Convertine

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Nominal Guns40B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fourth Rate middling ship 'Convertine' (1648) (40)
Captured10.1650B028
First Commissioned1651B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured4.6.1666BWAS-1603
BecomesDutch Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Convertine' (1666) (56)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel103' 0"Imperial Feet31.3944 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen493 894Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 318 Imperial Pound ( 144.2132 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Gun Deck20 British 8-Pounder
Gun Deck8 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1651/52180 BWAS-1603
1653210 BWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1651CaptainAbraham Wheeler (d.1652)BWAS-16031651 - 12.1652CaptainJohn HoldenBWAS-160312.1652 - 1653CaptainJohn LambertBWAS-16031653 - 7.1653CaptainAnthony JoyneBWAS-160310.1653 - 10.1655CaptainJohn Hayward (d.1673)BWAS-16031656 - 1660CaptainThomas WilkesBWAS-16031660CaptainJohn PoveyBWAS-16031661CaptainJohn Tinker (d.1670)B0511662 - 1664Captain (HEIC)William Hargraveref:4631664CaptainWalter Wood (d.1666)B0518.9.1664 - 4.6.1666CaptainJohn Pearce (d.1670)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1650Taken by off the TagusBWAS-1603
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
30.11.1652Battle of Dungeness
1653Refitted as a 44 gunner
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
7.1653LengthenedBWAS-1603
10.1653At Harwich for the winter of 1653/54BWAS-1603
13.4.1655Present in the attack on San DomingoBWAS-1603
1660Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1603
1660Refitted as a 40 gunner
1662

HIred by the East India Company

EICS
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 52 gunner
1.6.1666Four Days Battle


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.12.1654-31.8.1655Fleet for the West IndiesWilliam Penn (1621-1670) 

Notes on Ship


EIC JournalIORMAR

Voyages:

(1) 1661/2 Bombay and Surat. Capt William Hargrave.



 

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