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Ossory -> 1716 Princess -> 1728 Princess Royal

87
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.6.1706BWAS-1714
Launched21.7.1711BWAS-1714
First Commissioned22.11.1742BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Constructor
Joseph AllinBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1700-1705
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up11.1763BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck162' 7 ½"Imperial Feet49.3903 
Length of Keel132' 6"Imperial Feet40.2384 
Breadth47' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet14.3447 
Depth in Hold18' 7 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Burthen1,570 2494Tons BM 

Armament


11.1742Broadside Weight = 803 Imperial Pound ( 364.1605 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1742680EstablishmentBWAS-1714

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1742 - 15.1.1743/44Captain
Christopher O'BrienBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1744
Transfered ADM 6/16/118
BWAS-1714
16.1.1743/44 - 22.5.1744Captain
The Hon. Fitzroy Henry LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/260
ADM 6/16
6.6.1744 - 17.2.1746/47Captain
John St LoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1747
ADM 6/16/317
BWAS-1714
17.10.1755 - 15.6.1756Captain
Richard CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1763
ADM 6/18/202
BWAS-1714
15.6.1756 - 18.10.1758Captain
Edward BarberBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1758
Transfered ADM 6/18/279
BWAS-1714
18.10.1758 - 15.1.1763Captain
John FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1771
ADM 6/18/548
BWAS-1714

21 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.11.1742 - 9.10.1743First Lieutenant
Patrick O'HaraBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1762
ADM 6/16/118
ADM 6/16
23.11.1742 - 12.1.1743/44Second Lieutenant
Robert WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1746
ADM 6/16/118
ADM 6/16
23.11.1742 - 11.2.1742/43Third Lieutenant
Alexander BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1744
Transfered ADM 6/16/118
ADM 6/16
23.11.1742 - 11.2.1742/43Fifth Lieutenant
Henry PrettieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1768
Transfered ADM 6/16/118
ADM 6/16
8.2.1742/43 - 12.1.1743/44Third Lieutenant
Philip Manning ColumbineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/149
ADM 6/16
4.4.1743 - 12.1.1743/44Fifth Lieutenant
Edward KellerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1748
ADM 6/16/165
ADM 6/16
24.8.1743 - 12.1.1743/44Acting Fourth Lieutenant
John RankinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 6/16/212
ADM 6/16
13.1.1743/44 - 2.2.1743/44First Lieutenant
Robert WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/258
ADM 6/16
13.1.1743/44 - 17.2.1746/47Second Lieutenant
John RankinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1748
ADM 6/16/258
ADM 6/16
13.1.1743/44 - 6.11.1744Third Lieutenant
John DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1746
ADM 6/16/258
ADM 6/16
13.1.1743/44 - 23.1.1743/44Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Edward KellerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/258
ADM 6/16
12.6.1744 - 17.2.1746/47First Lieutenant
Thomas RuffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1762
ADM 6/16/320
ADM 6/16
4.8.1744 - 18.12.1744Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1758
Transfered ADM 6/16/350
ADM 6/16
7.11.1744 - 17.2.1745/46Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Robert CuninghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1747
ADM 6/16/381
ADM 6/16
12.1.1744/45 - 21.2.1745/46Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Samuel TilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1757
ADM 6/16/422
ADM 6/16
4.1.1745/46 - 17.2.1745/46Acting Fourth Lieutenant
William WoodburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1746
ADM 6/17/82
Issued by
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1746
, North America
ADM 6/17
18.2.1745/46 - 6.5.1746Third Lieutenant
Robert CuninghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1747
Transfered ADM 6/17/65
ADM 6/17
18.2.1745/46 - 19.5.1746Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Charles GugelmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1747
ADM 6/17/65
ADM 6/17
22.2.1745/46 - 17.2.1746/47Fifth Lieutenant
Samuel TilleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1757
ADM 6/17/67
ADM 6/17
22.2.1745/46 - 17.2.1746/47Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1778
ADM 6/17/67
ADM 6/17
20.5.1746 - 17.2.1746/47Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Frederick BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1747
ADM 6/17/107
ADM 6/18

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1727 - 6.9.1727Carpenter
John CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1727-1731
ADM 6/13/159
ADM 6/13
1744 - 19.7.1744Purser
Lancelot BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1750
ADM 6/16/345
ADM 6/16
1761Carpenter
John TowsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761
ref:1618

10 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1754 - 16.12.1756Not Rated
James BishopBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1754-1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/11
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Not Rated
Hugh MordyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
ADM 36/4799/12
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Not Rated
John AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/12
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Not Rated
John ChewittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/11
ADM 36
1757 - 13.5.1757Not Rated
John QuinnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
ADM 36/4799/12
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Unknown
Hanburg PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/12
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Unknown
Thomas GibbonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/12
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Unknown
Patrick MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1758
ADM 36/4799/12
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Unknown
Peter PattersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
Transfered ADM 36/4799/11
ADM 36
1757 - 12.5.1757Unknown
Richard FlanninganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1757
ADM 36/4799/11
ADM 36

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1.1716Renamed PrincessBWAS-1714
12.1721Started a great repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
3.1724/25Completed Great Repair at a cost of £20,333.16.8dBWAS-1714
26.7.1728Renamed Princess RoyalBWAS-1714
6.1735Started a small repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
10.1735Completed small repair at a cost of £3,207.17.4dBWAS-1714
22.11.1742

Commissioned for Home Waters

BWAS-1714
1745Lisbon ConvoyBWAS-1714
10.1755Commissioned as guard ship for the NoreBWAS-1714
14.10.1763Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1714
11.1763Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1714

 

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