Nominal Guns38B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Constructor Peter Pett (1610-1672)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel96' 0"Imperial Feet29.2608 
Breadth28' 6"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Depth in Hold14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen414 7294Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1652150 BWAS-1603
1653160 BWAS-1603
1660130 BWAS-1603
1664150 BWAS-1603

11 Ship Commanders

1647 - 1648Captain Owen Cox (d.1653)BWAS-16031649Captain Thomas HarrisonBWAS-16031650Captain William BrandleyBWAS-16031650 - 28.8.1652Captain John WadsworthBWAS-160312.1652 - 8.8.1653Captain Owen Cox (d.1653)TRN28.1653 - 1654Captain Nicholas FosterBWAS-16031656 - 1658Captain Thomas WhetstoneBWAS-16031659Captain Thomas Bunn (d.1662)BWAS-16031660 - 1661Captain Edward Nixon (d.1665)B05130.4.1663 - 19.9.1664Captain Richard Utber (d.1669)BWAS-160316.9.1664 - 3.12.1664Captain John Chicheley (1641-1690/91)BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer

1650 - 10.1651General at Sea Robert Blake (1598-1657)BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers

1663Lieutenant Henry AdeyB0511663 - 1664Lieutenant John Utber (d.1665)B051

2 Warrant Officers

1647 - 4.1649Purser Phineus Pett (1628-1678)ref:6503.4.1649 - 1649Purser John LawrenceSPD-1649

Service History

9.1648In the DownsBWAS-1603
1649In the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
10.3.1649/50Blockade of the Tagus
19.10.1650Took the Ship Le Jules (38)
25.1.1650/51Took the Dutch ship Liefde, of Amsterdam captain Meyndert Cornelisoon, of Enkhusen, off Cape St. Mary as she was carrying French goods out of MarseillesB117
6.1651At the Isles of ScillyBWAS-1603
10.1651At the Channel IslandsBWAS-1603
28.8.1652Taken by the at the Battle of ElbaBWAS-1603
28.8.1652Battle of Elba
16.11.1652Retaken by boats at LeghornBWAS-1603
1653In the Sound for the Winter 1653/54BWAS-1603
4.3.1652/53Battle of Leghorn
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
1658In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1664In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1664Refitted as a 40 gunner
3.12.1664Wrecked in Gibraltar Bay by a stormBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to Lisbon Robert Blake (1598-1657) 
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659 Edward Montagu (d.1672) 

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