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Albemarle

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Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1678B028
Launched29.10.1680BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
Isaac BettsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild7.1701BWAS-1603
Becomes
British Second Rate ship of the line 'Albemarle' (1704) (96) 1704-1722
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1709 Renamed "Union"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck162' 0"Imperial Feet49.3776 
Length of Keel140' 11"Imperial Feet42.6726 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 
Depth in Hold19' 7 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Burthen1,395Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentTRN2
Length of Gundeck162' 0"Imperial Feet49.3776 
Length of Keel140' 11"Imperial Feet42.6726 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,395Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck162' 0"Imperial Feet49.3776 
Length of Keel126' 6"Imperial Feet38.4107 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 
Depth in Hold18' 3 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Draught Aft21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,322 4694Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 740.5 Imperial Pound ( 335.8178 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck42 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1680660EstablishmentTRN2
1688660EstablishmentTRN2

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.10.1680 - 1680Captain
Thomas WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1694
ADM 107/2/167
B051
1690Captain
Sir Francis WhelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1694
TRN2
1693 - 23.12.1695Captain
Thomas LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1703
Transfered ADM 107/2/167
BWAS-1603
23.12.1695 - 11.6.1696Captain
John MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/104
ADM 6/3
12.6.1696 - 26.9.1697Captain
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
ADM 6/4/31
Confirmed 25.9.1696
ADM 6/4

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1692 - 1692Admiral of the Blue
Sir John AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
BWAS-1603

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1690 - 23.6.1690Lieutenant
George PomeroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1690
ADM 106/399/322
ADM 106
26.12.1695 - 5.12.1697First Lieutenant
William BeltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1697
ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 1.7.1696Second Lieutenant
Robert DesboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1701
ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 2.10.1696Third Lieutenant
George FisherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1705
ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 2.10.1696Fourth Lieutenant
Robert EtterickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1697
ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
26.12.1695 - 7.8.1696Fifth Lieutenant
Francis VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 6/3/107
ADM 6/3
2.7.1696 - 27.7.1697Fifth Lieutenant
Henry RobbinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1704
ADM 6/4/33
Confirmed 2.10.1696
ADM 6/4
3.10.1696 - 5.12.1697Second Lieutenant
George FisherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1705
ADM 6/4/33
ADM 6/4
3.10.1696 - 28.7.1697Third Lieutenant
Robert EtterickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1697
ADM 6/4/33
ADM 6/4
28.7.1697 - 5.12.1697Fourth Lieutenant
Henry RobbinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1704
ADM 6/4/111
ADM 6/4
29.7.1697 - 5.12.1697Third Lieutenant
John BurleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1782
ADM 6/4/111
ADM 6/4

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1695/96 - 3.3.1695/96Chaplain
George WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/117
ADM 6/3
4.3.1695/96 - 31.3.1696Chaplain
Solomon WheatleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/135
ADM 6/3
1.4.1696 - 1696Chaplain
George WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/143
ADM 6/3

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
24.1.1691/92 - 2.9.1692Volunteer-per-order
George PomeroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1735
Transfered ADM 107/1/312
ADM 107/1
23.3.1691/92 - 15.12.1693Midshipman
William HesterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
ADM 107/1/49
ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
19.1.1690/91 - 26.7.1691Volunteer
Peter FountaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1695
ADM 107/1/12
ADM 107/1
9.4.1693 - 19.11.1693Able Seaman
Henry DoyleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1696
ADM 107/1/74
ADM 107/1
7.8.1693 - 30.11.1693Able Seaman
Robert ProsserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1734
Transfered ADM 107/1/355
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1688Undergoing repairTRN2
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur

 

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