Nominal Guns90BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Saint Michael' (1669) (90)
First Commissioned19.1.1707/8BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard B028
Designed byJohn TippettsB028
ConstructorJohn TippettsB028
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild6.3.1724/25BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck162' 8"Imperial Feet49.3809 
Length of Keel132' 6"Imperial Feet40.2384 
Breadth47' 4"Imperial Feet14.3401 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,579 394Imperial Feet0.0008 


1.1708Broadside Weight = 821 Imperial Pound ( 372.3235 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder
Roundhouse2 British 6-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers

19.1.1707/8 - 21.12.1708CaptainGerard Ellwes ADM 6/9/125BWAS-171422.12.1708 - 1.9.1709CaptainGerard Ellwes ADM 6/10/17ADM 6/1026.1.1710/11 - 17.3.1710/11CaptainGerard Ellwes ADM 6/11/100ADM 6/1118.3.1710/11 - 21.6.1711CaptainJasper Hicks (d.1714) ADM 6/11/120BWAS-1714

22 Commissioned Officers

22.1.1707/8 - 16.3.1707/8First LieutenantRalph Eaglesfield ADM 6/9/126ADM 6/922.1.1707/8 - 16.3.1707/8Fifth LieutenantMathew Consett (d.1749) ADM 6/9/126ADM 6/926.1.1707/8 - 16.3.1707/8Second LieutenantEdward Mansell (d.1735/36) ADM 6/9/129ADM 6/926.1.1707/8 - 16.3.1707/8Third LieutenantFrancis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/9/128ADM 6/927.1.1707/8 - 16.3.1707/8Fourth LieutenantHenry Curle ADM 6/9/128ADM 6/917.3.1707/8 - 27.12.1708First LieutenantEdward Mansell (d.1735/36) ADM 6/9/148ADM 6/917.3.1707/8 - 27.12.1708Second LieutenantFrancis Cooper (d.1733) ADM 6/9/148ADM 6/917.3.1707/8 - 27.12.1708Third LieutenantHenry Curle ADM 6/9/148ADM 6/917.3.1707/8 - 27.12.1708Fourth LieutenantMathew Consett (d.1749) ADM 6/9/148ADM 6/917.3.1707/8 - 27.7.1708Fifth LieutenantGeorge Trotter ADM 6/9/147ADM 6/928.7.1708 - 27.12.1708Fifth LieutenantJoseph Peach ADM 6/9/177ADM 6/928.12.1708 - 1.9.1709First LieutenantRobert Hopper (c.1666-?) ADM 6/10/18ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 1.9.1709Second LieutenantEdward Gregory ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 1.9.1709Third LieutenantEdward Mansell (d.1735/36) ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 11.8.1709Fourth LieutenantJohn Wooden (d.c.1707) ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1028.12.1708 - 1.9.1709Fifth LieutenantRichard Bramble ADM 6/10/19ADM 6/1012.8.1709 - 1.9.1709Fourth LieutenantThomas Rochfort ADM 6/10/81ADM 6/102.2.1710/11 - 21.6.1711First LieutenantJohn Pace (d.1739) ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 21.6.1711Second LieutenantCharles Cooper ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 21.6.1711Third LieutenantThomas Marwood (d.1731) ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 21.6.1711Fourth LieutenantAnthony Gwavas ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 21.6.1711Fifth LieutenantSamuel Atkins (d.1765) ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/11

Service History

1.9.1709Paid offADM 51
21.6.1711Paid offADM 51


BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive

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

Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Sunday 17th of February 2019 02:08James AshtonIsaac Wolley
Friday 15th of February 2019 15:04Andrew TownBritish First Rate galleon 'Elizabeth Jonas' (1559) (56)
Friday 15th of February 2019 10:30Marylynn RouseBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Harwich' (1743) (50)
Thursday 14th of February 2019 07:31Marylynn RouseJohn Mathison (d.1764)
Monday 11th of February 2019 15:39Peter EvansRichard Brett (d.1770)