Young Lion

Nominal Guns10B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Privateer ship 'Jonge Leeuw' (1665) (10)
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Foundation1673B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel42' 0"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Breadth14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Depth in Hold5' 0"Imperial Feet1.524 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen43 7494Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
166550 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers

1665 - 1666CaptainMichael YoungB05119.4.1666 - 1.2.1666/67CaptainWilliam BerryBWAS-160325.4.1668 - 31.3.1671CaptainDaniel StephensB051

Service History

4.1668Re-purchased and commissioned as a fireshipBWAS-1603
1673Sunk as a foundation at SheernessBWAS-1603


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