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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
Constructor
Manley CallisBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured4.3.1652/53B028
Becomes

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1635Captain
Lewis KirkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1635-1637
BWAS-1603
21.2.1636/37 - 1637Admiral
William RainborowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1635-1637
BWAS-1603
1638Captain
Henry StradlingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1635-1642
BWAS-1603
1639Captain
George CarteretBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1629-1679
BWAS-1603
1640Captain
Richard FieldingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1639-1640
BWAS-1603
1641Captain
Richard BlytheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1641-1645
BWAS-1603
1643Captain
Benjamin CrandleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1647
BWAS-1603
1644 - 1645Admiral
Richard SwanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1640-1666
BWAS-1603
1645Captain
Peter AndrewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1635-1647
BWAS-1603
1645 - 1646Captain
John BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1649
BWAS-1603
1646Captain
Henry BethellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1648
BWAS-1603
1646 - 1647Captain
William BattenBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1628-1667
BWAS-1603
1647Captain
Benjamin CrandleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1647
BWAS-1603
1647 - 1648Captain
Thomas RainsboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1648
BWAS-1603
1649 - 1650Vice-Admiral
Robert MoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1652
BWAS-1603
15.10.1649 - 10.1649Captain
Edward HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1652
SPD-1649
1651 - 1652Captain
Henry AppletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1653
BWAS-1603
1652Captain
Jonas PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1665
BWAS-1603
1652 - 4.3.1652/53Captain
Henry AppletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1653
BWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.10.1649 - 1649Master
Thomas ArkinstallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1650
SPD-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) 1648-1649
British 10 Gun
6th Rate Ship
off Kinsale

25.4.1649Took the Ship
Charles (30) 1648-1649
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship

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 1647
Thomas RainsboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1648
 
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to Lisbon
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
 
 

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