Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate galleon 'Dreadnought' (1592) (33)
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford NRS157
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeMiddling Ship B028
Broken Up1648B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen450Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen552Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold14' 4"Imperial Feet4.2926 
Burthen414Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen552Tons and Tonnage 


1625Broadside Weight = 102.5 Imperial Pound ( 46.484 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions
Gun Deck4 British Fowler

1631Broadside Weight = 93 Imperial Pound ( 42.1757 kg)TRINITY
Gun Deck14 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Falcon

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1633200 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers

1618Captain LoweBWAS-16031621CaptainEdward ChristianBWAS-16031628CaptainRobert PlumleighBWAS-16031637CaptainHenry StradlingBWAS-16031637CaptainThomas KirkeBWAS-16031643Captain SeamasterBWAS-16031644CaptainJohn BowenBWAS-1603

Service History

1618Voyage to SpainBWAS-1603
5.1622Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1603
1625Voyage to CadizBWAS-1603
1625Attack on Cadiz
1628Expedition against La RochelleBWAS-1603
1643In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1644In the ChannelBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1628-1628Expedition to La Rochelle  

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