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Naseby -> 1660 Royal Charles

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Nominal Guns80B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Ordered3.7.1654BWAS-1603
Launched12.4.1655BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1656B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Constructor
Phineus PettBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1647-1673
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CategoryFirst RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured12.6.1667B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Breadth42' 6"Imperial Feet12.8778 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,258Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel131' 0"Imperial Feet39.9288 
Breadth42' 0"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Draught Aft21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 
Burthen1,229Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 885 Imperial Pound ( 401.3475 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck6 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Gun Deck30 British Demi-Culverin

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1660500 BWAS-1603
4.1666550 BWAS-1603
5.1666632 BWAS-1603
1667650 BWAS-1603

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1660 - 1661Captain
Roger CuttanceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
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1661 - 1663Captain
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1662
B051
1665Unknown
John HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1673
B051
1666 - 7.1666Captain
John KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1657-1679
B051
1666 - 1667Captain
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1669
B051
10.1672 - 1672Captain
Sir John HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1679
TRN2

7 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1656General at Sea
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
TRN2
1656General at Sea
Edward MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
TRN2
1660Admiral
Lord Edward Montagu (1st Earl of Sandwich)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
TRN2
1665General at Sea
Sir William PennBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1670
TRN2
1665General at Sea
Sir James Stuart (Duke of York)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1672
TRN2
1666Admiral
Sir George Monk (Duke Albemarle)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1666
TRN2
1666Admiral
Sir Rupert Palatine (Prince Palatine of the Rhine)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1673
TRN2

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1661 - 1662Lieutenant
Packington BrookesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1666
B051
1661 - 1662Lieutenant
Charles TalbotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1687
B051
1665Lieutenant
Samuel DanerellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1666
B051
1665 - 1666Lieutenant
Bernard LudmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1673
B051
1665 - 9.1665Second Lieutenant
Charles O'BryanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1667
B051
1666Lieutenant
Harry YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1667
B051
1666Lieutenant
The Hon. Francis DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1672
BWAS-1603
1666First Lieutenant
William ChantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666
B051

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1665 - 7.1665Master
John CoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1672
B051

Service History


DateEventSource
1656Off the coast of SpainTRN2
1660Renamed Royal CharlesB065
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
9.6.1667Raid on the Medway
12.6.1667Taken by the Dutch Taken by the Dutch during the Radi on the Medway and carried back to Holland


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659
Edward MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
 

Notes on Ship



Not taken into Dutch service as her draught was considered too great.

Her metal stern piece, showing the English coat of arms with a lion and unicorn along with the white ensign, is now on display in the Rijksmuseum at Amsterdam.


 

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