Quittance

13976
Nominal Guns21NRS157
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched1590NRS157
How acquiredPurpose builtNRS157
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford NRS157
Constructor Matthew Baker (1530-1613)NRS157
CategoryFourth RateNRS157
Ship TypeGalleon
Condemned1618NRS157

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel64' 0"Imperial Feet19.5072 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen270Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen216Baker's Rule Tons 

Armament


1595Broadside Weight UnknownNRS157
Gun Deck4 Brass Guns
Gun Deck17 Iron Guns

1603Broadside Weight = 72.25 Imperial Pound ( 32.76555 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck7 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck2 British Fowler

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
160310076 Sailors, 12 Gunners and 12 SoldiersBWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1590Captain Francis BurnellBWAS-16031594Captain Henry SavileBWAS-16031596CaptainLord George Clifford (3rd Earl of Cumberland) (1558-1605)BWAS-16031599 - 1601Captain Humphrey ReynoldsBWAS-16031602 - 9.1602Captain Bryan BrownBWAS-16039.1602 - 1603Captain Peter BeestonBWAS-16031603Captain Francis HowardBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1590Commissioned for Hawkyns and Frobisher's expeditionBWAS-1603
1594With Frobisher's squadronBWAS-1603
1596Sailed to CadizBWAS-1603
21.6.1596Attack on Cadiz Harbour
1599With the Channel Guard until 1601BWAS-1603
1603In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1618Reported as "decayed and unserviceable"BWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1595-1596Expedition to the West IndiesSir Francis Drake (1540-1596) 
 

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