Elizabeth

406
Nominal Guns38B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
Launched1647B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
ConstructorPeter Pett (1610-1672)BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sunk in Action5.6.1667BWAS-1603

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1648 - 1653CaptainJonas ReeveBWAS-16031653 - 1655CaptainChristopher Myngs (d.1666)BWAS-16031656 - 1658CaptainRobert ColemanBWAS-16031659 - 1660CaptainJohn GrimsditchBWAS-16031.5.1664 - 17.5.1665CaptainEdward Nixon (d.1665)B05118.5.1665 - 8.4.1666CaptainRobert RobinsonB0519.4.1666 - 18.8.1666CaptainCharles TalbotB05119.8.1666 - 5.6.1667CaptainJohn Lightfoot (d.1667)B051

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
27.5.1649 - 1649GunnerJohn CoxSPD-164927.5.1649 - 1649BoatswainThomas PerkinsSPD-1649

Service History


DateEventSource
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
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

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
1649/091650Winter Guard of 1649 
16591659British Baltic Fleet 1659Edward Montagu (d.1672)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
SPD-1649Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Interregnum, 1649-50Mary Anne Everett Green (editor)Book
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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