Coventry

3721
Nominal Guns28B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Captured1658B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured8.8.1666BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel68' 0"Imperial Feet20.7264 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen191 3294Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1658110 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1658 - 1660CaptainJohn Aylett (d.1668)BWAS-16038.4.1663 - 17.11.1663CaptainNicholas Parker (d.1668)B0511664 - 8.8.1666CaptainWilliam HillBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
1658Spanish San Miquel taken at JamaicaBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
25.7.1666Driven ashore at GuadeloupeBWAS-1603
8.8.1666Captured by the FrenchBWAS-1603


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1603
Spanish San Miguel (26) taken at Jamaica in the West Indies

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Brian on Tuesday 19th of January 2016 21:00

London Gazette 1667 Captain Hill was quitted from all blame for the loss of his man of war called the Coventry in the West Indies, he having kept her from the enemy 7 or 8 days after after she was broken and sank upon the coasts.

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