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90
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.9.1720BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down8.1723BWAS-1714
Launched13.9.1729BWAS-1714
First Commissioned19.5.1731BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Constructor
Richard StaceyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1695-1742
BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Razeed3.1744/45BWAS-1714
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck164' 0"Imperial Feet49.9872 
Length of Keel132' 5"Imperial Feet40.2376 
Breadth47' 2"Imperial Feet14.3329 
Depth in Hold18' 10"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,566 8994Tons BM 

Armament


5.1731Broadside 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
5.1731750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1731 - 2.1.1731/32Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
ADM 6/14/76
BWAS-1714
2.1.1731/32 - 18.4.1732Captain
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
Transfered ADM 6/14/98
ADM 6/14
18.4.1732 - 14.4.1734Captain
The Hon. George ClintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
Transfered ADM 6/14/105
BWAS-1714
15.4.1734 - 8.4.1736Captain
John BarnsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1831
ADM 6/14/182
BWAS-1714
12.6.1739 - 8.1739First Captain
Thomas WhitneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1740
ADM 6/15/183
BWAS-1714
12.6.1739 - 16.4.1740Second Captain
Samuel FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1744
ADM 6/15/184
BWAS-1714
12.3.1741/42 - 21.9.1742Captain
Samuel CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1770
Transfered
BWAS-1714
21.9.1742 - 11.2.1743/44Captain
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
† Discharged Dead ADM 6/16/424
Confirmed 15.1.1743/44
BWAS-1714
6.3.1743/44 - 15.8.1744Captain
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
Transfered ADM 6/16/417
Confirmed 8.1.1744/45
BWAS-1714
16.8.1744 - 23.1.1744/45Captain
George BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1745
ADM 6/16/441
ADM 6/16

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.7.1731 - 1731Admiral of the Blue
Sir Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1734
BWAS-1714
c.4.5.1734 - 8.4.1736Rear-Admiral
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
ADM 6/9/301
BWAS-1714
12.6.1739 - 13.4.1740Admiral of the Fleet
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1697
Transfered ADM 6/15/301
BWAS-1714
25.3.1742 - 12.9.1743Vice-Admiral
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
Resigned
BWAS-1714

52 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1731 - 1.1.1731/32Second Lieutenant
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
ADM 6/14/76
ADM 6/14
19.5.1731 - 1.1.1731/32Third Lieutenant
Henry CornwallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1732
ADM 6/14/76
ADM 6/14
25.5.1731 - 1.1.1731/32Fourth Lieutenant
James ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1743
ADM 6/14/80
ADM 6/14
2.1.1731/32 - 27.6.1732Second Lieutenant
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
ADM 6/14/98
ADM 6/14
14.6.1732 - 27.6.1732Third Lieutenant
James ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1743
ADM 6/14/111
ADM 6/14
28.6.1732 - 21.8.1732First Lieutenant
Sir Roger Butler (Baronet )British
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1739
ADM 6/14/116
ADM 6/14
28.6.1732 - 21.8.1732Second Lieutenant
James ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1743
ADM 6/14/116
ADM 6/14
28.6.1732 - 22.8.1732Third Lieutenant
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
ADM 6/14/116
ADM 6/14
28.6.1732 - 20.5.1733Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1742
Transfered ADM 6/14/116
ADM 6/14
22.8.1732 - 8.5.1733First Lieutenant
James ComptonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1743
ADM 6/14/119
ADM 6/14
9.5.1733 - 26.2.1733/34First Lieutenant
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
ADM 6/14/44
ADM 6/14
9.5.1733 - 23.2.1733/34Second Lieutenant
Thomas FoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1749
ADM 6/14/144
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 8.4.1736First Lieutenant
James ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1744
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 8.4.1736Third Lieutenant
Joseph CooperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1742
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 8.4.1736Fourth Lieutenant
Fyfield CoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1748
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 8.4.1736Fifth Lieutenant
William CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1742
ADM 6/15/168
ADM 6/14
23.2.1733/34 - 26.2.1733/34Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Sebastian BishopBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1741
Transfered ADM 6/14/168
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 - 8.4.1736Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Sheldrake LatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1756
ADM 6/15/171
ADM 6/14
12.6.1739 - 3.7.1739Third Lieutenant
Lord George GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1746
ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
12.6.1739 - 3.7.1739Fourth Lieutenant
Edward GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1742
Transfered ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
12.6.1739 - 3.7.1739Fifth Lieutenant
John StruttBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1740
ADM 6/15/184
ADM 6/15
4.7.1739 - 29.2.1739/40First Lieutenant
Edward GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1742
ADM 6/15/194
ADM 6/15
4.7.1739 - 29.2.1739/40Second Lieutenant
John StruttBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1740
ADM 6/15/194
ADM 6/15
4.7.1739 - 2.3.1738/39Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
ADM 6/15/194
ADM 6/15
3.3.1739/40 - 16.4.1740Second Lieutenant
Alexander MichellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1741
ADM 6/15/253
ADM 6/15
3.3.1739/40 - 16.4.1740Third Lieutenant
Thomas LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
ADM 6/15/253
ADM 6/15
3.3.1739/40 - 16.4.1740Fifth Lieutenant
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
ADM 6/15/253
ADM 6/15
12.3.1741/42 - 21.3.1741/42Second Lieutenant
John StringerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/16/26
ADM 6/15
12.3.1741/42 - 21.3.1741/42Third Lieutenant
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
ADM 6/16/26
ADM 6/15
12.3.1741/42 - 21.3.1741/42Fourth Lieutenant
James MackyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1744
ADM 6/16/26
ADM 6/15
12.3.1741/42 - 21.3.1741/42Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
George Charles DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1749
ADM 6/16/26
ADM 6/15
22.3.1741/42 - 12.5.1742First Lieutenant
John StringerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/16/32
ADM 6/16
22.3.1741/42 - 26.5.1742Second Lieutenant
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
ADM 6/16/32
ADM 6/16
22.3.1741/42 - 23.7.1742Third Lieutenant
James MackyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1744
ADM 6/16/32
ADM 6/16
22.3.1741/42 - 3.10.1742Fifth Lieutenant
George Charles DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1749
ADM 6/16/22
ADM 6/16
2.6.1743 - 3.6.1743Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John BowdlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1748
ADM 6/16/292
Confirmed 13.4.1744
ADM 6/16
4.6.1743 - 24.6.1743Fifth Lieutenant
John BowdlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1748
ADM 6/16/282
Confirmed 13.4.1744
ADM 6/16
25.6.1743 - 31.7.1743Fourth Lieutenant
John BowdlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1748
ADM 6/16/292
Confirmed 13.4.1744
ADM 6/16
14.8.1743 - 13.1.1743/44Second Lieutenant
John BowdlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1748
ADM 6/16/292
Confirmed 13.4.1744
ADM 6/16
13.1.1743/44 - 5.3.1743/44Fifth Lieutenant
Richard JasperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1753
ADM 6/17/64
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 15.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
6.3.1743/44 - 31.7.1744Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/16/437
ADM 6/16
16.7.1744 - 31.7.1744Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John ArmstrongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1749
ADM 6/16/421
ADM 6/17
1.8.1744 - 18.8.1744Fourth Lieutenant
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/16/437
ADM 6/16
1.8.1744 - 18.8.1744Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William CustBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
ADM 6/16/426
ADM 6/16
4.8.1744 - 17.8.1744Fifth Lieutenant
John ArmstrongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1749
ADM 6/16/421
Confirmed 11.1.1744/45
ADM 6/16
18.8.1744 - 19.8.1744Fourth Lieutenant
John ArmstrongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1749
ADM 6/16/421
ADM 6/16
19.8.1744Third Lieutenant
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/16/437
ADM 6/16
19.8.1744Fifth Lieutenant
William CustBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
ADM 6/16/426
ADM 6/16
20.8.1744 - 29.12.1744Second Lieutenant
Henry CosbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1740
ADM 6/16/437
ADM 6/16
20.8.1744 - 23.1.1744/45Third Lieutenant
John ArmstrongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1749
ADM 6/16/421
Confirmed 11.1.1744/45
ADM 6/16
20.8.1744 - 23.1.1744/45Fourth Lieutenant
William CustBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
ADM 6/16/426
ADM 6/16
20.8.1744 - 23.1.1744/45Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Philip TomsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1748
ADM 6/16/435
ADM 6/16

