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7559
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.9.1713BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down30.8.1713BWAS-1603
Acquired17.9.1715B028
First Commissioned28.2.1739/40B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 80-Gunner (1706)B028
Constructor
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1696
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up12.2.1749/50B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 1"Imperial Feet47.5493 
Length of Keel126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Breadth43' 8"Imperial Feet13.1741 
Depth in Hold17' 8 ½"Imperial Feet5.1943 
Burthen1,286 3394Tons BM 

Armament


1739Broadside Weight = 656 Imperial Pound ( 297.496 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1706520Design Complement

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1739/40 - 28.1.1739/40Captain
Thomas WhorwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/250
BWAS-1603
29.1.1740/41 - 1.2.1740/41Captain
Alexander GeddesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/373
ADM 6/15
25.3.1741 - 24.8.1741Captain
Joseph LingenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/403
BWAS-1603
1.9.1741 - 26.9.1741Captain
George SclaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/447
ADM 6/15
27.9.1741 - 19.11.1741Captain
Vincent PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
ADM 6/15/461
ADM 6/15
20.11.1741 - 23.5.1742Captain
George BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/482
ADM 6/15
24.5.1742 - 29.5.1745Captain
Charles DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1747
ADM 6/16/57
BWAS-1603
29.5.1745 - 21.11.1746Captain
Lachlan LeslieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1761
ADM 6/17/194
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 24.1.1746/47
BWAS-1603

16 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.3.1739/40 - 12.3.1740/41First Lieutenant
Francis ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/254
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 11.3.1739/40Third Lieutenant
Jacob EltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1745
ADM 6/15/254
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 11.3.1739/40Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard FitzgeraldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1741
ADM 6/15/254
ADM 6/15
12.3.1739/40 - 4.10.1741Second Lieutenant
Jacob EltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1745
ADM 6/15/260
ADM 6/15
12.3.1739/40 - 19.1.1740/41Third Lieutenant
Richard FitzgeraldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/260
ADM 6/15
13.4.1741 - 4.10.1741Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John FrazierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1754
ADM 6/15/409
ADM 6/15
5.10.1741 - 27.12.1741First Lieutenant
Jacob EltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1745
ADM 6/15/464
ADM 6/15
5.10.1741 - 11.5.1742Third Lieutenant
John FrazierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1754
ADM 6/16/464
ADM 6/15
10.12.1741 - 11.3.1741/42Second Lieutenant
George Charles DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1749
Transfered ADM 6/15/486
ADM 6/15
12.5.1742 - 28.7.1742Second Lieutenant
John FrazierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1754
ADM 6/16/54
ADM 6/16
2.6.1742 - 2.7.1742First Lieutenant
James StrachanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1742
Transfered ADM 6/16/66
ADM 6/16
1.3.1744/45 - 10.1.1745/46Third Lieutenant
William MeldrumBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
ADM 6/17/162
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 11.10.1746
ADM 6/17
17.12.1745 - 10.1.1745/46Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas FraserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1763
ADM 6/17/175
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 24.11.1746
ADM 6/17
11.1.1745/46 - 21.11.1746Second Lieutenant
William MeldrumBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
ADM 6/17/162
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 11.10.1746
ADM 6/17
11.1.1745/46 - 21.11.1746Third Lieutenant
Thomas FraserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1763
ADM 6/17/175
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 24.11.1746
ADM 6/17
11.1.1745/46 - 14.4.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James BrydgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1752
Transfered ADM 6/17/172
Issued by
James TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1814

Confirmed 11.11.1746
ADM 6/17

Service History


DateEventSource
1715In ordinary until 1739BWAS-1603
25.9.1715Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £17117.4.0dBWAS-1603
1725small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1312.0.0dBWAS-1603
1.1733Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
7.1734Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £11476.4.4dBWAS-1603
1742In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
21.11.1746Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 106
20.12.1746SurveyedBWAS-1603
9.1.1747/48Ordered that she be investigated to check her suitablitiy for reduction to a 66-gun shipBWAS-1603
29.1.1748/49SurveyedBWAS-1603
14.9.1749Ordered to be broken up for £462.4.8dBWAS-1603
12.2.1749/50Breaking up completed at ChathamBWAS-1603

 

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