Antelope

11054
Nominal Guns30B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate galleon 'Antelope' (1558) (26)
Acquired1581B028
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeGalleon B028
Broken Up to Rebuild1618B028
BecomesBritish Third Rate middling ship 'Antelope' (1618) (34)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen384Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel87' o"Imperial Feet26.5176 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen426Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen341Baker's Rule Tons 

Armament


1588Broadside Weight = 119 Imperial Pound ( 53.9667 kg)TRN1
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck13 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck5 British Light Guns

1604Broadside Weight = 117.5 Imperial Pound ( 53.28645 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck13 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck1 British Falcon
Gun Deck2 British Fowler
Gun Deck2 British Portpiece

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1588170120 Sailors, 20 gunners and 30 soldiersTRN1
1604160 BWAS-1603

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1588 - 5.1588CaptainSir Martin Frobisher (d.1593)BWAS-16035.1588 - 8.1588CaptainHenry Palmer (c.1550-1611)BWAS-16038.1589 - 1589CaptainJohn WynterBWAS-16031597CaptainJohn GilbertBWAS-16031597 - 1598CaptainThomas VavasourBWAS-16031598CaptainGuildford SlingsbyNRS1571599CaptainSir Robert Mansell (1573-1656)BWAS-16031601 - 1602CaptainJeremy TurnerBWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1599BoatswainGeorge Witcherref:1027

Service History


DateEventSource
1584

Surveyed

NRS157
1587

Surveyed

NRS157
1588

Surveyed

NRS157
1597On the expedition to the AzoresBWAS-1603
1599On the Irish stationBWAS-1603
1601In the ChannelBWAS-1603

 

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