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1733 - 26.7.1733Master
Richard JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/14/150
ADM 6/14
1742 - 24.8.1742Carpenter
John VarloBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1742
ADM 6/16/90
ADM 6/16
1744 - 19.1.1743/44Master
William CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1746
Transfered ADM 6/16/261
ADM 6/16

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
23.6.1731 - 26.2.1731/32Midshipman
Jeremiah SkinnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1737
ADM 107/3/209
ADM 107/3
6.3.1732/33 - 14.5.1733Midshipman
Stuart PowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1745
Transfered ADM 107/3/239
ADM 107/3
18.4.1734 - 2.5.1734Midshipman
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1741
Transfered ADM 107/3/320
ADM 107/3
11.3.1742/43 - 25.3.1743Supernumerary
Thomas BurnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
Transfered
ref:898
19.3.1743/44 - 15.12.1744Master's Mate
James PuddicombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1798
Transfered ADM 107/4/186
ADM 107/4
13.3.1744/45 - 14.5.1749Midshipman
James AlmsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1784
ODNB

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
17.4.1732 - 3.7.1732Able Seaman
Edward LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1747
ADM 107/3/211
ADM 107/3
2.5.1734 - 28.4.1736Ordinary Seaman
Francis DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1770
Transfered ADM 107/3/455
ADM 107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
25.9.1729Completed for ordinary, first cost was £29,103.5.3d including fitting.BWAS-1714
1.1731Reduced to guardshipBWAS-1714
5.1731Commissioned as flagship at ChathamBWAS-1714
1733Underwent repairs for 'damage received by lightning'BWAS-1714
1735With Norris' fleet in the TagusBWAS-1714
8.4.1736

Paid off

ADM 51
12.6.1739

Fitted as a flagship at Chatham at a cost of £3,226.14.3d

BWAS-1714
7.1739Recommissioned for home watersBWAS-1714
16.4.1740Paid offADM 51
1742Fitted as a flagshipBWAS-1714
3.1741/42RecommissionedBWAS-1714
16.4.1742Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
9.5.1742Arrived at GibraltarBWAS-1714
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
10.1744

Sailed for home

BWAS-1714
23.1.1744/45Paid offADM 51
12.2.1744/45Order to be cut down to a 2-deck 74-gun third rateBWAS-1714


Notes on Ship



Lost 8 killed and 12 wounded at the [Battle of Cape Sicie|Battle of Toulon], Captain [John Russell] died of his wounds.

 

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