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


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 


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

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

Service History

5.1588The Spanish Armada
1589In the ChannelNRS157
1591In the AzoresNRS157
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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