Bredah

7504
Nominal Guns70BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.3.1690/91BWAS-1714
Acquired23.4.1692B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
ConstructorJoseph LawrenceBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up7.10.1730B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Breadth40' 5"Imperial Feet12.319 
Depth in Hold16' 8"Imperial Feet4.9107 
Burthen1,094Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Breadth40' 5"Imperial Feet12.319 
Depth in Hold16' 8"Imperial Feet4.9107 
Burthen1,094 7594Tons BM 

Armament


1694Broadside Weight = 602.5 Imperial Pound ( 273.2341 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 British Saker
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

1703Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17034601703 EstablishmentBWAS-1714

16 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1692 - 1694CaptainDavid Lambert (d.1703)BWAS-16031694 - 1697CaptainJohn Johnson (d.1703)BWAS-171410.12.1696 - 14.1.1696/97CaptainJedediah Barker (d.1702/3) ADM 6/4/52ADM 6/415.1.1696/97 - 4.7.1697Second CaptainWilliam Hockaday ADM 6/4/62BWAS-17144.1697 - 21.9.1698CaptainThomas Dilkes (d.1706)BWAS-171414.2.1700/1 - 12.10.1702CaptainChristopher Fogg (d.1708) ADM 6/6/55BWAS-171413.10.1702 - 29.4.1703CaptainRobert Thompson ADM 6/8/34
Commission confirmed 13.12.1703
ADM 6/8
15.12.1704 - 7.3.1705/6CaptainJames Moody (d.1724) ADM 6/8/121BWAS-17149.3.1705/6 - 24.9.1706CaptainPhilip Boys (1671-1726/27) ADM 6/8/238BWAS-171425.9.1706 - 13.12.1710CaptainThomas Long (d.1710)† ADM 6/9/115
Commission confirmed 1.1.1707/8
BWAS-1714
25.12.1710 - 5.3.1710/11CaptainGeorge Purvis (1680-1748) ADM 6/12/23
Commission confirmed 17.1.1714/15
ADM 6/12
6.3.1710/11 - 6.11.1712CaptainWilliam Cock ADM 6/11/117BWAS-171414.3.1717/18 - 9.4.1721CaptainBarrows Harris (d.1725/26) ADM 6/12/118BWAS-171410.4.1721 - 2.12.1722CaptainPhilip Vanbrugh (d.1753) ADM 6/13/9BWAS-171429.4.1723 - 31.12.1724CaptainEdward St Loe (c.1682-1729) ADM 6/13/55BWAS-171427.5.1728 - 22.8.1728Second CaptainGeorge Berkeley (d.1746/47) ADM 6/14/216TNC

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1693 - 9.1693Rear-AdmiralThomas Hopson (1643-1717)ODNB15.1.1696/97 - 2.1697CommodoreGeorge Mees (d.1697) ADM 6/4/62BWAS-17141701 - 11.1702Vice-Admiral of the WhiteJohn Benbow (1652/53-1702)TRN21706 - 1707CommodoreWilliam KerrBWAS-17141726 - 8.1727Vice-Admiral of the WhiteSir Francis Hosier (d.1727)BWAS-1714

