Nominal Guns50BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down21.3.1717/18BWAS-1714
First Commissioned4.11.1719
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 50-gunner Later Group
ConstructorJohn Phillips (d.1720)BWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up5.1726BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Length of Keel109' 6"Imperial Feet33.2401 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen710 2294Tons BM 


19.6.1719Broadside Weight = 315 Imperial Pound ( 142.8525 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1716280Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers

4.11.1719 - 11.11.1720CaptainSir Robert Johnson (d.1723) ADM 6/12/181BWAS-171410.4.1721 - 1.5.1722CaptainWilliam Ellford (d.1723) ADM 6/13/9BWAS-17143.5.1722 - 15.4.1724CaptainThomas Williams (1671-?) ADM 6/13/35BWAS-1714

9 Commissioned Officers

4.11.1719 - 10.1.1719/20First LieutenantSamuel Goodere (1687-1741) ADM 6/12/181ADM 6/124.11.1719 - 11.11.1720Second LieutenantJohn Johnson ADM 6/12/181ADM 6/1211.1.1719/20 - 9.4.1721First LieutenantRobert Whitley ADM 6/12/188ADM 6/1210.4.1721 - 4.2.1722/23First LieutenantJohn Price (d.1727) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/1310.4.1721 - 4.2.1722/23Second LieutenantRichard Orchard (d.1732) ADM 6/13/9ADM 6/1331.12.1722 - 4.2.1722/23Third Lt. & Lt. at ArmsWilliam King (d.1728) ADM 6/13/48ADM 6/135.2.1722/23 - 15.4.1724First LieutenantRichard Orchard (d.1732) ADM 6/13/49ADM 6/135.2.1722/23 - 15.4.1724Second LieutenantWilliam King (d.1728) ADM 6/13/49ADM 6/135.2.1722/23 - 15.4.1724Third LieutenantRichard Waddon ADM 6/13/49ADM 6/13

1 Warrant Officer

11.1.1727/28 - 1728BoatswainJohn Adcock ADM 6/13/186ADM 6/13

Service History

1721Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
11.1722Guard ship at PlymouthBWAS-1714
5.1723Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
10.1723Sailed for LisbonBWAS-1714
4.4.1724Arrived homeBWAS-1714

Paid off

5.1726Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1714


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive

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