Chichester

7568
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Chichester' (1695) (80)
Ordered29.2.1703/4BWAS-1603
Acquired18.4.1706BWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Designed byJohn TippettsB028
ConstructorRichard StaceyBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up3.9.1749B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck155' 6"Imperial Feet47.2468 
Length of Keel127' 6"Imperial Feet38.7152 
Breadth43' 5"Imperial Feet13.1487 
Depth in Hold17' 10"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,278 3794Tons BM 

Armament


18.4.1706Broadside Weight = 570 Imperial Pound ( 258.495 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1705520 BWAS-1603

22 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.4.1706 - 9.9.1706CaptainDavid Greenhill (d.1716) ADM 6/8/250ADM 6/810.9.1706 - 27.11.1706CaptainThomas Coal ADM 6/9/11ADM 6/828.11.1706 - 30.3.1708CaptainJohn Smith (d.1722) ADM 6/9/28BWAS-160331.3.1708 - 16.10.1708CaptainJohn Mighells (d.1746) ADM 6/11/56
Commission confirmed 5.7.1710
B051
18.10.1708 - 18.1.1708/9CaptainCharles Constable (d.1709) ADM 6/11/50
Commission confirmed 8.5.1710
BWAS-1603
25.7.1709 - 29.11.1709CaptainVincent Cutter (d.1710) ADM 6/11/25
Commission confirmed 11.2.1709/10
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 2.1.1711/12CaptainRichard Leake (d.1720/21) ADM 6/11/115BWAS-160321.6.1720 - 12.12.1720CaptainWilliam Houlding (c.1672-1731) ADM 6/12/205ADM 6/1227.1.1720/21 - 24.10.1721CaptainRichard Hughes (1670-1756) ADM 6/12/231BWAS-160328.2.1739/40 - 23.9.1740CaptainRichard Thomas Girlington (d.1743) ADM 6/15/250BWAS-160324.9.1740 - 16.4.1741CaptainRobert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/16/335ADM 6/1517.4.1741 - 10.6.1741CaptainMiles Stapleton (d.1750) ADM 6/16/89
Commission confirmed 20.8.1742
ADM 6/16
11.6.1741 - 3.1.1741/42CaptainHenry Osborne (1694-1771) ADM 6/16/39
Commission confirmed 3.4.1742
ADM 6/16
3.5.1743 - 27.9.1743CaptainThomas Watson (d.1744) ADM 6/16/177BWAS-160328.9.1743 - 8.11.1743CaptainHenry Harrison (d.1759) ADM 6/16/221ADM 6/1610.11.1743 - 11.12.1743CaptainSolomon Gideon (d.1756) ADM 6/16/238ADM 6/1612.12.1743 - 5.3.1743/44CaptainWilliam Dilke (d.1756) ADM 6/16/248BWAS-16036.3.1743/44 - 11.4.1745CaptainThomas Fox (d.1763) ADM 6/16/516
Commission confirmed 20.7.1745
ADM 6/16
12.4.1745 - 3.7.1746CaptainTimothy Nucella (c.1713-1756) ADM 6/16/463BWAS-16034.7.1746 - 10.8.1746CaptainArthur Scott (d.1756) ADM 6/17/123ADM 6/1711.8.1746 - 12.3.1747/48CaptainRoger Martin (d.1779) ADM 6/17/139BWAS-160312.3.1747/48 - 5.6.1748CaptainHenry Marsh (d.1772) ADM 6/17/330BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1708 - 1708Rear-Admiral of the RedEdward WhitakerBWAS-1603

