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Drake

2816
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered5.12.1651BWAS-1603
Launched1652B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor
Phineus PettBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1647-1673
BWAS-1603
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold1691B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen146Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel85' 0"Imperial Feet25.908 
Breadth18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Depth in Hold7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen146 4694Tons BM 

Armament


1660Broadside Weight = 14 Imperial Pound ( 6.349 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British 8-Pound Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions

1666Broadside Weight = 64 Imperial Pound ( 29.024 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Demi-Cannon

1677Broadside Weight = 64 Imperial Pound ( 29.024 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British 8-Pound Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.165250 NRS013
165390 BWAS-1603
166060 BWAS-1603
166670 BWAS-1603
1.1.1675/7640ADM 8/1/1ref:1778
1677Home: 75 Abroad: 65 Peacetime: 45 BWAS-1603
1.1.1678/79Home: 75 Abroad: 65 Peacetime: 45ADM 8/1/91ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/80Home: 65 Abroad: 65 Peacetime: 45ADM 8/1/113ADM8-DB

18 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1651 - 1652Captain
Anthony SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1684
BWAS-1603
1653Captain
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1669
BWAS-1603
1653 - 1656Captain
Abraham AllgateBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1658
BWAS-1603
1656 - 1660Captain
John BowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1660
BWAS-1603
5.9.1660 - 6.5.1661Captain
Sir William BattenBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1628-1667
BWAS-1603
23.5.1661 - 28.11.1661Captain
Arthur LanghorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1667
BWAS-1603
9.4.1664 - 1.5.1664Captain
Tobias SacklerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1666
B051
2.3.1664/65 - 1.5.1666Captain
Richard PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1666
B051
2.5.1666 - 21.12.1667Captain
Thomas HammondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1667
BWAS-1603
6.4.1668 - 21.4.1668Captain
Leonard GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1668
B051
22.4.1668 - 8.12.1668Captain
Richard CountryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1655-1676
BWAS-1603
1.1.1671/72 - 6.6.1672Captain
John TempleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1688
BWAS-1603
17.6.1672 - 29.8.1672Captain
Casibelan BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1674
BWAS-1603
25.8.1672 - 26.12.1676Captain
Rowland StepneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1676
BWAS-1603
9.2.1677/78 - 19.7.1679Captain
John TyrrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1692
B051
10.7.1683 - 24.2.1683/84Captain
Thomas LeightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1686
BWAS-1603
25.2.1683/84 - 6.10.1684Captain
Baron WyldeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1707
BWAS-1603
11.4.1685 - 1690Captain
Thomas SpraggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1690
BWAS-1603

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.2.1651/52 - 1652Purser
John MathewesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1652
SPD-1651-2
4.2.1651/52 - 1652Boatswain
Thomas PerkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1652
SPD-1651-2
4.2.1651/52 - 1652Cook
Ralph ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652
SPD-1651-2
4.2.1651/52 - 1652Carpenter
William RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1652
SPD-1651-2
1680 - 20.4.1680Surgeon
Robert BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Medic
Service 1680
CTB-06

Service History


DateEventSource
1652Re-rated as a Sixth RateBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
16.11.1665Forced into Sourthwold by stormsBG
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1673In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1.7.1673

Convoy to Kingston upon Hull

ADM8-DB
1.8.1673

Pay record starting 1.1.1671/72 for a period of 21 months, 3 weeks & 0 days for a value of £2,131.10.0d. ADM 8/1/7

ADM8-DB
1674To TangierBWAS-1603
1.1.1676/77

"come in to be paid off" at Deptford

ref:1778
1679In home watersBWAS-1603
1.1.1678/79Refitted as a 16/14 gun Sixth RateADM8-DB
1690CondemnedBWAS-1603
1691Sold in JamaicaBWAS-1603

 

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