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Barfleur

7487
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.1713BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down19.12.1713BWAS-1714
Launched27.6.1716BWAS-1714
First Commissioned13.7.1716BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Razeed1755BWAS-1714
Becomes
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Barfleur' (1755) (80) 1755-1783
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1764 Renamed "Barfleur Hulk"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck163' 0"Imperial Feet49.6824 
Length of Keel131' 9"Imperial Feet39.9362 
Breadth47' 3"Imperial Feet14.3365 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,564 5494Tons BM 

Armament


1716Broadside Weight = 803 Imperial Pound ( 364.1605 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1717680EstablishmentBWAS-1714

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
31.7.1716 - 10.9.1716Captain
John BalchenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1736
Transfered ADM 6/12/75
ADM 6/12
16.2.1716/17 - 5.7.1717Captain
James MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
Transfered ADM 6/12/90
BWAS-1714
6.7.1717 - 26.7.1717Captain
Thomas ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1723
ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 27.7.1717
ADM 6/12
15.3.1717/18 - 16.3.1717/18Second Captain
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1746
ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 17.11.1720Captain
George SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Merchant Sailor
Service 1683-1734
ADM 6/12/120
BWAS-1714
29.1.1740/41 - 4.6.1741Captain
The Hon. George ClintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
ADM 6/15/373
ADM 6/15
5.6.1741 - 6.12.1743Captain
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
ADM 6/15/425
BWAS-1714
3.1.1743/44 - 18.3.1743/44Captain
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
Transfered ADM 6/16/524
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 8.8.1745
BWAS-1714
19.3.1743/44 - 14.2.1744/45Captain
John GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1747
ADM 6/16/496
Confirmed 19.6.1745
BWAS-1714
14.2.1744/45 - 22.7.1745Captain
Matthew MichelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1745
ADM 6/16/498
Confirmed 21.6.1745
BWAS-1714
14.9.1745 - 13.10.1747Captain
Sheldrake LatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1756
ADM 6/16/544
ADM 6/16
13.10.1747 - 7.6.1748Captain
John OrmeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1748
ADM 6/17/273
BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1717 - 1719AdmiralBWAS-17147.12.1743 - 1744Rear-Admiral of the White
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
ODNB

