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HBMS Marston Moor (1653)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 7 months ago

Marston Moor, 54 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1652/12/00 B028
Launched 1653/11/00 B028
Shipyard Blackwall B028
Constructor Henry Johnson B028
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1703/11/23 B028
Fate Wrecked B028

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 116' 0" Imperial Feet 35.36
Breadth 34' 6" Imperial Feet 10.52
Depth in Hold 14' 2" Imperial Feet 4.32
Burthen 734 Tons BM
B028   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 139' 0" Imperial Feet 42.37
Breadth 34' 6" Imperial Feet 10.52
Burthen 734 Tons BM
B032   Type Metric
Length of Keel 115' 0" Imperial Feet 35.05
Breadth 35' 0" Imperial Feet 10.67
Depth in Hold 14' 2" Imperial Feet 4.32
Draught Aft 17' 0" Imperial Feet 5.18
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 139' 0" Imperial Feet 42.37
Length of Keel 115' 0" Imperial Feet 35.05
Breadth 35' 0" Imperial Feet 10.67
Depth in Hold 14' 2" Imperial Feet 4.32
Draught Aft 16' 6" Imperial Feet 5.03
Burthen 73438/94 Tons BM

Armament
1660 B065
Gun Deck 52 All Guns
Gun Deck 60 All Guns
1666 B164 Broadside Weight = 505
Gun Deck 20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 4 British Culverin
Gun Deck 32 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 2 British Saker
1685 B164 Broadside Weight = 518
Gun Deck 20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 4 British Culverin
Gun Deck 26 British Demi-Culverin Drake
Gun Deck 10 British Demi-Culverin Cutts
1689 B032
Gun Deck 70 All Guns
1696 B164 Broadside Weight = 321
Gun Deck 20 British Culverin
Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 14 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1660 210 B164
1666 280 B164
1689 380 Establishment for war at Home B032
1689 460 Establishment for war at abroad B032

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1653/11 1654 Post Captain John Bourne B164
1655 1657 Post Captain Edward Blagg B164
1661/05/25 1662/03/27 Post Captain Francis Allen B051
1664/10/14 1667/10/29 Post Captain John Swanley B051
1668/03/14 1668/07/25 Post Captain John Hayward B164
1672/01/15 1672/06/24 Post Captain Thomas Elliott B164
1672/06/26 1672/07/16 Post Captain John Turner B051
1672/07/19 1672/08/03 Post Captain George Legge B051
1672/09/01 1673/05/28 Post Captain William Finch B164
1673/05/31 1674/04/07 Post Captain Henry Clarke B051
1678/04/27 1678/11/23 Post Captain Richard Griffith B164
1678/12/06 1679/07/07 Post Captain James Storey B051
1688/10/01 1689/09/29 Post Captain Ralph Delavall B029
1689/09/30 1690 Post Captain John Benbow B029
1690 1690 Post Captain Thomas Hopson B029
1691 1692 Post Captain Robert Dean B164
1693 1693/07 Post Captain George Mees
1693/07 1694/07 Post Captain James Killigrew B164
1694/07 1695 Post Captain William Whetstone B164
1697 1700 Post Captain Edward Bibb B164
1701 1702 Post Captain John Smith B164
1701/06 1702 Post Captain William Whetstone B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1660 Renamed York B065
1665/06/03 Present at the Battle of Lowestoft  
1666/06/01 Present at Four Days Battle  
1672/03/13 Present at the Battle of Smyrna Convoy  
1672/05/28 Present at the Battle of Solebay  
1673/05/28 Present at First Battle of Schooneveld  
1673/06/04 Present at Second Battle of Schooneveld  
1673/08/10 Present at the Battle of Texel  
1679/07 Laid up at Portsmouth B164
1689/05/01 Present at the Battle of Bantry Bay  
1690/06/30 Present at the Battle of Beachy Head  
1692/05/19 Present at the Battle of Barfleur  
1693/01/27 Took to French Privateers, the St. Antoine, 26, and Mariana and retook the Scarborough Ketch in company with Dover B029
1693/04 Took the Jacobite privateer Prince of Wales, 14 B029
1695 Reduced to a Fourth Rate B164
1703/11/23 Wrecked on the Shipwash during the Great Storm B164

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

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1665/06/03 Battle of Lowestoft
1666/06/01 Four Days Battle
1672/03/13 Battle of Smyrna Convoy
1672/05/28 Battle of Solebay
1673/05/28 First Battle of Schooneveld
1673/06/04 Second Battle of Schooneveld
1673/08/10 Battle of Texel
1689/05/01 Battle of Bantry Bay
1690/06/30 Battle of Beachy Head
1692/05/19 Battle of Barfleur

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
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
B032 The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984 E. H. H. Archibald
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock
B029 The Royal Navy Vol II William Laid Clowes
The Royal and Noble Families of Britian Unknown

Last Updated :2009/06/16 at 22:26:29 by Cy

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