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Nominal Guns68BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.10.1664BWAS-1603
Acquired5.1666BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1.7.1666B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Designed by
Jonas ShishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B065
Constructor
Jonas ShishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B065
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked19.2.1693/94B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel121' 0"Imperial Feet36.8808 
Breadth37' 10"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold16' 4"Imperial Feet4.8937 
Burthen881Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen881Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel121' 0"Imperial Feet36.8808 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold15' 9"Imperial Feet4.6177 
Draught Aft17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen881 1094Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 673 Imperial Pound ( 305.2055 kg)B028
Gun Deck26 British 34-Pounder
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck16 British 9-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

1666Broadside Weight = 717 Imperial Pound ( 325.1595 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck14 British Demi-Culverin

1685Broadside Weight = 731 Imperial Pound ( 331.5085 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.7.1673480ADM 8/1/1ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/80420War at home ADM 8/1/112ADM8-DB

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.7.1666 - 19.9.1666Captain
John JefferiesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
BWAS-1603
23.9.1666 - 4.1.1666/67Captain
Fretchville HoliesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1672
B051
26.3.1668 - 15.9.1668Captain
Sir Robert HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1672
BWAS-1603
20.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672Captain
Fretchville HoliesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1672
TRN2
10.6.1672 - 11.10.1674Captain
Arthur HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1690
BWAS-1603
28.3.1678 - 20.6.1679Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1689
B051
15.9.1687 - 13.12.1688Captain
John TyrwhittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1688
B051
14.12.1688 - 1690Captain
John ClementsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1693
BWAS-1603
1690 - 30.6.1690Captain
Simon FowkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
Transfered
BWAS-1603
26.8.1690 - 1691Captain
Jacob BancksSwedish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1715
Transfered
BWAS-1603
6.1.1690/91 - 1692Captain
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1705
BWAS-1603
4.8.1693 - 19.2.1693/94Captain
John WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1703
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1666Lieutenant
Henry KilligrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
ref:1059
23.8.1666 - 10.1666Lieutenant
Ralph DelavallBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1666-1698
ODNB
1668Lieutenant
William BurkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1679
B051
1672 - 5.2.1672/73Lieutenant
Richard CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1691
ref:1059

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.6.1672 - 1672Master
Edward WyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672
ref:1174
1693 - 6.2.1692/93Carpenter
Alexander SoutherlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1693
ref:943
1694Cook
John WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/26
ADM 6/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.11.1691 - 7.2.1693/94Midshipman
John PaulBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1713
ADM 107/1/66
ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
5.2.1688/89 - 4.4.1689Ordinary Seaman
Thomas HugbonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1699
ADM 107/1/71
ADM 107/1
20.2.1689/90 - 12.6.1690Captain's Servant
Hewett HollowayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1704
ADM 107/1/16
ADM 107/1
26.2.1691/92 - 14.9.1692Able Seaman
John DoleingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1674-1716
Transfered ADM 107/1/73
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1666Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7929.0.0dBWAS-1603
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
13.3.1671/72Battle of Smyrna Convoy
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
22.7.1672

In company with the Bristol attacked the Dutch East India fleet

BWAS-1603
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
31.8.1673

Pay record starting 20.1.1671/72 for a period of 21 months, 0 weeks & 2 days for a value of £14,160.0.0d. ADM 8/1/6

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673

Refitting at Chatham Dockyard and ye Medway

ADM8-DB
1674

In The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
2.1674Took the East Indiaman
Wapen van Rotterdam (70) 1666-1674
Dutch 70 Gun
Merchant East Indiaman

4.3.1673/74Battle of Ronas Voe
1678

In the English Channel

BWAS-1603
1685Refitted as a 70 gun Third Rate
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
2.6.1692Battle of La Hogue
19.2.1693/94

Wrecked on the Spanish coast with the loss of around 100 drowned

BWAS-1603

 

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