44 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1716/17 - 5.7.1717First Lieutenant
George ProtheroeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1733
ADM 6/12/89
ADM 6/12
14.2.1716/17 - 12.8.1717Second Lieutenant
Thomas WaterhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/12/89
ADM 6/12
14.2.1716/17 - 12.8.1717Third Lieutenant
John CundettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1722
ADM 6/12/89
ADM 6/12
14.2.1716/17 - 6.7.1717Fourth Lieutenant
Mathew ConsettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1737
ADM 6/12/89
ADM 6/12
22.2.1716/17 - 6.7.1717Fifth Lieutenant
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/12/91
ADM 6/12
6.7.1717 - 12.8.1717First Lieutenant
Yelverton PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1742
ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 29.7.1717
ADM 6/12
6.7.1717 - 28.1.1717/18Third Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1711
Transfered ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 26.7.1717
ADM 6/12
7.7.1717 - 12.8.1717Fourth Lieutenant
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 29.7.1717
ADM 6/12
7.7.1717 - 12.8.1717Fifth Lieutenant
Charles CotterelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1747
ADM 6/12/101
Confirmed 26.7.1717
ADM 6/12
15.3.1717/18 - 25.3.1718First Lieutenant
George ProtheroeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1733
ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
15.3.1717/18 - 26.3.1718Second Lieutenant
Thomas WaterhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
15.3.1717/18 - 25.3.1718Third Lieutenant
Mathew ConsettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1737
ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
15.3.1717/18 - 26.3.1718Fourth Lieutenant
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
20.3.1717/18 - 25.3.1718Fifth Lieutenant
Timothy BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1739
ADM 6/12/123
ADM 6/12
26.3.1718 - 17.11.1720First Lieutenant
Thomas WaterhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/12/125
ADM 6/12
26.3.1718 - 4.12.1718Second Lieutenant
Mathew ConsettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1737
ADM 6/12/125
ADM 6/12
26.3.1718 - 2.10.1719Third Lieutenant
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/16/125
ADM 6/12
26.3.1718 - 27.11.1720Fourth Lieutenant
Timothy BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1739
ADM 6/12/125
ADM 6/12
26.3.1718 - 11.7.1720Fifth Lieutenant
Yelverton PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1742
ADM 6/12/125
ADM 6/12
2.10.1719 - 17.11.1720Lieutenant
George AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1711-1761
NMM
13.5.1720 - 11.7.1720Sixth Lieutenant
The Hon. James CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720
ADM 6/12/230
Confirmed 9.1.1720/21
ADM 6/12
12.7.1720 - 27.11.1720Fifth Lieutenant
The Hon. James CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720
ADM 6/12/230
Confirmed 9.1.1720/21
ADM 6/12
12.7.1720 - 27.11.1720Sixth Lieutenant
William ParkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1744
ADM 6/12/219
Confirmed 26.11.1720
ADM 6/12
2.2.1740/41 - 26.3.1741First Lieutenant
John FenwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1741
ADM 6/15/376
ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/41 - 26.3.1741Third Lieutenant
Crosby WestfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/15/376
ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/41 - 28.5.1741Fifth Lieutenant
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/15/376
ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/41 - 3.4.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George StoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1742
ADM 6/15/376
ADM 6/15
27.3.1741 - 28.5.1741Second Lieutenant
Crosby WestfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/15/403
ADM 6/15
29.5.1741 - 18.3.1743/44First Lieutenant
Crosby WestfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1745
ADM 6/15/424
ADM 6/15
29.5.1741 - 21.2.1743/44Third Lieutenant
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/15/424
ADM 6/15
29.5.1741 - 4.10.1742Fourth Lieutenant
George StoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1742
ADM 6/15/424
ADM 6/15
29.5.1741 - 4.10.1742Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas OakleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1746
Transfered ADM 6/15/424
ADM 6/15
2.2.1741/42 - 25.9.1742Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John JermyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/522
Issued by
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1746
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 3.8.1745
ADM 6/16
17.3.1742/43 - 30.6.1745Fourth Lieutenant
Frederick BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/503
Confirmed 1.7.1745
ADM 6/16
22.2.1743/44 - 5.3.1743/44Second Lieutenant
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/437
ADM 6/16
6.3.1743/44 - 19.3.1743/44Fifth Lieutenant
Lionel DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1752
Transfered ADM 6/17/208
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 16.3.1746/47
ADM 6/17
19.3.1743/44 - 28.1.1744/45First Lieutenant
Leonard BellamyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1746
ADM 6/17/47
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 22.1.1745/46
ADM 6/17
19.3.1743/44 - 29.1.1744/45Third Lieutenant
Louis LasinbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1752
ADM 6/16/471
Confirmed 24.4.1745
ADM 6/16
19.3.1743/44 - 26.2.1743/44Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John LempriereBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1745
ADM 6/16/472
ADM 6/16
19.3.1743/44 - 11.3.1744/45Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
ADM 6/17/200
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 14.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
29.1.1744/45 - 22.7.1745Third Lieutenant
James HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1747
ADM 6/17/392
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
ADM 6/17
9.10.1747 - 7.6.1748Second Lieutenant
Louis LasinbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1752
ADM 6/17/273
ADM 6/17
9.10.1747 - 7.6.1748Fifth Lieutenant
Edward LeightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1749
ADM 6/17/273
ADM 6/17
9.10.1747 - 7.6.1748Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1767
ADM 6/17/273
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1717 - 5.3.1716/17Master
James YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1701-1717
ADM 6/12/94
ADM 6/12

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.3.1746/47 - 17.1.1747/48Midshipman
John HawkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1761
ADM 107/4/414
ADM 107/4

4 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
27.4.1718 - 27.10.1718Unknown
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
NMM-GRI
21.2.1718/19 - 29.3.1721Lieutenant's Servant
George CunningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1726
Transfered ADM 107/3/159
ADM 107/3
19.2.1746/47 - 3.3.1746/47Able Seaman
John HawkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1761
ADM 107/4/414
ADM 107/4
17.1.1747/48 - 7.6.1748Able Seaman
John HawkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1761
ADM 107/4/414
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
4.9.1716

Completed at a cost of £23,956.12.9d including fitting, plus and additional £1,891.3.5d for further fitting

BWAS-1714
1717Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1714
12.8.1717Paid offADM 33
3.1717/18Fitted for the Mediterranean at Chatahm at a cost of £1,032.17.1dBWAS-1714
15.6.1718

Sailed for the Mediterranean

BWAS-1714
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
17.11.1720

Paid off

ADM 33
11.1721Started a small repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
2.1722Completed small repair at a cost of 3,426.3.9dBWAS-1714
9.1738Started a middling repairBWAS-1714
10.1739Completed repair at a cost of £176,621.3.9d (Seems too high, probably £16,621 or £17,621)BWAS-1714
10.1741For Norris's fleetBWAS-1714
1742In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1743In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
7.1745Started Great repair and refit at ChathamBWAS-1714
22.7.1745

Paid off

ADM 33
9.1747Completed repair at a cost of £23,374.0.7dBWAS-1714
7.6.1748

Paid off at Chatham Dockyard

ADM 33
29.1.1748/49

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
1755Reduced to an 80-gun Third RateBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
30.3.1717-15.11.1717British Baltic Fleet 1717 
 

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