Cornwall

7575
Nominal Guns80BWAS-1714
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.8.1704BWAS-1714
Acquired7.3.1705/6BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.1.1705/6
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1714
ConstructorRichard BurchettBWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild3.1721/22BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck156' 7 ½"Imperial Feet47.5615 
Length of Keel127' 11"Imperial Feet38.7105 
Breadth42' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet12.808 
Depth in Hold17' 7"Imperial Feet5.207 
Burthen1,241 2194Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck156' 7 ½"Imperial Feet47.5615 
Length of Keel127' 11"Imperial Feet38.7105 
Breadth42' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet12.808 
Depth in Hold17' 7"Imperial Feet5.207 
Burthen1,241 2194Tons BM 

Armament


1706Broadside Weight = 734 Imperial Pound ( 332.869 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder

1716Broadside Weight = 656 Imperial Pound ( 297.496 kg)BWAS-1714
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
1706360Peace EstablishmentBWAS-1714
1706520EstablishmentBWAS-1714

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1705/6 - 30.3.1708CaptainJasper Hicks (d.1714) ADM 6/8/222BWAS-171431.3.1708 - 15.8.1708CaptainThomas Butler (d.1727) ADM 6/11/54
Commission confirmed 20.6.1710
ADM 6/11
16.8.1708 - 22.12.1709CaptainThe Hon. Algernon Greville (c.1677-1720) ADM 6/10/52
Commission confirmed 8.4.1709
ADM 6/10
22.12.1709 - 7.10.1713CaptainThomas Swanton (d.1722/23) ADM 6/11/15BWAS-1714

18 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1705/6 - 28.1.1707/8First LieutenantEdward Vaughan ADM 6/8/222ADM 6/811.1.1705/6 - 20.8.1706Third LieutenantRoger Green (d.1714) ADM 6/8/222ADM 6/831.1.1705/6 - 28.1.1707/8Second LieutenantWilliam Stephenson ADM 6/8/226ADM 6/819.3.1706/7 - 28.1.1707/8Third LieutenantJasper Hicks ADM 6/10/42
Commission confirmed 12.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
29.1.1707/8 - 21.12.1709First LieutenantWilliam Stephenson ADM 6/10/42
Commission confirmed 12.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
29.1.1707/8 - 21.12.1709Second LieutenantJasper Hicks ADM 6/10/42
Commission confirmed 19.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
29.1.1707/8 - 21.12.1709Third LieutenantThomas Sandys ADM 6/10/41
Commission confirmed 12.3.1708/9
ADM 6/10
22.12.1709 - 14.8.1710First LieutenantHenry Cornwall ADM 6/11/15ADM 6/1122.12.1709 - 13.1.1709/10Third LieutenantThomas Sandys ADM 6/11/15ADM 6/1114.1.1709/10 - 1.6.1710Second LieutenantThomas Sandys ADM 6/11/20ADM 6/1114.1.1709/10 - 11.8.1712Third LieutenantEdward Reddish (d.1736) ADM 6/11/20ADM 6/112.6.1710 - 4.9.1710Second LieutenantThomas Ashman ADM 6/11/50ADM 6/1115.8.1710 - 4.9.1710First LieutenantRichard Else ADM 6/11/62ADM 6/115.9.1710 - 13.5.1713First LieutenantThomas Ashman ADM 6/11/66ADM 6/115.9.1710 - 11.8.1712Second LieutenantJeffery Thomas Saunders ADM 6/11/66ADM 6/1112.8.1712 - 7.10.1713Second LieutenantEdward Reddish (d.1736) ADM 6/11/275
Commission confirmed 20.10.1713
ADM 6/11
12.8.1712 - 7.10.1713Third LieutenantCornelius Willmore ADM 6/11/275
Commission confirmed 20.10.1713
ADM 6/11
14.5.1713 - 7.10.1713First LieutenantVincent Pearce (d.1745) ADM 6/11/275
Commission confirmed 20.10.1713
ADM 6/11

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.2.1704/5 - 27.10.1705Volunteer-per-orderWilliam Baker (d.bef.1727) ADM 107/2/253ADM107/26.2.1705/6 - 25.4.1708Volunteer-per-orderLeonard Hickes ADM 107/3/6ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1706Commissioned for Shovell's fleet in the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1708Convoyed some transports from Italy to SpainTRN2
7.3.1707/8Arrived in LisbonTRN2
1713Returned from the Mediterranean at the end of the yearBWAS-1714
7.10.1713

Paid off?

ADM 51
3.1721/22Broken up at Portsmouth to rebuild (for £523.13.8d)BWAS-1714
3.1722/23Remains shipped to Deptford by the Hoy LionBWAS-1714

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Wednesday 17th of April 2019 02:05Dr Mark PinnerSpanish Fifth Rate corvette 'Ferrolana' (1848) (30)
Saturday 13th of April 2019 17:20Peter EvansPeter Butt
Friday 12th of April 2019 09:11Brian ShepherdBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Hazardous' (1703) (54)
Friday 12th of April 2019 08:57Brian ShepherdFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Le Hasardeux' (1699) (50)
Thursday 4th of April 2019 07:44CySpanish First Rate ship of the line 'Salvador del Mundo' (1787) (112)