Nominal Guns19BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned1599B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1603
Constructor Matthew Baker (1530-1613)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeGalleon B028
Broken Up to Rebuild17.6.1603BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate galleon 'Answer' (1604) (17)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel65' 0"Imperial Feet19.812 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen219 70100Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen274 60100Tons and Tonnage 


1603Broadside Weight = 50 Imperial Pound ( 22.67515 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck5 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck6 British Saker
Gun Deck6 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck2 British Fowler

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
160310076 Sailors, 12 Gunners and 12 SoldiersBWAS-1603

3 Ship Commanders

1599 - 1600Captain Walter GoreBWAS-16031601Captain Thomas CoverteBWAS-16031602Captain Mathew BradgateBWAS-1603

Service History

1599Commissioned for the Channel GuardBWAS-1603
1601Commissioned for the Thames GuardBWAS-1603
1602Stationed in the ChannelBWAS-1603
3.10.1602Battle of the Narrow Seas
1604Rebuilt, but no changes to particulars notedBWAS-1603
17.6.1629Sold at RochesterBWAS-1603


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