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Due Repulse Dieu Repulse
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1595BWAS-1603
Acquired1.3.1595/96BWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Constructor
Matthew BakerBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1530-1613
BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeGalleonBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild1610BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen622Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen777Tons and Tonnage 

Armament


1599Broadside Weight = 268.5 Imperial Pound ( 121.7649 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck3 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck13 British Culverin
Gun Deck14 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck6 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Portpiece
Gun Deck2 British Fowler

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1603350 BWAS-1603

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1597 - 8.1597Captain
Sir Thomas HowardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1599
BWAS-1603
8.1597 - 1598Captain
Sir Robert MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1594-1621
BWAS-1603
1599Captain
Henry PalmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1611
BWAS-1603
1599 - 1600Captain
Thomas VavasourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1600
BWAS-1603
1600Captain
Richard LevesonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1603
BWAS-1603
5.1602 - 1603Captain
George SomersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1599-1603
BWAS-1603
1603Captain
Richard LevesonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1588-1603
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1596Admiral
Lord Robert Devereux (2nd Earl of Essex)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1596-1597
BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1596Expedition to CadizBWAS-1603
21.6.1596Attack on Cadiz Harbour
1597Voyage to the AzoresBWAS-1603
1599Thames guardBWAS-1603
1600Expedition to the AzoresBWAS-1603
1603In the ChannelBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1596-1596Expedition to Cadiz  
7.1597-10.1597Expedition to the Azores  
 

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