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2898
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered12.1645BWAS-1603
Acquired1646B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Constructor
Peter PettBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1610-1672
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1691B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB022
Length of Gundeck116' 2"Imperial Feet35.36 
Length of Keel94' 0"Imperial Feet28.6512 
Breadth27' 9"Imperial Feet8.2623 
Depth in Hold13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen385 394Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck116' 2"Imperial Feet35.36 
Length of Keel94' 0"Imperial Feet28.6512 
Depth in Hold13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen385 394Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 191.5 Imperial Pound ( 86.8456 kg)B022
Lower Gun Deck10 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck8 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck10 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 164 Imperial Pound ( 74.3741 kg)B022
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British Saker

1682Broadside Weight = 199.5 Imperial Pound ( 90.4734 kg)B022
Lower Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 189 Imperial Pound ( 85.7115 kg)B022
Lower Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Lower Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1652150EstablishmentB022
1660120 BWAS-1603
1660120EstablishmentB022
1666150EstablishmentB022
1.7.1673170 ADM8-DB
21.7.1673170 ADM8-DB
19001,666 BWAS-1603

18 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1646 - 1648Captain
Thomas BeddallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1648
W015
1648 - 1649Captain
Andrew BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1653
W015
1649Captain
Edward HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1652
BWAS-1603
1649 - 6.1651Captain
Andrew BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1653
W015
6.1651 - 1653Captain
Robert WyardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1662
BWAS-1603
1653Captain
Robert NixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1659
W015
7.1653 - 1654Captain
Peter FooteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1666
BWAS-1603
1654 - 1655Captain
Robert SansomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1665
W014
1655 - 1656Captain
John BestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1665
BWAS-1603
1657 - 1661Captain
Valentine TatnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1661
B051
20.5.1661 - 16.12.1662Captain
Hugh HideBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1666
BWAS-1714
7.10.1664 - 10.1666Captain
Benjamin YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1670
B051
10.1666 - 1667Captain
John TorpleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
B051
1.1.1670/71 - 1673Captain
John TyrwhittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1688
BWAS-1603
9.1673Captain
John TempleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1688
ADM 8/1/22
ADM8-DB
22.3.1674/75 - 16.2.1676/77Captain
Richard RoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1655-1679
BWAS-1603
27.5.1678 - 22.7.1678Captain
Richard TapsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1678
BWAS-1603
30.7.1678 - 22.1.1682/83Captain
William BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1689
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.5.1649 - 1649General at Sea
Edward PophamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1650
NRS076

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1661Second Lieutenant
William JennensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1690
B051
1664 - 1665Lieutenant
Vincent PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1665
B051
1665 - 1667Lieutenant
John AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
B051
1.1671 - 1.1672Lieutenant
Ralph DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1666-1698
ODNB
bef.9.1676 - aft.3.3.1676/77Lieutenant
Robert WilfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1689
ADM 8/1/78
ADM8
1680 - 22.12.1680Lieutenant
Richard TapsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1680
ADM 1/5253
1681Lieutenant
Edward StanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1693
ADM 1/5253
1681 - 10.8.1681Lieutenant
Thomas BookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681
ADM 1/5253

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
19.3.1686/87 - 6.11.1690Able Seaman
Robert HobbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1702
ADM 107/1/23
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1646Commissioned for the Winter Guard of 1646/47
1647Service with the Western Guard
3.1647/48Took an Irish Man of War, called The Angell, bearing Six Guns and about Thirty Men
1649Cruising in the ChannelODNB
1649At the Scilly Isles in the Autumn
22.5.1649

Sailed from knisale for London

NRS076
22.5.1649Blockade of Kinsale
1650In General Blake's fleet to the Tagus in pursuit of Prince Rupert
10.3.1649/50Blockade of the Tagus
9.1650Returned home
1651In the North Sea
1.4.1652Returned from Mediterranean and arrived in the DownsODNB
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
1653Guarding the East coast Colliers during the winter
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
1657In the Sound
1662At Tangier
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.9.1665Took the Ship
Groningen (32) 1658-1665
Dutch 32 Gun
4th Rate Ship
the North Sea
BWAS-1603
3.9.1665Took the Ship
Vergulde Phoenix (70) 1665-1665
Dutch 70 Gun
Hired Ship
in the North Sea

1666Rerated as a 38 gunner
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
18.9.1666Took
18.9.1666Took the Ship of the Line
Le Rubis (60) 1664-1666
French 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Off Cape Dungeness

20.12.1666In action against four French vessels
31.12.1666In action against three Flushing ships
15.11.1671

Pay report for a period of 23 months, 1 week and 6 days for the value of £5,584.10.0d.

ADM8-DB
1672On the return voyage from Newfoundland, and in company with the took a Dutch privateer and her prize, a French merchantman.
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1673Rerated as a 40 gunner
7.1673

In the Soundings

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673

At Deptford . ADM 8/1 f22 verso.

ADM8-DB
22.3.1674/75Commissioned for an expedition against Salee
1677Rerated as a 44 gunner
1678In the Channel
4.1680

Destroyed the Citron Tree near Tangier

JAMES3
11.4.1680Chased an Algerine vessel, the Orange Tree (28), into Tangier road
11.4.1680Took the
17.4.1680Took the Ship
Calabash 1680-1680
Algerian Unrated Ship

9.4.1681Took the
9.4.1681Destroyed the BWAS-1603
9.4.1681Took the Ship
Golden Horse (46) 1677-1681
Algerian 46 Gun
Unrated Ship

1685Rerated as a 40 gunner
1691Broken up and rebuilt at ChathamBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1646-1646Winter Guard of 1646  
1647-1648Winter Guard of 1647
Thomas RainsboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1648
 
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to Lisbon
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
 
 

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