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13833
Nominal Guns9BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
OrderedBWAS-1603
Acquired1586BWAS-1603
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1603
ConstructorWilliam PettBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypePinnace BWAS-1603
Broken Up1613BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel50' 0"Imperial Feet15.24 
Breadth14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Depth in Hold6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Burthen42Baker's Rule Tons 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNRS157
Burthen61Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen49Tons BM 

Armament


1588Broadside Weight = 15.5 Imperial Pound ( 7.02935 kg)TRN1
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions
Gun Deck3 British Light Guns

1603Broadside Weight = 17 Imperial Pound ( 7.7096 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions
Gun Deck3 British Falcon

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
15884030 sailors, 5 gunners and 5 soldiersTRN1
160240 BWAS-1603

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1587CaptainAlexander CliffordBWAS-16031588 - 8.1588CaptainAmbrose WardBWAS-16038.1588 - 1589CaptainThomas ScottBWAS-16031598Vice-AdmiralHenry MoyleNRS1571599 - 12.1600CaptainJohn WhiteBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1588

Surveyed

NRS157
5.1588The Spanish Armada


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
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
TRN1The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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