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HBMS Expedition (1679)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years ago

Expedition, 70 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1677/04/00 B164
Launched 1679/09/10 B164
Shipyard Portsmouth DY B028
Design Class 1677 Programme - 3rd Rates (1677)
Master Shipbuilder Daniel Furzer B065
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1699 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Expedition

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 149' 6" Imperial Feet 45.57
Length of Keel 138' 0" Imperial Feet 42.06
Breadth 39' 10" Imperial Feet 12.14
Depth in Hold 17' 2" Imperial Feet 5.23
Burthen 1,164 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 149' 6" Imperial Feet 45.57
Length of Keel 119' 10" Imperial Feet 36.53
Breadth 40' 5" Imperial Feet 12.32
Depth in Hold 17' 1" Imperial Feet 5.21
Draught Aft 18' 0" Imperial Feet 5.49
Burthen 1,14120/94 Tons BM

Armament
1678 B164 Broadside Weight = 617
Lower Gun Deck 26 British Demi-Cannon
Upper Gun Deck 26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British Saker
Forecastle 4 British Saker
Roundhouse 4 British 3-Pounder
1688 B164 Broadside Weight = 589
Lower Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck 4 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British Saker
Forecastle 4 British Saker
Roundhouse 4 British 3-Pounder
1694 B065 Broadside Weight = 576
Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 4 British Culverin
Gun Deck 24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck 14 British Saker
Gun Deck 4 British 3-Pounder
1696 B164 Broadside Weight = 582
Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 4 British Culverin
Gun Deck 24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck 16 British Saker
Gun Deck 4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1689 300 Establishment for peace B032
1689 380 Establishment for war at home B032
1689 460 Establishment for war abroad B032

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1678/09/12 1679/09/22 Post Captain Sir John Holmes B164
1690 1692 Post Captain Daniel Jones B051
1695 1695 Post Captain Gabriel Hughes B164
1696/01 1697 Post Captain Richard Lestock B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1678 In the Channel B164
1690/06/30 Present at the Battle of Beachy Head  
1692/05/19 Present at the Battle of Barfleur  
1692/05/23 Present at the Battle of La Hogue  
1697 Paid off B164
1699 Laid up at Portsmouth B164
1706 Rebuild begun at Portsmouth B164

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1690/06/30 Battle of Beachy Head
1692/05/19 Battle of Barfleur
1692/05/23 Battle of La Hogue

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
B032 The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984 E. H. H. Archibald
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume II John Charnock

Last Updated :2009/09/07 at 20:41:45 by Cy

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