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HBMS Royal George (1715)

Page history last edited by PBworks 11 years, 8 months ago

Royal George, 100 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
PreviouslyQueen
Ordered1706/08/29
Laid Down1709/05/03
Named1715/09/09
Launched1715/09/30
ShipyardWoolwich
ConstructorJohn Hayward
RateFirst Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1767/04/09
FateBroken Up

 

Dimensions

SourceBritish Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792
Length of Gundeck171' 9"
Length of Keel139' 7"
Breadth49' 3"
Depth in Hold19' 6"
Burthen1,80084/94

 

Armament

Date1715B057
Lower Gun Deck26British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck28British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4British 6-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1715750EstablishmentB057

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1745/101748/06Admiral of the BlueEdward VernonB057

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
17411742/08Post CaptainEdward FalkinghamB057
17441744Post CaptainCharles CotterelB057
1745/101748/06Post CaptainThomas HarrisonB057
17551755/11Post CaptainRoger MartinB057
1756/051757Post CaptainClark GaytonB057
17571857/10Post CaptainJohn Barker (2)B057
1757/101760/12Post CaptainWilliam BurnabyB057

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1715/10/18Rebuild completed at a cost of £28,707.2.5B057
1735/03Started a great repairB057
1737/03Completed great repair at a cost of £25,465.4.8dB057
1741Commissioned (for the first time) for Norris' fleetB057
1742/08Started a repair and refit as Chatham DYB057
1745/07Completed repair and refit (as a 90 gun ship) at a cost of £18,092.12.6dB057
1745/10Recommissioned as flagship in the DownsB057
1748/06Paid offB057
1749/01/05SurveyedB057
1749/01/28SurveyedB057
1755/02RecommissionedB057
1755/11/08Surveyed at SheernessB057
1756Refitted at Portsmouth at a cost of £8,449.0.11dB057
1756/01/10Renamed Royal Anne
1759/09/21Joined Hawke's fleetB057
1760/10/12Left the fleet in distressB057
1761/01Paid offB057
1764/10SurveyedB057
1767/03/07SurveyedB057
1767/03/10Ordered broken up for £767.4.8dB057
1767/04/09Break up completed at PortsmouthB057

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B057British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792

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