Coronation

78
Nominal Guns90B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1678BWAS-1603
Launched23.5.1685BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B065
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd RatesB065
Constructor Isaac BettsB065
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Wrecked3.9.1691B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck160' 4"Imperial Feet48.7697 
Length of Keel140' 0"Imperial Feet42.672 
Breadth44' 9"Imperial Feet13.4684 
Depth in Hold18' 2"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,427Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck160' 6"Imperial Feet48.7705 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Burthen1,346Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck160' 4"Imperial Feet48.7697 
Length of Keel126' 4"Imperial Feet38.4087 
Breadth44' 9"Imperial Feet13.4684 
Depth in Hold18' 2"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Draught Aft16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Burthen1,345 6594Tons BM 

Armament


1685Broadside Weight = 772 Imperial Pound ( 350.102 kg)B028
Gun Deck26 British 34-Pounder
Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Gun Deck26 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 724 Imperial Pound ( 328.3349 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77660Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.2.1689/90 - 29.10.1690Captain John Munden (d.1718/19)BWAS-160329.10.1690 - 3.9.1691Captain Charles Skelton (d.1691)BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.6.1690 - 1690Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Ralph Delavall (c.1641-1706/7)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1691 - 3.9.1691Lieutenant William Passenger (d.1729)ADM 1/5253

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
3.9.1691Dismasted and wrecked on Ram Head in a storm (c.300 drowned)BWAS-1603


Notes on Ship


Wreck location
[http://www.submerged.co.uk/coronationandpenleecannons.php|Site about the wreck of the Coronation]

 

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