Anglesea

7458
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Anglesea' (1694) (50)
Ordered30.6.1719BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.1720BWAS-1714
Acquired19.5.1725BWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth - Devon BWAS-1603
Ship Class1719 Establishment 40-GunnerBWAS-1714
ConstructorBenjamin Rosewell (d.1742)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sunk as Breakwater6.1742BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Length of Keel101' 8"Imperial Feet30.988 
Breadth33' 4"Imperial Feet10.0923 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen600 8194Tons BM 

Armament


19.5.1725Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1719190Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.5.1727 - 4.7.1727CaptainHumphrey Orme (d.1751) ADM 6/13/143ADM 6/134.7.1727 - 26.12.1727CaptainSamuel Chadwick (d.1727)† ADM 6/13/145BWAS-171428.2.1727/28 - 30.12.1729CaptainEdward Brookes (d.1738) ADM 6/14/197BWAS-171431.12.1729 - 30.9.1730CaptainWilliam Douglas (d.1741) ADM 6/14/58
Commission confirmed 10.9.1730
BWAS-1714
9.12.1737 - 8.10.1741CaptainHenry Reddish (d.1742) ADM 6/15/86BWAS-1714

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1727 - 6.9.1727First LieutenantGeorge Rawlings ADM 6/13/143ADM 6/1316.5.1727 - 6.9.1727Second LieutenantLeonard Bellamy (d.1746) ADM 6/13/143ADM 6/1316.5.1727 - 6.9.1727Third LieutenantThomas Wyse (d.1730) ADM 6/13/143ADM 6/137.9.1727 - 28.5.1730First LieutenantLeonard Bellamy (d.1746) ADM 6/14/156ADM 6/137.9.1727 - 28.5.1730Second LieutenantThomas Wyse (d.1730) ADM 6/14/156ADM 6/137.9.1727 - 10.1.1727/28Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsWilliam Hewett (d.1749) ADM 6/13/156ADM 6/1313.1.1727/28 - 28.5.1730Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsAlexander Gordon (d.1743) ADM 6/14/188ADM 6/1329.5.1730 - 30.9.1730First LieutenantAlexander Gordon (d.1743) ADM 6/14/58
Commission confirmed 10.9.1730
ADM 6/14
9.12.1737 - 5.12.1739First LieutenantWilliam Hay ADM 6/16/86ADM 6/159.12.1737 - 21.9.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsPhilip Carteret (d.1748) ADM 6/15/86ADM 6/1522.9.1740 - 20.9.1741Second LieutenantPhilip Carteret (d.1748) ADM 6/15/459ADM 6/1522.9.1740 - 25.1.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsFrancis Stewart ADM 6/16/333ADM 6/1527.7.1741 - 30.9.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThomas Bloss (d.1750) ADM 6/15/440ADM 6/1521.9.1741 - 8.10.1741First LieutenantPhilip Carteret (d.1748) ADM 6/16/459ADM 6/15

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.1.1737/38 - 14.3.1737/38MidshipmanGeorge Ireland (c.1718-1750) ADM 107/3/327ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1725building at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8075.19.0dBWAS-1714
1728Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1714
30.9.1730

Home and paid off

ADM 51
3.1730/31Began small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
5.1731Completed small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £1783.16.1dBWAS-1714
2.1737Began small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
12.1737RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1738To the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1.1738Completed small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £2488.17.0dBWAS-1714
1739In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1741Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
8.10.1741

Returned home and paid off

ADM 51
31.5.1742

Moved from Woolwich to Sheerness

BWAS-1714
6.1742

Sunk at Sheerness

BWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.7.1739-1741British Fleet in the West indiesEdward Vernon (1684-1757) 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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