Charles

13831
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1586BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
ConstructorMatthew Baker (1530-1613)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypePinnace BWAS-1603
Sold1616BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel63' 0"Imperial Feet19.2024 
Breadth16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen70Baker's Rule Tons 

Armament


1586Broadside Weight = 27 Imperial Pound ( 12.2447 kg)NRS157
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck6 British Light Guns

1588Broadside Weight = 26 Imperial Pound ( 11.7912 kg)TRN1
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck8 British Light Guns

1603Broadside Weight = 16 Imperial Pound ( 7.2561 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Falcon

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
158650 NRS157
15884532 sailors, 6 guns and 7 soldiersTRN1
160245 BWAS-1603
161850 NRS157

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1588 - 9.1588CaptainJohn RobartsBWAS-16039.1588 - 1589CaptainRobert PettimanBWAS-16031591CaptainMathew BradgateBWAS-16031594CaptainNicholas FranklynBWAS-16031596 - 1599CaptainSackville TrevorNRS1571601 - 10.1602CaptainJohn WhiteBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1588The Spanish Armada
1589In the ChannelNRS157
1591In the AzoresNRS157
1594CrozonNRS157
1596CadizNRS157
21.6.1596Attack on Cadiz Harbour
1598In the ChannelNRS157
1599In IrelandNRS157
1601In the ChannelNRS157
1602In the ChannelNRS157
1616Sold in ScotlandBWAS-1603

 

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