Bridgewater -> 1665 Anne

3410
Nominal Guns52B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered12.1682BWAS-1603
Acquired12.1653BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1654
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
ConstructorChamberlain ?B065
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Blown Up2.12.1673B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel116' 9"Imperial Feet35.3711 
Breadth34' 7"Imperial Feet10.4077 
Depth in Hold14' 2"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Burthen743Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel116' 9"Imperial Feet35.3711 
Breadth34' 7"Imperial Feet10.4077 
Depth in Hold14' 2"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Draught Aft17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen743Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 519.5 Imperial Pound ( 235.5933 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Gun Deck32 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1655260EstablishmentB103
1660210 BWAS-1603
1666280 BWAS-1603
1.7.1673340ADM 8/1 f1 rectoADM8-DB

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1653 - 1659CaptainAnthony EarningBWAS-160327.5.1661 - 13.12.1662CaptainJonas PooleB05114.12.1662 - 1.8.1663CaptainJames Smith (d.1664)B0514.10.1664 - 20.8.1665CaptainArnold BrowneB05127.8.1665 - 9.9.1665CaptainJames Lambert (d.1665)B05122.9.1665 - 4.5.1667CaptainRobert MoultonBWAS-16035.5.1667 - 13.8.1668CaptainThomas ElliottB05115.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672CaptainJohn Waterworth (d.1672)BWAS-160311.6.1672 - 9.9.1672CaptainThomas FowlesBWAS-160318.9.1672 - 2.12.1673CaptainThomas ElliottBWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1661LieutenantJohn HeathB0511666LieutenantRichard SwanleyB051

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1653Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5378.10.0dBWAS-1603
1655Part of Robert Blake (1598-1657) squadron sent to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
4.4.1655Battle of Porto Farina
8.9.1656In company with Speaker (50) and Plymouth (52) attacked a Spanish West Indies fleet of 8 vessels, two were sunk, two run ashore and two taken
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
1659Part of the British fleet sent to the BalticNWB
1659

Operations in the Sound (Øresund - Baltic Sea - North Sea )

BWAS-1603
5.1665Renamed AnneBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 58 gun Third Rate
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
31.8.1673

Pay record starting 15.1.1671 for a period of 21 months, 1 week & 0 days for a value of £1,011.0.0d. ADM 8/1 f6 recto.

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673

At the Buoy of The Nore - Thames - Thames, Medway and The Nore Victualled for about seaven weekes but all fowle. ADM 8/1 f23 recto.

ADM8-DB
2.12.1673

Blown up by accident at Sheerness - Kent

BWAS-1603

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
16591659British Baltic Fleet 1659Edward Montagu (d.1672)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
B103Battles of the British Navy Vol IJoseph AllenDigital Book
ADM8-DBADM 8 Database ProjectSamuel McLeanArchive
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
NWBNaval wars in the Baltic during the Sailing Ship EpochR C AndersonBook
 

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