58 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1693LieutenantEdward Hopson (1671-1728)ODNB2.5.1696 - 6.5.1696First LieutenantRichard Lestock (d.1713) ADM 6/3/154ADM 6/32.5.1696 - 11.9.1696Second LieutenantJohn Cowe ADM 6/3/154ADM 6/312.9.1696 - 12.1.1696/97Second LieutenantRobert Stevens ADM 6/4/24ADM 6/430.1.1696/97 - 16.7.1697First LieutenantWilliam Villiers Beaumont (1676-1697) ADM 6/4/68ADM 6/430.1.1696/97 - 4.8.1697Second LieutenantHenry Searle (d.1699) ADM 6/4/68ADM 6/430.1.1696/97 - 16.7.1697Third LieutenantJames Knowles ADM 6/4/68ADM 6/417.7.1697 - 21.8.1698First LieutenantJames Knowles ADM 6/5/5
Commission confirmed 8.2.1697/98
ADM 6/5
5.8.1697 - 21.9.1698Second LieutenantRobert Belbin ADM 6/4/130
Commission confirmed 8.12.1697
ADM 6/4
6.8.1697 - 21.9.1698Third LieutenantRobert Pierson ADM 6/4/128
Commission confirmed 29.11.1697
ADM 6/4
17.2.1700/1 - 17.3.1701/2First LieutenantThomas Hudson (d.1702) ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/617.2.1700/1 - 12.10.1703Second LieutenantJames Lienbergh ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/617.2.1700/1 - 11.12.1701Third LieutenantThomas Munn (d.1705) ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/621.4.1702 - 12.10.1703Third LieutenantJeremy King ADM 6/8/25
Commission confirmed 11.11.1703
ADM 6/8
13.10.1702 - 2.5.1704Third LieutenantIsrael Sparkes (d.1753) ADM 6/8/25
Commission confirmed 11.11.1703
ADM 6/8
2.4.1703 - 27.4.1703First LieutenantJohn Smith ADM 6/8/45
Commission confirmed 22.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
28.8.1703 - 1.12.1703First LieutenantWilliam Gray (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/8/39
Commission confirmed 4.1.1703/4
ADM 6/8
13.10.1703 - 30.11.1703Second LieutenantJeremy King ADM 6/8/25
Commission confirmed 11.11.1703
ADM 6/8
21.12.1704 - 28.2.1704/5Third LieutenantJames Pamflet (d.1727) ADM 6/8/125ADM 6/820.1.1704/5 - 5.3.1705/6First LieutenantWilliam Tomm (c.1670-?) ADM 3/8/141ADM 6/81.3.1704/5 - 24.9.1706Second LieutenantJames Pamflet (d.1727) ADM 6/8/158ADM 6/81.3.1704/5 - 1.4.1706Third LieutenantMathew Davis (d.1729) ADM 6/8/158ADM 6/86.3.1705/6 - 24.9.1706First LieutenantThomas Weedon (d.1707) ADM 6/8/237ADM 6/82.4.1706 - 24.9.1706Third LieutenantJohn Cundett (d.1724) ADM 6/8/248ADM 6/825.9.1706 - 1708First LieutenantJames Pamflet (d.1727) ADM 6/9/115
Commission confirmed 1.1.1707/8
ADM 6/9
25.9.1706 - 25.1.1708/9Second LieutenantJohn Cundett (d.1724) ADM 6/9/115
Commission confirmed 1.1.1707/8
ADM 6/9
4.12.1706 - 5.6.1707Third LieutenantWilliam Cockburne ADM 6/10/57
Commission confirmed 29.4.1709
ADM 6/10
6.6.1707 - 8.9.1709Third LieutenantAlexander Barclay (d.1747) ADM 6/9/115
Commission confirmed 1.1.1707/8
ADM 6/9
9.9.1709 - 31.12.1710Second LieutenantAlexander Barclay (d.1747) ADM 6/10/95ADM 6/109.9.1709 - 13.12.1710Third LieutenantBusby Mansell (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/10/90
Commission confirmed 26.9.1709
ADM 6/10
1.1.1710/11 - 1714Second LieutenantWilliam Miller (d.1749) ADM 6/11/108
Commission confirmed 13.2.1710/11
ADM 6/11
12.4.1711 - 5.7.1711Third LieutenantHenry Curle ADM 6/11/128ADM 6/116.7.1711 - 1714Third LieutenantGeorge Hart ADM 6/11/194ADM 6/1117.3.1717/18 - 9.4.1721First LieutenantThomas Russell (c.1659-1739/40) ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 9.4.1721Second LieutenantFoot Pike ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 10.6.1718Third LieutenantHenry Herbert (d.c.1740) ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1211.6.1718 - 28.3.1720Third LieutenantWilliam Smith (d.1756) ADM 6/12/190
Commission confirmed 19.1.1719/20
ADM 6/12
10.4.1721 - 3.12.1721First LieutenantEdward Wye ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 3.12.1721Second LieutenantPhilip Vincent (d.1746) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 3.3.1725/26First LieutenantChristopher Simons (d.1728) ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 30.4.1723Second LieutenantNathaniel Tucker ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 20.7.1724Third LieutenantPhilip Vincent (d.1746) ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/134.12.1721 - 14.3.1721/22Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThe Hon. James Cornwallis (1701-1727) ADM 6/13/23ADM 6/131.6.1722 - 23.1.1725/26Third LieutenantJohn Elliot (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/13/38ADM 6/131.6.1722 - 22.3.1723/24Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsMatthew Beckwith (d.1728) ADM 6/13/38ADM 6/131.5.1723 - 8.5.1723Second LieutenantPelham Winn ADM 6/13/56ADM 6/139.5.1723 - 21.2.1723/24Second LieutenantWilliam Baker (d.bef.1727) ADM 6/13/56ADM 6/1322.2.1723/24 - 1726Second LieutenantJulian Legg (d.1726) ADM 6/13/65ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 3.3.1725/26Third LieutenantJohn Dove (d.1743) ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 3.3.1725/26Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsThomas Jolley (d.1741) ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/134.3.1725/26 - 11.11.1727First LieutenantChristopher Simons (d.1728) ADM 6/13/105ADM 6/134.3.1725/26 - 25.7.1727Third LieutenantHenry Fowkes (d.1729) ADM 6/13/105ADM 6/134.3.1725/26 - 26.10.1726Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsHenry Annesley (bef.1700-1728) ADM 6/13/105ADM 6/1322.6.1726 - 12.10.1727LieutenantHenry Osborne (1694-1771)ODNB27.5.1728 - 3.6.1728Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsWilliam Hay ADM 6/13/216
Commission confirmed 13.8.1728
ADM 6/13
4.6.1728 - 22.8.1728First LieutenantRobert Allen (c.1675-1752) ADM 6/14/216
Commission confirmed 13.8.1728
ADM 6/13
4.6.1728 - 22.8.1728Second LieutenantCharles Dennison (d.1742) ADM 6/14/216
Commission confirmed 13.8.1728
ADM 6/13
4.6.1728 - 22.8.1728Third LieutenantWilliam Hay ADM 6/14/216
Commission confirmed 13.8.1728
ADM 6/13

