Due Repulse
Dieu Repulse
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1595BWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
ConstructorMatthew Baker (1530-1613)BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeGalleon BWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild1610BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Second Rate great ship 'Repulse' (1610) (34)


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


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 Commanding Officers

1597 - 8.1597CaptainSir Thomas Howard (1561-1626)BWAS-16038.1597 - 1598CaptainSir Robert Mansell (1573-1656)BWAS-16031599CaptainHenry Palmer (c.1550-1611)BWAS-16031599 - 1600CaptainThomas VavasourBWAS-16031600CaptainRichard LeversonBWAS-16035.1602 - 1603CaptainGeorge SomersBWAS-16031603CaptainRichard LeversonBWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer

1596AdmiralLord Robert Devereux (2nd Earl of Essex) (1565-1601)BWAS-1603

Service History

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


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

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