Nominal Guns38B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor Peter Pett (1610-1672)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk in Action5.6.1667BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel101' 6"Imperial Feet30.9372 
Breadth29' 8"Imperial Feet8.8618 
Depth in Hold14' 10"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen475 1594Tons BM 


1666Broadside Weight = 220 Imperial Pound ( 99.7702 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1652150 BWAS-1603
1653160 BWAS-1603
1660130 BWAS-1603
1666160 BWAS-1603

8 Ship Commanders

1648 - bef.5.1653Captain Jonas Reeve (d.c.1653)† Discharged DeadBWAS-1603c.5.1653 - 1655Captain Christopher Myngs (1625-1666)BWAS-16031656 - 1658Captain Robert ColemanBWAS-16031659 - 1660Captain John GrimsditchBWAS-16031.5.1664 - 17.5.1665Captain Edward Nixon (d.1665)B05118.5.1665 - 8.4.1666Captain Robert RobinsonB0519.4.1666 - 18.8.1666Captain Charles TalbotB05119.8.1666 - 5.6.1667Captain John Lightfoot (d.1667)B051

1 Commissioned Officer

1652 - c.5.1653Lieutenant Christopher Myngs (1625-1666)ref:1611

2 Warrant Officers

27.5.1649 - 1649Boatswain Thomas PerkinsSPD-164927.5.1649 - 1649Gunner John CoxSPD-1649

Service History

11.1648Present at the recapture of the BWAS-1603
22.5.1649Blockade of Kinsale
1650Off CadizBWAS-1603
1651Operations against the Royalist bases in the Channel IslandsBWAS-1603
28.8.1652Battle of Elba
4.3.1652/53Battle of Leghorn
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
1659Operations in the SoundBWAS-1603
6.1660In the StraitsBWAS-1603
1665At TangierBWAS-1603
26.11.1665Brought two prizes into PlymouthBG
1666Refitted as a 40 gunner
4.1666Sailed with a convoy for LisbonBWAS-1603
5.1666Returned from LisbonBWAS-1603
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
19.8.1666Commissioned for convoy duties in VirginiaBWAS-1603
5.6.1667Burnt in action with two Dutch warships of Jamestown, VirginiaBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659 Edward Montagu (d.1672) 

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