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Defiance

7599
Old Defiance
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Acquired8.1715BWAS-1714
First Commissioned6.1.1717/18BWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 60-Gunner (1706)BWAS-1714
Constructor
John WinterBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1692-1707
B028
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up1749BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck143' 3"Imperial Feet43.5882 
Length of Keel120' 4"Imperial Feet36.5811 
Breadth38' 6"Imperial Feet11.6015 
Depth in Hold15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Burthen948 7094Tons BM 

Armament


8.1715Broadside Weight = 435 Imperial Pound ( 197.2725 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
18.4.1706365Design Complement
8.1715240Establishment for peaceBWAS-1714

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1.1717/18 - 30.3.1718Captain
Sir George WaltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1736
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
31.3.1718 - 8.10.1718Captain
Joseph SoanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1718
ADM 6/12/127
BWAS-1714
9.10.1718 - 4.11.1718Captain
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
Transfered ADM 6/12/145
Confirmed 27.11.1718
ADM 6/12
5.11.1718 - 16.2.1720/21Captain
Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1744
ADM 6/12/143
BWAS-1714
17.2.1720/21 - 24.10.1721Captain
Arthur FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1718
ADM 6/13/4
BWAS-1714
22.2.1733/34 - 4.3.1733/34Captain
John FletcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1734
ADM 6/14/166
ADM 6/14
5.3.1733/34 - 7.5.1737Captain
John TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1737
ADM 6/15/172
BWAS-1714
30.8.1739 - 1741Captain
John TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1737
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/216
ADM 6/15
12.10.1741 - 3.3.1742/43Captain
Daniel HoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1762
ADM 6/16/168
Confirmed 8.4.1743
BWAS-1714

20 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1717/18 - 1.4.1718First Lieutenant
John StanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1740
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
10.1.1717/18 - 25.11.1718Second Lieutenant
Edward SandersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1720
Transfered ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
2.4.1718 - 30.12.1718First Lieutenant
John MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1718
ADM 6/12/128
ADM 6/12
26.11.1718 - 31.12.1718Second Lieutenant
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
ADM 6/12/145
ADM 6/12
31.12.1718 - 10.11.1721First Lieutenant
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
ADM 6/12/148
ADM 6/12
31.12.1718 - 10.11.1721Second Lieutenant
The Hon. William HerveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1743
ADM 6/12
29.5.1720 - 14.7.1721Third Lieutenant
John WeargBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1726
ADM 6/12/224
Confirmed 7.12.1720
ADM 6/12
15.7.1721 - 10.11.1721Third Lieutenant
Mathew NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1738
ADM 6/13/20
Confirmed 24.10.1721
ADM 6/13
23.2.1733/34 - 7.5.1737First Lieutenant
John GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1739
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 7.5.1737Second Lieutenant
Power WickhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1739
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 28.1.1736/37Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas BuryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1747
ADM 6/15/171
ADM 6/14
29.1.1736/37 - 7.5.1737Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Moses PeadleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1744
ADM 6/15/64
Confirmed 10.5.1737
ADM 6/15
30.8.1739 - c.1740First Lieutenant
Henry HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1716
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/217
ADM 6/15
30.8.1739 - 6.3.1742/43Second Lieutenant
William MosesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1743
ADM 6/15/217
ADM 6/15
31.8.1739 - 9.5.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1741
Transfered ADM 6/15/218
ADM 6/15
10.5.1740 - 19.9.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
ADM 6/15/289
ADM 6/15
20.9.1740 - 29.3.1743Second Lieutenant
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
ADM 6/16/189
Confirmed 15.6.1743
ADM 6/16
29.5.1741 - 29.3.1743First Lieutenant
John GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1743
ADM 6/16/155
Confirmed 10.3.1741/42
ADM 6/16
3.6.1741 - bef.12.1.1740/41Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1743
Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/188
Confirmed 14.6.1743
ADM 6/16
12.1.1741/42 - 14.10.1742Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Ambrose CramerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1744
Transfered ADM 6/16/172
Confirmed 18.4.1743
ADM 6/16

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.12.1718 - 29.5.1719Volunteer-per-order
William FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1762
ADM 107/3/118
ADM 107/3
30.5.1719 - 10.11.1721Midshipman
William FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1762
ADM 107/3/118
ADM 107/3
12.4.1721 - 10.11.1721Midshipman Ordinary
Robert FytcheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1721
ADM 107/3/131
ADM 107/3
30.12.1736 - 7.5.1737Midshipman
Samuel CouchmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1748
ADM 107/3/358
ADM 107/3
26.10.1741 - 29.3.1743Midshipman
Chaloner OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1805
ADM 6/86/262
ADM 6/86
3.7.1742 - 29.3.1743Midshipman
Joseph FossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1758
ADM 107/4/28
ADM 107/4

5 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
21.3.1719/20 - 12.4.1721Ordinary Seaman
Charles WimbletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1757
ADM 107/3/197
ADM 107/3
30.3.1721 - 10.11.1721Able Seaman
George CunningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1726
ADM 107/3/159
ADM 107/3
13.4.1721 - 10.11.1721Able Seaman
Charles WimbletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1757
Transfered ADM 107/3/197
ADM 107/3
9.10.1736 - 23.12.1736Able Seaman
Samuel CouchmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1748
ADM 107/3/358
ADM 107/3
18.10.1741 - 2.7.1742Able Seaman
Joseph FossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1758
ADM 107/4/28
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
1718Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1714
10.11.1721

Paid off

ADM 33
1730great repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
1735In the TagusBWAS-1714
7.5.1737

Paid off

ADM 33
6.1740Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
3.1741/42At Porto BelloBWAS-1714
1743Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Hulk
29.3.1743

Paid off

ADM 33


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
28.4.1718-10.1718British Baltic Fleet 1718
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
 
6.1719-11.1719British Baltic Fleet 1719
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
 
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
 
 

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