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Nominal Guns70B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered27.4.1706BWAS-1603
Acquired6.7.1708BWAS-1603
First Commissioned30.6.1708B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
Thomas ShishBritish
Ship Builder
B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1722B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck150' 6"Imperial Feet45.723 
Length of Keel124' 2"Imperial Feet37.7973 
Breadth41' 2 ½"Imperial Feet12.5095 
Depth in Hold17' 4"Imperial Feet5.1961 
Burthen1,121 5194Tons BM 

Armament


6.7.1708Broadside Weight = 459 Imperial Pound ( 208.1565 kg)BWAS-1603
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
4.1706440Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
30.6.1708 - 11.6.1709Captain
Richard GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1713
ADM 6/9/173
BWAS-1603
12.6.1709 - 14.9.1714Captain
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
ADM 6/11/280
Confirmed 22.12.1713
BWAS-1603
14.3.1717/18 - 28.9.1719Captain
Archibald HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1724
Transfered ADM 6/12/118
BWAS-1603
29.9.1719 - 25.1.1719/20Captain
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
ADM 6/12/187
Confirmed 8.1.1719/20
ADM 6/12

9 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.6.1708 - 12.2.1710/11First Lieutenant
Edward DixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1676-1711
ADM 6/9/173
ADM 6/9
30.6.1708 - 12.1.1709/10Second Lieutenant
Edward ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1710
ADM 6/9/173
ADM 6/9
1.7.1708 - 6.7.1708Third Lieutenant
Hercules BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1726
Transfered ADM 6/9/173
ADM 6/9
7.7.1708 - 9.1.1709/10Third Lieutenant
Roger GreenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1711
ADM 6/9/174
ADM 6/9
10.1.1709/10 - 14.9.1714Third Lieutenant
Moses PetersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1720
ADM 6/11/274
Confirmed 9.10.1713
ADM 6/11
13.1.1709/10 - 14.9.1714Second Lieutenant
Thomas ArnoldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1732
ADM 6/11/274
Confirmed 9.10.1713
ADM 6/11
13.2.1710/11 - 14.9.1714First Lieutenant
Cornelius VotierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1715
ADM 6/11/275
Confirmed 20.10.1713
ADM 6/11
17.3.1717/18 - 25.1.1719/20First Lieutenant
Stephen ForsterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1720
ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 25.1.1719/20Third Lieutenant
Nathaniel TuckerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1743
ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.9.1708 - 16.12.1708Midshipman
Francis RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1729
ADM 107/2/195
ADM 107/2
10.4.1718 - 25.1.1719/20Volunteer-per-order
James RentoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1748
ADM 107/3/139
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1709On the Portugese coastBWAS-1603
1710In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1711In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1713Returned homeBWAS-1603
1714Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
14.9.1714Paid offADM 51
1715Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3664.11.11dBWAS-1603
1717Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1603
1718RecommissionedBWAS-1603
1718Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5690.4.6dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
25.1.1720Paid offADM 51

 

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