Castle

3514
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish hired ship 'Castle Frigate' (1665) (36)
Ordered6.2.1671/72BWAS-1603
Purchased19.2.1671/72BWAS-1603
First Commissioned22.2.1671/72B028
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeFireship B028
Sold12.1683BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel85' 0"Imperial Feet25.908 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen329Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.167245 BWAS-1603
1.7.167345ADM 8/1/3ADM8-DB

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.2.1671/72 - 14.4.1672Captain Leonard Harris (d.1680)BWAS-160317.4.1672 - 23.5.1673Captain Thomas Wilshaw (d.1702)B05128.5.1673 - 23.3.1672/73Captain John Summers (d.1857)BWAS-16031.2.1677/78 - 15.11.1679Captain John ElliotB1035.5.1679 - 10.3.1679/80Captain Mathew Aylmer (1650-1720)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1673/74 - 3.1674/75Lieutenant George Churchill (1654-1710)ODNB

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1.7.1673

"On a Southern Voyage" AM 8/1/3

ADM8-DB
1.8.1673

Pay record starting 22.2.1671/72 for a period of 19 months, 3 weeks & 4 days for a value of £1,253.5.0d. ADM 8/1/8

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673

At Deptford

ADM8-DB

 

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