Marlborough

92
Nominal Guns90
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.4.1725
Keel Laid Down1.9.1725
Launched25.9.1732
First Commissioned2.2.1740/41
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham
CategorySecond Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Reduced in Rate6.12.1752

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 8994Imperial Feet0.024 

Armament


1.1741Broadside 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

6.1756Broadside Weight = 770 Imperial Pound ( 349.195 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

12.1760Broadside Weight = 731 Imperial Pound ( 331.5085 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1732750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.2.1740/41 - 26.9.1741Captain Alexander Geddes (d.1750/51) ADM 6/15/375BWAS-171427.9.1741 - 24.11.1741Captain George Sclater (d.1750) ADM 6/15/461ADM 6/1525.11.1741 - 20.9.1742Captain John Russell (d.1743/44) ADM 6/16/424
Commission confirmed 15.1.1743/44
BWAS-1714
21.9.1742 - 12.1.1743/44Captain Thomas Graves (d.1755) ADM 6/16/461
Commission confirmed 30.3.1745
BWAS-1714
12.1.1743/44 - 11.2.1743/44Captain James Cornewall (1698-1743/44)BWAS-171411.2.1743/44 - 21.2.1743/44Captain Frederick Cornewall (1706-1786) ADM 6/16/310
Commission confirmed 26.5.1744
ADM 6/16
22.2.1743/44 - 17.3.1743/44Captain Robert Robinson (d.1785) ADM 6/17/184
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 29.12.1746
ADM 6/17
18.3.1743/44 - 31.7.1744Captain Robert Long (d.1771) ADM 6/16/441
Commission confirmed 13.2.1744/45
ADM 6/16
1.8.1744 - 2.8.1745Captain Richard Watkins (d.1770) ADM 6/17/6
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 30.9.1745
BWAS-1714
3.8.1745 - 1.10.1745Captain Arthur Gardiner (c.1716-1758) ADM 6/17/196
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 4.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
1.10.1745 - 13.6.1746Captain Arthur Scott (d.1756) ADM 6/17/195
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 30.1.1746/47
ADM 6/17

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1741 - 1742Rear-Admiral of the Red Nicholas Haddock (1686-1746) ADM 107/1/301BWAS-1714

