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Dragon 1707

Ship Name

Launch
Year

Fate

Guns

Gundeck

Keel

Beam

Depth

Bm.

Reserve (rb)

1701

Wrecked in the great storm 1703, losing 174 men.

50/44

117-6

96-5

33-7,5

13

579

Falkland (rb)

1702

BU 1718 for RB.

54/46

128-6

109

33-2

13-9

637

Oxford (rb)

1702

BU 1723 for RB.

54/46

126-6,5

103-5

35-0,5

14-9,5

675

Woolwich (rb)

1702

BU 1736 for RB.

54/46

139

110

36-1

14-11

761

Antelope

1703

BU 1737-38 for RB.

54/48

131-5

108-11,5

34-4,5

13-9

684

Leopard

1703

BU 1719  for RB.

54/48

131-1

108-9

34-4,5

13-6

683

Panther

1703

BU 1713 for RB.

54/48

131-3,5

108-9,5

34-4

13-8,25

683

Shallow

1703

BU 1717 for RB.

54/48

130

106-3

34-6

13-6

672

Tiger (rb)

1703

BU 1718.

46

124-8,5

103-6

33-4,5

13-9

613

Crown (rb)

1704

Sunk off Saint Julianīs Fort at the entrance 1719.

54/46

126-8

103-4

34-5,5

13-6

652

Newcastle

1704

BU 1728 for RB.

54/48

130-2

109

34-2

13-7

676

Reserve

1704

Condemned 1744, and BU 1754.

54/48

130

107

34-5,5

13-6,5

675

Ruby (rb)

1706

Taken by French 1707

54/50

128-4

105-7

34-8

13-7

674

Saint Albans

1706

RB 1717-18.

54/48

130-8

109-7

34-4

13-7,5

687

Colchester

1707

BU 1718-19 for RB.

54/48

130-6

108-3

34-5

13-6,5

682

Dragon (rb)

1707

Wrecked 1711.

54/46

131-8

108-5,25

35-3,75

14

719

Salisbury

1707

BU 1716 for RB.

54/46

130

108

35

14

703

Chester

1708

Reduced to 44 gun, and fifth rate in 1743.
BU 1750, when she was a hospital ship.

54/46/44

130

108

35

14

703

Falmouth

1708

BU 1724 for RB.

54/46

130

107

35-1

14

700

Romney

1708

Foundered 1721, and BU 1723.

54/46

130-6

108

35-2

14

710

Ruby/
Mermaid (1744)

1708

Re-armed and fitted to a 44-gun fifth rate ship
1743-44. Sold 1748.

54/46/44

130-4,75

108

35-2

14

707

Pembroke

1710

BU 1726 to RB (as a 60-gun ship).

54/46

130

108

35

14

703

Bonaventure (rb)/
Argyll (1716)

1711

BU 1719 for RB.

54/46

130

108

35

14

703

Bristol

1711

BU 1743 for RB.

54/46

130

108

35

14

703

Gloucester

1711

BU 1725 for RB.

54/46

130-8

108-1

35-3

14

714

Ormonde /
Dragon (1715)

1711

RB 1733 as a 60 gun ship.

54/46

130

108

35

14-1,5

703

Warwick (rb)

1711

BU 1726.

54/46

130

107-2,5

35-7

14

722

Advice /
Milford (1744)

1712

Re-armed as a 44 gun fifth rate ship 1745.
Sold 1749.

54/46/44

130-8

108-1

35-3

14

714

Assistance (rb)

1713

BU 1720 for RB.

54/46

132-1,5

108-11

35

14-0,5

709

Strafford

1714

BU 1726, and RB as a 60 gun ship.

54/46

130-10

108

35

14-1,5

703

Worchester (rb)

1714

BU 1733 for RB.

54/46

131-5

108-7

35-3,5

14

719

Dartmouth (rb)

1716

BU 1733 for RB.

54/46

130-3

108-9

35-1

14-4

711

Panther (rb)

1716

Hulked 1743-44. Sold 1768.

54/46

131-1,5

108-3,5

35-3

14-4

715

Rochester (rb) /
Maidstone (1744)

1716

Hospital ship 1744. BU 1746-48.

54/46

131-3

108-7

35-3,5

14

719

Guernsey

1717

BU 1737

54/46

130

107-4

35-2

14

706

Nonsuch

1717

Hulk 1740, BU 1745.

54/46

131-2

107-9

34-7,5

13-7

687

Salisbury

1717

BU 1724 for RB or great repair.

54/46

130-7,5

107-9

35-2,5

14

710

Winchester

1717

Hulked 1744. BU completed 1781.

54/46

131-4

108-7

35-1

14

710

Norwich /
Enterprise (1744)

1718

Re-armed and fitted to a 44-gun fifth rate ship 1743-44.
BU 1771.

