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HBMS Dorsetshire (1694)

Page history last edited by Cy 14 years, 10 months ago

Dorsetshire, 80 Guns

Nationality British
Ordered 1693/06/01 B028
Launched 1694/12/08 B028
Shipyard Northam B028
Design Class 1691 Program - 80 gun 2-Deckers (1691)
Designer Sir John Tippetts B028
Constructor John Winter B065
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1706/11/24 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Dorsetshire

B065   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 153' 0" Imperial Feet 46.63
Length of Keel 130' 5" Imperial Feet 39.75
Breadth 42' 6" Imperial Feet 12.95
Depth in Hold 17' 5" Imperial Feet 5.31
Burthen 1,257 Tons BM

1703 B057 Broadside Weight = 552
Lower Gun Deck 26 British 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck 26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 6 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
No Details Known

Flag Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1695 1695 Admiral of the Blue John Berkeley B029
1696/01 Unknown Vice-Admiral of the Blue David Mitchell B051
1700 Unknown Admiral of the Fleet George Rooke W031
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1704 1704 Post Captain Josias Crow B029

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1700 Flagship of a squadron sent to the Baltic B029
1704/08/13 Present at the Battle of Malaga  
1704/08/13 Had 31 killed and 73 wounded at the Battel of Malaga B029

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1704/08/13 Battle of Malaga

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Id Link or Description Author
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield
B029 The Royal Navy Vol II William Laid Clowes
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume II John Charnock
W031 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press

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