Nominal Guns56B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Designed byChristopher Pett (1620-1667/68)BWAS-1603
ConstructorChristopher Pett (1620-1667/68)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth36' 0"Imperial Feet10.9728 
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen828Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel120' 0"Imperial Feet36.576 
Breadth36' 0"Imperial Feet10.9728 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen827 8894Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1652200 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer

1.1652 - 30.9.1652CaptainAndrew Ball (d.1653)NWB

2 Warrant Officers

28.2.1651/52 - 30.9.1652CarpenterSamuel RavenSPD-1651-227.7.1652 - 30.9.1652GunnerJohn FiggSPD-1651-2

Service History

1652Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £7470.0.0dBWAS-1603
28.2.1651/52Orders from Gen. Blake to "To enter Saml. Raven carpenter of the Antelope, building at Woolwich"SPD-1651-2
9.9.1652Flagship of Andrew Ball's British Baltic Fleet 1652 sent to the Sound.
20.9.1652Arrived off the Sound and found eleven Dutch warships inside HelsingerNWB
27.9.1652The squadron set sail to return to EnglandNWB
30.9.1652Wrecked on the Jylland coast.NWB
2.10.1652The survivors were taken offNWB


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

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