Nominal Guns50BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1.1.1704/5BWAS-1603
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1603
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (c.1661-1719)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild7.1729BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck141' 6"Imperial Feet42.9805 
Length of Keel116' 6"Imperial Feet35.3663 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5919 
Depth in Hold15' 7"Imperial Feet4.6076 
Burthen906 5994Tons BM 


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

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1705365 BWAS-1603

11 Ship Commanders

1.1.1704/5 - 24.1.1704/5CaptainThe Hon. Algernon Greville (c.1677-1720) Transfered ADM 6/8/128ADM 6/824.1.1704/5 - 8.3.1704/5Captain Richard Hughes (1670-1756) Transfered ADM 6/8/142ADM 6/88.3.1704/5 - 23.3.1704/5Captain Thomas Cleasbey (d.1718) Transfered ADM 6/8/161ADM 6/821.3.1704/5 - 15.8.1708CaptainThe Hon. Algernon Greville (c.1677-1720) Transfered ADM 6/8/165ADM 6/816.8.1708 - 26.6.1711Captain Thomas Butler (d.1727) ADM 6/11/54
Confirmed 20.6.1710
27.6.1711 - 24.7.1711Captain Augustus Rouse (d.1714) ADM 6/11/243
Confirmed 5.1.1712/13
ADM 6/11
23.7.1711 - 24.3.1714/15Captain Henry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 6/11/173
Confirmed 31.10.1711
14.3.1717/18 - 28.9.1719Captain Francis Drake (c.1669-1726) Transfered ADM 6/12/118BWAS-160329.9.1719 - 8.1.1720/21Captain Archibald Hamilton (d.c.1739) ADM 6/13/10
Confirmed 13.4.1721
29.4.1723 - 21.6.1726Captain Francis Hume (d.1753) Transfered ADM 6/13/55BWAS-160322.6.1726 - 18.5.1728CaptainSir Yelverton Peyton (5th Baronet Peyton, of Isleham) (d.1748) ADM 6/14/202
Confirmed 23.4.1728

26 Commissioned Officers

1.1.1704/5 - 23.1.1704/5First Lieutenant Joshua Roydhouse (c.1657-?) ADM 6/8/128ADM 6/81.1.1704/5 - 23.1.1704/5Second Lieutenant Thomas Knightley Transfered ADM 6/8/128ADM 6/824.1.1704/5 - 19.2.1704/5First Lieutenant James Stewart (c.1678-1757) ADM 6/8/142ADM 6/825.1.1704/5 - 18.2.1704/5Second Lieutenant John Miles ADM 6/8/143ADM 6/819.2.1704/5 - 26.3.1705First Lieutenant Thomas Rochfort Transfered ADM 6/8/154ADM 6/819.2.1704/5 - 26.3.1705Second Lieutenant Robert Trevor (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/8/154ADM 6/821.3.1704/5 - 22.11.1705First Lieutenant Joshua Roydhouse (c.1657-?) ADM 6/8/165ADM 6/821.3.1704/5 - 16.10.1708Second Lieutenant Thomas Knightley ADM 6/8/165ADM 6/821.3.1704/5 - 16.10.1708Second Lieutenant Robert Kightly ADM 6/8/165ADM 6/823.11.1705 - 16.10.1708First Lieutenant Arthur Basse ADM 6/8/205ADM 6/817.10.1708 - 19.3.1710/11First Lieutenant Thomas Knightley ADM 6/11/55
Confirmed 4.7.1710
ADM 6/11
17.10.1708 - 24.3.1714/15Second Lieutenant David Warren (d.c.1730) ADM 6/11/54
Confirmed 20.6.1710
ADM 6/11
20.3.1710/11 - 24.3.1714/15First Lieutenant Edward Nicholas ADM 6/11/123ADM 6/1117.3.1717/18 - 2.10.1719First Lieutenant John Aldridge ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1217.3.1717/18 - 12.5.1718Second Lieutenant Edward Nicholas ADM 6/12/119ADM 6/1213.5.1718 - 25.5.1718Second Lieutenant Rowland Frogmere (d.1744) ADM 6/12/222
Confirmed 8.12.1720
ADM 6/12
26.5.1718 - 26.2.1718/19Second Lieutenant Robert Booth (d.1740) ADM 6/12/135ADM 6/1227.2.1718/19 - 8.1.1720/21Second Lieutenant Thomas Cooper (d.1760) ADM 6/12/228
Confirmed 3.1.1720/21
ADM 6/12
3.10.1719 - 8.10.1721First Lieutenant Hugh Martin (d.1725) ADM 6/12/222ADM 6/1213.5.1720 - 8.10.1721Third Lieutenant James Lloyd (d.1761) ADM 6/12/222
Confirmed 8.12.1720
ADM 6/12
1.5.1723 - 18.5.1728First Lieutenant Benjamin Young (d.1754) ADM 6/13/56ADM 6/131.5.1723 - 13.8.1724Second Lieutenant Duncomb Drake (c.1695-1734) ADM 6/13/56ADM 6/1314.8.1724 - 11.12.1727Second Lieutenant George Weston ADM 6/13/76ADM 6/1324.1.1725/26 - 21.7.1727Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms Richard Orchard (d.1732) Transfered ADM 6/13/96ADM 6/1323.12.1727 - 18.5.1728Second Lieutenant Thomas Cooper (d.1760) ADM 6/14/205
Confirmed 17.5.1728
ADM 6/13
23.12.1727 - 18.5.1728Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms James Compton (d.1746) ADM 6/14/202
Confirmed 16.4.1728
ADM 6/13

4 Warrant Officers

1717Boatswain William Stoneref:16181717Gunner David Brandref:16181717Carpenter James Dorsetref:16181717Purser Philip Shalesref:1618

1 Petty Officer

21.5.1705 - 1.4.1706Trumpeter William Brockett Transfered ADM 107/2/210ADM 107/2

Service History

1705Commissioned for the Channel and Bay of BiscayBWAS-1603
22.9.1705Took the Privateer L'Hocquart (26)
1707In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
9.1708In Minorca operationBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1711On the St Lawrence expeditionBWAS-1603
1712In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1713In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1714Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1603

Paid off

10.1716Began large repair at Plymouth - Devon BWAS-1603
2.1717Completed large repair at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £3682.11.7dBWAS-1603
1718Underwent a small repair and was fitted for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
11.8.1718Battle of Cape Passaro

Paid off

ADM 51
1723Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1723fitting at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £2422.7.9dBWAS-1603
1724Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1725Guardship at PlymouthBWAS-1603
1726In the West Indies and at Porto BelloBWAS-1603
1726fitting at Plymouth - Devon at a cost of £1982.10.4dBWAS-1603
1727In the West IndiesBWAS-1603

Paid off

ADM 51
7.1729Broken up at Plymouth and useable remains transported to Portsmouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.4.1711-9.10.1711British Fleet For North AmericaSir Hovenden Walker (1666-1725) 

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