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Guinea

3558
Nominal Guns30B022
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
Previously
British Fourth Rate ship 'Charles' (1648) (30) 1648-1649
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship
Captured25.4.1649B022
ShipyardUnknownB022
CategoryFourth RateB022
Ship TypeShip of the LineB022
Sailing RigShip RiggedB022
Sold27.11.1667B022

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB022
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen375Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Draught Aft15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen375 3094Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 184.5 Imperial Pound ( 83.6712 kg)B022
Lower Gun Deck10 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck10 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck18 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1649140 BWAS-1603
1653150EstablishmentB022
4.1660150EstablishmentB022

17 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1649 - 1650Captain
Sir Charles ThorowgoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1673
BWAS-1603
1650 - 1651Captain
Walter WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1666
BWAS-1603
1651 - 1653Captain
Edmond CurtisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1660
BWAS-1603
7.1653 - 1654Captain
George AcklamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1654
BWAS-1603
1654Captain
Jonathon BarnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1654
BWAS-1603
1656 - 1657Captain
Giles ShelleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1665
BWAS-1603
1658 - 1659Captain
Geoffrey PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1658-1672
BWAS-1603
26.2.1663/64 - 30.1.1664/65Captain
Hugh HideBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1666
BWAS-1603
31.1.1664/65 - 26.2.1664/65Captain
Andrew AshfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1665
B051
19.5.1665 - 3.6.1665Captain
James AblesonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653
B051
11.6.1665 - 6.8.1665Captain
Joseph SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1666
BWAS-1603
8.8.1665 - 1.6.1666Captain
Thomas Room CoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1689
B051
1666 - 6.1666Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
BWAS-1714
2.6.1666 - 11.6.1666Captain
William ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1671
BWAS-1603
12.6.1666 - 15.8.1666Captain
Arthur AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1666
B051
16.8.1666 - 1.11.1666Captain
John BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1689
B051
2.11.1666 - 21.11.1666Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
B051

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.10.1649 - 11.1649General at Sea
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
NRS076

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1663Lieutenant
George ColtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1663-1666
B051

Service History


DateEventSource
25.4.1649Taken by and in Irish watersBWAS-1603
4.5.1649Ordered to be taken into serviceBWAS-1603
9.1649Blockading the Royalist fleet at KinsaleB051
12.1650The Squadron sailed for the Azures in search of Prince RupertTRN2
1.1651The squadron was joined by the and some "frigates"BWAS-1603
29.3.1651The squadron passed the straits into the MediterraneanTRN2
25.7.1651Arrived in MaltaTRN2
9.1651The squadron was in the StraitsTRN2
10.1651Near GibraltarTRN2
18.3.1651/52Arrived in FalmouthTRN2
6.1652Sent to VirginiaTRN2
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
1653At Portsmouth for the winter 1653/54BWAS-1603
1653Rerated as a 34 gunner
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
30.11.1653Sailed from Spithead as part of a squadron under Vice-Admiral consisting in addition of , and BWAS-1603
9.1659Began repairs at Portsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1603
4.1660Completed repairs at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £646.0.0dBWAS-1603
4.5.1665

Recaptured the John and Robert of London, master John Tilly.

HCA32
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.8.1665Battle of Vågen
12.1665At Tangier until March 1666TRN2
1666Rerated as a 38 gunner
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
8.1666Victualling at PortsmouthTRN2
16.8.1666Commissioned for an expedition ot LisbonBWAS-1603
11.1667Paid offBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
29.9.1654-8.1657Fleet for the Mediterranean
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
 
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659
Edward MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
 
 

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