Burford

7506
Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Burford' (1679) (70)
Ordered12.1696BWAS-1714
Acquired5.1699B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd RatesB028
ConstructorEdward SnelgroveBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked14.2.1718/19B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck152' 3"Imperial Feet46.3311 
Length of Keel126' 2"Imperial Feet38.4068 
Breadth40' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet12.2111 
Depth in Hold16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Burthen1,112Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck152' 9"Imperial Feet46.334 
Length of Keel126' 2"Imperial Feet38.4068 
Breadth40' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet12.2111 
Depth in Hold16' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet4.8832 
Burthen1,113 2594Tons BM 

Armament


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
1703460 BWAS-1714

16 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1699/0 - 25.12.1701CaptainSimon Fowkes (d.1702) ADM 6/6/24BWAS-171426.12.1701 - 6.12.1702CaptainHovenden Walker (1666-1725) ADM 6/6/126BWAS-17143.1.1702/3 - 9.3.1702/3CaptainThomas Meade (d.1740) ADM 6/8/25
Commission confirmed 1.11.1703
BWAS-1714
10.3.1702/3 - 21.8.1703CaptainWilliam Fairborne (d.1708) ADM 6/8/28
Commission confirmed 22.11.1703
BWAS-1714
22.8.1703 - 24.2.1703/4CaptainJonathan Spann (c.1661-1712) ADM 6/8/23
Commission confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/8
25.2.1703/4 - 22.3.1703/4CaptainJames Moody (d.1724) ADM 6/8/56ADM 6/823.3.1703/4 - 26.3.1704CaptainRobert Fairfax (1666-1725) ADM 6/8/64ADM 6/827.3.1704 - 26.2.1704/5CaptainKerrit Roffey (d.1716) ADM 6/8/65BWAS-171427.2.1704/5 - 13.9.1706CaptainBaron Wylde (d.1737) ADM 6/8/158BWAS-1714c.13.9.1706 - 15.8.1708CaptainJohn Evans (d.1723/24)BWAS-171416.8.1708 - 21.4.1710CaptainRobert Kirktown (d.1718) ADM 6/10/63
Commission confirmed 23.5.1709
BWAS-1714
22.4.1710 - 15.9.1711CaptainThomas Kempthorne (d.1736) ADM 6/11/40BWAS-17142.3.1714/15 - 10.2.1716/17CaptainEdward Hopson (1671-1728) ADM 6/12/30BWAS-171411.2.1716/17 - 5.7.1717CaptainThomas Scott (d.1725) ADM 6/12/88BWAS-17146.7.1717 - 13.3.1717/18CaptainJames Mighells (1667-1733/34) ADM 6/12/108
Commission confirmed 29.11.1717
ADM 6/12
14.3.1717/18 - 14.2.1718/19CaptainCharles Vanbrugh (1680-1740) ADM 6/12/118BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1711CommodoreCharles Cornewall (1669-1718)BWAS-1714

