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Chichester

7568
Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Third Rate ship of the line 'Chichester' (1695) (80) 1695-1705
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered29.2.1703/4BWAS-1603
Acquired18.4.1706BWAS-1603
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
Designed by
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
B028
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1702-1742
BWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
18.4.1706 - 9.9.1706Captain
David GreenhillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1706
ADM 6/8/250
ADM 6/8
10.9.1706 - 27.11.1706Captain
Thomas CoalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1706
ADM 6/9/11
ADM 6/8
28.11.1706 - 30.3.1708Captain
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1715
ADM 6/9/28
BWAS-1603
31.3.1708 - 16.10.1708Captain
John MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1736
Transfered ADM 6/11/56
Confirmed 5.7.1710
B051
18.10.1708 - 18.1.1708/9Captain
Charles ConstableBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1716
Transfered ADM 6/11/50
Confirmed 8.5.1710
BWAS-1603
25.7.1709 - 29.11.1709Captain
Vincent CutterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1710
Transfered ADM 6/11/25
Confirmed 11.2.1709/10
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 2.1.1711/12Captain
Richard LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1717
ADM 6/11/115
BWAS-1603
21.6.1720 - 12.12.1720Captain
William HouldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1685-1723
Transfered ADM 6/12/205
ADM 6/12
27.1.1720/21 - 24.10.1721Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
ADM 6/12/231
BWAS-1603
28.2.1739/40 - 23.9.1740Captain
Richard Thomas GirlingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1740
ADM 6/15/250
BWAS-1603
24.9.1740 - 16.4.1741Captain
Robert TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
ADM 6/16/335
ADM 6/15
17.4.1741 - 10.6.1741Captain
Miles StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/89
Confirmed 20.8.1742
ADM 6/16
11.6.1741 - 3.1.1741/42Captain
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
Transfered ADM 6/16/39
Confirmed 3.4.1742
ADM 6/16
3.5.1743 - 27.9.1743Captain
Thomas WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1744
Transfered ADM 6/16/177
BWAS-1603
28.9.1743 - 8.11.1743Captain
Henry HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1759
Transfered ADM 6/16/221
ADM 6/16
10.11.1743 - 11.12.1743Captain
Solomon GideonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1756
ADM 6/16/238
ADM 6/16
12.12.1743 - 5.3.1743/44Captain
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/248
BWAS-1603
6.3.1743/44 - 11.4.1745Captain
Thomas FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1749
ADM 6/16/516
Confirmed 20.7.1745
ADM 6/16
12.4.1745 - 3.7.1746Captain
Timothy NucellaBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1734
ADM 6/16/463
BWAS-1603
4.7.1746 - 10.8.1746Captain
Arthur ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1750
Transfered ADM 6/17/123
ADM 6/17
11.8.1746 - 12.3.1747/48Captain
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1756
ADM 6/17/139
BWAS-1603
12.3.1747/48 - 5.6.1748Captain
Henry MarshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1772
ADM 6/17/330
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1708 - 1708Rear-Admiral of the Red
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
BWAS-1603

