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Duchess -> 1701 Princess Anne -> 1702 Windsor Castle -> 1706 Blenheim

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Dutchess
Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.9.1677BWAS-1603
Launched5.1679BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB028
Constructor
John ShishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1708B028
Becomes
British Second Rate ship of the line 'Blenheim' (1709) (96) 1709-1763
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck162' 8"Imperial Feet49.3809 
Length of Keel143' 0"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Breadth45' 8"Imperial Feet13.7566 
Depth in Hold18' 4"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen1,546Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck163Imperial Feet0.0254 
Breadth45Imperial Feet0.2286 
Burthen1,364Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel137' 0"Imperial Feet41.7576 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Draught Aft19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,475Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck162' 8"Imperial Feet49.3809 
Length of Keel126' 2"Imperial Feet38.4068 
Breadth45' 1"Imperial Feet13.7211 
Depth in Hold18' 4"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Draught Aft20' 6"Imperial Feet6.2484 
Burthen1,364 194Tons BM 

Armament


1679Broadside Weight = 772 Imperial Pound ( 350.102 kg)B028
Gun Deck26 British 34-Pounder
Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Gun Deck26 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 918 Imperial Pound ( 416.3139 kg)B065
Gun Deck26 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck36 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1689660EstablishmentB032

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
15.1.1689/90 - aft.31.5.1690Captain
Thomas GillamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1694
BWAS-1603
bef.16.1.1690/91 - aft.28.1.1692/93Captain
John ClementsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1693
BWAS-1603
bef.8.9.1693 - 12.4.1695Captain
William BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1703
BWAS-1603
12.6.1695 - 30.6.1695Captain
David LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1695
ADM 6/3/61
BWAS-1603
1.7.1695 - 18.8.1695Captain
Thomas CrawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1699
Transfered ADM 6/3/64
ADM 6/3
9.9.1695 - 6.11.1695Captain
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1705
ADM 6/3/76
ADM 6/3
7.11.1695 - 6.5.1696Second Captain
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1705
ADM 6/3/90
ADM 6/3
7.5.1696 - 5.12.1697Captain
Thomas LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1703
ADM 6/4/42
Confirmed 8.10.1696
BWAS-1603
9.2.1701/2 - 15.11.1702Captain
Charles GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702
: on board from 4.3.1701/2 ADM 6/7/8
ADM 6/7

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1690 - 11.1690Rear-Admiral of the Red
George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ODNB
30.12.1695 - 1696Vice-Admiral of the Red
Sir Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
ADM 6/3/109
ADM 6/3

17 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1694/95 - 1.10.1695Second Lieutenant
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1749
ADM 6/3/5
ADM 6/3
1.4.1695 - 30.9.1695Fifth Lieutenant
Peter HusseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
ADM 6/3/2
ADM 6/3
22.5.1695 - 4.7.1695Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Edward RaineyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/58
ADM 6/3
1.10.1695 - 10.11.1695Second Lieutenant
Robert JenkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1686-1702
ADM 6/3/87
ADM 6/3
1.10.1695 - 10.11.1695Third Lieutenant
Edward RumseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1710
ADM 6/3/87
ADM 6/3
1.10.1695 - 10.11.1695Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Peter HusseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
ADM 6/3/87
ADM 6/3
1.10.1695 - 10.11.1695Fifth Lieutenant
Jonathon HumphrysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/87
ADM 6/3
11.11.1695 - 18.12.1695First Lieutenant
Robert JenkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1686-1702
ADM 6/3/91
ADM 6/3
11.11.1695 - 23.5.1696Second Lieutenant
Edward RumseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1710
ADM 6/3/91
ADM 6/3
11.11.1695 - 18.12.1695Third Lieutenant
Peter HusseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1706
ADM 6/3/91
ADM 6/3
11.11.1695 - 5.12.1697Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Richard AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/92
ADM 6/3
11.11.1695 - 5.12.1697Fifth Lieutenant
John HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1697
ADM 6/3/91
ADM 6/3
19.12.1695 - 21.4.1696First Lieutenant
Robert HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1728
ADM 6/3/104
ADM 6/3
19.12.1695 - 21.4.1696Third Lieutenant
Mark NobleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1702
ADM 6/3/103
ADM 6/3
8.5.1696 - 22.3.1697/98Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Henry ThornhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1700
ADM 6/4/36
Confirmed 15.10.1696
ADM 6/4
24.5.1696 - 5.12.1697First Lieutenant
Edward RumseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1710
ADM 6/4/34
ADM 6/4
25.9.1696 - 5.12.1697Second Lieutenant
Mark NobleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1702
ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1693 - 22.1.1692/93Surgeon
Nathaniel DoggetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1693
ref:943

9 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.5.1690 - 13.10.1690Midshipman
Henry ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1692
ADM 107/1/8
ADM 107/1
7.9.1690 - 15.2.1690/91Midshipman
Thomas CampionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1712
Transfered ADM 107/1/11
ADM 107/1
28.9.1690 - 16.4.1691Midshipman
William WiseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1693
ADM 107/1/43
ADM 107/1
26.1.1690/91 - 17.1.1692/93Master's Mate
Joshua RoydhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Privateer
Service 1679-1709
ADM 107/1/55
ADM 107/1
2.2.1690/91 - 20.3.1690/91Midshipman
John JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1697
ADM 107/1/28
ADM 107/1
28.10.1691 - 31.10.1694Midshipman
Thomas GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1680-1734
ADM 107/1/76
ADM 107/1
11.5.1693 - 24.10.1693Midshipman
James FerguhersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1693
ADM 107/1/44
ADM 107/1
9.12.1694 - 18.2.1694/95Midshipman
Robert EalesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
Transfered ADM 107/1/97
ADM 107/1
20.7.1695 - 23.8.1695Midshipman
George HeybooBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1695
ADM 107/1/99
ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.12.1693 - 18.7.1694Able Seaman
Robert ProsserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1734
Transfered ADM 107/1/355
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
31.12.1701Renamed Princess AnneBWAS-1714
17.3.1702Renamed Windsor CastleBWAS-1714
21.7.1704Ordered to be rebuiltBWAS-1714
12.3.1704/5Rebuild ReorderedBWAS-1714
18.12.1706Renamed BlenheimBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship


RebuildE-WIKI

The rebuild was started by Joseph Allin and taken over by Richard Stacey in November 1705



 

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