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Duke

7508
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Second Rate ship of the line 'Duke' (1710) (90) 1710-1733
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1728 Renamed "Duke"
Ordered25.9.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down25.5.1734BWAS-1714
Launched28.4.1739BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Constructor
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1741
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up13.8.1769BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck166' 2"Imperial Feet50.5976 
Length of Keel134' 0"Imperial Feet40.8432 
Breadth47' 9"Imperial Feet14.3583 
Depth in Hold19' 6"Imperial Feet5.8081 
Burthen1,625 1494Tons BM 

Armament


6.1741Broadside 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
1741750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1740/41 - 8.6.1741Captain
Charles BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
ADM 6/15/367
ADM 6/15
9.6.1741 - 26.9.1741Captain
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
ADM 6/15/426
BWAS-1714
27.9.1741 - 7.4.1743Captain
Alexander GeddesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
ADM 6/15/461
BWAS-1714
8.4.1743 - 6.12.1743Captain
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746
ADM 6/16/167
BWAS-1714
10.12.1743 - 29.5.1745Captain
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/16/248
BWAS-1714
30.5.1745 - 13.4.1746Captain
Charles WyndhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1747
ADM 6/16/486
BWAS-1714
14.4.1746 - 20.5.1747Captain
John BentleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
Transfered ADM 6/17/87
BWAS-1714
20.5.1747 - 21.7.1747Captain
William ChambersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
ADM 6/17/226
BWAS-1714
21.7.1747 - 29.12.1747Captain
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
Transfered ADM 6/17/251
ADM 6/17
12.1.1747/48 - 22.6.1748Captain
John PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1758
ADM 6/17/308
BWAS-1714
23.9.1755 - 15.6.1756Captain
George MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1756
ADM 6/18/195
BWAS-1714
15.6.1756 - 17.11.1756Captain
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
Transfered ADM 6/18/279
BWAS-1714
17.11.1756 - 10.1.1759Captain
Thomas HanwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1759
ADM 6/18/326
BWAS-1714
10.1.1759 - 30.5.1759Captain
Patrick BairdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1761
Transfered ADM 6/19/21
ADM 6/19
30.5.1759 - 21.10.1762Captain
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1783
ADM 6/19/68
BWAS-1714
1.11.1762 - 19.2.1763Captain
Thomas WarwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1763
ADM 6/19/447
BWAS-1714

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.12.1743 - 8.1744Vice-Admiral
Sir Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1744
Transfered ADM 6/22/204
BWAS-1714
9.1744 - 1745Vice-Admiral
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1751
BWAS-1714
17.11.1756 - 29.9.1758Rear-Admiral of the White
Henry HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1759
BWAS-1714
29.9.1758 - 1758Commodore
Sir Piercy BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1723-1778
Discharged
BWAS-1714
1.11.1762 - 19.2.1763Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Philip DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1769
BWAS-1714

22 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1.1740/41 - 6.9.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Mathew SquireBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
ADM 6/15/368
ADM 6/15
27.3.1741 - 23.8.1743First Lieutenant
Fyfield CoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
ADM 6/15/403
ADM 6/15
7.9.1741 - 25.11.1742Third Lieutenant
Robert ManBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1780
Transfered ADM 6/16/451
ADM 6/15
7.9.1741 - 25.11.1742Fifth Lieutenant
Mathew SquireBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
ADM 6/16/451
ADM 6/15
30.9.1741 - 23.8.1743Second Lieutenant
George GrantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
ADM 6/15/462
ADM 6/15
26.11.1742 - 16.12.1743Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Mathew SquireBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
ADM 6/16/119
ADM 6/16
26.11.1742 - 16.12.1743Fifth Lieutenant
John SeldenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/16/119
ADM 6/16
24.8.1743 - 16.12.1743First Lieutenant
George GrantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
ADM 6/16/212
ADM 6/16
17.12.1743 - 18.3.1743/44Third Lieutenant
Mathew SquireBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
ADM 6/16/251
ADM 6/16
17.12.1743 - 18.3.1743/44Acting Fourth Lieutenant
John SeldenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/16/251
ADM 6/16
17.12.1743 - 18.3.1743/44Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1745
ADM 6/16/251
ADM 6/16
19.3.1743/44 - 13.7.1744Second Lieutenant
Mathew SquireBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
ADM 6/16/280
ADM 6/16
19.3.1743/44 - 6.6.1744Third Lieutenant
John SeldenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
Transfered ADM 6/16/280
ADM 6/16
19.3.1743/44 - 22.3.1743/44Fifth Lieutenant
George HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1745
ADM 6/16/280
ADM 6/16
23.3.1743/44 - 7.1.1744/45Acting Fourth Lieutenant
George HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1745
ADM 6/16/281
ADM 6/16
8.1.1744/45 - 7.5.1745Third Lieutenant
George HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1745
ADM 6/16/417
ADM 6/16
19.6.1745 - 28.11.1745Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James OrrokBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1783
ADM 6/16/496
ADM 6/16
29.11.1745 - 28.4.1746Fifth Lieutenant
James OrrokBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1783
Transfered ADM 6/17/28
ADM 6/17
29.11.1745 - 2.4.1748Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John AtkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1755
ADM 6/17/28
ADM 6/17
14.2.1746/47 - 22.6.1748Third Lieutenant
Henry ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1796
ADM 6/17/200
ADM 6/17
18.3.1746/47 - 2.4.1748Fifth Lieutenant
James CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1750
ADM 6/17/208
ADM 6/17
2.4.1748 - 5.5.1748Acting Fourth Lieutenant
James CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1750
Transfered ADM 6/17/340
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1748 - 19.7.1748Purser
Jonas BottingBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1748-1757
Transfered ADM 6/17/369
ADM 6/17

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
20.6.1741 - 14.2.1744/45Midshipman
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
ADM 107/3/556
ADM 107/3
17.11.1741 - 5.5.1743Master's Mate
George AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
ADM 107/3/490
ADM 107/3
8.3.1741/42 - 20.5.1743Midshipman
Daniel RainierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1748
ADM 107/3/519
ADM 107/3
7.2.1747/48 - 22.6.1748Midshipman
Walter GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1755
ADM 107/4/304
ref:676

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.10.1741 - 16.11.1741Able Seaman
George AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
ADM 107/3/490
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1739Completed at a first cost of £31,382.12.6dBWAS-1714
22.6.1748

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 106
1758With Anson's fleetBWAS-1714
5.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo
1759With Hawke's fleetBWAS-1714
20.11.1759Battle of Quiberon Bay
1761Harbour service at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
1762Harbour service at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
19.2.1763Paid offADM 51
18.5.1769SurveyedBWAS-1714
1.6.1769Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
13.8.1769Break up completed for £473.12.9dBWAS-1714

 

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