Dartmouth

3819
Nominal Guns22B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Ordered28.12.1654BWAS-1603
Acquired22.9.1655BWAS-1603
First Commissioned9.1655
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked9.10.1690B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth24' 9"Imperial Feet7.3724 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen260 6294Tons BM 

Armament


1654Broadside Weight = 92 Imperial Pound ( 41.7221 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 108.5 Imperial Pound ( 49.205 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 114.5 Imperial Pound ( 51.926 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions

1685Broadside Weight = 122 Imperial Pound ( 55.3274 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck16 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1654100 BWAS-1603
1660100 BWAS-1603
1666110 BWAS-1603
1.7.1673150ADM 8/1/2ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/80135War at home ADM 8/1/113ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/80115War Abroad ADM 8/1/113ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/8090Peace ADM 8/1/113ADM8-DB
1685135Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1685115Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
168590Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

16 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1654CaptainRobert RobinsonBWAS-16031656 - 9.9.1662CaptainRichard RoothB05131.5.1664 - 9.3.1666/67CaptainRichard RoothB05110.3.1666/67 - 23.2.1668/69CaptainRichard Trevanion (1627-1714)B05126.4.1669 - 20.5.1671CaptainThomas DarcyB0511672 - 14.8.1672CaptainRichard Sadlington (d.1673)ref:121314.8.1672 - 28.12.1674CaptainEdward PinnBWAS-16039.3.1673/74 - 23.4.1675CommanderRichard Trevanion (1627-1714)B05124.4.1675 - 3.10.1677CaptainJohn Temple (d.1687)BWAS-160314.5.1678 - 6.9.1680CaptainGeorge Churchill (1654-1710)BWAS-16037.10.1680 - 11.12.1680CaptainGeorge Aylmer (d.1689)BWAS-160317.4.1682 - 1685CaptainGeorge St Loe (d.1689)BWAS-160323.8.1688 - 25.11.1688CaptainWolfran Cornewall (d.1719)BWAS-160326.11.1688 - 2.5.1689CaptainThomas LeggeBWAS-16033.5.1689 - 18.3.1689/90CaptainJohn Leake (1656-1720)BWAS-160319.3.1689/90 - 9.10.1690CaptainEdward Pottinger (d.1690)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1654Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1693.5.0dBWAS-1603
1662At Tangier and LisbonBWAS-1603
1665Stationed off IrelandBWAS-1603
1666Stationed off IrelandBWAS-1603
1666Refitted as a 28 gun Fifth Rate Ship BWAS-1603
1672Sailed with Narbrough's squadron to Tangier and the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1.7.1673

Coming From the Straights

ADM8-DB
21.7.1673

Refitting at Woolwich - London

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673

In the Hope, staying for Victualls

ADM8-DB
1674Stationed off IrelandBWAS-1603
1675Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1677To Virginia and then homeBWAS-1603
1677Refitted as a 32 gun Fifth Rate Ship BWAS-1603
1684To the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1603
1685Refitted as a 36 gun Fifth Rate Ship BWAS-1603
8.1688Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
8.1688Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Fireship BWAS-1603
23.8.1688RecommissionedBWAS-1603
11.1688Refitted as a 36 gun Fifth Rate Ship BWAS-1603
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
28.7.1689Sailed to the releif of LondonderryBWAS-1603
9.10.1690Wrecked on the Isle of MullBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM8-DBADM 8 Database ProjectSamuel McLeanArchive
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ref:1213The British Fleet at the Battle of Solebay, 28 May 1672J D Daies & Frank FoxWeb Site
 

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