Recent updates


Recent Comments

 

Elizabeth

7625
Nominal Guns70BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered4.9.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down15.3.1734/35BWAS-1714
Launched29.11.1737BWAS-1714
First Commissioned16.5.1738BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
Ship Class1706 Establishment 70-Gunner (1706)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Jacob AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1690-1696
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John WardBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1711-1752
BWAS-1714
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up10.5.1766BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck151' 0"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel121' 8"Imperial Feet36.8905 
Breadth43' 5"Imperial Feet13.1487 
Depth in Hold17' 9"Imperial Feet5.2143 
Burthen1,223 2394Tons BM 

Armament


29.11.1737Broadside Weight = 522 Imperial Pound ( 236.727 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

1756Broadside Weight = 504 Imperial Pound ( 228.564 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1733480Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1738 - 9.10.1740Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
ADM 6/15/117
BWAS-1714
9.10.1740 - 23.8.1741Captain
Thomas DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1739
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/15/349
BWAS-1714
25.8.1741 - 5.7.1745Captain
Joseph LingenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/445
BWAS-1714
3.8.1745 - 19.11.1745Captain
Richard WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1770
ADM 6/17/6
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 30.9.1745
BWAS-1714
20.3.1745/46 - 29.1.1747/48Captain
James RentoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1748
Transfered ADM 6/17/75
BWAS-1714
29.1.1747/48 - 23.6.1748Captain
Polycarpus TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1762
ADM 6/17/514
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 23.3.1749/50
BWAS-1714
23.6.1748 - 11.4.1749Captain
James KirkBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1742
ADM 6/17/461
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 12.5.1749
BWAS-1714
4.2.1755 - 17.1.1757Captain
John MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1787
Transfered ADM 6/18/128
BWAS-1714
17.1.1757 - 20.2.1759Captain
Richard KempenfeltBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1782
Transfered ADM 6/18/345
BWAS-1714
20.2.1759 - 6.6.1761Captain
Richard TiddemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1750
ADM 6/19/467
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 1.3.1763
BWAS-1714
6.6.1761 - 30.7.1764Captain
Isaac Florimond OurryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1746
ADM 6/20/47
Issued by
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1770
, East Indies - Asia
Confirmed 25.8.1764
ADM 6/20

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.1.1757 - 5.7.1758Commodore
Charles SteevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1729
BWAS-1714
6.7.1758 - 20.2.1759Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Charles SteevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1729
Transfered
BWAS-1714
1761 - 7.10.1762Commodore
Richard TiddemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1750
BWAS-1714

21 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1738 - 12.10.1740First Lieutenant
William ParkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1744
Transfered ADM 6/15/118
ADM 6/15
16.5.1738 - 8.3.1738/39Third Lieutenant
James JanewayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1740
Transfered ADM 6/15/118
ADM 6/15
16.5.1738 - 1.6.1738Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1738
ADM 6/15/118
ADM 6/15
2.6.1738 - 6.6.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John HydeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1746
ADM 6/15/122
ADM 6/15
7.6.1739 - 1.10.1739Third Lieutenant
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
ADM 6/15/180
ADM 6/15
7.6.1739 - 1.10.1739Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John HydeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1746
ADM 6/15/180
ADM 6/15
2.10.1739 - 2.10.1740Third Lieutenant
John HydeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1746
ADM 6/15/226
ADM 6/15
2.10.1739 - 2.10.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1740
ADM 6/15/226
ADM 6/15
3.10.1740 - 12.10.1740Second Lieutenant
John HydeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1746
Transfered ADM 6/15/347
ADM 6/15
3.10.1740 - 12.10.1740Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1740
Transfered ADM 6/15/347
ADM 6/15
3.10.1740 - 12.10.1740Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard FarishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1747
ADM 6/15/347
ADM 6/15
13.10.1740 - 29.1.1740/41First Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1740
Transfered ADM 6/15/350
ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/41 - 28.5.1741First Lieutenant
James NewnamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1744
ADM 6/15/376
ADM 6/15
14.4.1741 - 26.8.1741Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John LaceyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1741
ADM 6/15/410
ADM 6/15
8.3.1744/45 - 19.11.1745Third Lieutenant
Henry ChristianBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1796
ADM 6/17/70
Confirmed 3.3.1745/46
ADM 6/17
20.3.1745/46 - 18.4.1747Third Lieutenant
John BridgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1749
ADM 6/17/75
ADM 6/17
18.4.1747 - 11.4.1749Second Lieutenant
John BridgesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1749
ADM 6/17/219
ADM 6/17
18.4.1747 - 11.4.1749Third Lieutenant
Archibald SeatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1749
ADM 6/17/219
ADM 6/17
23.4.1747 - 1747First Lieutenant
Ambrose CramerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1744
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/17/220
ADM 6/17
24.4.1747 - 1.11.1747Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1757
ADM 6/17/444
Issued by
Edward LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747

Confirmed 17.2.1748/49
ADM 6/17
1.11.1747 - 31.1.1747/48Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Benjamin JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1749
ADM 6/17/458
Issued by
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 21.4.1749
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1766Carpenter
William LightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1766-1787
ADM 106/1145/100
ADM 106

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.7.1739 - 19.7.1739Midshipman Ordinary
Jonathon RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1757
ADM 107/3/342
ADM 107/3
19.11.1748 - 18.5.1749Midshipman
William LockerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1793
Discharged ADM 107/4/345
ODNB

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1748 - 9.4.1748Volunteer
William CustBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
TNC

Service History


DateEventSource
1738Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
6.1738Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £16164.16.3dBWAS-1714
6.1738Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1345.12.8dBWAS-1714
11.1738Guard shipBWAS-1714
23.7.1739Sailed with Vernon's squadronBWAS-1714
8.1739Off FinisterreBWAS-1714
1740In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
10.1745Sailed home to pay offBWAS-1714
19.11.1745

Paid off

ADM 51
2.1746Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1745/46RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1746Joined the Western squadronBWAS-1714
6.1746Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9701.3.7dBWAS-1714
9.1746Off FinisterreBWAS-1714
7.1747Sailed with a convoy for JamaicaBWAS-1714
8.3.1747/48Present in the attack on Port LouisBWAS-1714
8.4.1748Present in the attack on SantiagoBWAS-1714
9.4.1748Battle of Santiago de Cuba
11.4.1749

Paid off at Portsmouth Dockyard

ADM 106
1.8.1749SurveyedBWAS-1714
8.1751Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
4.7.1752SurveyedBWAS-1714
8.1753Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £17230.19.8dBWAS-1714
1756Refitted as a 64 gun Third Rate
10.3.1757Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
29.4.1758Battle of Cuddalore
3.8.1758Battle of Negapatam
10.9.1759Battle of Pondicherry
6.6.1762Manilla operations
9.1762At ManillaBWAS-1714
24.9.1762Battle of Manilla
1764Returned homeBWAS-1714
30.7.1764Paid offADM 51
14.8.1764SurveyedBWAS-1714
6.11.1765Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
10.5.1766Break up completed at Portsmouth DY for £511.11.3dBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.7.1739-1741British Fleet in the West indies
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
 
 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Saturday 18th of September 2021 11:58Linda C. Jones
Friday 17th of September 2021 16:14Candy Herwin
Friday 17th of September 2021 01:18John DickieLouisbourg Expedition
Thursday 16th of September 2021 15:05Michelle Lallement
Raymond-Antoine HaranFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Wednesday 15th of September 2021 07:26John Manley
Isaac George ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1768-1814