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HBMS Montagu (1698)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years, 3 months ago

Montagu, 60 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Previously Montagu
Launched 1698/00/00 B028
Shipyard Woolwich DY B028
Master Shipbuilder Fisher Harding B065
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1714/05 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Montagu

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 143' 10" Imperial Feet 43.84
Breadth 37' 8" Imperial Feet 11.48
Depth in Hold 15' 4" Imperial Feet 4.67
Burthen 836 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 143' 10" Imperial Feet 43.84
Length of Keel 120' 0" Imperial Feet 36.58
Breadth 37' 8" Imperial Feet 11.48
Depth in Hold 15' 4" Imperial Feet 4.67
Burthen 90557/94 Tons BM

Armament
1703 B164 Broadside Weight = 366
Lower Gun Deck 24 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck 10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle 4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1698 365 B164

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1699 1699 Post Captain Francis Wyvell B164
1701 1704 Post Captain William Cleveland B164
1705 1705 Post Captain Bennet Allen B164
1708 1710 Post Captain John Carlton B164
1711 1712 Post Captain George Watson B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1699 Commissioned as a guardship at Chatham B164
1702 Sailed to Newfoundland B164
1703 In the Mediterranean B164
1704/07/21 Present at Capture of Gibraltar  
1704/08/13 Present at the Battle of Malaga  
1705 Sailed to Jamaica B164
1705/11/19 In action off Cape Nicholas B164
1708 Off Dunkirk B164
1709 In the Channel B164
1710 In the Channel B164
1711 In the St Lawrence expedition B164
1712 Sailed to Gibraltar with a convoy B164

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
Fleet For North America Rear-Admiral of the White HRH Hovenden Walker 1711/04/29 1711/10/09

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1704/07/21 Capture of Gibraltar
1704/08/13 Battle of Malaga

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
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield

Last Updated :2009/08/15 at 10:12:12 by Cy

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