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HBMS Oxford (1727)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years, 5 months ago


Oxford, 50 Guns



Nationality British
Previously Oxford
Ordered 1723/06/29 B057
Laid Down 1724/03/13 B057
Launched 1727/07/10 B057
Shipyard Portsmouth DY B057
Designer Joseph Allin B057
Master Shipbuilder Joseph Allin B057
Rate Fourth Rate  
Type Ship of the Line  
Out Service 1758/10 B057
Fate Broken Up B057


B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 134' 6" Imperial Feet 41
Length of Keel 109' 10" Imperial Feet 33.48
Breadth 36' 3" Imperial Feet 11.05
Depth in Hold 15' 2" Imperial Feet 4.62
Burthen 76766/94 Tons BM  


1727 B057 Broadside Weight = 315
Lower Gun Deck 22 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck 4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 6-Pounder


Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1727 280 Establishment B057


Flag Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1756 1757/05 Vice-Admiral Thomas Smith B057
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1727 1729 Post Captain Charles Brown B057
1729 1736 Post Captain Vere Beauclerk B057
1736 1736/11/08 Post Captain William Swale B057
1736/11 1739 Post Captain Thomas Griffin B057
1739 1741 Post Captain James Compton B057
1741 1742 Post Captain John Russell B057
1742 1744 Post Captain Harry Powlett B057
1747/01 1748 Post Captain Smith Callis B057
1748 1749/06 Post Captain Edmund Toll B057
1755/07 1757/05 Post Captain William Harman B057


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1731/02 Completed small repair at a cost of £1,424.5.6d B057
1737/06 Completed small repair at a cost of £1,383.5.10d B057
1739/08/09 Took the Spanish privateer Santa Rosalia B057
1742/06/13 at St Tropez B057
1744/07/24 Took teh privateer **Notre Dame de Grace** B057
1758/08/21 Ordered to be broken up B057
1758/10 Break up completed at Plymouth B057


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
1744/02/11 Battle of Cape Sicie  
1748/10/01 Battle of Havana  


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield

Last Updated :2009/02/17 at 20:04:16 by Cy

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