Gillyflower

420
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate ship 'Saint Michael' (1650) (32)
Named15.11.1651B028
Captured8.1651BWAS-1603
First Commissioned11.1651B028
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold18.6.1657BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Burthen530Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1651120 BWAS-1603
1.1652120 B117

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1651 - 1653CaptainJohn Hayward (d.1673)BWAS-16031654 - 11.1655CaptainHenry Fenn (d.1666)BWAS-1603

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
17.11.1651 - 1651CookThomas WalesbySPD-1651-2

Service History


DateEventSource
15.11.1651Renamed and fittedBWAS-1603
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
6.3.1656/57Reported as "much eaten by the worm"BWAS-1603
8.6.1657Ordered to be soldBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.9.1652-14.10.1652British Baltic Fleet 1652Andrew Ball (d.1653) 
25.12.1654-31.8.1655Fleet for the West IndiesWilliam Penn (d.1670) 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B117NRS Vol 013 - Papers relating to the First Dutch War 1652-54 Vol IUnknownBook
SPD-1651-2Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Interregnum, 1651-2Mary Anne Everett Green (editor)Book
 

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