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Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.7.1709BWAS-1714
Launched21.4.1715BWAS-1714
First Commissioned11.1.1719/20BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Constructor
Benjamin RosewellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1702-1741
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Deleted from list22.1.1755BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Burthen1,573Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck162' 6"Imperial Feet49.3801 
Length of Keel132' 0"Imperial Feet40.2336 
Breadth47' 4"Imperial Feet14.3401 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,576 8894Tons BM 

Armament


1720Broadside 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
1720680Establishment (1703)BWAS-1714

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1719/20 - 8.11.1721Captain
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
ADM 6/12/188
BWAS-1714
29.4.1723 - 1.2.1725/26Captain
Salmon MorriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1732
: on board from 6.5.1723 Transfered ADM 6/13/55
BWAS-1714
1.2.1725/26 - 8.2.1725/26Captain
Philip VanbrughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1753
ADM 6/13/101
ADM 6/13
29.1.1740/41 - 8.6.1741Captain
Samuel MeadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1742
ADM 6/15/373
BWAS-1714
9.6.1741 - 26.9.1741Captain
Charles BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1740
ADM 6/15/426
BWAS-1714
27.9.1741 - 2.7.1742Captain
Samuel AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1747
ADM 6/15/461
BWAS-1714
3.7.1742 - 15.4.1744Captain
Sir William Hewett (4th Baronet of Headley Hall)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ADM 6/16/72
BWAS-1714
16.4.1744 - 15.6.1744Captain
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1756
Transfered ADM 6/16/293
BWAS-1714
8.9.1744 - 10.2.1744/45Captain
Lachlan LeslieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1761
Transfered ADM 6/16/360
ADM 6/16
11.2.1744/45 - 21.3.1744/45Captain
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773
Transfered ADM 6/16/438
ADM 6/16
26.3.1745 - 26.6.1745Captain
Harry PowlettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1775
ADM 6/16/459
BWAS-1714
27.6.1745 - 19.7.1745Captain
Philip SaumarezBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743
Transfered ADM 6/16/501
BWAS-1714
20.7.1745 - 18.4.1747Captain
John HumeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1747
ADM 6/16/516
BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1720 - 1721Admiral
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
BWAS-1714
7.12.1743 - 18.6.1744Rear-Admiral
William MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1747
ADM 107/2/251
BWAS-1714

37 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1.1719/20 - 28.5.1720First Lieutenant
Daniel MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1728
ADM 6/12/188
ADM 6/12
11.1.1719/20 - 30.9.1720Second Lieutenant
John WellerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1751
ADM 6/12/188
ADM 6/12
11.1.1719/20 - 31.10.1720Third Lieutenant
Edward BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1736
ADM 6/12/188
ADM 6/12
11.1.1719/20 - 16.2.1720/21Acting Fourth Lieutenant
John EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1727
ADM 6/12/188
ADM 6/12
11.1.1719/20 - 31.1.1725/26Fifth Lieutenant
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1729
ADM 6/12/188
ADM 6/12
4.4.1720 - 25.1.1725/26Sixth Lieutenant
James RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1728
Transfered ADM 6/12/201
ADM 6/12
17.2.1720/21 - 31.5.1722Acting Fourth Lieutenant
John ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1728
Transfered ADM 6/13/4
ADM 6/13
17.2.1720/21 - 3.12.1721Fifth Lieutenant
Nathaniel TuckerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1743
Transfered ADM 6/13/4
ADM 6/13
17.2.1720/21 - 31.1.1725/26Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John ButtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1726
ADM 6/13/4
ADM 6/13
1.5.1723 - 31.1.1725/26First Lieutenant
John StanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1740
Transfered ADM 6/13/55
ADM 6/13
1.5.1723 - 31.1.1725/26Second Lieutenant
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1756
ADM 6/13/55
ADM 6/13
1.2.1725/26 - 8.2.1725/26First Lieutenant
Israel SparkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1730
ADM 6/13/100
ADM 6/13
1.2.1725/26 - 13.2.1725/26Second Lieutenant
Henry DodsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1726
ADM 6/13/100
ADM 6/13
1.2.1725/26 - 8.2.1725/26Third Lieutenant
Robert CallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1732
Transfered ADM 6/13/100
ADM 6/13
1.2.1725/26 - 9.2.1725/26Acting Fourth Lieutenant
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1753
Transfered ADM 6/13/100
ADM 6/13
1.2.1725/26 - 8.2.1725/26Fifth Lieutenant
John GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1747
Transfered ADM 6/13/100
ADM 6/13
1.2.1725/26 - 8.2.1725/26Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1756
Transfered ADM 6/13/100
ADM 6/13
30.1.1740/41 - 2.4.1742Second Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/374
ADM 6/15
30.1.1740/41 - 26.3.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John PatersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1740
ADM 6/15/374
ADM 6/15
27.3.1741 - 12.4.1741Fifth Lieutenant
John PatersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1740
ADM 6/15/404
ADM 6/15
13.4.1741 - 24.5.1742Fifth Lieutenant
John PatersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/409
ADM 6/15
5.10.1741 - 18.7.1742Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Henry SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1742
ADM 6/16/464
ADM 6/15
19.7.1742 - 30.7.1742Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Curtis KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1740-1745
ADM 6/16/76
ADM 6/16
31.7.1742 - 2.2.1742/43Fifth Lieutenant
Curtis KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1740-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/82
ADM 6/16
9.2.1742/43 - 14.6.1743Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
The Hon. William FarmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1749
Transfered ADM 6/16/147
ADM 6/16
8.9.1744 - 11.1.1744/45Fifth Lieutenant
William BowyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1745
ADM 6/16/360
ADM 6/16
12.1.1744/45 - 10.2.1744/45Acting Fourth Lieutenant
William BowyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/422
ADM 6/16
12.1.1744/45 - 19.2.1744/45Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John HusseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1732-1746
ADM 6/16/422
ADM 6/16
20.2.1744/45 - 6.5.1746Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/445
ADM 6/16
20.5.1745 - 6.8.1745Third Lieutenant
Richard BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
ADM 6/16/480
ADM 6/16
7.8.1745 - 4.2.1745/46Second Lieutenant
Richard BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/524
ADM 6/16
7.8.1745 - 4.2.1745/46Third Lieutenant
William StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1758
ADM 6/16/524
ADM 6/16
5.2.1745/46 - 14.2.1746/47Second Lieutenant
William StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1758
ADM 6/17/56
ADM 6/17
9.5.1746 - 27.11.1746Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
James CopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1747
ADM 6/17/102
ADM 6/17
28.11.1746 - 18.4.1747Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1771
ADM 6/17/176
ADM 6/17
14.2.1746/47 - 18.4.1747First Lieutenant
William StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1758
ADM 6/17/199
ADM 6/17
14.2.1746/47 - 18.4.1747Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas SlifordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1756
ADM 6/17/200
ADM 6/17

