Martin

2794
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered5.12.1651BWAS-1603
Launched1652B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold2.1667BWAS-1603

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
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


DateEventSource
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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
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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