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Dover

7613
Nominal Guns50B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Dover' (1654) 1654-1695
British 4th Rate Ship of the Line
Ordered1694BWAS-1603
Acquired12.12.1695BWAS-1603
First Commissioned3.1695/96B028
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Constructor
William BagwellBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1694-1698
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Razeed24.5.1716B028
Becomes
British Fifth Rate ship of the line 'Dover' (1718) (40) 1718-1730
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel98' 6"Imperial Feet29.8895 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold12' 7"Imperial Feet3.7465 
Burthen604Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 210 Imperial Pound ( 95.235 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1707Broadside Weight = 270 Imperial Pound ( 122.445 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Culverin
Gun Deck30 British 6-Pound Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1696260 BWAS-1603

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.12.1695 - 24.12.1699Captain
William CrossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1798
ADM 6/3/100
BWAS-1603
7.3.1700/1 - 4.6.1705Captain
Nicholas TrevanionBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1718
ADM 6/6/70
BWAS-1603
5.6.1705 - 19.10.1708Captain
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1749
Transfered ADM 6/8/182
BWAS-1603
25.4.1709 - 23.1.1710/11Captain
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1709
ADM 6/10/56
BWAS-1603
24.1.1710/11 - 24.9.1711Captain
Charles BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
ADM 6/11/100
BWAS-1603
25.9.1711 - 14.6.1714Captain
William HouldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1685-1723
ADM 6/11/163
BWAS-1603

14 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.12.1695 - 11.2.1696/97First Lieutenant
John AldredBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1684-1712
ADM 6/3/100
ADM 6/3
25.12.1695 - 12.4.1697Second Lieutenant
Benjamin DevonshireBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1697
ADM 6/3/106
ADM 6/3
11.2.1696/97 - 24.12.1699First Lieutenant
John DoleingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1716
ADM 6/4/72
ADM 6/4
12.4.1697 - 24.12.1699Second Lieutenant
Thomas PlaystenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1701
ADM 6/4/88
ADM 6/4
7.3.1700/1 - 1.11.1703First Lieutenant
John WarhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1703
ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
7.3.1700/1 - 7.11.1705Second Lieutenant
John TerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1710
Transfered ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
2.11.1703 - 12.11.1705First Lieutenant
Christopher HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1716
ADM 6/8/48
Confirmed 14.2.1703/4
ADM 6/8
8.11.1705 - 13.4.1706Second Lieutenant
Vincent PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1741
ADM 6/8/201
ADM 6/8
13.11.1705 - 19.10.1708First Lieutenant
James KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1713
ADM 6/8/201
ADM 6/8
14.4.1706 - 8.1.1707/8Second Lieutenant
Samuel TilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1726
ADM 6/9/29
Confirmed 27.11.1706
ADM 6/9
9.1.1707/8 - 19.10.1708Second Lieutenant
Chichester ColeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1710
Transfered ADM 6/9/118
ADM 6/9
26.4.1709 - 14.6.1714First Lieutenant
Peter FranklinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1714
ADM 6/10/56
ADM 6/10
27.4.1709 - 20.2.1711/12Second Lieutenant
Edward SandersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1720
Transfered ADM 6/10/56
ADM 6/10
21.2.1711/12 - 14.6.1714Second Lieutenant
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1729
ADM 6/11/195
ADM 6/11

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1.1712/13 - 4.2.1712/13Midshipman Extra
Nathaniel DarkinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1719
Transfered ADM 6/11/238
ADM 6/11
27.3.1713 - 1713Midshipman Extra
Thomas BillopBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1732
ADM 6/11/254
ADM 118

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.12.1709 - 23.2.1710/11Volunteer-per-order
Edward OutridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1716
ADM 107/3/29
ADM 107/3
24.2.1710/11 - 18.12.1713Volunteer-per-order
Edward OutridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1716
ADM 107/3/29
ADM 107/3
19.12.1713 - 29.12.1714Midshipman
Edward OutridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1716
ADM 107/3/29
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1695/96Commissioned for Irish watersBWAS-1603
6.7.1696Took the Privateer
Le Marquis de Tourlaville 1696-1696
French Privateer

11.12.1696Capture of the Fougueux
2.9.1697Took the Privateer
La Fleur des Près (12) 1697-1697
French 12 Gun
Privateer
In the Channel

1698Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1701Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1603
4.7.1702Took the Privateer
Le Saint Pierre 1702-1702
French Privateer
In the North Sea

15.8.1702Took the Privateer
L'Entreprenant 1702-1702
French Privateer
In the North Sea

30.1.1703Took the Privateer
Le Comte de Toulouse (32) 1703-1703
French 32 Gun
Privateer
off the Isles of Scilly
BWAS-1603
1705In the North SeaBWAS-1603
15.8.1707Took the Privateer
La Comtesse d'Evreux 1707-1707
French Privateer
in the North Sea

22.11.1707Took the Privateer
Le Bien Aimé (26) 1707-1707
French 26 Gun
Privateer
in the North Sea

21.7.1708Took the Privateer
Le Chevalier d'Honneur 1708-1708
French Privateer
in the North Sea

21.10.1708Paid offBWAS-1603
21.10.1708Paid off and laid up at ChathamBWAS-1603
1709Recommmissioned and sailed to Newfoundland with a convoyBWAS-1603
1710In the Dunkirk squadronBWAS-1603
9.5.1710Took the Privateer
Le Saint Louis Ballatre 1710-1710
French Privateer

1711In the Channel and North SeaBWAS-1603
1713Prepared for the BalticBWAS-1603

 

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