Dreadnought

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate galleon 'Dreadnought' (1592) (33)
Acquired1614BWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford NRS157
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeMiddling Ship B028
Broken Up1648B028

Dimensions


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 
Burthen552Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen414Baker's Rule Tons 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
1618Captain LoweBWAS-16031621Captain Edward ChristianBWAS-16031628Captain Robert PlumleighBWAS-16031637Captain Henry StradlingBWAS-16031637Captain Thomas KirkeBWAS-16031643Captain SeamasterBWAS-16031644Captain John BowenBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
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


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1628-1628Expedition to La Rochelle  
 

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