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3477
Nominal Guns68BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.10.1664BWAS-1603
Acquired5.1666BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1.7.1666B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Designed byJonas Shish (d.1674/75)B065
ConstructorJonas Shish (d.1674/75)B065
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.7.1666 - 19.9.1666CaptainJohn Jefferies (d.1666)BWAS-160323.9.1666 - 4.1.1666/67CaptainFretchville Holies (d.1672)B05126.3.1668 - 15.9.1668CaptainSir Robert Holmes (1622-1692)BWAS-160320.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672CaptainFretchville Holies (d.1672)TRN210.6.1672 - 11.10.1674CaptainArthur Herbert (1648-1716)BWAS-160328.3.1678 - 20.6.1679CaptainWilliam DaviesB05115.9.1687 - 13.12.1688CaptainJohn TyrwhittB05114.12.1688 - 1690CaptainJohn Clements (d.1695)BWAS-16031690 - 25.8.1690CaptainSimon Fowkes (d.1702)BWAS-160326.8.1690 - 1691CaptainJacob Bancks (1662-1724)BWAS-16036.1.1690/91 - 1692CaptainRichard Lestock (d.1713)BWAS-16034.8.1693 - 19.2.1693/94CaptainJohn Ward (d.1703)BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1666LieutenantHenry Killigrew (1652-1712)ref:105923.8.1666 - 10.1666LieutenantRalph Delavall (c.1641-1706/7)ODNB1668LieutenantWilliam BurkeB0511672 - 5.2.1672/73LieutenantRichard Carter (d.1692)ref:1059

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.6.1672 - 1672MasterEdward Wyeref:11741693 - 6.2.1692/93CarpenterAlexander Southerlandref:9431694CookJohn WardADM 6/3

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.11.1691 - 7.2.1693/94MidshipmanJohn Paul (c.1669-?) ADM 107/1/66ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
5.2.1688/89 - 4.4.1689Ordinary SeamanThomas Hugbon (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/71ADM 107/120.2.1689/90 - 12.6.1690Captain's ServantHewett Holloway (c.1671-?) ADM 107/1/16ADM 107/126.2.1691/92 - 14.9.1692Able SeamanJohn Doleing (c.1665-1719) ADM 107/1/73ADM 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)
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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