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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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.2.1740/41 - 26.9.1741Captain
Alexander GeddesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1743
Transfered ADM 6/15/375
BWAS-1714
27.9.1741 - 24.11.1741Captain
George SclaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/461
ADM 6/15
25.11.1741 - 20.9.1742Captain
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/424
Confirmed 15.1.1743/44
BWAS-1714
21.9.1742 - 12.1.1743/44Captain
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1747
ADM 6/16/461
Confirmed 30.3.1745
BWAS-1714
12.1.1743/44 - 11.2.1743/44Captain
James CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
BWAS-1714
11.2.1743/44 - 21.2.1743/44Captain
Frederick CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1779
ADM 6/16/310
Confirmed 26.5.1744
ADM 6/16
22.2.1743/44 - 17.3.1743/44Captain
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1762
ADM 6/17/184
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 29.12.1746
ADM 6/17
18.3.1743/44 - 31.7.1744Captain
Robert LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1701-1748
ADM 6/16/441
Confirmed 13.2.1744/45
ADM 6/16
1.8.1744 - 2.8.1745Captain
Richard WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1770
Transfered ADM 6/17/6
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 30.9.1745
BWAS-1714
3.8.1745 - 1.10.1745Captain
Arthur GardinerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1758
ADM 6/17/196
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 4.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
1.10.1745 - 13.6.1746Captain
Arthur ScottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1750
ADM 6/17/195
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 30.1.1746/47
ADM 6/17

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1741 - 1742Rear-Admiral of the Red
Nicholas HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699-1744
ADM 107/1/301
BWAS-1714

43 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.2.1740/41 - 12.3.1740/41Second Lieutenant
William Henry BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1741
ADM 6/15/375
ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/41 - 19.3.1740/41Fifth Lieutenant
James CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1750
ADM 6/15/375
ADM 6/15
2.2.1740/41 - 19.3.1740/41Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Francis SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1746
ADM 6/15/375
ADM 6/15
20.3.1740/41 - 29.9.1741First Lieutenant
George GrantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1770
ADM 6/15/400
ADM 6/15
20.3.1740/41 - 5.7.1741Fourth Lieutenant
James CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1750
ADM 6/15/400
ADM 6/15
20.3.1740/41 - 10.5.1741Fifth Lieutenant
Francis SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1746
Transfered ADM 6/15/400
ADM 6/15
6.7.1741 - 24.11.1741Third Lieutenant
James CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1750
Transfered ADM 6/16/433
ADM 6/15
6.7.1741 - 23.11.1741Fourth Lieutenant
John MoodieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1755
ADM 6/16/433
ADM 6/15
6.7.1741 - 13.7.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William ClelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
ADM 6/15/433
ADM 6/15
14.7.1741 - 24.11.1741Fifth Lieutenant
William ClelandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1748
Transfered ADM 6/15/435
ADM 6/15
14.7.1741 - 24.11.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Robert CuninghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1747
Transfered ADM 6/15/435
ADM 6/15
25.11.1741 - 5.4.1742Second Lieutenant
Thomas GrenvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/16/285
Confirmed 2.4.1744
ADM 6/16
25.11.1741 - 26.1.1741/42Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/17/109
Confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
27.2.1741/42 - 31.5.1742Fourth Lieutenant
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/17/109
Confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
7.4.1742 - 29.3.1744Fifth Lieutenant
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/17/109
Confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
7.4.1742 - 26.5.1742Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1747
ADM 6/17/66
Confirmed 21.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
27.5.1742 - 31.5.1742Third Lieutenant
Lionel DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1752
ADM 6/17/207
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 16.3.1746/47
ADM 6/17
27.5.1742 - 31.5.1742Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1747
ADM 6/17/66
Confirmed 21.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 27.5.1742Second Lieutenant
Lionel DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1752
ADM 6/17/207
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 16.3.1746/47
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 7.9.1742Third Lieutenant
Richard HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
Transfered ADM 6/17/109
Confirmed 31.5.1746
ADM 6/18
1.6.1742 - 23.9.1742Fourth Lieutenant
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1747
ADM 6/17/66
Confirmed 21.2.1745/46
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 30.9.1742Fifth Lieutenant
Richard KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1780
Transfered ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
1.6.1742 - 10.8.1743Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Francis DavisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1770
ADM 6/17/17
Confirmed 4.11.1745
ADM 6/17
11.9.1742 - 8.11.1744Fourth Lieutenant
Richard KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1780
Transfered ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
1.10.1742 - 23.3.1742/43Second Lieutenant
Francis ArundellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1729-1745
Transfered ADM 6/17/90
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 16.4.1746
ADM 6/17
11.8.1743 - 14.8.1743Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John BallettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1746
ADM 6/17/16
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
15.8.1743 - 13.2.1743/44Fifth Lieutenant
John BallettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1746
ADM 6/17/16
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
14.2.1743/44 - 5.3.1743/44Fourth Lieutenant
John BallettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1746
ADM 6/17/16
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
6.3.1743/44 - 6.3.1744/45Third Lieutenant
John BallettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1746
ADM 6/17/16
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
5.6.1744 - 17.9.1744Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William GoostreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1762
Transfered ADM 6/17/200
Confirmed 14.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
20.10.1744 - 6.3.1744/45Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1761
ADM 6/17/28
Confirmed 28.11.1745
ADM 6/17
25.11.1744 - 1.12.1745Fifth Lieutenant
Lionel DanielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1752
ADM 6/17/207
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749

Confirmed 16.3.1746/47
ADM 6/17
7.3.1744/45 - 1.8.1745First Lieutenant
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1761
Transfered ADM 6/17/28
Confirmed 28.11.1745
ADM 6/17
7.3.1744/45 - 1.8.1745Second Lieutenant
John BallettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1746
Transfered ADM 6/17/16
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 2.11.1745
ADM 6/17
29.3.1745 - 4.8.1745Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John BernardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1785
Transfered ADM 6/17/383
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 13.9.1748
ADM 6/17
2.8.1745 - 16.10.1745Second Lieutenant
John JermyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1748
ADM 3/17/357
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.5.1748
ADM 6/17
2.8.1745 - 16.10.1745Third Lieutenant
Charles ProbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1772
ADM 6/17/240
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 26.6.1747
ADM 6/19
16.10.1745 - 1.12.1745Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Benjamin NeilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1758
ADM 6/17/95
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 26.4.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746First Lieutenant
Thomas HankersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1763
ADM 6/17/111
Confirmed 5.6.1746
ADM 6/18
2.12.1745 - 14.4.1746Second Lieutenant
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
ADM 6/17/82
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 1.4.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746Fourth Lieutenant
Benjamin NeilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1758
ADM 6/17/95
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 26.4.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746Fifth Lieutenant
William ShackerlyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1776
ADM 6/17/119
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 20.6.1746
ADM 6/17
2.12.1745 - 13.6.1746Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Thomas TrevethickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1742-1757
ADM 6/17/116
ADM 6/17

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.1.1740/41 - 4.10.1741Master's Mate
George AllanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1743
Transfered ADM 107/3/490
ADM 107/3

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
10.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon
13.6.1746Paid offADM 51

 

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