Revenge

13716
Nominal Guns43TRN1
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched10.1577BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1577BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
ConstructorMatthew Baker (1530-1613)BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateTRN1
Ship TypeGalleon BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Captured31.8.1591BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth34' 0"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Burthen464Baker's Rule Tons 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNRS157
Burthen589Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen471Tons BM 

Armament


1588Broadside Weight = 283 Imperial Pound ( 128.34065 kg)TRN1
Gun Deck2 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck6 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck6 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions
Gun Deck11 British Light Guns

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1588250150 Sailors, 24 gunners and 76 soldiersTRN1

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1589AdmiralSir Francis Drake (1540-1596)NRS157

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1588LieutenantJonas Bodenham

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1588The Spanish Armada
1.8.1588Took the Galleon Nuestra Señora del Rosario (25) The English ChannelNRS157
31.8.1591

Taken by the Spanish, she subsequently foundered

BWAS-1603
31.8.1591First Battle of Flores


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN1The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
NRS157NRS Vol 157 - The Navy of Edward VI and Mary IEd. C. S. Knighton and David LoadesBook
 

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