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Warwick

7385
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.3.1726/27BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.4.1730BWAS-1714
Launched25.10.1733BWAS-1714
First Commissioned22.2.1733/34BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 60-GunnerBWAS-1714
Constructor
Peirson LockBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1716-1755
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured11.3.1756BWAS-1714
Becomes
French Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Le Warwick' (1756) (60) 1756-1761
French 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel117' 0"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Burthen962 7994Tons BM 

Armament


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
1733400EstablishmentBWAS-1714

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.2.1733/34 - 19.7.1736Captain
Edward BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/14/166
BWAS-1714
13.6.1739 - 2.6.1743Captain
John TollerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1743
ADM 6/15/186
BWAS-1714
3.6.1743 - 13.7.1745Captain
Temple WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1757
ADM 6/16/465
Confirmed 16.4.1745
BWAS-1714
14.9.1745 - 12.9.1747Captain
Robert ErskineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1715-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/544
BWAS-1714
12.9.1747 - 3.11.1747Captain
George DarbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1788
Transfered ADM 6/17/471
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 23.6.1749
ADM 6/17
3.11.1747 - 29.1.1747/48Captain
Polycarpus TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1762
Transfered ADM 6/17/514
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 23.3.1749/50
ADM 6/17
29.1.1747/48 - 17.2.1748/49Captain
Thomas InnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1749
ADM 6/17/449
BWAS-1714
11.3.1755 - 11.3.1756Captain
Molyneaux ShuldhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1793
ADM 6/18/145
BWAS-1714

18 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.2.1733/34 - 3.11.1734First Lieutenant
Robert ProsserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1734
ADM 6/14/169
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 28.4.1734Second Lieutenant
Caesar BlountBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1743
ADM 6/14/169
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 29.4.1734Third Lieutenant
Essex HolcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1756
ADM 6/14/169
ADM 6/14
29.4.1734 - 21.4.1735Second Lieutenant
Essex HolcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1756
ADM 6/14/184
ADM 6/14
29.4.1734 - 17.4.1735Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward BradstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1742
ADM 6/14/184
ADM 6/14
4.11.1734 - 18.4.1735First Lieutenant
James GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
Transfered ADM 6/14/196
ADM 6/14
21.4.1735 - 14.6.1736First Lieutenant
Essex HolcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1756
ADM 6/15/209
ADM 6/14
21.4.1735 - 13.6.1735Second Lieutenant
Edward BradstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1742
ADM 6/15/209
ADM 6/14
13.6.1739 - 11.7.1739Second Lieutenant
Thomas BuryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1747
ADM 6/15/186
ADM 6/15
12.7.1739 - 29.8.1739Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas BuryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1747
ADM 6/15/201
ADM 6/15
31.8.1739 - 28.8.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Stephen PollingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1745
ADM 6/15/218
ADM 6/15
29.8.1740 - 23.6.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Giles Richard VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/15/489
ADM 6/15
24.6.1741 - 2.6.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1753
Transfered ADM 6/17/57
Issued by
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744

Confirmed 6.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
3.6.1743 - 22.1.1743/44Second Lieutenant
Thomas NoelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1756
Transfered ADM 6/17/66
Confirmed 21.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
26.1.1745/46 - 22.1.1746/47Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1748
ADM 6/17/198
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1746
, North America
Confirmed 9.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
24.1.1746/47 - 29.1.1747/48Second Lieutenant
James BalfourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1748
Transfered ADM 6/17/193
ADM 6/17
3.11.1747 - 23.12.1747Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1771
Transfered ADM 6/17/462
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 12.5.1749
ADM 6/17
16.4.1748 - 17.2.1748/49Second Lieutenant
Thomas MoodyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1748-1796
ADM 6/18/11
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 28.8.1751
ADM 6/18

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.3.1738/39 - 17.8.1739Midshipman
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
Transfered ADM 107/3/556
ADM 107/3
22.9.1751 - 2.9.1752Master's Mate
William CrowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1763
ADM 107/4/240
ADM 107/4

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
20.10.1738 - 14.3.1738/39Able Seaman
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
ADM 107/3/556
ADM 107/3
1747 - 1748Able Seaman
Anthony HoldenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1748
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Service History


DateEventSource
1734Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
27.8.1734Completed at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11891.7.4dBWAS-1714
27.8.1734Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3110.19.2dBWAS-1714
1735With Norris's fleet off the TagusBWAS-1714
19.7.1736

Paid off

ADM 51
6.1739RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1740In Haddock's fleet in the Mediterranean until 1744BWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
10.1744Sailed for EnglandBWAS-1714
8.1745Started a repair at WoolwichBWAS-1714
1.1747RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1746/47Completed repairBWAS-1714
15.7.1747Encounter with the
Glorioso (70) 1739-1747
Spanish 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
off the Azores
BWAS-1714
15.7.1747Warwick vs Glorioso
8.3.1747/48In the attack on Port LouisBWAS-1714
5.4.1748At SantiagoBWAS-1714
9.4.1748Battle of Santiago de Cuba
12.10.1748Battle of Havana
17.2.1748/49Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 6/18
25.4.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
14.7.1751SurveyedBWAS-1714
8.1751small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3414.7.6dBWAS-1714
3.1755Recommissioned and sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
11.3.1756Capture of the Warwick
24.1.1761Retaken by
Minerva (32) 1759-1778
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
and broken up
BWAS-1714

 

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