44 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.9.1706 - 20.12.1706First Lieutenant
Robert ChadwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
ADM 6/9/11
ADM 6/9
10.9.1706 - 28.3.1707Second Lieutenant
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
Transfered ADM 6/9/11
ADM 6/9
10.9.1706 - 27.3.1707Third Lieutenant
Ambrose ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1711
ADM 6/9/11
ADM 6/9
21.12.1706 - 19.3.1706/7First Lieutenant
Arthur FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1718
ADM 6/9/34
ADM 6/9
5.4.1708 - 21.9.1710Third Lieutenant
William Slater GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1735
Transfered ADM 6/11/55
Confirmed 28.6.1710
ADM 6/11
28.10.1708 - 16.6.1709Third Lieutenant
James DalzellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1712
Transfered ADM 6/11/10
Confirmed 1.12.1709
ADM 6/11
14.11.1709 - 1.3.1710/11Third Lieutenant
Joseph HildeslyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1711
ADM 6/11/5
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 2.1.1711/12First Lieutenant
George HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/15/116
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 30.4.1711Second Lieutenant
John GuilfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1715
Transfered ADM 6/11/116
ADM 6/11
2.3.1710/11 - 30.4.1711Third Lieutenant
William Slater GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1735
ADM 6/11/116
ADM 6/11
1.5.1711 - 2.1.1711/12Third Lieutenant
Charles ChamberlayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1726
ADM 6/15/133
ADM 6/11
11.5.1711 - 2.1.1711/12Second Lieutenant
William Slater GriffithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1735
ADM 6/15/137
ADM 6/11
28.1.1720/21 - 24.10.1721First Lieutenant
Thomas KitchinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1734
ADM 6/12/231
ADM 6/12
28.1.1720/21 - 16.2.1720/21Second Lieutenant
William BiddleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1728
ADM 6/12/231
ADM 6/12
28.1.1720/21 - 5.2.1720/21Third Lieutenant
Francis PercivalBritish
Naval Sailor
Transfered ADM 6/12/231
ADM 6/12
28.1.1720/21 - 24.10.1721Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Richard WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1734
ADM 6/12/231
ADM 6/12
6.2.1720/21 - 16.2.1720/21Third Lieutenant
John ButtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1726
ADM 6/13/1
ADM 6/13
17.2.1720/21Second Lieutenant
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765
Transfered ADM 6/12/4
ADM 6/13
4.3.1739/40 - 2.10.1740First Lieutenant
Thomas HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/254
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/40 - 20.4.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James StrachanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1742
ADM 6/15/254
ADM 6/15
21.4.1740 - 29.6.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1741
ADM 6/15/279
ADM 6/15
30.6.1740 - 26.9.1740Second Lieutenant
John RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/303
ADM 6/15
30.6.1740 - 19.10.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Francis VilliersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740
ADM 6/15/303
ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 - 13.9.1741Second Lieutenant
Robert WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1746
ADM 6/15/338
ADM 6/15
3.10.1740 - 5.6.1741First Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/15/347
ADM 6/15
14.9.1741 - 5.1.1741/42First Lieutenant
Robert WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/456
ADM 6/15
3.5.1743 - 15.8.1743Second Lieutenant
Lord Thomas BertieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1744
ADM 6/16/177
ADM 6/16
3.5.1743 - 23.8.1743Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1748
ADM 6/16/177
ADM 6/16
3.5.1743 - 23.8.1743Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Joseph VealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1753
ADM 6/16/177
ADM 6/16
24.8.1743 - 28.10.1744Second Lieutenant
James WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1748
ADM 6/16/212
ADM 6/16
3.9.1744 - 1.6.1745Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1760
Transfered ADM 6/17/425
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 23.12.1748
ADM 6/17
29.10.1744 - 7.3.1746/47Second Lieutenant
James SimpsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
Transfered ADM 6/17/271
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 30.9.1747
ADM 6/17
29.3.1745 - 29.5.1745Second Lieutenant
John LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1748
ADM 6/16/543
Confirmed 16.9.1745
ADM 6/16
1.6.1745 - 2.7.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1741
ADM 6/17/1
Confirmed 19.9.1745
ADM 6/17
3.7.1746 - 20.8.1746Third Lieutenant
James HovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1743
ADM 6/17/123
ADM 6/17
3.7.1746 - 4.11.1746Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Benjamin JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1749
Transfered ADM 6/17/123
ADM 6/17
21.8.1746 - 23.2.1746/47First Lieutenant
Benjamin ElmyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1756
Transfered ADM 6/17/144
ADM 6/17
21.8.1746 - 3.1.1746/47Second Lieutenant
James HovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1743
ADM 6/17/144
ADM 6/17
21.8.1746 - 18.4.1747Third Lieutenant
Archibald SeatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1749
Transfered ADM 6/17/144
ADM 6/17
3.1.1746/47 - 23.2.1746/47Second Lieutenant
John NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1783
ADM 6/17/186
ADM 6/17
7.1.1746/47 - 25.5.1747Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
David YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1759
Transfered ADM 6/17/188
ADM 6/17
23.2.1746/47 - 5.6.1748First Lieutenant
John NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1783
ADM 6/17/203
ADM 6/17
25.5.1747 - 5.6.1748Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1763
ADM 6/17/228
ADM 6/17
1.6.1748 - 5.6.1748Third Lieutenant
John PaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 3/17/360
ADM 6/17

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.3.1711/12 - 24.9.1712Midshipman
William SandersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1713
Transfered ADM 107/3/7
ADM 107/3
12.7.1721 - 3.2.1721/22Volunteer-per-order
John WebbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1728
Transfered ADM 107/3/187
ADM 107/3
26.3.1740 - 5.11.1741Midshipman
Francis DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1770
ADM 107/3/455
ADM 107/3
1.10.1743 - 18.3.1743/44Master's Mate
James PuddicombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1798
Transfered ADM 107/4/186
ADM 107/4

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
10.2.1743/44Battle 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


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DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
 
 

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