-1603

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.12.1695 - 25.2.1695/96First LieutenantJames Rewnick ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 9.5.1699Second LieutenantRobert Jenkinson (c.1667-?) ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 9.5.1699Third LieutenantPeter Hussey ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 7.1.1695/96Fourth LieutenantHenry Hubbard (d.1711) ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 29.1.1696/97Fifth LieutenantHenry Searle (d.1699) ADM 6/3/106ADM 6/39.1.1695/96 - 29.1.1696/97Fourth LieutenantWilliam Villiers Beaumont (1676-1697) ADM 6/3/115ADM 6/326.2.1695/96 - 13.1.1698/99First LieutenantSamuel Tilley (d.1723) ADM 6/3/132ADM 6/330.1.1696/97 - 1697Fourth LieutenantThomas Miles ADM 6/4/68ADM 6/43.2.1696/97 - 1697Fifth LieutenantJohn Horseman ADM 6/4/69ADM 6/4

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1690 - 23.3.1689/90CarpenterThomas Wiggensref:9431693 - 1.6.1693MasterWalter Barnabyref:943

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
26.6.1691 - 7.12.1692Master's MateRobert Maxham (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/19ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.8.1691 - 30.1.1691/92Able SeamanThomas Leventhorp (c.1663-?) ADM 107/1/56ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
28.1.1676/77Was building on the old launch at HarwichB065
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
7.1696Took three privateers, one of 38, one of 36, and one of 14 gunsTRN2
5.7.1696"bombarded the town of St. Martin, and thence sailed to Olonne, on the mainland, into which it threw a great number of bombs and carcases"TRN2
6.7.1696At the Ile de RheBWAS-1603
20.7.1696Put into Torbay with the rest of the fleetTRN2


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
ref:943Journals of the House of Commons: volume 15: 1705-1708 Book
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
 

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