Nominal Guns90B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardHarwich - Essex B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB028
ConstructorIsaac BettsBWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild7.1701BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Albemarle' (1704) (96)


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 


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

5 Commanding Officers

28.10.1680 - 1680CaptainThomas Wilshaw (d.1702) ADM 107/2/167B0511690CaptainSir Francis Wheler (d.1693/94)TRN21693 - 23.12.1695CaptainThomas Ley (d.1702) ADM 107/2/167BWAS-160323.12.1695 - 11.6.1696CaptainJohn Munden (d.1718/19) ADM 6/3/104ADM 6/312.6.1696 - 26.9.1697CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716) ADM 6/4/31
Commission confirmed 25.9.1696
ADM 6/4

1 Flag Officer

9.1692 - 1692Admiral of the BlueSir John Ashby (d.1693)BWAS-1603

10 Commissioned Officers

26.12.1695 - 5.12.1697First LieutenantWilliam Belton (d.c.1701) ADM 6/3/107ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 1.7.1696Second LieutenantRobert Desborough (d.1702) ADM 6/3/107ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 2.10.1696Third LieutenantGeorge Fisher (d.1705) ADM 6/3/107ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 2.10.1696Fourth LieutenantRobert Etterick (c.1674-?) ADM 6/3/107ADM 6/326.12.1695 - 7.8.1696Fifth LieutenantFrancis Vaughan (d.1706/7) ADM 6/3/107ADM 6/32.7.1696 - 27.7.1697Fifth LieutenantHenry Robbins ADM 6/4/33
Commission confirmed 2.10.1696
ADM 6/4
3.10.1696 - 5.12.1697Second LieutenantGeorge Fisher (d.1705) ADM 6/4/33ADM 6/43.10.1696 - 28.7.1697Third LieutenantRobert Etterick (c.1674-?) ADM 6/4/33ADM 6/428.7.1697 - 5.12.1697Fourth LieutenantHenry Robbins ADM 6/4/111ADM 6/429.7.1697 - 5.12.1697Third LieutenantJohn Burley ADM 6/4/111ADM 6/4

1 Petty Officer

23.3.1691/92 - 15.12.1693MidshipmanWilliam Hester (c.1662-?) ADM 107/1/49ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen

19.1.1690/91 - 26.7.1691VolunteerPeter Fountaine (c.1670-?) ADM 107/1/12ADM 107/19.4.1693 - 19.11.1693Able SeamanHenry Doyley (c.1670-?) ADM 107/1/74ADM 107/1

Service History

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


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