Nominal Guns20BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen300Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.3.1651/5270 B032
4.165380 NRS037

8 Commanding Officers

1647Captain Robert DareBWAS-16031648Captain Peter SquibbBWAS-16031648Captain John BowenBWAS-16031648 - 1650Captain Owen Cox (d.1653)BWAS-16031650 - 1653Captain Francis Allen (d.1662)BWAS-16031653 - 1654Captain Robert HaytubbBWAS-16031653 - 1654Captain James Bamford (d.1653)B1461654Captain John BlytheBWAS-1603

2 Warrant Officers

1649Purser William CrispinSPD-164914.9.1651 - 1651Gunner John MarlindSPD-1651

Service History

19.5.1652Battle of Dover
22.5.1652Action of 1652-05-22
8.1652In port waiting fitting out for service in the winter guard
18.10.1652Having "sprung a great leak" had gone into Hull
4.4.1653Sailed from Tynemouth Haven with 300 and more colliers for the River of Thames in company with the Sophia (38)
5.4.1653Told there are "some forty sail of Hollanders off the Head" so put into Scarborough
6.4.165320 Dutch ships appeared of Scarborough
8.4.1653Minor engagement with the Dutch
11.4.1653The Collier fleet left Scarborough
12.4.1653Arrived in the Humber
14.4.1653Left for the Thames, meeting "some forty sail of our men-of-war" who took escort of some of the merchants
12.6.1653In the Tilbury Hope with a crew of 42 seamen and 18 boys
14.6.1653Ordered to sea, but still short of crew
14.6.1653Carried 400 barrels of powder to the fleet off Texel
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
13.8.1653Entered Yarmouth harbour


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.9.1652-14.10.1652British Baltic Fleet 1652 Andrew Ball (d.1653) 

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