Tiger

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Nominal Guns22NRS157
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate galleasse 'Tiger' (1546) (24)
Launched1570NRS157
How acquiredPurpose builtNRS157
ShipyardDeptford - London NRS157
ConstructorJames BakerNRS157
CategoryFourth RateNRS157
Ship TypeGalleon
Condemned1605NRS157

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen120Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen200Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNRS157
Burthen186  
Burthen149Tons BM 

Armament


1588Broadside Weight = 99 Imperial Pound ( 44.8967 kg)TRN1
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck10 British Light Guns

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
158810080 sailors, 12 gunners and 8 soldiersTRN1

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1580CaptainJohn YoungNRS1571588 - 9.1588CaptainJohn BostockeNRS1579.1588 - 1589CaptainRichard Grenville (1542-1591)NRS1571589CaptainJohn BostockeNRS157

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1588The Spanish Armada

 

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