Mary Rose

14229
Nominal Guns29BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1555BWAS-1603
Acquired1557BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeGalleon BWAS-1603
Sunk as Foundation1618BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel85' 0"Imperial Feet25.908 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen595Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen476Baker's Rule Tons 

Armament


1588Broadside Weight = 222.5 Imperial Pound ( 100.90385 kg)TRN1
Gun Deck4 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck11 British Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck7 British Light Guns

1603Broadside Weight = 219 Imperial Pound ( 99.3166 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck11 British Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck3 British Portpiece

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1588250150 Sailors, 24 gunners and 76 soldiersTRN1
1603250 BWAS-1603

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1588Captain Edward FentonBWAS-16031590CaptainSir John Hawkins (1532-1595)BWAS-16031596Captain George CarewBWAS-16031597Captain John WynterBWAS-16031599Captain William FortescueBWAS-16031602 - 8.1602Captain Guildford SlingsbyBWAS-16038.1602 - 11.1602Captain Sackville TrevorBWAS-160312.1602 - 1603CaptainSir William Monson (1568-1643)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1588The Spanish Armada
1589RebuiltBWAS-1603
1596Voyage to CadizBWAS-1603
21.6.1596Attack on Cadiz Harbour
1597Expedition to the AzoresBWAS-1603
1618Condemned and used as part of a wharf at ChathamBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
7.1597-10.1597Expedition to the Azores  
 

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