43 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.2.1740/41 - 12.3.1740/41Second Lieutenant William Henry Bruce (d.1742) ADM 6/15/375ADM 6/152.2.1740/41 - 19.3.1740/41Fifth Lieutenant James Cooke (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/15/375ADM 6/152.2.1740/41 - 19.3.1740/41Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Francis Saunders ADM 6/15/375ADM 6/1520.3.1740/41 - 29.9.1741First Lieutenant George Grant (c.1701-?) ADM 6/15/400ADM 6/1520.3.1740/41 - 5.7.1741Fourth Lieutenant James Cooke (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/15/400ADM 6/1520.3.1740/41 - 10.5.1741Fifth Lieutenant Francis Saunders ADM 6/15/400ADM 6/156.7.1741 - 24.11.1741Third Lieutenant James Cooke (d.bef.1752) ADM 6/16/433ADM 6/156.7.1741 - 23.11.1741Fourth Lieutenant John Moodie (d.1755) ADM 6/16/433ADM 6/156.7.1741 - 13.7.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Cleland (d.bef.1749) ADM 6/15/433ADM 6/1514.7.1741 - 24.11.1741Fifth Lieutenant William Cleland (d.bef.1749) ADM 6/15/435ADM 6/1514.7.1741 - 24.11.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Robert Cuningham (d.1747) ADM 6/15/435ADM 6/1525.11.1741 - 5.4.1742Second Lieutenant Thomas Grenville (1719-1747) ADM 6/16/285
Commission confirmed 2.4.1744
ADM 6/16
25.11.1741 - 26.1.1741/42Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Richard Haddock (d.1749) ADM 6/17/109
Commission confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
27.2.1741/42 - 31.5.1742Fourth Lieutenant Richard Haddock (d.1749) ADM 6/17/109
Commission confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
7.4.1742 - 29.3.1744Fifth Lieutenant Richard Haddock (d.1749) ADM 6/17/109
Commission confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
7.4.1742 - 26.5.1742Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Thomas Griffin (d.1748) ADM 6/17/66
Commission confirmed 21.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
27.5.1742 - 31.5.1742Third Lieutenant Lionel Daniel (d.1752) ADM 6/17/207
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 16.3.1746/47
ADM 6/17
27.5.1742 - 31.5.1742Fifth Lieutenant Thomas Griffin (d.1748) ADM 6/17/66
Commission confirmed 21.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 27.5.1742Second Lieutenant Lionel Daniel (d.1752) ADM 6/17/207
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 16.3.1746/47
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 7.9.1742Third Lieutenant Richard Haddock (d.1749) ADM 6/17/109
Commission confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
1.6.1742 - 23.9.1742Fourth Lieutenant Thomas Griffin (d.1748) ADM 6/17/66
Commission confirmed 21.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 30.9.1742Fifth Lieutenant Richard Knight (d.1798) ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 10.8.1743Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Francis Davis (c.1720-1770) ADM 6/17/17
Commission confirmed 4.11.1745
ADM 6/17
11.9.1742 - 8.11.1744Fourth Lieutenant Richard Knight (d.1798) ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
1.10.1742 - 23.3.1742/43Second Lieutenant Francis Arundell (c.1709-c.1764) ADM 6/17/90
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 16.4.1746
ADM 6/17
11.8.1743 - 14.8.1743Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Ballett (c.1719-bef.1749) ADM 6/17/16
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
15.8.1743 - 13.2.1743/44Fifth Lieutenant John Ballett (c.1719-bef.1749) ADM 6/17/16
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
14.2.1743/44 - 5.3.1743/44Fourth Lieutenant John Ballett (c.1719-bef.1749) ADM 6/17/16
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
6.3.1743/44 - 6.3.1744/45Third Lieutenant John Ballett (c.1719-bef.1749) ADM 6/17/16
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
5.6.1744 - 17.9.1744Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms William Goostrey (d.1762) ADM 6/17/200
Commission confirmed 14.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
20.10.1744 - 6.3.1744/45Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Williams ADM 6/17/28
Commission confirmed 28.11.1745
ADM 6/17
25.11.1744 - 1.12.1745Fifth Lieutenant Lionel Daniel (d.1752) ADM 6/17/207
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 16.3.1746/47
ADM 6/17
7.3.1744/45 - 1.8.1745First Lieutenant John Williams ADM 6/17/28
Commission confirmed 28.11.1745
ADM 6/17
7.3.1744/45 - 1.8.1745Second Lieutenant John Ballett (c.1719-bef.1749) ADM 6/17/16
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
29.3.1745 - 4.8.1745Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms John Bernard ADM 6/17/383
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 13.9.1748
ADM 6/17
2.8.1745 - 16.10.1745Second Lieutenant John Jermy (c.1711-1751) ADM 3/17/357
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.5.1748
ADM 6/17
2.8.1745 - 16.10.1745Third Lieutenant Charles Proby (d.1799) ADM 6/17/240
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 26.6.1747
ADM 6/19
16.10.1745 - 1.12.1745Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Benjamin Neilson ADM 6/17/95
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 26.4.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746First Lieutenant Thomas Hankerson (c.1712-1780) ADM 6/17/111
Commission confirmed 5.6.1746
ADM 6/18
2.12.1745 - 14.4.1746Second Lieutenant Edward Hughes (1720-1794) ADM 6/17/82
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 1.4.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746Fourth Lieutenant Benjamin Neilson ADM 6/17/95
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 26.4.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746Fifth Lieutenant William Shackerly (c.1710-1777) ADM 6/17/119
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 20.6.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms Thomas Trevethick ADM 6/17/116ADM 6/17

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.1.1740/41 - 4.10.1741Master's Mate George Allan (c.1715-1757) ADM 107/3/490ADM107/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1741Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1741Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £28126.14.11dBWAS-1714
7.1741Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £10319.11.1dBWAS-1714
11.10.1741Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
10.2.1742/43Battle of Toulon
13.6.1746Paid offADM 51

 

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