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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.1.1719/20BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.1721BWAS-1714
Acquired25.11.1725BWAS-1714
First Commissioned25.1.1725/26BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 50-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John HaywardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1742
BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sunk as Breakwater14.12.1745BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Length of Keel109' 8"Imperial Feet33.2458 
Breadth36' 1"Imperial Feet10.977 
Depth in Hold15' 2"Imperial Feet4.5822 
Burthen750 1794Tons BM 

Armament


1726Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1726280EstablishmentBWAS-1714

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1725/26 - 30.3.1726Captain
Nicholas EatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1727
ADM 6/13/96
BWAS-1714
31.3.1726 - 10.8.1727Captain
George ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1736
ADM 6/13/109
BWAS-1714
11.8.1727 - 24.10.1728Captain
George ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1736
Transfered ADM 6/13/149
ADM 6/13
bef.9.4.1729 - 14.9.1731Captain
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 106/807/194
ADM 106
28.4.1738 - 13.6.1739Captain
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1750
Transfered ADM 6/15/111
ADM 6/15
14.6.1739 - 5.12.1739Captain
John WynnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1740
ADM 6/15/186
BWAS-1714
5.12.1739 - 16.6.1740Captain
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
ADM 6/15/239
BWAS-1714
17.6.1740 - 17.7.1740Captain
James ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1743
ADM 6/15/307
Confirmed 11.7.1740
ADM 6/15
18.7.1740 - 27.7.1740Captain
Thomas JolleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1740
Transfered ADM 6/15/312
ADM 6/15
28.7.1740 - 31.7.1740Captain
Peter OsbornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1744
Transfered ADM 6/15/316
ADM 6/15
1.8.1740 - 26.9.1740Captain
William ClelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/317
ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 - 8.8.1742Captain
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1756
ADM 6/16/336
BWAS-1714
9.8.1742 - 31.8.1745Captain
Smith CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1760
ADM 6/16/83
BWAS-1714

22 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1725/26 - 25.1.1726/27First Lieutenant
Robert ProsserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1734
ADM 6/13/97
ADM 6/13
25.1.1725/26 - 25.7.1728Second Lieutenant
Francis ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1745
ADM 6/14/97
ADM 6/13
25.1.1725/26 - 8.2.1728/29Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Peter BurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1743
ADM 6/14/97
ADM 6/13
26.1.1726/27 - 25.7.1728First Lieutenant
Francis KirkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1728
ADM 6/14/132
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 14.9.1731First Lieutenant
Joshua PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1748
ADM 6/13/212
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 9.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
Abraham DuncombBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1743
Transfered ADM 6/14/212
ADM 6/13
9.2.1728/29 - 14.9.1731Second Lieutenant
John PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1758
ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
9.2.1728/29 - 8.5.1731Third Lieutenant
Thomas FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1749
Transfered ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
28.4.1738 - 18.6.1739First Lieutenant
John PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1758
Transfered ADM 6/15/111
ADM 6/15
28.4.1738 - 12.10.1738Second Lieutenant
Smith CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1760
Transfered ADM 6/15/111
ADM 6/15
28.4.1738 - 12.10.1738Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1740
ADM 6/15/111
ADM 6/15
13.10.1738 - 5.6.1740Second Lieutenant
Edmund WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1740
ADM 6/15/163
Confirmed 20.3.1738/39
ADM 6/15
13.10.1738 - 8.3.1739/40Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
David AytoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1746
ADM 6/15/161
Confirmed 9.3.1738/39
ADM 6/15
22.6.1739 - 19.9.1742First Lieutenant
William ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1746
ADM 6/16/190
ADM 6/15
9.3.1739/40 - 5.6.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edmund BeavorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1744
ADM 6/15/309
Confirmed 15.7.1740
ADM 6/15
6.6.1740 - 26.9.1740Second Lieutenant
Edmund BeavorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1744
Transfered ADM 6/15/309
Confirmed 15.7.1740
ADM 6/15
6.6.1740 - 26.9.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas WalshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/15/310
Confirmed 15.7.1740
ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 - 9.10.1740Second Lieutenant
Thomas WalshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/338
ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 - 25.5.1741Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard SouthwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1743
ADM 6/15/338
ADM 6/15
26.5.1741 - 9.8.1742Second Lieutenant
Richard SouthwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1743
Transfered ADM 6/16/421
ADM 6/15
26.10.1742 - 31.8.1745First Lieutenant
John GoodallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1745
ADM 6/16/111
ADM 6/16
2.8.1743 - 21.2.1744/45Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Benjamin MarlowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1794
Transfered ADM 6/17/162
Confirmed 11.10.1746
ADM 6/17

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
27.7.1738 - 12.9.1739Master's Mate
Peter RawlingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1748
Transfered ADM 107/3/427
ADM 107/3
13.7.1740 - 28.9.1740Midshipman
Thomas RiggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1754
Transfered ADM 6/86/100
ADM 6/86

Service History


DateEventSource
1726Commissioned for Wager's fleet in the BalticBWAS-1714
9.3.1725/26CompletedBWAS-1714
9.3.1725/26Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1727With Wager's fleet in the StraitsBWAS-1714
1728Fitted as a guard shipBWAS-1714
1728Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
1729Prepared for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1730Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
14.9.1731Paid offADM 33
5.1732Started a small repair at PlymouthBWAS-1714
6.1732Completed small repair at a cost of £1,850.10.2dBWAS-1714
1738Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1739In Home watersBWAS-1714
3.1739/40With Haddock's fleet in the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
7.1740With Norris's fleet until 1740/09BWAS-1714
1741With Norris's fleetBWAS-1714
1742Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
18.2.1742/43At La GuayraBWAS-1714
16.4.1744At Porto BelloBWAS-1714
24.4.1744At Porto BelloBWAS-1714
4.6.1745Took the Sloop
Mediator (10) 1745-1745
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop

31.8.1745

Paid off

ADM 33
14.12.1745

Sunk as a breakwater at Sheerness

BWAS-1714


Notes on Ship



Brian Lavery in the Ship of the Line Vol 1, gives an ordered date of 1720/03/27

 

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