Royal James -> 1691 Victory

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Nominal Guns100B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched29.6.1675B065
First Commissioned1675B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B065
ConstructorSir Anthony Deane (1633-1721)B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild2.1694B065
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Victory' (1695) (100)
The Royal James in 1678

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel132' 0"Imperial Feet40.2336 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold18' 8"Imperial Feet5.5118 
Burthen1,422Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck163' 0"Imperial Feet49.6824 
Breadth45' 6"Imperial Feet13.7465 
Burthen1,486Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1692780EstablishmentW015

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.3.1678 - 28.8.1678CaptainJohn Wetwang (d.1684)BWAS-160330.11.1678 - 1679CaptainSir William JennensB05113.3.1682/83 - 1686Rear-AdmiralSir Richard Beach (d.1692)B0516.1.1690/91 - 19.3.1692/93CaptainEdward Stanley (d.1693)BWAS-16034.1693 - 6.1693CaptainThomas Jennings (d.1723)BWAS-16036.1693 - 2.1694CaptainJohn EveryBWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.3.1677/78 - 28.8.1678AdmiralSir Thomas Allin (Baronet ) (1612-1685)BWAS-16031691 - 1692Admiral of the BlueSir John Ashby (d.1693)EWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1692Fourth LieutenantSir Robert DunbarB051

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.4.1691 - 4.10.1693MidshipmanCharles Bartlett (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/41ADM 107/19.1.1691/92 - 17.10.1693MidshipmanFrancis Drake (c.1669-1726) ADM 107/1/43ADM 107/110.7.1692 - 2.11.1693MidshipmanThomas Dunn (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/45ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
9.11.1690 - 2.4.1691Able SeamanCharles Bartlett (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/41ADM 107/117.2.1691/92 - 7.1.1692/93VolunteerPhilip Hussey ADM 107/1/24ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
3.3.1690/91Renamed VictoryBWAS-1603
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur

 

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