Leopard

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Nominal Guns36BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.3.1633/34BWAS-1603
Launched11.3.1634/35BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
ConstructorManley Callis (d.1657)BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured4.3.1652/53B028
BecomesDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Luijpaert' (1653) (44)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel95' 0"Imperial Feet28.956 
Breadth33' 4 ½"Imperial Feet10.0711 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Draught Aft17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Burthen660 3994Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1651/52180 BWAS-1603
1666250 BWAS-1603

19 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1635CaptainLewis KirkeBWAS-160321.2.1636/37 - 1637AdmiralWilliam RainborowBWAS-16031638CaptainHenry StradlingBWAS-16031639CaptainGeorge CarteretBWAS-16031640CaptainRichard FieldingBWAS-16031641CaptainRichard BlytheBWAS-16031643CaptainBenjamin CrandleyBWAS-16031644 - 1645AdmiralRichard SwanleyBWAS-16031645CaptainPeter AndrewsBWAS-16031645 - 1646CaptainJohn BowenBWAS-16031646CaptainHenry BethellBWAS-16031646 - 1647CaptainWilliam Batten (c.1600-1667)BWAS-16031647CaptainBenjamin CrandleyBWAS-16031647 - 1648CaptainThomas RainsboroughBWAS-16031649 - 1650Vice-AdmiralRobert Moulton (d.1652)BWAS-160315.10.1649 - 10.1649CaptainEdward HallSPD-16491651 - 1652CaptainHenry Appleton (d.1657)BWAS-16031652CaptainJonas PooleBWAS-16031652 - 4.3.1652/53CaptainHenry Appleton (d.1657)BWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.10.1649 - 1649MasterThomas ArkinstallSPD-1649

Service History


DateEventSource
1635In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1637Sailed with the expedition to SaleeBWAS-1603
21.2.1636/37At Tilbury HopeSPD-1637
18.4.1637Arrived at SalleeSPD-1637
29.7.1637At Salee. Mr. [Robert] Blake came aboard with 13 English.SPD-1637
31.7.1637Came aboard 40 Christian captivesSPD-1637
1.8.1637We had 180 Christians came aboardSPD-1637
2.8.1637We had 73 more came aboardSPD-1637
13.10.1637Arrived at ChathamSPD-1637
1643In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1644Flagship on the Irish stationBWAS-1603
1645Flagship on the Irish stationBWAS-1603
1647In the DownsBWAS-1603
1649Took the Ship Thomas (10) off Kinsale
25.4.1649Took the Ship Charles (30)
22.5.1649Blockade of Kinsale
10.3.1649/50Blockade of the Tagus
1652Refitted as a 40 gun Third Rate
4.3.1652/53Battle of Leghorn


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1645-1645Summer Guard of 1645  
1646-1646Winter Guard of 1646  
1647-1648Winter Guard of 1647Thomas Rainsborough 
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to LisbonRobert Blake (1598-1657) 
 

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