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Cornwall

7576
Nominal Guns80BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.1.1721/22BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down27.3.1823BWAS-1714
Launched17.10.1726BWAS-1714
First Commissioned16.1.1726/27BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship Class1719 Establishment 80-Gunner (1719)BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up16.7.1761BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel128' 2"Imperial Feet39.0162 
Breadth44' 6"Imperial Feet13.4493 
Depth in Hold18' 2"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,350Tons BM 

Armament


1727Broadside 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
1722520EstablishmentBWAS-1714

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1726/27 - 27.8.1727Captain
Robert ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1739
ADM 6/13/131
BWAS-1714
26.7.1728 - 12.4.1729Captain
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1689-1754
ADM 6/14/211
BWAS-1714
12.4.1729 - 14.10.1729Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
Transfered ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14
14.10.1729 - 28.4.1730Captain
George PurvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
ADM 6/14/37
ADM 6/14
29.4.1730 - 19.5.1731Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
Transfered ADM 6/14/49
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Captain
George ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1702-1742
ADM 6/14/76
BWAS-1714
23.11.1733 - 31.1.1735/36Captain
Charles VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/14/155
BWAS-1714
8.10.1742 - 13.6.1743Captain
Miles StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/106
ADM 6/16
24.6.1743 - 19.12.1743Captain
John HildesleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 6/16/194
BWAS-1714
20.12.1743 - 29.5.1744Captain
Charles HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1761
Transfered ADM 6/16/251
BWAS-1714
7.7.1744 - 29.10.1748Captain
Richard ChadwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
ADM 6/16/355
BWAS-1714
29.10.1748 - 12.7.1749Captain
Richard HoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
ADM 6/17/484
BWAS-1714

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1727 - 8.1727Admiral
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
BWAS-1714
1729 - 1730Vice-Admiral
Sir Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
BWAS-1714
c.23.4.1745 - 16.9.1746Vice-Admiral
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/189
BWAS-1714
12.5.1748 - 12.7.1749Rear-Admiral of the Red
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
ADM 107/2/182
BWAS-1714

36 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1726/27 - 18.6.1727First Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1711
ADM 6/13/131
ADM 6/13
16.1.1726/27 - 28.8.1727Second Lieutenant
James RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1728
ADM 6/13/131
ADM 6/13
16.1.1726/27 - 27.9.1727Third Lieutenant
John OnleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1738
ADM 6/13/131
ADM 6/13
16.1.1726/27 - 8.2.1728/29Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1729
ADM 6/14/131
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 2.5.1729First Lieutenant
Luke RichardsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1732
Transfered ADM 6/14/211
ADM 6/13
26.7.1728 - 8.2.1728/29Second Lieutenant
Richard HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1754
ADM 6/14/211
ADM 6/13
9.2.1728/29 - 11.4.1729Second Lieutenant
John OgilvieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1734
Transfered ADM 6/14/11
ADM 6/14
11.2.1728/29 - 8.5.1731Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry CornwallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1732
Transfered ADM 6/14/12
ADM 6/14
12.4.1729 - 28.4.1730Second Lieutenant
James HutchinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1738
ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14
12.4.1729 - 28.4.1730Third Lieutenant
John TowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1749
ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14
29.4.1730 - 7.2.1730/31Second Lieutenant
William SwaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1736
ADM 6/14/49
ADM 6/14
8.2.1730/31 - 18.5.1731Second Lieutenant
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
Transfered ADM 6/14/67
ADM 6/14
8.5.1731 - 19.5.1731Third Lieutenant
Henry CornwallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1732
Transfered ADM 6/14/74
ADM 6/14
8.5.1731 - 19.5.1731Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1749
Transfered ADM 6/14/74
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Second Lieutenant
Francis PercivalBritish
Naval Sailor
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Third Lieutenant
Charles SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1739
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 23.12.1731Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Matthew MichelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1745
ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
23.11.1733 - 31.1.1735/36First Lieutenant
George RawlingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1739
ADM 6/15/155
ADM 6/14
23.11.1733 - 30.1.1733/34Second Lieutenant
William BoddenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1735
ADM 6/14/155
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 4.2.1734/35Second Lieutenant
Scroop LyonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1735
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 3.2.1734/35Third Lieutenant
William EllisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1743
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
31.1.1733/34 - 3.2.1734/35Fourth Lieutenant
William BoddenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1735
ADM 6/14/162
ADM 6/14
4.2.1734/35 - 31.1.1735/36Second Lieutenant
William EllisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1743
ADM 6/15/204
ADM 6/14
4.2.1734/35 - 23.7.1735Third Lieutenant
William BoddenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1735
ADM 6/14/204
ADM 6/14
24.7.1735 - 31.1.1735/36Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Francis ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
ADM 6/15/217
ADM 6/14
11.10.1742 - 25.5.1744First Lieutenant
Peregrine BradshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1746
ADM 6/16/108
ADM 6/16
11.10.1742 - 13.4.1744Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
ADM 6/16/108
ADM 6/16
14.4.1744 - 8.6.1744Second Lieutenant
Henry RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1754
ADM 6/16/292
ADM 6/16
26.5.1744 - 7.9.1747First Lieutenant
George GrantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
Transfered ADM 6/16/311
ADM 6/16
26.8.1746 - 23.7.1748Third Lieutenant
Thomas GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1758
Transfered ADM 6/17/453
Issued by
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 4.4.1749
ADM 6/17
21.1.1747/48 - 9.4.1748Lieutenant
Alexander BrednerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1748
† Discharged Dead
TNC
1.11.1748 - 27.11.1748First Lieutenant
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1753
ADM 6/17/511
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 2.2.1749/50
ADM 6/17
1.11.1748 - 23.1.1748/49Second Lieutenant
John MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1758
Transfered ADM 6/17/496
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 21.9.1749
ADM 6/17
1.11.1748 - 22.1.1748/49Third Lieutenant
Michael HindeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1759
ADM 6/17/473
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 3.7.1749
ADM 6/17
22.1.1748/49 - 12.7.1749Second Lieutenant
Michael HindeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1759
ADM 6/17/473
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 3.7.1749
ADM 6/17
23.1.1748/49 - 12.7.1749Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1749
ADM 6/17/485
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 26.7.1749
ADM 6/17

