President -> 1650 Old President

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Little President
Nominal Guns34B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
Purchased1646B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Sold1656B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen220Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Burthen275Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen367Tons and Tonnage 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.165180 B117
10.165170EstablishmentW015
1.165280 B117

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1646 - 1648Captain John PilgrimW0151649Captain Richard FernesBWAS-16034.1.1649/50 - 1653Captain Thomas SparlingSPD-16491654Captain William LedgantW0151656Captain Valentine TatnellBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1650Renamed Old PresidentBWAS-1603
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
1656Commissioned as a fireshipBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1647-1648Winter Guard of 1647 Thomas Rainsborough 
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
 

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