Recent updates


Recent Comments

 

Edinburgh

7381
Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Edinburgh' (1703) (64) 1703-1721
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1716 Renamed "Edinburgh"
Ordered1.2.1716/17BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down31.7.1717BWAS-1714
Acquired30.6.1721BWAS-1714
First Commissioned22.4.1723BWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1603
Ship Class1719 Establishment 70-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard BurchettBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild2.1741BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 0"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel123' 2"Imperial Feet37.4926 
Breadth41' 6"Imperial Feet12.6492 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,119 2994Tons BM 

Armament


30.6.1721Broadside Weight = 522 Imperial Pound ( 236.727 kg)BWAS-1714
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
1719440Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1723 - 1.9.1727Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
ADM 6/13/54
BWAS-1714
19.5.1731 - 14.6.1732Captain
Sir Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1749
ADM 6/14/76
BWAS-1714
15.6.1732 - 14.2.1732/33Captain
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1753
Transfered ADM 6/14/112
BWAS-1714
15.2.1732/33 - 7.5.1734Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1744
Transfered ADM 6/14/134
BWAS-1714
7.5.1734 - 17.4.1738Captain
Arthur DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1738
ADM 6/15/186
BWAS-1714
18.4.1738 - 30.5.1740Captain
Alexander GeddesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
ADM 6/15/108
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1733 - 1735Rear-Admiral of the White
The Hon. Charles StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1736
BWAS-1714

17 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.4.1723 - 1.9.1727First Lieutenant
Luke RichardsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1732
ADM 6/13/54
ADM 6/13
22.4.1723 - 3.5.1723Second Lieutenant
John DumaresqueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1733
ADM 6/13/54
ADM 6/13
4.5.1723 - 1.9.1727Second Lieutenant
Edward DoddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1749
ADM 6/14/56
ADM 6/13
24.1.1725/26 - 1.9.1727Third Lieutenant
Edward GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1742
ADM 6/13/96
ADM 6/13
27.1.1725/26 - 1.9.1727Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James HodsollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1748
ADM 6/13/98
ADM 6/13
19.5.1731 - 14.2.1732/33First Lieutenant
Richard WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1734
Transfered ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 14.2.1732/33Second Lieutenant
George TockettsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1743
Transfered ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 13.6.1732Third Lieutenant
Edward ChalonerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
29.5.1731 - 14.1.1731/32Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward HawkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
Transfered ADM 6/14/77
DB015
14.6.1732 - 15.2.1732/33Third Lieutenant
Edward ChalonerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
14.6.1732 - 1.3.1732/33Acting Fourth Lieutenant
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1740
Transfered ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
15.2.1732/33 - 27.7.1738First Lieutenant
Thomas GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1740
Transfered ADM 6/15/134
ADM 6/14
15.2.1732/33 - 27.7.1738Second Lieutenant
Thomas LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
: on board from 13.3.1732/33 Transfered ADM 6/15/134
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 14.3.1737/38Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1740
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
15.3.1737/38 - 23.3.1737/38Third Lieutenant
Sandys LongdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/101
ADM 6/15
24.3.1737/38 - 11.4.1739Third Lieutenant
Leonard BellamyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1746
ADM 6/15/103
ADM 6/15
2.4.1739 - 30.5.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas RuffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1762
ADM 6/15/284
Confirmed 1.5.1740
ADM 6/15

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
23.6.1723 - 28.1.1725/26Midshipman
William CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1741
ADM 107/3/158
ADM 107/3
17.4.1727 - 1.9.1727Midshipman
George RosbeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 107/3/229
ADM 107/3
8.7.1731 - 1.3.1731/32Master's Mate
Richard MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1732
ADM 107/3/209
ADM 107/3
14.2.1732/33 - 7.4.1733Midshipman
Denbigh WoodifieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1738
ADM 107/3/321
ADM 107/3
15.5.1733 - 23.3.1733/34Midshipman
Stuart PowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1745
ADM 107/3/239
ADM 107/3
28.4.1738 - 3.7.1740Midshipman
George AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
Transfered ADM 107/3/490
ADM 107/3

7 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
2.3.1731/32 - 6.3.1731/32Able Seaman
Richard MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1732
ADM 107/3/209
ADM 107/3
20.9.1732 - 24.3.1732/33Able Seaman
George BreholtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1735
ADM 107/3/225
ADM 107/3
8.4.1733 - 12.10.1733Able Seaman
Denbigh WoodifieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1738
Transfered ADM 107/3/321
ADM 107/3
5.7.1733 - 19.12.1733Able Seaman
John CouchmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1741
ADM 107/3/315
ADM 107/3
14.6.1734 - 20.5.1735Able Seaman
Robert RitchieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1760
Transfered ADM 107/3/542
ADM 107/3
3.7.1738 - 8.5.1740Able Seaman
John MoodieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1755
ADM 107/3/383
ADM 107/3
29.7.1738 - 30.5.1740Able Seaman
James PuddicombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1798
ADM 107/4/186
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
1721Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £15579.8.1dBWAS-1714
1723Guard ship at BlakestakesBWAS-1714
1724Guard ship at BlakestakesBWAS-1714
1725Guard ship at BlakestakesBWAS-1714
1726In the BalticBWAS-1714
1727In the BalticBWAS-1714
1.9.1727Paid offADM 51
1731fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1942.12.8dBWAS-1714
12.1731Guard ship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1732Guard ship at ChathamBWAS-1714
5.1732Guard ship at BlakestakesBWAS-1714
5.1732Ordered for Channel service and sent to the NoreBWAS-1714
8.1732Reduced to a guard shipBWAS-1714
1735In home watersBWAS-1714
1736Guard ship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1737Guard ship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1738Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
30.5.1740

Paid off

BWAS-1714
6.1740SurveyedBWAS-1714
19.9.1740Ordered to be rebuiltBWAS-1714

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Tuesday 22nd of June 2021 04:23Michael
Tuesday 22nd of June 2021 01:26Gary Kett
British Sixth Rate ship 'Proteus' (1777) (26) 1777-1783
British 26 Gun
6th Rate Ship
Monday 21st of June 2021 19:10Tim Oakley
William Crosbie BrownriggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1802
Monday 21st of June 2021 09:36T. Oakley
Dutch corvette 'Scipio' (1797) (18) 1797-1807
Dutch 18 Gun
Unrated Corvette
Sunday 20th of June 2021 19:51Tim Oakley
Dutch corvette 'Scipio' (1797) (18) 1797-1807
Dutch 18 Gun
Unrated Corvette