Winchelsea

7422
Winchelsey
Nominal Guns36B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.2.1707/8B028
First Commissioned12.2.1707/8B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
Designed by John IdesB028
Constructor John IdesB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up12.1735B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 2 ½"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Length of Keel87' 7 ½"Imperial Feet26.5303 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen414 7894Tons BM 

Armament


2.1708Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1708155 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1707/8 - 8.2.1708/9Captain Francis Percy (c.1676-1740/41) ADM 6/9/140BWAS-160311.3.1708/9 - 18.10.1713Captain Nicholas Eaton (d.c.1729) ADM 6/10/41BWAS-16039.8.1716 - 1.12.1718Captain Bartholomew Candler (d.1722) ADM 6/12/76BWAS-16031.6.1720 - 31.5.1722Captain Humphrey Orme (d.1751): on board from 4.6.1720 ADM 6/12/204BWAS-16031.6.1722 - 8.8.1727Captain Ellis Brand (1681-1759)BWAS-160325.10.1728 - 6.2.1731/32Captain Thomas Waterhouse (d.1743) ADM 6/14/3BWAS-16037.2.1731/32 - 28.8.1735Captain Vincent Pearce (c.1679-1745) ADM 6/14/100BWAS-1603

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.2.1707/8 - 27.2.1708/9Lieutenant Andrew Hodges ADM 6/9/140ADM 6/928.2.1708/9 - 10.3.1708/9Lieutenant Arthur Trevor (d.1744) ADM 6/10/94ADM 6/1011.3.1708/9 - 30.3.1709Lieutenant Henry Burges ADM 6/10/43ADM 6/1031.3.1709 - 8.9.1709Lieutenant Charles Johnson ADM 6/10/50ADM 6/109.9.1709 - 19.12.1711Lieutenant Aneas Price ADM 6/11/240
Commission confirmed 25.11.1712
ADM 6/11
19.12.1711 - 6.8.1713Lieutenant James Robinson (d.c.1730) ADM 6/11/274
Commission confirmed 9.10.1713
ADM 6/11
7.8.1713 - 18.10.1713Lieutenant John Thompson ADM 6/11/274
Commission confirmed 9.10.1713
ADM 6/11
9.8.1716 - 24.5.1717Lieutenant Humphrey Owen ADM 6/12/76ADM 6/1225.5.1717 - 1.12.1718Lieutenant Miller Caldecot ADM 6/12/147
Commission confirmed 18.12.1718
ADM 6/12
2.6.1720 - 19.8.1720Lieutenant Henry Mitchell (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/12/204ADM 6/1220.8.1722 - 23.1.1725/26Lieutenant William Young ADM 6/13/43ADM 6/1327.10.1726 - 23.12.1726Lieutenant John Draper (d.1743) ADM 6/13/219
Commission confirmed 5.9.1728
ADM 6/13
25.10.1728 - 6.2.1731/32Lieutenant Thomas Ley (d.1737) ADM 6/14/4ADM 6/14

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.8.1734 - 28.8.1735Midshipman Thomas Gray (c.1716-?) ADM 107/3/313ADM 107/330.12.1734 - 28.8.1735Midshipman Marriot Arbuthnot (1711-1794) ADM 107/3/344ADM 107/3

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
22.6.1720 - 28.9.1720Able Seaman William Luther (d.1735) ADM 107/3/122ADM 107/32.10.1721 - 15.6.1722Able Seaman William Luther (d.1735) ADM 107/3/122ADM 107/310.12.1727 - 10.8.1728Able Seaman Charles WimbletonADM 107/36.4.1732 - 1.8.1734Able Seaman Thomas Gray (c.1716-?) ADM 107/3/313ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
8.2.1708/9Taken by a French 40-gun privateer off Beachy HeadBWAS-1603
2.3.1708/9Retaken by BWAS-1603
28.7.1709Took the privateer in the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
30.7.1709Took the privateers and in the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
22.3.1710/11In action off VadoBWAS-1603
18.10.1713

Sailed home to pay off

ADM 51
1716Reduced to a 20-gun Sixth RateBWAS-1603
1716Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate
1717Recommissioned and sailed to New YorkBWAS-1603
1718Surveying in the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1.12.1718Paid offADM 51
1720Off Salee until 1722BWAS-1603
1723Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
1724At JamaicaBWAS-1603
1725At JamaicaBWAS-1603
1726Off Porto BelloBWAS-1603
1729Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1730At CanceauxBWAS-1603
1732Sailed for VirginiaBWAS-1603
28.8.1735

Paid off

ADM 51

 

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