Nominal Guns90BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Ship Class1694 Programme 90-GunnerBWAS-1603
Constructor Fisher Harding (d.1705)BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1713BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Barfleur' (1716) (90)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck162' 10 ½"Imperial Feet49.3903 
Length of Keel129' 4 ½"Imperial Feet39.3319 
Breadth46' 4"Imperial Feet14.0377 
Depth in Hold18' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,476Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck162' 10 ½"Imperial Feet49.3903 
Length of Keel129' 4 ½"Imperial Feet39.3319 
Breadth46' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet14.0399 
Depth in Hold18' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,476 194Tons BM 


1697Broadside Weight = 724 Imperial Pound ( 328.3349 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck36 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
20.12.1694680Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders

30.7.1697 - 1.9.1698Captain William Wright (d.1735) ADM 6/4/111ADM 6/46.3.1700/1 - 3.10.1701Captain Thomas Jennings (d.1723): on board from 10.3.1700/1 ADM 6/6/69BWAS-160314.1.1701/2 - 11.1.1702/3Captain Francis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/6/130BWAS-160312.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Second Captain John Cooper (d.1728) Transfered ADM 6/7/75ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 7.3.1702/3Captain Henry Haughton (d.1703) Transfered ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/719.3.1702/3 - 10.1.1703/4Captain John Price (d.1709) ADM 6/7/108ADM 6/728.2.1703/4 - 10.12.1704Captain James Stewart (d.1704/5) ADM 6/8/58BWAS-160313.12.1704 - 23.1.1704/5Second Captain Richard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/8/118ADM 6/824.1.1704/5 - 5.3.1705/6Captain Edward Whitaker ADM 6/8/142BWAS-16036.3.1705/6 - 19.11.1706Captain Robert Fairfax (1666-1725) ADM 6/8/237BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers

1701Vice-Admiral of the RedSir Cloudisley Shovell (1650-1707)BWAS-16031704 - 1705Admiral of the WhiteSir Cloudisley Shovell (1650-1707)BWAS-1603