54/46/44

130

108

35

14-4

703

Saint Albans (rb)

1718

BU 1734.

54/46

130-8

109-7

34-4

13-7,5

687

Deptford

1719

BU 1726.

54/46

131

109-6

35

14

710

Shallow

1719

BU 1728.

54/46

130-4

107

35-4

14-4

710

Weymouth

1719

BU 1732-33.

54/46

130

107-8

35-4

14

714

Falkland (rb)

1720

BU 1742-43.

50

134-5

110

36-5

15-2

775

Chatham (rb)

1721

Breakwater 1749, BU 1762.

50

134

109-8

36

15-2

756

Leopard (rb)

1721

BU 1740.

50

134-6

109-10

36-2

15-2

762

Argyll (rb)
(Argyle)

1722

Breakwater 1748, BU 1762.

50

134-2

110-4

36-1

15-2

764

Colchester (rb)

1722

BU 1742.

50

134

109-8

36

14-4

756

Tigern

1722

Wrecked 1742.

54/46

130

106-6

35-5,5

14

712

Portland (rb)

1723

BU 1743.

50

134-5

110

36-4

15-3

772

Assistance (rb)

1725

Breakwater 1745.

50

134

109-8

36-1

15-2

750?

Romney (rb)

1726

Fifth rate 1747 (44-gun).Sold 1757.

50/44

134

109-8

36

15-2

755

Salisbury (rb)

1726

Hulked 1744-45, Sold 1749.

50

133-5

109-8

36

15-2

755

Oxford (rb)

1727

BU 1758.

50

134-6

109-10

36-3

15-2

767

Falmouth (rb)

1729

BU 1747.

50

134-2

109
(109-10)

36-1

15-2

760?

Greenwich (rb)

1730

Sunk in hurricane 1744 at Jamaica, 72 men lost.
Draught: 9/11-6 ft.

50

134-2

110-1

36

15

758

Lichfield (rb)

1730

BU 1744. Draught was 8-3/13 ft.

50

134-2

109-8

36

15-2

755

Newcastle (rb)

1733

BU 1746.

50

134

109-8

36-1

15-2

759

Gloucester (rb)

1737

Scuttled and burnt 1742.

50

134

108-6

38-8

15-9

865?

Saint Albans (rb)

1737

Wrecked 1744 (hurricane at Jamaica).

50

134

108-3

38-6

15-9

853

Severn (rb)

1739

Taken by French 1746.
French draught : 15-6/16.

50

134
130f

108-3
111f

38-6
36f

15-9
14-10f

853
1100f

Guernsey (rb)

1740

Hulked 1769, Sold 1786.
Draught : 10-3/13 ft.

50

134

108-6

38-8

15-9

862

Darthmouth (rb)

1741

Blew up 1747 with action Spanish Glorioso (12 survivors).

50

134

108-2

38-7

15-9

856

Hampshire (rb)

1741

BU 1766.

50

134-2

108-2

38-6,5

15-9

854

Leopard (rb)

1741

BU 1761.

50

134

109-8

38-8

15-9,5

872

Nonsuch (rb)

1741

BU 1766.

50

133-3

107-8,125

38-6,75

15-10

852

Sutherland (rb)

1741

Sold 1770.

50

134-2

109-10,125

38-8

15-9

873

Woolwich (rb)

1741

BU 1747.

50

134

109-10,875

38-6

15-9

866

Antelope (rb)

1742

Sold 1783. Draught : 10-4/12-4 ft.

50

134-3

108-8

38-7

15-9

860

Preston (rb)

1742

Hulked 1748. Unfit for service 1749 and sunked.

50

134-1

108-7

38-7

15-9

859

Harwich

1743

Wrecked 1760.

50

140-2

113-9

40-2

17-2,5

976

Chester

1744

Floating battery 1757-62. Sold 1767.

50

139-11

113-5,875

40-2,75

17-2

976

Colchester

1744

Wrecked 1744, 29 men lost.

50

140-1

113-9

40-2

17-2,5

976

Falkland

1744

Hulked 1768.

50

140-2,75

113-6,25

40-2

17-3,25

974

Maidstone

1744

Wrecked 1747.

50

140-6

113-9,25

40-2,75

17-2,5

979

Portland

1744

Sold 1763.

50

140-3

113-4,125

40-2,25

17-2,5

973

Winchester

1744

Sold 1769.

50

140-6

114-3,75

40-3,5

17-2,5

987

Gloucester

1745

Hospital ship 1758, and then receiving ship. BU by 1764.

50

140-8,5

114-7,5

40-2,5

17-2,5

985

Norwich

1745

Sold 1768.

50

140-2,5

114-1

40-5,5

17-2,5

993

Ruby

1745

Hospital ship 1757-60. BU 1765.

50

141-5

114-6

40-3,5

17-3

988

Advice

1746

BU 1756.

