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Nominal Guns43TRN1
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched10.1577BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1577BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Constructor
Matthew BakerBritish
Ship Builder
Service 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
Burthen471Tons BM 
Burthen589Tons and Tonnage 

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

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1579Admiral
John PerrotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1579-1588
NRS157
1580Captain
William WynterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1579-1580
NRS157
1586Captain
Edward BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1586
NRS157
1588Vice-Admiral
Sir Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1567-1596
NRS157
1589Captain
Thomas DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1589-1809
NRS157
1590Admiral
Sir Martin FrobisherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1579-1593
NRS157
1591 - 31.8.1591Captain
Richard GrenvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1591
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1589Admiral
Sir Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1567-1596
NRS157

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1588Lieutenant
Jonas BodenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1597

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1588The Spanish Armada
1.8.1588Took the Galleon
Nuestra Señora del Rosario (25) 1587-1588
Spanish 25 Gun
1st Rate Galleon
The English Channel
NRS157
31.8.1591

Taken by the Spanish, she subsequently foundered

BWAS-1603
31.8.1591First Battle of Flores

 

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