39 Commissioned Officers

12.3.1699/1700 - 16.5.1701Third Lieutenant Robert Stevensref:5547.3.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant Richard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/67.3.1700/1 - 7.10.1701Acting Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Kempthorne (d.1736): on board from 11.3.1700/1 Transfered ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/612.3.1700/1 - 7.10.1701Second Lieutenant Peter Chamberlain (d.1720): on board from 15.3.1700/1 ADM 6/6/73ADM 6/613.3.1700/1 - 7.10.1701Fifth Lieutenant Charles Parsons (d.1705/6): on board from 17.3.1700/1 ADM 6/6/73ADM 6/613.5.1701 - 16.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant John Power ADM 6/6/95ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 25.10.1702First Lieutenant Isaac Cooke (c.1668-1712) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/617.1.1701/2 - 1.12.1702Third Lieutenant James Westcombe ADM 6/6/134ADM 6/619.1.1701/2 - 14.12.1702Second Lieutenant William Cawley (d.1740) ADM 6/6/135ADM 6/621.1.1701/2 - 4.12.1702Acting Fourth Lieutenant Henry Spooner Transfered ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/626.1.1701/2 - 20.1.1702/3Fifth Lieutenant Walter Bell (c.1658-1711) Transfered ADM 6/6/140ADM 6/615.12.1702 - c.12.1702First Lieutenant William Cawley (d.1740) Transfered ADM 6/7/68ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3First Lieutenant Justinian Miller ADM 6/7/77ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant Thomas Rochfort Transfered ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant Robert Trevor (d.1741) Transfered ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 30.4.1703First Lieutenant John Parr (d.1742): on board from 27.1.1702/3 Transfered ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 27.2.1703/4Second Lieutenant Arthur Basse ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 18.2.1702/3Third Lieutenant Charles Stuart ADM 6/7/81ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 17.9.1703Acting Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Smart (d.1722) ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 29.4.1704Fifth Lieutenant John Twisden (d.1707): on board from 27.1.1702/3 ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/720.1.1703/4 - 27.2.1703/4First Lieutenant Thomas Cooke ADM 6/8/46ADM 6/828.2.1703/4 - 13.12.1704First Lieutenant Thomas Cooke ADM 6/8/56ADM 6/828.2.1703/4 - 17.12.1704Second Lieutenant Daniel Butler ADM 6/8/56ADM 6/828.2.1703/4 - 17.12.1704Third Lieutenant Francis Percy (c.1676-1740/41) ADM 6/8/56ADM 6/828.2.1703/4 - 17.12.1704Acting Fourth Lieutenant Richard Lestock (1678/79-1748) ADM 6/8/56ADM 6/828.2.1703/4 - 27.12.1704Fifth Lieutenant Edward Vernon (1684-1757) Transfered ADM 6/8/49ADM 6/814.12.1704 - 11.1.1704/5First Lieutenant William Davenport (d.1707) Transfered ADM 6/8/119ADM 6/81.1.1704/5 - 14.1.1704/5Acting Fourth Lieutenant Edward Storey (d.1727) Transfered ADM 6/8/129ADM 6/825.1.1704/5 - 7.9.1706Fifth Lieutenant Thomas Knowler ADM 6/8/144ADM 6/826.1.1704/5 - 9.12.1706First Lieutenant Thomas Witts (d.1707) ADM 6/8/144ADM 6/826.1.1704/5 - 20.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant Charles Roche (d.1708) ADM 6/8/144ADM 6/826.1.1704/5 - 15.3.1705/6Third Lieutenant Charles Vanbrugh (1680-1740) ADM 6/8/144ADM 6/82.2.1704/5 - 14.3.1705/6Acting Fourth Lieutenant Charles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/8/147ADM 6/821.1.1705/6 - 9.12.1706Second Lieutenant Coningsby Norbury (1679-1734) Transfered ADM 6/8/223ADM 6/815.3.1705/6 - 26.9.1706Third Lieutenant Charles Poole (d.1738/39) Transfered ADM 6/8/242ADM 6/815.3.1705/6 - 2.11.1706Acting Fourth Lieutenant John James Gaches (d.1748) ADM 6/8/242ADM 6/88.9.1706 - 19.11.1706Fifth Lieutenant Robert Paston (d.1711) ADM 6/9/20ADM 6/93.11.1706 - 19.11.1706Third Lieutenant John James Gaches (d.1748) ADM 6/9/26
Confirmed 14.11.1706
ADM 6/9
3.11.1706 - 19.11.1706Acting Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Knowler ADM 6/9/26
Confirmed 14.11.1706
ADM 6/9

5 Warrant Officers

1697 - aft.15.2.1700/1Carpenter Thomas Bulbeck ADM 106/500/389ADM 10622.5.1697 - 1697Purser Thomas SuttonADM/A1701Gunner Thomas Summers ADM 106/542/3ADM 10616.1.1702/3 - 1703Boatswain William Foot ADM 6/7/79ADM 6/719.1.1702/3 - 1703Cook John Dalling ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/7

1 Petty Officer

5.6.1703 - 31.7.1703Master's Mate Robert Harrison (d.1739) Transfered ADM 107/2/159ADM 107/2

Service History

8.1697At Deptford ADM 106

Ordering the laying up of the BARFLEUR at Chatham as soon as she is launched. She is then to receive Ordinary and Riggers from Deptford and Woolwich together with labour from ships and Yachts in the Thames. She is also to be supplied with Provisions as necessary.

26.9.1697Arrived at Chatham Dockyard ADM 106
1702Present at the recapture of the DartmouthBWAS-1603
8.1702At Cadiz operationsBWAS-1603
12.10.1702Battle of Vigo
12.10.1702Took the Ship of the Line Le Bourbon (50) BWAS-1603
19.10.1702Sailed for homeBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
19.11.1706Paid offADM 51


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