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Nominal Guns18B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
Purchased1643B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold1654B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Burthen160Baker's Rule Tons 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.165280 B117
165380 BWAS-1603

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1643 - 1644Captain John WildBWAS-16031644Captain John WhetstoneBWAS-16031645Captain John MannBWAS-16031646Captain William PeakeBWAS-160319.8.1646 - 1648Captain Abraham Wheeler (d.1652)W0151.1.1649/50 - 1650Captain William WheatleySPD-16491651 - 1652Captain Philip Holland (d.1666)BWAS-16031653 - 1654Captain Robert FullerBWAS-1603

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1649Purser Arthur OdwaySPD-164919.12.1649 - 1649Carpenter Hugh ClementsSPD-164919.12.1649 - 1649Boatswain Thomas BowersSPD-1649

Service History


DateEventSource
1646Winter GuardBWAS-1603
1647In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1650With Blake's squadron off the Tagus, as a fireshipBWAS-1603
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1645-1645Summer Guard of 1645  
1646-1646Winter Guard of 1646  
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to Lisbon Robert Blake (1598-1657) 
 

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