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HBMS Woolwich (1675)

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Woolwich, 54 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1672/09/11 B022
Launched 1675/08/26 B022
Shipyard Woolwich DY B028
Design Class Oxford Class (1672)
Master Shipbuilder Phineus Pett B065
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1702 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Woolwich

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 112' 0" Imperial Feet 34.14
Breadth 35' 9" Imperial Feet 10.9
Depth in Hold 15' 0" Imperial Feet 4.57
Burthen 761 Tons BM
B028   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 138' 6" Imperial Feet 42.21
Breadth 35' 6" Imperial Feet 10.82
Burthen 741 Tons BM
B022   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 138' 3" Imperial Feet 42.14
Length of Keel 110' 0" Imperial Feet 33.53
Breadth 35' 7" Imperial Feet 10.85
Depth in Hold 15' 0" Imperial Feet 4.57
Burthen 74080/94 Imperial Feet 18.82
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 138' 3" Imperial Feet 42.14
Length of Keel 110' 0" Imperial Feet 33.53
Breadth 35' 7" Imperial Feet 10.85
Depth in Hold 15' 0" Imperial Feet 4.57
Draught Aft 16' 4" Imperial Feet 4.98
Burthen 74080/94 Imperial Feet 18.82

Armament
1677 B022 Broadside Weight = 380
Lower Gun Deck 22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British Saker
1685 B022 Broadside Weight = 380
Lower Gun Deck 22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British Saker
1688 B164 Broadside Weight = 342
Lower Gun Deck 20 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 20 British 8-Pound Saker
Quarterdeck/Forecastle 8 British Saker
1694 B065 Broadside Weight = 377
Lower Gun Deck 22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 20 British 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck 12 British Saker

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1689 185 Establishment for peace B032
1689 240 Establishment for war at home B032
1689 280 Establishment for war abroad B032

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1677/04/09 1687/03/26 Post Captain John Ernle B164
1678/06/12 1682/02/17 Post Captain Andrew Michell B051
1679/10/21 1681/01 Post Captain John Wetwang B051
1681 1682/04/18 Post Captain Anthony Smith B051
1682/04/18 1683/04/13 Post Captain William Holden B051
1683/04/14 1685/04/29 Post Captain Thomas Fouler B164
1688/10/01 1689 Post Captain Anthony Hastings B051
1689 1689/07 Post Captain Ralph Saunderson B029
1689/07 1691 Post Captain James Gother B164
1691 1691 Post Captain Richard Kempthorne B164
1693 1694 Post Captain Christopher Myngs B164
1694 1694 Post Captain Thomas Hamilton B164
1695/12 1696/04 Post Captain Charles Wager B164
1696/04 1697 Post Captain Robert Stapleton B164
1697 1697 Post Captain Thomas Liell B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1677/04/09 Unknown Lieutenant William Anguish B051
1678/04/12 1679/07/09 Post Captain Richard Dickenson B164
1679/11/04 Unknown Lieutenant Thomas Marshall B051
1683/04/17 Unknown Lieutenant Francis Wyvell B051
1688/10/05 1688/12/15 Lieutenant William Talmarsh B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1677/04/09 Commissioned for the Mediterranean B164
1681/01 Paid off B164
1683 In the Channel B164
1688/10 With Dartmouth's fleet, taking two of William of Orange's ships 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  
1693/06 With Rooke's fleet at the defence of the Smyrna convoy B164
1694 Off the Orkneys B164
1697 At Blackstakes B164
1702 Rebuilt at Woolwich B164

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

Actions & Battles
Date Source
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
B022 The 50-Gun Ship Rif Winfield
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
B032 The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984 E. H. H. Archibald
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume II John Charnock
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock
B029 The Royal Navy Vol II William Laid Clowes

Last Updated :2009/08/10 at 19:42:17 by Cy

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