50

140-2

113-11

40-3,5

17-2,5

983

Bristol

1746

BU 1768.

50

146

120

40

16-10

1021

Colchester

1746

BU 1773.

50

140-4

114

40-2

17-2,5

978

Lichfield

1746

Wrecked 1758.(130 men lost)

50

140-2

113-9

40-2,75

17-3

979

Panther

1746

BU 1756.

50

140

113-9

40

17-2,5

968

Salisbury

1746

Condemned 1761.

50

140

113-10

40-2

17-2,5

976

Assistance

1747

Hulked 1770, sold 1773.

50

144

117-8,5

41-2,5

17-8

1063

Severn

1747

Sold 1759.

50

144

117-8,5

41-2

17-8,5

1061

Tavistock

1747

BU 1768.

50

144

117-8,5

41-2

17-8,5

1061

Greenwich

1748

Taken by French 1757.

50

144-6,5
139f

116-1,5

41-3,5
38-9f

17-7
16-6f

1053

Rochester

1749

Sold 1770.

50

146

120-6

40-2

16-10

1034

Newcastle

1750

Wrecked 1761.

50

144

117-8,5

41

17-8

1052

Falmouth

1752

Condemned 1764 (after action at Manila).
Still afloat 1767.

50

144

116-1,25

41-2

17-8

1046

Preston

1757

Hulked 1785. BU 1815.
Draught : 9-10/15-6 ft.

50

143-3

115-4

41-3

17-3

1043

Chatham /
Tilbury (1810)

1758

Hulked 1791. Floating magazine 1805.
BU 1814.

50

147
147

123-0,25
122-2

40-3
40-3

17-8
17-8

1067
1052

Romney

1762

Wrecked 1804 (11 men lost).

50

146

120-8,5

40-4,5

17-2

1046

Warwick

1767

Receiving ship 1783, sold 1802.

50

151

124-7,25

40-3

18-3

1073

Salisbury

1769

Wrecked 1796.

50

146

120-5,25

40-6,25

17-4

1051

Portland

1770

Prison ship 1797, store ship 1800-01. Sold 1817.
Draught : 10-6/15-7 ft.

50

146

119-9

40-6

17-6

1044

Centurion

1774

Hospital ship 1808, receiving ship 1813.
Hulked 1817.BU 1825.
Draught : 10-8/15-7 ft.

50

146

120-2

40-5

17-3,5

1044

Experiment

1774

Taken by French 1779.

50

140-9
136f

115-6
121f

38-9
36f

16-7
17f

922

Isis

1774

BU 1810.

50

146

119-8,25

40-7,5

17-6

1050

Renown

1774

BU 1794.

50

146

119-8

40-7,5

17-4,5

1050

Bristol

1775

Prison ship 1794, hospital ship 1795. BU 1810.
Draught : 10-6/15-6,5 ft.

50

146

119-9

40-7

17-6

1049

Jupiter

1778

Wrecked 1808.

50

146-1,5

119-8

40-10

17-6

1061

Hannibal

1779

Taken by French 1782.

50

146-3,5
139-6f

119-9,875
126f

40-8
37-4f

17-6
18f

1054

Adamant

1780

Receiving ship 1809, BU 1814.

50

146-3

120

40-9

17-7,5

1059

Leander /
Hygeia (1813)

1780

Medical depot ship 1806. Sold 1817.

50

146

119-7,75

40-8

17-5

1052

Assistance

1781

Wrecked 1802.

50

145-1

119-9

40-8

17-6

1053

Cato

1782

Wrecked 1783.

50

147-10

121-5

40-8,75

17-9

1071

Grampus

1782

BU 1794.

50

148-1

121-8

40-8

17-9,5

1070

Trusty

1782

Prison ship 1809. BU 1815.

50

150-5,5

124-0,75

40-7,375

17-9,75

1088

Europa

1783

Prison ship 1805. Sold 1814.
Draught : 10-4/16-10,5 ft.

50

145-11

119-4,625

40-7,25

17-5,5

1046

Medusa

1785

Wrecked 1798.

50

140-9,5

115-11,5

38-7,5

16-7

920

Leopard

1790

Laid down 1776 !
Wrecked 1814.

50

146-5

120-0,75

40-8

17-6

1055

Diomede

1798

BU 1815.

50

151-1,5

124-7,875

41-1,75

17-7

1122

Antelope

1802

BU 1845.

50

150-0,5

123-2,5

41-1,25

17-8

1107

Grampus

1802

Sold 1832.

50

151

124-7,5

41

17-8

1114

Jupiter

1813

1832 troopship, hulked 1846.

50

154

127-5,375

41-6

18

1167

Salisbury

1814

Sold for BU 1837.

50

154

127-3,75

41-11

17-6

1189

Romney

1815

1822 troopship, hulked 1837.

50

154

127-3,75

41-11

17-6

1189