Assurance

14234
Nominal Guns34BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish galleon 'Hope' (1560) (48)
Ordered12.1602BWAS-1603
Acquired1605BWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeGalleon BWAS-1603
Sold14.11.1645BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel95' 0"Imperial Feet28.956 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen451Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen601Tons and Tonnage 

Armament


1624Broadside Weight = 195.5 Imperial Pound ( 88.6595 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck10 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Portpiece

1631Broadside Weight = 153.5 Imperial Pound ( 69.6125 kg)TRINITY
Gun Deck8 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Fowler

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1603250 BWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1606 - 1614CaptainSir William Monson (1568-1643)BWAS-16031627CaptainSackville TrevorBWAS-16031629CaptainHenry Palmer (1582-1644)BWAS-16031632 - 1633CaptainRichard PlumleighBWAS-16031636 - 8.1636CaptainLewis KirkeBWAS-16038.1638 - 1638CaptainJohn Fletcher (d.1672)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1606In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1625Expedition to CadizBWAS-1603
1625Attack on Cadiz
1627On the Dutch coastBWAS-1603
7.10.1627Took the Ship Le Saint Esprit (42) in the texel
1629In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1630Placed in ordinaryBWAS-1603
1633Placed in ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1603
2.7.1636In the ship money fleetBWAS-1603
14.11.1645Ordered to be soldBWAS-1603

 

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