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Saint George

94
Nominal Guns90BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.9.1733BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down4.2.1738/39BWAS-1714
Launched3.4.1740BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.1.1740/41BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up9.1774BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck164' 9"Imperial Feet49.9908 
Length of Keel133' 7 ⅞"Imperial Feet40.5606 
Breadth48' 3"Imperial Feet14.6399 
Depth in Hold19' 6"Imperial Feet5.8081 
Burthen1,655 994Tons BM 

Armament


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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741750EstablishmentBWAS-1714

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1.1740/41 - 25.11.1741Captain
William DilkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1745
ADM 6/15/370
BWAS-1714
26.11.1741 - 13.1.1741/42Captain
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
Transfered ADM 6/16/484
ADM 6/15
28.10.1743 - 15.6.1744Captain
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
ADM 6/16/233
BWAS-1714
16.6.1744 - 19.2.1744/45Captain
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1756
Transfered ADM 6/16/323
BWAS-1714
20.2.1744/45 - 31.3.1747Captain
William FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1762
ADM 6/16/445
BWAS-1714
1.4.1747 - 13.4.1747Captain
Temple WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1757
ADM 6/17/214
ADM 6/17
13.4.1747 - 21.6.1748Captain
Merrick de l'AngleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1752
ADM 6/17/218
BWAS-1714
28.1.1755 - 19.5.1756Captain
John StorrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1780
ADM 6/18/125
BWAS-1714
19.5.1756 - 1.6.1756Captain
John BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1721-1770
Transfered ADM 6/18/267
ODNB
15.6.1756 - 30.6.1756Captain
Robert SwantonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
Transfered ADM 6/18/279
ADM 6/18
30.6.1756 - 23.3.1757Captain
John SimcoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1746
Transfered ADM 6/18/288
BWAS-1714
1.6.1757 - 14.5.1758Captain
Alexander Arthur HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1805
ADM 6/18/536
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 6.9.1758
BWAS-1714
14.5.1758 - 13.6.1758Captain
Joseph PeytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
Transfered ADM 6/18/552
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 26.10.1758
ADM 6/18
13.6.1758 - 27.12.1760Captain
Clark GaytonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1782
ADM 6/18/533
Issued by
Henry OsborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1710-1765

Confirmed 25.8.1758
BWAS-1714
28.1.1762 - 1.11.1762Captain
Thomas WarwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1763
Transfered ADM 6/19/383
BWAS-1714
1.11.1762 - 10.11.1762Captain
Charles LucasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1765
ADM 6/19/447
ADM 6/19

7 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1741 - 1742Admiral of the Blue
Philip CavendishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1743
BWAS-1714
19.6.1744 - 1745Vice-Admiral
William MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1708-1747
Transfered ADM 107/2/251
BWAS-1714
8.1744 - 27.11.1744Vice-Admiral
Sir Charles HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1744
† Discharged Dead ADM 107/1/204
BWAS-1714
6.1.1755 - 10.1755Vice-Admiral of the White
Edward HawkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
BWAS-1714
1.1757 - 5.1757Admiral
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1727-1758
BWAS-1714
5.1757 - 1759Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773
BWAS-1714
1760Commodore
Sir Piercy BrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1723-1778
BWAS-1714