42 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.3.1699/0 - 5.3.1700/1First LieutenantJohn Balchen (1669/70-1744) ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/613.4.1700 - 16.2.1700/1Second LieutenantStrickland Tyrwhit ADM 6/6/32ADM 6/614.5.1700 - 17.9.1700Third LieutenantGilbert Talbot ADM 6/6/40ADM 6/617.2.1700/1 - 21.2.1700/1Second LieutenantNicholas Gibbon (c.1661-?) ADM 6/6/56ADM 6/624.2.1700/1 - 27.2.1700/1Third LieutenantThomas Teddiman (d.1752) ADM 6/6/59ADM 6/628.2.1700/1 - 31.12.1701Third LieutenantNicholas Randall ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/68.3.1700/1 - 31.12.1701First LieutenantWilliam Jameson (d.bef.1718) ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 16.11.1702First LieutenantJohn Pepys ADM 6/6/127ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 3.5.1703Second LieutenantThomas Campion ADM 6/6/128ADM 6/61.1.1701/2 - 18.2.1701/2Third LieutenantCharles Christian ADM 6/6/127ADM 6/619.2.1701/2 - 22.11.1702Third LieutenantThe Hon. Charles Stewart (1681-1740/41) ADM 6/7/12ADM 6/717.9.1702 - 19.8.1703Third LieutenantRobert Brounker (d.1707) ADM 3/8/164
Commission confirmed 16.3.1704/5
ADM 6/8
23.11.1702 - 13.5.1703Third LieutenantPeter Horroy (d.1750) ADM 6/8/28
Commission confirmed 24.11.1703
ADM 6/8
4.5.1703 - 2.6.1703First LieutenantRobert Brounker (d.1707) ADM 6/8/164
Commission confirmed 16.3.1704/5
ADM 6/8
4.5.1703 - 25.1.1704/5Second LieutenantCharles Roche (d.1708) ADM 6/8/23
Commission confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/8
14.5.1703 - 8.4.1706Third LieutenantJohn Edwards (d.1731) ADM 6/8/22
Commission confirmed 31.10.1703
ADM 6/8
20.8.1703 - 13.12.1704First LieutenantJeremiah Fownes ADM 6/8/23
Commission confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/8
13.12.1704 - 28.7.1706First LieutenantThomas Faunce (d.1706) ADM 6/8/119ADM 6/82.3.1704/5 - 28.7.1706Second LieutenantJames Todd ADM 6/8/159ADM 6/89.4.1706 - 28.7.1706Third LieutenantFrancis Reed ADM 6/9/73
Commission confirmed 30.5.1707
ADM 6/9
29.7.1706 - 20.8.1708First LieutenantJohn Edwards (d.1731) ADM 6/9/84
Commission confirmed 30.7.1707
ADM 6/9
29.7.1706 - 5.9.1708Second LieutenantFrancis Reed ADM 6/9/73
Commission confirmed 30.5.1707
ADM 6/9
29.7.1706 - 5.11.1707Third LieutenantJohn Barker ADM 6/9/73
Commission confirmed 30.5.1707
ADM 6/9
21.8.1708 - 23.4.1710First LieutenantJustinian Miller ADM 6/11/18
Commission confirmed 3.1.1709/10
ADM 6/11
28.2.1708/9 - 23.4.1710Second LieutenantJohn Barker ADM 6/10/36ADM 6/1028.2.1708/9 - 24.4.1710Third LieutenantGeorge Stewart (d.1759) ADM 6/10/36ADM 6/1024.4.1710 - 15.9.1711First LieutenantCharles Killigrew ADM 6/11/41ADM 6/1124.4.1710 - 15.9.1711Second LieutenantPeter Solgard (d.1738/39) ADM 6/11/41ADM 6/1124.4.1710 - 15.9.1711Third LieutenantCaesar Blount (d.1749) ADM 6/11/41ADM 6/114.3.1714/15 - 18.3.1716/17First LieutenantLuke Richardson (d.1739) ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/124.3.1714/15 - 13.12.1715Second LieutenantWilliam Pooley ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/124.3.1714/15 - 13.12.1715Third LieutenantRichard Bramble ADM 6/12/30ADM 6/1214.12.1715 - 21.2.1716/17Second LieutenantRichard Bramble ADM 6/12/59
Commission confirmed 4.1.1715/16
ADM 6/12
14.12.1715 - 14.10.1716Third LieutenantJohn Elliot (d.bef.1734) ADM 6/12/59
Commission confirmed 4.1.1715/16
ADM 6/12
15.10.1716 - 21.2.1716/17Third LieutenantJohn Barnsley (d.1753) ADM 6/12/83
Commission confirmed 14.12.1716
ADM 6/12
22.2.1716/17 - 5.7.1717First LieutenantYelverton Peyton (d.1748) ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/1222.2.1716/17 - 7.1.1717/18Second LieutenantFrancis Dansays (d.1754) ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/1222.2.1716/17 - 5.7.1717Third LieutenantJohn Smith (d.1729) ADM 6/12/91ADM 6/1227.10.1717 - 16.3.1717/18Third LieutenantGeorge Cundett (d.1741) ADM 6/12/106
Commission confirmed 19.11.1717
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 14.2.1718/19First LieutenantGeorge Hart ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 14.2.1718/19Second LieutenantChristopher Simons (d.1728) ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 14.2.1718/19Third LieutenantJohn Orme (1686-1764) ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/12

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.3.1699/0 - 5.3.1700/1Midshipman ExtraJosiah Hickman (d.1701) ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/614.5.1700 - 27.2.1700/1Midshipman ExtraJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 6/6/39ADM 6/616.5.1700 - 26.2.1700/1Midshipman ExtraFrancis Kestall (d.1706) ADM 6/6/40ADM 6/6

Service History


DateEventSource
1700Guard ship at SheernessBWAS-1714
1703To the West Indies in the AutumnBWAS-1714
21.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
28.4.1708Recaptured the Happy Return (48)BWAS-1714
15.9.1711Paid offADM 51
10.1712Began large repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1714
5.1714Completed large repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £12494.13.6dBWAS-1714
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
14.2.1718/19Wrecked in Pentemelia Bay in a storm, the crew were savedBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
 

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