Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen127Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentTRN2
Length of Keel64' 0"Imperial Feet19.5072 
Breadth19' 4"Imperial Feet5.8025 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen92Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel64' 0"Imperial Feet19.5072 
Breadth19' 4"Imperial Feet5.8025 
Depth in Hold7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen127 2394Tons BM 


1660Broadside Weight = 43 Imperial Pound ( 19.5006 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Falcon

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
165250 TRN2
1.165250 B117
165390 BWAS-1603
165460 TRN2
166050 BWAS-1603
166660Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
166650Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
166635Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603
167775Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
167765Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
167745Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers

2.1652 - 1653CaptainRobert Clarke (d.1669)BWAS-16031653 - 17.6.1653CaptainJohn Vesey (d.1653)W0151654 - 1655CaptainWilliam VeseyBWAS-17141656CaptainJohn BlytheBWAS-16031659 - 1660CaptainWilliam BurroughBWAS-16031660CaptainThomas DiamondB0511660CaptainWilliam PooleBWAS-16034.4.1664 - 1.12.1664CaptainEdward Grove (d.1665)B0513.12.1664 - 26.5.1665CaptainWilliam Tickle (d.1665)BWAS-160327.5.1665 - 11.6.1665CaptainRichard White (d.1673)BWAS-160316.6.1665 - 60.40.1666CaptainSir William KempthorneBWAS-1603

Service History

19.5.1652Battle of Dover
1653In the Downs for the WinterBWAS-1603
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
1654In William Penn's fleet to the CaribbeanB068
1660Re-rated as a Sixth rateBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.8.1665Battle of Vågen
2.1667Sold as uselessBWAS-1603


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
B117NRS Vol 013 - Papers relating to the First Dutch War 1652-54 Vol IUnknownBook
W015English Parliamentary JournalsVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
B068Warships of the Great lakesRobert MalcomsonBook

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