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1734 - 22.3.1733/34Carpenter
Thomas SimsBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1734-1742
ADM 6/14/178
ADM 6/14
6.12.1744 - 1.11.1748Midshipman Extra
Wittewronge TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
Transfered
ref:1059

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
13.10.1746 - 9.7.1747Midshipman
John ArcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1763
ADM 107/4/168
ADM 107/4
10.7.1747 - 18.7.1747Master's Mate
John ArcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1763
Transfered ADM 107/20/168
ADM 107/4
13.7.1748 - 18.11.1748Midshipman
William LockerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1793
Transfered ADM 107/4/345
ODNB

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
13.10.1738 - 10.4.1739Able Seaman
James RobsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
Transfered ADM 6/86/277
ADM 6/86
23.11.1744 - 25.12.1746Admiral's Servant
Thomas SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1786
Transfered ADM 107/4/220
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
1.11.1726

Completed at a cost of £19,849.15.4d including fitting

BWAS-1714
1727Commissioned as flagship for the BalticBWAS-1714
27.8.1727Paid offADM 51
6.1728Guardship at the NoreBWAS-1714
1729To the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1730Guardship at DeptfordBWAS-1714
1731To the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
23.12.1731

Paid off at Chatham Dockyard

ADM 106
1734With Walton's squadronBWAS-1714
1735in Home watersBWAS-1714
31.1.1735/36

Paid off

ADM 51
2.1739Began a great repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
12.1741

Completed great repair at a cost of £22,758.9.10d

BWAS-1714
10.1742

Recommissioned

BWAS-1714
18.11.1744

Sailed for the West Indies

BWAS-1714
9.4.1748Battle of Santiago de Cuba
12.10.1748Battle of Havana
12.7.1749Paid off at Chatham Dockyard ADM 106
19.9.1749

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
1755Refitted as an unarmed Unrated Prison ShipE-WIKI
9.1755

Fitted to hold French prisoners untiol 1760/06

BWAS-1714
12.9.1757

Lieutenant Le Febvre, Commander of the Cornwall prison ship at Chatham, reports she is leaky and makes 3' of water in 24 hours. Propose that she is docked as there are now no prisoners on her

ADM354
9.6.1761

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
19.6.1761

Ordered to be broken up

BWAS-1714
16.7.1761

Break up completed at Chatham for £882.5.1d

BWAS-1714

 

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