Nominal Guns22B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Peter' (1651) (22)
First Commissioned6.1651B028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Given Away10.1667B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel70' 0"Imperial Feet21.336 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold8' 10"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen251 6694Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.165260 B117
166085 BWAS-1603
166545As a fireshipBWAS-1603

9 Commanding Officers

1651 - 2.1653Captain Robert Sansom (d.1665)BWAS-16031654Captain Peter Foote (d.1666)BWAS-16031654 - 1655Captain Robert ClayBWAS-16031656 - 1658Captain Nicholas Parker (d.1668)BWAS-16031658 - 1660Captain Anthony RiveleyBWAS-16031664 - 2.1665Captain Peter Foote (d.1666)B05113.2.1664/65 - 22.7.1665Captain Richard Cotton (d.1691/92)BWAS-160324.7.1665 - 2.8.1665Captain Vincent Pearce (d.1665)B0513.8.1665 - 9.8.1666Captain Joseph PaineB051

1 Warrant Officer

16.2.1651/52 - 1652Gunner Francis BourbankSPD-1651-2

Service History

7.5.1651Taken in Bryher HarbourBWAS-1603
17.6.1651Ordered to be fittedBWAS-1603
23.1.1652/53Took a Dutch privateer off TynemouthBWAS-1603
1654In the ThamesBWAS-1603
1665Converted to a 12-gun fireshipBWAS-1603
1665Refitted as a 12 gun Fireship
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.8.1665Battle of Vågen
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
9.8.1666Went aground during the attack on Dutch shipping (Holme's Bonfire), but was refloatedBWAS-1603
9.8.1666Holmes' Bonfire
10.1667Given away to Mr GoldingBWAS-1603


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