Colchester

3636
Nominal Guns8B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1664BWAS-1603
Acquired1664B028
ShipyardColchester - Essex B028
ConstructorJohn AllenB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeKetch B028
Captured24.3.1667/68B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel48' 0"Imperial Feet14.6304 
Breadth16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen72 3294Tons BM 

Armament


1665Broadside Weight = 19.5 Imperial Pound ( 8.8434 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck6 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
166545 BWAS-1603

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1665 - 1666CaptainWilliam Martin (d.1666)B05120.5.1665 - 14.3.1665/66CaptainThomas LangleyBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1667Attempt to find the North-West passageBWAS-1603
24.3.1667/68Taken by the French while bound for the North-West Passage to re-supply the Hudson's Bay settlementsBWAS-1603

 

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