Grantham -> 1660 Garland

Nominal Guns22BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardLydney - Gloucestershire B028
Designed byJ BattB028
ConstructorJ BattB028
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck98' 7"Imperial Feet29.8926 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen265 9094Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentDB002
Length of Keel98' 6"Tons BM 
Breadth25' 6"Imperial Feet7.6505 


1654Broadside Weight = 92 Imperial Pound ( 41.7221 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 108.5 Imperial Pound ( 49.205 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 109 Imperial Pound ( 49.4317 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck8 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British Minions

1685Broadside Weight = 119 Imperial Pound ( 53.9669 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker Cutts
Gun Deck12 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1654100 BWAS-1603
1660100 BWAS-1603
1666110 BWAS-1603
1673150 BWAS-1603

19 Commanding Officers

1654 - 1656CaptainJohn Lightfoot (d.1667)BWAS-16031658 - 1659CaptainGiles MarshBWAS-16031.1660 - 1661CaptainJames Ableson (d.1665)W01529.6.1661 - 26.4.1662CaptainWilliam ButtonBWAS-160328.5.1662 - 20.11.1663CaptainValentine PyendB05119.1.1664/65 - 22.3.1665/66CaptainCharles TalbotB0513.1665/66 - 1668CaptainCharles HawardB05127.3.1668 - 20.2.1668/69CaptainRichard RoothB0515.5.1669 - 2.1.1671/72CaptainFrancis Courtnay (d.1673)BWAS-17142.4.1672 - 3.10.1674CaptainJohn WyborneBWAS-16038.5.1675 - 22.5.1677CaptainRalph Lassells (d.1677)BWAS-160311.4.1677 - 30.6.1681CaptainRichard HodderBWAS-160316.6.1685 - 13.8.1685CaptainRichard BorthwickBWAS-16036.9.1685 - 1686CaptainJohn Neville (d.1697)BWAS-160315.8.1686 - 3.1687/88CaptainHugh RidleyB05118.9.1688 - 1689CaptainJohn Jennifer (d.1690/91)BWAS-160315.2.1690/91 - 1694CaptainThomas RobinsonBWAS-160325.1.1694/95 - 1696CaptainChristopher King ADM 6/3/31ADM 6/325.8.1696 - 22.10.1697CaptainJohn Underdown (d.1728): on board from 18.9.1696BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer

bef.9.1676 - aft.21.5.1677LieutenantRichard Hodder ADM 8/1/78ADM8

2 Warrant Officers

11.9.1687 - 20.3.1691/92GunnerBowden Nightingale (c.1659-?) ADM 107/1/18ADM 107/15.2.1691/92 - 1692GunnerNicholas TaylorADM/A

1 Petty Officer

15.2.1694/95 - 19.9.1695Master's MateWilliam Pomroy (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/100ADM 107/1

Service History

1654Completed at Southampton - Hampshire at a cost of £1722.10.0dBWAS-1603
1660Off the North coastBWAS-1603
1660Renamed GarlandB028
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
18.12.1665Brought two Dutch pinks into YarmouthBG
9.8.1666Holmes' Bonfire
3.1666/67Took a large Dutch shipBWAS-1603
90.1668At SaleeBWAS-1603
8.5.1671Battle of Bugia
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1673At BarbadosBWAS-1603
1674Returned homeBWAS-1603
1675In the DownsBWAS-1603
1678In Irish watersBWAS-1603
1680Carried troops to TangiersBWAS-1603
1681In Ireland and then paid offBWAS-1603
30.6.1681Paid offADM 51
12.1685Guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
8.1688Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
1689Reconverted to a Fifth RateBWAS-1603
1691In the Channel and the North SeaBWAS-1603
1695To VirginiaBWAS-1603
1696Stationed in the North SeaBWAS-1603
22.10.1697Paid offADM 51


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.12.1654-31.8.1655Fleet for the West IndiesWilliam Penn (1621-1670) 

Notes on Ship

Became a Fireship in 1688
Rerated as a Fifht rate in 1689


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