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1718 - 2.3.1717/18Boatswain
John BennettBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1718-1727
ADM 6/12/116
ADM 6/12

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
22.3.1719/20 - 10.2.1721/22Midshipman
Robert ShortingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1734
Transfered ADM 107/3/121
ADM 107/3
3.4.1741 - 19.6.1741Midshipman
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
Transfered ADM 107/3/556
ADM 107/3
31.7.1741 - 5.12.1743Midshipman
Henry ParrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
ADM 107/3/510
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1720Completed rebuild and refit at a cost of £24,607.0.5d for the rebuild and £4.057.10.4d for fittingBWAS-1714
27.4.1720Left England as Flagship of the British Baltic FleetW025
8.5.1720Arrived off the SoundNWB
18.5.1720Arrived off CopenhagenNWB
19.5.1720Entered the BalticNWB
23.5.1720Reached the Stockholm skargard and joined the Swedish battleships under Over-Admiral Count SparreNWB
31.5.1720Left Stolkholm bound for Gottska SandoNWB
7.6.1720Sailed for RevelNWB
10.6.1720Arrived off NargenNWB
13.6.1720Sailed for HangoNWB
17.6.1720Anchored in the harbour of Kapelsvik in Gothland to take in water and provisionsNWB
27.6.1720Arrived at DalaroNWB
12.11.1720Returned to CopenhagenNWB
1.12.1720Arrived in EnglandNWB
1721Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1714
9.5.1721Arrived of the Sound as Flagship of the English Baltic Fleet of 1721W025
29.8.1721Left Kapelskar as part of the Anglo-Swedish fleet eventually sailing on to ElfsnabbenNWB
4.10.1721Sailed for EnglandNWB
12.10.1721Arrived in CopenhagenNWB
17.10.1721Left CopenhagenNWB
31.10.1721Arrived at the NoreNWB
8.11.1721Paid offADM 51
1723Fitted as a guardship,serving at Blackstakes until 1725BWAS-1714
10.1729Started great repair at ChathamBWAS-1714
10.1733Completed great repair at a cost of £27,460.6.0dBWAS-1714
1741At Chatham fitting as a flagship during the spring at a cost of £5,358.11.2dBWAS-1714
1.1741Recommissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
18.4.1747Paid offADM 51
3.1747/48SurveyedBWAS-1714
10.1749Converted to a church ship "In the room of the Union" at ChathamBWAS-1714
21.1.1752

Order to be cut down and converted to a lazarette for Stangate Creek

BWAS-1714
9.3.1752Contract for conversion to lazarette with Mr Temple, completed in 1752BWAS-1714
26.11.1754Order to be conveyed to Stangate CreekBWAS-1714
22.1.1755Struck from the Navy ListBWAS-1714
24.3.1770Break up completed at ChathamBWAS-1714


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
16.4.1720-1.12.1720British Baltic Fleet 1720
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
 
13.4.1721-20.10.1721British Baltic Fleet 1721
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1693
 

Notes on Ship



Lavery's The Ship of the Line Volume I gives a launch date of 1712/04/21

 

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