Prudent Mary

Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Bought by the Navy1672BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish ship 'Prudent Mary' (1672) (6)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW014
Length of Keel76' 6"Imperial Feet23.1902 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Burthen284Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel76' 0"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Draught Aft12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen294 6694Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1665160 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers

1652 - 1653CaptainBenjamin SalmonBWAS-16031653CaptainJohn Taylor (d.1653)BWAS-16033.1664/65 - 2.8.1665CaptainThomas Haward (d.1665)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer

1665LieutenantJohn NorthB051

Service History

28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
12.1653Returned to ownersBWAS-1603
3.1664/65Refitted as a 36 gun Hired Vessel
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.8.1665Battle of Vågen
12.1666Returned to ownersBWAS-1603


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