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-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)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.7.1697 - 1.9.1698Captain William Wright (d.1735) ADM 6/4/111ADM 6/46.3.1700/1 - 13.1.1701/2Captain Thomas Jennings (d.1723) 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) ADM 6/7/75ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 7.3.1702/3Captain Henry Haughton (d.1703) 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


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

38 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.3.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2First Lieutenant Richard Canning (d.1726) ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/67.3.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Kempthorne (d.1736) ADM 6/6/70ADM 6/612.3.1700/1 - 18.1.1701/2Second Lieutenant Peter Chamberlain (d.1720) ADM 6/6/73ADM 6/613.3.1700/1 - 15.1.1701/2Fifth Lieutenant Charles Parsons (d.1705/6) ADM 6/6/73ADM 6/613.5.1701 - 16.1.1701/2Third Lieutenant John Power ADM 6/6/95ADM 6/616.1.1701/2 - 14.12.1702First Lieutenant Isaac Cooke (c.1668-1712) ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/617.1.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Third 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 - 13.1.1702/3Fourth Lieutenant Henry Spooner ADM 6/6/138ADM 6/626.1.1701/2 - 13.1.1702/3Fifth Lieutenant Walter Bell (c.1658-1711) ADM 6/6/140ADM 6/615.12.1702 - 13.1.1702/3First Lieutenant William Cawley (d.1740) 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 ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/714.1.1702/3 - 21.1.1702/3Third Lieutenant Robert Trevor (d.1741) ADM 6/7/76ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 14.7.1703First Lieutenant John Parr (d.1742) 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 - 17.9.1703Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Smart (d.1722) ADM 6/7/82ADM 6/722.1.1702/3 - 27.2.1703/4Fifth Lieutenant John Twisden (d.1707) 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 - 17.12.1704Fourth Lieutenant Richard Lestock (1678/79-1748) ADM 6/8/56ADM 6/828.2.1703/4 - 27.12.1704Fifth Lieutenant Edward Vernon (1684-1757) ADM 6/8/49ADM 6/814.12.1704 - 11.1.1704/5First Lieutenant William Davenport (d.1707) ADM 6/8/119ADM 6/81.1.1704/5 - 14.1.1704/5Fourth Lieutenant Edward Storey (d.1727) 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 - 14.3.1705/6Fourth Lieutenant Charles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/8/147ADM 6/821.1.1705/6 - 9.12.1706Second Lieutenant Coningsby Norbury (1679-1734) ADM 6/8/223ADM 6/815.3.1705/6 - 26.9.1706Third Lieutenant Charles Poole (d.1738/39) ADM 6/8/242ADM 6/815.3.1705/6 - 2.11.1706Fourth 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
Commission confirmed 14.11.1706
ADM 6/9
3.11.1706 - 19.11.1706Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Knowler ADM 6/9/26
Commission confirmed 14.11.1706
ADM 6/9

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
16.1.1702/3 - 1703Boatswain William Foot ADM 6/7/79ADM 6/719.1.1702/3 - 1703Cook John Dalling ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/7

1 Petty Officer


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

Service History


DateEventSource
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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