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7597
Nominal Guns64B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1695B065
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Constructor
Joseph LawrenceBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B065
CategoryThird RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the LineB065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild1707B065
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck143' 10"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Length of Keel118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth37' 11"Imperial Feet11.2812 
Depth in Hold15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Burthen902`Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck143' 10"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Length of Keel118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth37' 11"Imperial Feet11.2812 
Depth in Hold15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Burthen902 3594Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 375 Imperial Pound ( 170.0625 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.9.1695 - 31.1.1695/96Captain
Gabriel HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1699
ADM 6/3/79
BWAS-1603
1.2.1695/96 - 8.3.1695/96Captain
Stafford FairborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1708
Transfered ADM 6/3/123
ADM 6/3
9.3.1695/96 - 6.5.1699Captain
Gabriel HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1699
ADM 6/3/136
ADM 6/3
7.5.1699 - 5.3.1700/1Captain
Andrew PedderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1699
ADM 6/6/16
Confirmed 6.11.1699
BWAS-1603
16.3.1699/1700 - 5.5.1700Captain
William MosesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1727
Transfered ADM 6/6/26
ADM 6/6
11.5.1700 - 21.8.1700Captain
John MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1704
ADM 6/6/39
BWAS-1603
14.2.1700/1 - 16.5.1701Captain
John JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1703
ADM 6/6/55
ADM 6/6
17.5.1701 - 19.2.1701/2Captain
Henry MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1701
† ADM 6/6/96
BWAS-1603
20.2.1701/2 - 19.3.1701/2Captain
Philip BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1713
ADM 6/8/35
Confirmed 20.12.1703
BWAS-1603
10.3.1701/2 - 8.10.1702Captain
Richard KirkbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1702
Dismissed
TRN2
10.10.1702 - 13.7.1704Captain
Samuel VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1716
ADM 6/8/23
Confirmed 10.11.1703
BWAS-1603
14.7.1704 - 21.8.1704Captain
William CrossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1798
ADM 6/8/85
ADM 6/8

18 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.9.1695 - 18.3.1699/1700First Lieutenant
Owen SerleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1700
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
30.9.1695 - 18.3.1699/1700Second Lieutenant
Beaumont RaymondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
30.9.1695 - 18.3.1699/1700Third Lieutenant
Anthony DrinkwaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1700
ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
19.3.1699/1700 - 5.2.1700/1First Lieutenant
Thomas TomkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1714
Transfered ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
19.3.1699/1700 - 21.8.1700Second Lieutenant
Robert HobbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1702
ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
19.3.1699/1700 - 21.8.1700Third Lieutenant
Humphrey FosterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
17.2.1700/1 - 15.5.1701First Lieutenant
John SapsfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
Transfered ADM 6/6/17
ADM 6/6
4.3.1700/1 - 13.10.1702Second Lieutenant
John JephcottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
ADM 6/6/66
ADM 6/7
4.3.1700/1 - 18.5.1701Third Lieutenant
Henry LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1710
ADM 6/6/66
ADM 6/6
16.5.1701 - 10.12.1702First Lieutenant
Philip BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1713
ADM 6/6/96
ADM 6/6
19.5.1701 - 21.4.1703Third Lieutenant
George HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/6/97
ADM 6/6
10.6.1701 - 27.2.1701/2Second Lieutenant
Henry PartingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1716
ADM 6/6/103
ADM 6/6
28.2.1701/2 - 13.7.1704Second Lieutenant
John CrosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/8/23
Confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/8
13.10.1702 - 11.12.1702First Lieutenant
William HerriottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1795
ADM 6/8/23
Confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/8
20.4.1703 - 13.7.1704Third Lieutenant
John JarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/8/23
Confirmed 1.11.1703
ADM 6/3
14.7.1704 - 16.8.1704First Lieutenant
William WeighmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1679-1735
Transfered ADM 6/8/85
ADM 6/8
14.7.1704 - 16.8.1704Second Lieutenant
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1737
Transfered ADM 6/8/85
ADM 6/8
14.7.1704 - 16.8.1704Third Lieutenant
John CrosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/8/85
ADM 6/8

10 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 26.9.1695Purser
Richard NewetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
5.6.1695 - 29.9.1696Gunner
David ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/60
ADM 6/3
27.9.1695 - 1695Purser
Samuel VileBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
30.9.1695 - 16.11.1696Gunner
Edward HaberdineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/81
ADM 6/3
17.11.1696 - 1696Gunner
Henry WashingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/46
ADM 6/4
5.12.1696 - 1696Chaplain
Richard StoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/51
ADM 6/4
19.3.1699/1700 - 21.8.1700Midshipman Extra
John PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/27
ADM 6/6
11.5.1700 - 1700Midshipman Extra
Gilbert TalbotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1703
ADM 6/6/39
ADM 6/6
11.5.1700 - 15.11.1700Midshipman Extra
Covill MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1741
Transfered ADM 6/6/39
ADM 6/6
22.5.1700 - 16.2.1700/1Midshipman Extra
George HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1709
Transfered ADM 6/6/41
ADM 6/6

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
19.9.1695 - 1695Volunteer
Benjamin JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/80
ADM 6/3
10.10.1695 - 1695Volunteer
MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/84
ADM 6/3
15.10.1695 - 1695Volunteer
James MorganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/86
ADM 6/3
15.10.1695 - 1695Volunteer
William BuckleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/86
ADM 6/3
30.11.1696 - 1696Volunteer
George DrinkwaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/49
ADM 6/4
30.11.1696 - 1696Volunteer
John BrerewoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1712
ADM 6/4/49
ADM 6/4
30.11.1696 - 8.12.1696Volunteer
Charles PoolBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1701
Transfered ADM 6/4/49
ADM 6/4
3.12.1696 - 8.1.1699/1700Volunteer
John KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1710
ADM 6/4/51
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1696Convoy duty in the ChannelBWAS-1603
14.8.1697Action of 1697-08-14
1700Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1701Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
20.8.1702Benbow vs DuCasse
21.8.1704

Paid off

ADM 51


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1701-1702British Fleet for the West indies
John BenbowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
 
 

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