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Barfleur

79
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.12.1694BWAS-1603
Launched10.8.1697BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Ship Class1694 Programme 90-Gunner (1694)BWAS-1603
Constructor
Fisher HardingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1701
BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild8.1713BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
30.7.1697 - 1.9.1698Captain
William WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1703
ADM 6/4/111
ADM 6/4
6.3.1700/1 - 3.10.1701Captain
Thomas JenningsBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1688-1706
: on board from 10.3.1700/1 ADM 6/6/69
BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/2 - 11.1.1702/3Captain
Francis WyvellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1716
ADM 6/6/130
BWAS-1603
12.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Second Captain
John CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
Transfered ADM 6/7/75
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 7.3.1702/3Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
Transfered ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
19.3.1702/3 - 10.1.1703/4Captain
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1708
ADM 6/7/108
ADM 6/7
28.2.1703/4 - 10.12.1704Captain
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1705
ADM 6/8/58
BWAS-1603
13.12.1704 - 23.1.1704/5Second Captain
Richard CanningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1716
ADM 6/8/118
ADM 6/8
24.1.1704/5 - 5.3.1705/6Captain
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
ADM 6/8/142
BWAS-1603
6.3.1705/6 - 19.11.1706Captain
Robert FairfaxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1707
ADM 6/8/237
BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1701Vice-Admiral of the Red
Sir Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
BWAS-1603
1704 - 1705Admiral of the White
Sir Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
BWAS-1603

39 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.3.1699/1700 - 16.5.1701Third Lieutenant
Robert StevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM/L
7.3.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant
Richard CanningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1716
ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
7.3.1700/1 - 7.10.1701Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1719
: on board from 11.3.1700/1 Transfered ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
12.3.1700/1 - 7.10.1701Second Lieutenant
Peter ChamberlainBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1713
: on board from 15.3.1700/1 ADM 6/6/73
ADM 6/6
13.3.1700/1 - 7.10.1701Fifth Lieutenant
Charles ParsonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1704
: on board from 17.3.1700/1 ADM 6/6/73
ADM 6/6
13.5.1701 - 16.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant
John PowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/95
ADM 6/6
16.1.1701/2 - 25.10.1702First Lieutenant
Isaac CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1683-1719
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
17.1.1701/2 - 1.12.1702Third Lieutenant
James WestcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1711
ADM 6/6/134
ADM 6/6
19.1.1701/2 - 14.12.1702Second Lieutenant
William CawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
ADM 6/6/135
ADM 6/6
21.1.1701/2 - 4.12.1702Fourth Lieutenant
Henry SpoonerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
Transfered ADM 6/6/138
ADM 6/6
26.1.1701/2 - 20.1.1702/3Fifth Lieutenant
Walter BellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1707
Transfered ADM 6/6/140
ADM 6/6
15.12.1702 - c.12.1702First Lieutenant
William CawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1715
Transfered ADM 6/7/68
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3First Lieutenant
Justinian MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1711
ADM 6/7/77
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant
Thomas RochfortBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1712
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
14.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant
Robert TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1741
Transfered ADM 6/7/76
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 30.4.1703First Lieutenant
John ParrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1713
: on board from 27.1.1702/3 Transfered ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 27.2.1703/4Second Lieutenant
Arthur BasseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1713
ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 18.2.1702/3Third Lieutenant
Charles StuartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1704
ADM 6/7/81
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 17.9.1703Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas SmartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1721
ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
22.1.1702/3 - 29.4.1704Fifth Lieutenant
John TwisdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1706
: on board from 27.1.1702/3 ADM 6/7/82
ADM 6/7
20.1.1703/4 - 27.2.1703/4First Lieutenant
Thomas CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1705
ADM 6/8/46
ADM 6/8
28.2.1703/4 - 13.12.1704First Lieutenant
Thomas CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1705
ADM 6/8/56
ADM 6/8
28.2.1703/4 - 17.12.1704Second Lieutenant
Daniel ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1706
ADM 6/8/56
ADM 6/8
28.2.1703/4 - 17.12.1704Third Lieutenant
Francis PercyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1739
ADM 6/8/56
ADM 6/8
28.2.1703/4 - 17.12.1704Fourth Lieutenant
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1746
ADM 6/8/56
ADM 6/8
28.2.1703/4 - 27.12.1704Fifth Lieutenant
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
Transfered ADM 6/8/49
ADM 6/8
14.12.1704 - 11.1.1704/5First Lieutenant
William DavenportBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1707
Transfered ADM 6/8/119
ADM 6/8
1.1.1704/5 - 14.1.1704/5Fourth Lieutenant
Edward StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1717
Transfered ADM 6/8/129
ADM 6/8
25.1.1704/5 - 7.9.1706Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/8/144
ADM 6/8
26.1.1704/5 - 9.12.1706First Lieutenant
Thomas WittsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/8/144
ADM 6/8
26.1.1704/5 - 20.1.1705/6Second Lieutenant
Charles RocheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1706
ADM 6/8/144
ADM 6/8
26.1.1704/5 - 15.3.1705/6Third Lieutenant
Charles VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1736
ADM 6/8/144
ADM 6/8
2.2.1704/5 - 14.3.1705/6Fourth Lieutenant
Charles PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/8/147
ADM 6/8
21.1.1705/6 - 9.12.1706Second Lieutenant
Coningsby NorburyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1734
Transfered ADM 6/8/223
ADM 6/8
15.3.1705/6 - 26.9.1706Third Lieutenant
Charles PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
Transfered ADM 6/8/242
ADM 6/8
15.3.1705/6 - 2.11.1706Fourth Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/8/242
ADM 6/8
8.9.1706 - 19.11.1706Fifth Lieutenant
Robert PastonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1709
ADM 6/9/20
ADM 6/9
3.11.1706 - 19.11.1706Third Lieutenant
John James GachesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
ADM 6/9/26
Confirmed 14.11.1706
ADM 6/9
3.11.1706 - 19.11.1706Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas KnowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1708
ADM 6/9/26
Confirmed 14.11.1706
ADM 6/9

7 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.8.1695 - aft.15.2.1700/1Carpenter
Thomas BulbeckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1701
ADM 106/500/389
ADM 106
17.9.1696 - 21.5.1697Purser
John HowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/26
ADM 6/4
15.10.1696 - 1696Cook
Robert HeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/37
ADM 6/4
24.2.1696/97 - 1701Gunner
Thomas SummersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1701
ADM 6/4/77
ADM 106
22.5.1697 - 1697Purser
Thomas SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/98
ADM/A
16.1.1702/3 - 1703Boatswain
William FootBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/7/79
ADM 6/7
19.1.1702/3 - 1703Cook
John DallingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1703
ADM 6/7/80
ADM 6/7

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
5.6.1703 - 31.7.1703Master's Mate
Robert HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1743
Transfered ADM 107/2/159
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1697At Deptford ADM 106
2.8.1697

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.

ADM/A
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) 1695-1702
French 50 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
BWAS-1603
19.10.1702Sailed for homeBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
19.11.1706Paid offADM 51

 

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