Falmouth

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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyDutch Sixth Rate ship 'Wapen van Rotterdam' (1652) (28)
Captured6.1652BWAS-1603
First Commissioned7.1652B028
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland W006
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold1658B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Rotterdam feet33.2734 (109′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth25' 0"Rotterdam feet7.8475 (25′ 8″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold10' 0"Rotterdam feet3.139 (10′ 3″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1652100 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1652 - 1653CaptainJohn Jefferies (d.1666)BWAS-16037.1652 - 10.1652CaptainRichard Neale (d.1665)BWAS-16031653 - 1654CaptainRobert MillsBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Unknown

 

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