Nominal Guns30B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardHorsleydown Wharf - Bermondsey B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen290Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel88' 0"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Breadth25' 4"Imperial Feet7.6403 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Inch0.3048 (0′ 11″ Imperial)
Burthen300Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel86' 0"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Breadth25' 2"Imperial Feet7.6302 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen289 6894Tons BM 


1651Broadside Weight = 92 Imperial Pound ( 41.7221 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 111.5 Imperial Pound ( 50.5655 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1651100 BWAS-1603
1.3.1651/5290 B032
1666110 BWAS-1603

11 Ship Commanders

1651 - 1652Captain Jacob Reynolds (d.1666)BWAS-16031653 - 1654Captain John HumphreyBWAS-16031653 - 1654Captain John HumphreyBWAS-16031654 - 1655Captain John Jefferies (d.1666)W0141660 - 24.5.1661Captain John Lightfoot (d.1667)BWAS-160317.11.1664 - 31.12.1666Captain Richard LongB05116.1.1666/67 - 3.10.1668Captain John EarleB0514.10.1668 - 4.5.1669Captain Thomas HamiltonB0511.1.1671/72 - 14.3.1672/73Captain Henry Clarke (d.1674)BWAS-16031.2.1672/73 - 1.6.1673Captain Joseph HarrisBWAS-160311.6.1673 - 15.1.1673/74Captain Edward Pearce (d.1673/74)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer

25.5.1661 - 8.12.1662Captain Thomas Page (d.1674)B051

1 Warrant Officer

4.8.1651 - 1651Gunner Stephen FriendSPD-1651

Service History

19.5.1652Battle of Dover
22.5.1652Action of 1652-05-22
16.8.1652Action of 1652-08-16
16.8.1652Battle of Plymouth
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
1653Off the coast of Ireland for the Winter of 1653/54BWAS-1603
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
1662At TangierBWAS-1603
1665Service off IrelandBWAS-1603
29.12.1665Sent a prize laden with beef into PlymouthBG
25.12.1666Action of 1666-12-25
1668Sent to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1672Sent to Newfoundland, where a Dutch privateer was taken
1672On the return voyage, and in company with the Adventure (32) took a Dutch privateer and her prize, a French merchantman
1672Sent to the Irish station, she took two other privateers
8.6.1673In action against three Dutch firgates off the GalloperBWAS-1603
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
15.1.1673/74Took a Dutch privateer of 12-gunsBWAS-1603
16.1.1673/74Wrecked on the Goodwin Sands, together with her prizeBWAS-1603


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