Basing -> 1660 Guernsey

Nominal Guns22B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
First Commissioned4.1654B028
ShipyardWalberswick - Suffolk B028
Constructor Jonas Shish (d.1674/75)B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up1693B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen255Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck91' 0"Imperial Feet27.7368 
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen255 4094Tons BM 


1654Broadside Weight = 92 Imperial Pound ( 41.7221 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 108.5 Imperial Pound ( 49.205 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 109 Imperial Pound ( 49.4317 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck8 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British Minions

1685Broadside Weight = 119 Imperial Pound ( 53.9669 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker Cutts
Gun Deck12 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1654100 BWAS-1603
1660100 BWAS-1603
1666110 BWAS-1603
1673150 BWAS-1603

22 Ship Commanders

1654Captain Richard Hodges (d.1666)BWAS-16031656Captain Alexander FarleyBWAS-16031657 - 1660Captain Richard Hodges (d.1666)BWAS-16031660Captain Thomas FisherB05119.3.1662/63 - 19.4.1665Captain Humphrey ConningsbyBWAS-16031665 - 2.8.1665Captain John Utber (d.1665)B0517.8.1665 - 25.8.1665Captain John Moore (d.1679)B05128.4.1666 - 27.3.1667Captain Thomas FisherBWAS-160328.3.1667 - 12.12.1667Captain Thomas BridgemanB0517.5.1668 - 6.7.1668Captain William DaviesB0519.4.1670 - 3.7.1670Captain Argentine Allington (d.1670)B05124.7.1670 - 6.6.1671Captain Richard LondonBWAS-16033.1.1671/72 - 29.3.1672Captain Charles MontaguBWAS-160323.5.1673 - 27.6.1673Captain William Harman (d.1677)BWAS-160328.6.1673 - 6.10.1673Captain Leonard Harris (d.1680)BWAS-16036.10.1673 - 19.2.1673/74Captain Jonathon WathamB05117.9.1674 - 20.2.1675/76CaptainSir Charles RoydenBWAS-16036.4.1677 - 13.12.1677Captain William Harman (d.1677)BWAS-160317.12.1677 - 8.8.1685Captain Matthew Tennant (d.1690)BWAS-160316.6.1688 - 29.8.1688Captain Thomas Ashton (d.1689) TransferedBWAS-160330.8.1688 - 21.10.1690CaptainSir Robert Arthur (d.1692/93)BWAS-160322.10.1690 - 30.9.1693Captain Edward Oakley (d.1693)BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers

1665Lieutenant Stephen Pyend (d.1674)B051bef.1.5.1677 - 16.12.1677Lieutenant Matthew Tennant (d.1690) ADM 8/1/83ADM8

5 Warrant Officers

1.6.1688 - 1688Purser John CarletonADM/A29.4.1689 - 1689Gunner Richard WyattADM/A14.6.1689 - bef.10.11.1689Carpenter John Wells ResignedADM/A26.6.1689 - 1689Boatswain Joseph LowesADM/A11.11.1689 - 1689Carpenter Jonathan BirdADM/A

1 Crewman

26.5.1683 - 15.10.1684Ordinary Seaman Thomas Russell (c.1659-1739/40) Transfered ADM 107/1/100ADM 107/1

Service History

5.1654Completed at a cost of £1592.10.0dBWAS-1603
1659Operations in the soundBWAS-1603
1660Off the North coast?BWAS-1603
1660Renamed GuernseyB028
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.8.1665Battle of Vågen
3.7.1670With Advice (34) in action against seven Algerine warships
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
19.1.1676/77Action against White Horse (50)
1679to IcelandBWAS-1603
1680Operations in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1680To Tangier carrying troops in the summerBWAS-1603
1682Sailed to JamaicaBWAS-1603
1684Returned homeBWAS-1603
1688Converted to a fireshipB028
1690To the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1691Returned homeBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659 Edward Montagu (d.1672) 

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