33 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.1.1740/41 - 24.5.1742Third Lieutenant
John PitmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1740
ADM 6/16/370
ADM 6/15
16.1.1740/41 - 2.4.1742Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Peter BurvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1722-1743
ADM 6/16/370
ADM 6/15
16.1.1740/41 - 4.10.1741Fifth Lieutenant
John PhillipsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1745
Transfered ADM 6/15/370
ADM 6/15
21.2.1740/41 - 9.10.1741Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
The Hon. Richard BarryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1761
ADM 6/15/385
ADM 6/15
10.10.1741 - 2.4.1742Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Edward RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/16/466
ADM 6/15
3.4.1742 - 19.4.1742Fifth Lieutenant
Edward RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/38
ADM 6/16
3.4.1742 - 23.5.1742Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1740
ADM 6/16/38
ADM 6/16
24.5.1742 - 22.7.1742Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Elliott ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736
ADM 6/16/57
ADM 6/16
25.5.1742 - 19.3.1743/44First Lieutenant
Edmund TollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1762
ADM 6/16/58
ADM 6/16
25.5.1742 - 7.2.1742/43Second Lieutenant
John PitmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1719-1740
Transfered ADM 6/16/58
ADM 6/16
25.5.1742 - 24.6.1743Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Edward RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1733-1747
ADM 6/16/58
ADM 6/16
25.5.1742 - 29.6.1742Fifth Lieutenant
Alexander StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1740
ADM 6/16/58
ADM 6/16
23.7.1742 - 18.7.1743Fifth Lieutenant
Elliott ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736
ADM 6/16/78
ADM 6/16
19.7.1743 - 9.10.1743Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Elliott ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1736
ADM 6/16/198
ADM 6/16
12.4.1744 - 20.6.1744Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Wittewronge TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1760
ADM 6/16/290
ADM 6/16
21.6.1744 - 21.2.1744/45Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John SpenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1747
Transfered ADM 6/16/326
ADM 6/16
7.12.1744 - 31.1.1744/45Third Lieutenant
Robert SissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
Transfered ADM 6/16/399
ADM 6/16
5.2.1744/45 - 19.2.1744/45First Lieutenant
Edmund TownleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1725-1758
Transfered ADM 6/16/436
ADM 6/16
5.2.1744/45 - 19.3.1744/45Second Lieutenant
George CarpenterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1745
ADM 6/16/436
ADM 6/16
20.3.1744/45 - 26.1.1745/46Second Lieutenant
William HackmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1741
ADM 6/16/457
ADM 6/16
29.3.1745 - 22.5.1745Fifth Lieutenant
John HallamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1795
ADM 6/16/460
ADM 6/16
29.3.1745 - 22.5.1745Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Richard PriestwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/16/460
ADM 6/16
23.5.1745 - 21.3.1745/46Fifth Lieutenant
Richard PriestwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/16/481
ADM 6/16
22.3.1745/46 - 5.10.1747Acting Fourth Lieutenant
Richard PriestwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/17/77
ADM 6/17
22.3.1745/46 - 13.4.1746Fifth Lieutenant
Morgan JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1747
Transfered ADM 6/17/77
ADM 6/17
14.4.1746 - 6.4.1747Fifth Lieutenant
Christopher LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1747
ADM 6/17/88
ADM 6/17
21.5.1746 - 5.10.1747Third Lieutenant
Isaac MarshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/17/107
ADM 6/18
27.5.1747 - 5.10.1747Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms
John WalshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1737-1796
ADM 6/17/229
ADM 6/19
5.10.1747 - 9.4.1748Second Lieutenant
Isaac MarshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/17/272
ADM 6/17
5.10.1747 - 9.4.1748Third Lieutenant
Richard PriestwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 6/17/272
ADM 6/17
9.4.1748 - 21.6.1748First Lieutenant
Isaac MarshBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 3/17/344
ADM 6/17
9.4.1748 - 21.6.1748Second Lieutenant
Richard PriestwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1748
ADM 3/17/343
ADM 6/17
9.4.1748 - 21.6.1748Third Lieutenant
James StevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1783
ADM 3/17/343
ADM 6/17

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1742 - 6.9.1742Boatswain
Anthony BlossBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1742-1753
Transfered ADM 6/16/95
ADM 6/16
1748 - 21.6.1748Surgeon
David HunterBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1748
ADM 6/17/381
ADM 6/17

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
31.8.1745 - 16.5.1746Master's Mate
William NormanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1739-1748
ADM 107/4/56
ADM 107/4
22.2.1755 - 7.1.1756Master's Mate
William LockerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1746-1793
ADM 107/4/345
ODNB

Service History


DateEventSource
11.4.1741

Completed at a cost ot build of £33,899.1.2d plus £6,493.19.2d for fitting

BWAS-1714
5.1741With Norris' fleetBWAS-1714
4.1744Convoy escort to LisbonBWAS-1714
21.6.1748

Paid off

ADM 106
5.1.1748/49

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
28.1.1749

Surveyed, but no repair reported

BWAS-1714
6.1751Started middling repair at PortsmouthBWAS-1714
4.7.1752

Surveyed

BWAS-1714
8.1753Completed repair at a cost of £23,198.0.7dBWAS-1714
27.1.1755Ordered to be "Fitted for the reception of a flag officer" by the AdmiraltyBWAS-1714
13.10.1755Navy board order for the quarter-deck to be carried forward by six feetBWAS-1714
17.5.1757Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
12.11.1758Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1.1759At Martinique and then GuadalopeBWAS-1714
16.1.1759Attack on Martinique
20.1.1759Capture of Guadeloupe
1760With Boscawen's fleet in the Spring and SummerBWAS-1714
27.12.1760Paid offADM 51
2.1761Refitted as an unarmed Unrated Prison Ship ref:1199
27.2.1761

His Majesty's ships Royal Anne, Saint George and Boyne are going to be made prison ships. The lease being out on Portchester Castle the prisoners are to be removed from thence on board the above ships.

ref:1199
1762Refitted in the Spring to lie in the DownsBWAS-1714
10.11.1762Paid offADM 51
10.2.1763SurveyedBWAS-1714
9.1774Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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