44 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.9.1706 - 20.12.1706First LieutenantRobert Chadwick (d.1719) ADM 6/9/11ADM 6/910.9.1706 - 28.3.1707Second LieutenantThomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/9/11ADM 6/910.9.1706 - 27.3.1707Third LieutenantAmbrose Cole (d.1711) ADM 6/9/11ADM 6/921.12.1706 - 19.3.1706/7First LieutenantArthur Field (d.1726) ADM 6/9/34ADM 6/95.4.1708 - 21.9.1710Third LieutenantWilliam Slater Griffith (d.1738) ADM 6/11/55
Commission confirmed 28.6.1710
ADM 6/11
28.10.1708 - 16.6.1709Third LieutenantJames Dalzell (d.1712) ADM 6/11/10
Commission confirmed 1.12.1709
ADM 6/11
14.11.1709 - 1.3.1710/11Third LieutenantJoseph Hildesly ADM 6/11/5ADM 6/112.3.1710/11 - 2.1.1711/12First LieutenantGeorge Harman ADM 6/15/116ADM 6/112.3.1710/11 - 30.4.1711Second LieutenantJohn Guilford (d.1726) ADM 6/11/116ADM 6/112.3.1710/11 - 30.4.1711Third LieutenantWilliam Slater Griffith (d.1738) ADM 6/11/116ADM 6/111.5.1711 - 2.1.1711/12Third LieutenantCharles Chamberlayne (d.1737) ADM 6/15/133ADM 6/1111.5.1711 - 2.1.1711/12Second LieutenantWilliam Slater Griffith (d.1738) ADM 6/15/137ADM 6/1128.1.1720/21 - 24.10.1721First LieutenantThomas Kitchin (d.1737) ADM 6/12/231ADM 6/1228.1.1720/21 - 16.2.1720/21Second LieutenantWilliam Biddle (d.1727) ADM 6/12/231ADM 6/1228.1.1720/21 - 5.2.1720/21Third LieutenantFrancis Percival ADM 6/12/231ADM 6/1228.1.1720/21 - 24.10.1721Fourth LieutenantRichard Wilson (d.c.1735) ADM 6/12/231ADM 6/126.2.1720/21 - 16.2.1720/21Third LieutenantJohn Button (d.1728) ADM 6/13/1ADM 6/1317.2.1720/21Second LieutenantHenry Osborne (1694-1771) ADM 6/12/4ADM 6/134.3.1739/40 - 2.10.1740First LieutenantThomas Harrison (d.1749) ADM 6/15/254ADM 6/154.3.1739/40 - 20.4.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Strachan ADM 6/15/254ADM 6/1521.4.1740 - 29.6.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Robinson ADM 6/15/279ADM 6/1530.6.1740 - 26.9.1740Second LieutenantJohn Robinson ADM 6/15/303ADM 6/1530.6.1740 - 19.10.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsFrancis Villiers ADM 6/15/303ADM 6/1527.9.1740 - 13.9.1741Second LieutenantRobert Watkins (d.1746) ADM 6/15/338ADM 6/153.10.1740 - 5.6.1741First LieutenantJohn James Gaches (d.1748) ADM 6/15/347ADM 6/1514.9.1741 - 5.1.1741/42First LieutenantRobert Watkins (d.1746) ADM 6/16/456ADM 6/153.5.1743 - 15.8.1743Second LieutenantRt Hon. Thomas Bertie (1720-1749) ADM 6/16/177ADM 6/163.5.1743 - 23.8.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Wager (d.c.1748) ADM 6/16/177ADM 6/163.5.1743 - 23.8.1743Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJoseph Veale (bef.1718-bef.1783) ADM 6/16/177ADM 6/1624.8.1743 - 28.10.1744Second LieutenantJames Wager (d.c.1748) ADM 6/16/212ADM 6/163.9.1744 - 1.6.1745Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJames Baker (d.1765) ADM 6/17/425
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 23.12.1748
ADM 6/17
29.10.1744 - 7.3.1746/47Second LieutenantJames Simpson (d.1750) ADM 6/17/271
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 30.9.1747
ADM 6/17
29.3.1745 - 29.5.1745Second LieutenantJohn Lloyd (d.1748) ADM 6/16/543
Commission confirmed 16.9.1745
ADM 6/16
1.6.1745 - 2.7.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsRobert Wilson (d.1749) ADM 6/17/1
Commission confirmed 19.9.1745
ADM 6/17
3.7.1746 - 20.8.1746Third LieutenantJames Hovell (c.1712-bef.1757) ADM 6/17/123ADM 6/173.7.1746 - 4.11.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsBenjamin Jenkins ADM 6/17/123ADM 6/1721.8.1746 - 23.2.1746/47First LieutenantBenjamin Elmy (d.1770) ADM 6/17/144ADM 6/1721.8.1746 - 3.1.1746/47Second LieutenantJames Hovell (c.1712-bef.1757) ADM 6/17/144ADM 6/1721.8.1746 - 18.4.1747Third LieutenantArchibald Seaton ADM 6/17/144ADM 6/173.1.1746/47 - 23.2.1746/47Second LieutenantJohn Neale (d.c.1785) ADM 6/17/186ADM 6/177.1.1746/47 - 25.5.1747Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsDavid Young (c.1712-?) ADM 6/17/188ADM 6/1723.2.1746/47 - 5.6.1748First LieutenantJohn Neale (d.c.1785) ADM 6/17/203ADM 6/1725.5.1747 - 5.6.1748Fourth Lt. & Lt. at ArmsJohn Smith ADM 6/17/228ADM 6/171.6.1748 - 5.6.1748Third LieutenantJohn Paine ADM 3/17/360ADM 6/17

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.3.1711/12 - 24.9.1712MidshipmanWilliam Sanderson ADM 107/3/7ADM107/312.7.1721 - 3.2.1721/22Volunteer-per-orderJohn Webb ADM 107/3/187ADM107/326.3.1740 - 5.11.1741MidshipmanFrancis Davis (c.1720-1770) ADM 107/3/455ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1706In the Mediterranean for the Winter of 1706/07BWAS-1603
1708In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
23.12.1709

Paid off

ADM 51
1711In the ChannelBWAS-1603
2.1.1711/12Paid offADM 51
9.1715Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
9.1716Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £14216.2.0dBWAS-1603
1719Fitted for seaBWAS-1603
3.1720/21Fitted for the BalticBWAS-1603
24.10.1721Paid offADM 51
2.1730Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1603
4.1730Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £22580.15.4dBWAS-1603
2.1739RecommissionedBWAS-1603
3.1740/41At the operations against CartagenaBWAS-1603
1742Sailed for homeBWAS-1603
1743small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £10927.9.9dBWAS-1603
11.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
4.1745Sailed to Spithead to pay offBWAS-1603
5.6.1748Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 106
13.12.1748SurveyedBWAS-1603
3.9.1749Break up completed at Plymouth, for £514.12.1d in 56 daysBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721Sir John Norris (1670-1749) 
 

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