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Dreadnought

7617
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.11.1704BWAS-1603
Acquired18.2.1705/6BWAS-1603
First Commissioned11.2.1705/6BWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1603
Constructor
Sir Henry JohnsonBritish
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1681-1709
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild6.1721BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck142' 10"Imperial Feet43.2816 
Length of Keel118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth38' 1"Imperial Feet11.5856 
Depth in Hold15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Burthen910 3094Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 366 Imperial Pound ( 165.981 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1705/6 - 7.3.1708/9Captain
James MighellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1719
Transfered ADM 6/8/230
BWAS-1603
8.3.1708/9 - 9.5.1710Captain
John BennetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/10/41
BWAS-1603
10.5.1710 - 7.11.1714Captain
John ChilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1689-1722
ADM 6/11/44
BWAS-1603
2.3.1714/15 - 28.3.1715Captain
Charles StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1724
Transfered ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
29.3.1715 - 27.3.1716Captain
Richard CanningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1716
ADM 6/12/37
BWAS-1603
28.3.1716 - 13.3.1717/18Captain
Tancred RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1741
ADM 6/12/65
BWAS-1603
14.3.1717/18 - 5.8.1720Captain
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1720
ADM 6/12/118
BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1710Commodore
Charles CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1718
BWAS-1603
1712Vice-Admiral of the White
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
BWAS-1603

13 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1705/6 - 23.1.1706/7First Lieutenant
Strickland TyrwhitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
ADM 6/8/230
ADM 6/8
11.2.1705/6 - 18.4.1706Second Lieutenant
Thomas HarveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1706
Transfered ADM 6/8/230
ADM 6/8
7.5.1706 - 23.1.1706/7Second Lieutenant
Thomas WhorwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1741
ADM 6/8/252
ADM 6/8
24.1.1706/7 - 8.5.1710First Lieutenant
Francis FarndaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1734
ADM 6/9/44
ADM 6/9
22.1.1707/8 - 8.5.1710Second Lieutenant
Francis DansaysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1754
Transfered ADM 6/9/126
ADM 6/9
9.5.1710 - 7.11.1714First Lieutenant
John HorsemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1718
ADM 6/11/50
ADM 6/11
9.5.1710 - 7.11.1714Second Lieutenant
Francis FarndaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1734
ADM 6/11/50
ADM 6/11
4.3.1714/15 - 26.3.1716First Lieutenant
James WitterongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1734
ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
4.3.1714/15 - 9.1.1717/18Second Lieutenant
John WellerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1751
Transfered ADM 6/12/30
ADM 6/12
27.3.1716 - 14.3.1717/18First Lieutenant
Samuel BraithwaiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1739
Transfered ADM 6/12/65
ADM 6/12
15.3.1717/18 - 5.8.1720First Lieutenant
John CrafordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1739
ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
17.3.1717/18 - 5.8.1720Second Lieutenant
John BarnsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1831
ADM 6/12/119
ADM 6/12
13.5.1720 - 5.8.1720Fourth Lieutenant
Russell WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1738
ADM 6/12/212
Confirmed 9.8.1720
ADM 6/12

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.9.1712 - 26.9.1712Midshipman Extra
Thomas GadsenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1713
Transfered ADM 6/11/224
ADM 6/11

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.2.1717/18 - 13.4.1720Volunteer-per-order
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1742
ADM 107/3/127
ADM 107/3
13.5.1720 - 5.8.1720Midshipman
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1742
ADM 107/3/127
ADM 107/3

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
28.7.1718 - 11.6.1719Ordinary Seaman
Robert BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1723
ADM 107/3/128
ADM 107/3
12.6.1719 - 19.2.1719/20Able Seaman
Robert BaynesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1723
Transfered ADM 107/3/128
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1706Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
1707Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1708In the Downs and the North SeaBWAS-1603
1709In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1710Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1711Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1713Prepared for the BalticBWAS-1603
11.1713Began middling repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1603
8.1714Completed middling repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £3400.9.3dBWAS-1603
9.1714Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
12.1714Paid offBWAS-1603
1715Commissioned for
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
fleet in the Baltic
BWAS-1603
1716In the BalticBWAS-1603
1718small repair at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £6364.4.2dBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro
5.8.1720Paid offADM 51
6.1721Docked at Portsmouth for a "Great Repair", which was actually a rebuild to new dimensionsBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
18.5.1715-29.11.1716British Baltic Fleet 1715
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
 
 

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