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.10.1692 - 20.7.1693MidshipmanWilliam Weighman (c.1666-?) ADM 107/1/91ADM 107/19.10.1692 - 9.4.1693MidshipmanDavid Lambert (c.1668-?) ADM 107/1/57ADM 107/118.1.1692/93 - 2.5.1693Master's MateJohn Aldred (c.1670-1740) ADM 107/1/35ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
31.3.1693 - 9.6.1693Able SeamanJudah Frisby (c.1671-1696) ADM 107/1/68ADM 107/112.5.1706 - 8.7.1707Ordinary SeamanGeorge Conduit ADM 107/3/40ADM107/39.7.1707 - 23.2.1708/9Able SeamanGeorge Conduit ADM 107/3/40ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
1697Captured the Cerf Volante (40)BWAS-1714
21.9.1698Paid offADM 51
8.1701Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
20.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse
1703Still in the West IndiesBWAS-1714
1704Great repair (or possibly a rebuild) at ChathamBWAS-1714
1705Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
1706Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1708With George Byng (1st Viscount Torrington of Devon) (1663/64-1732/33) fleet in the ChannelBWAS-1603
5.1708Sailed for Lisbon and then to BrazilBWAS-1714
1710In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
13.12.1710Action of 1710-12-13
13.12.1710Took the Ship of the Line Le Maure (50)
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1714
6.11.1712Paid offADM 51
1714Began great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
1715Completed great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £11792.0.0dBWAS-1603
1717small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1100.1.1dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Took the Principe de Asturias (70) BWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
1721Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1722Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1723Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1724Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1725Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1726Flagship in the West IndiesBWAS-1714
22.8.1728Paid offADM 51
7.10.1730Completed break up at Portsmouth for £539.5.3dBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1701-1702British Fleet for the West indiesJohn Benbow (1652/53-1702) 
 

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