Sussex

432
Nominal Guns40B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1.4.1652BWAS-1603
Named6.11.1652B135
Launched11.1652B028
First Commissioned1653B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorJohn TippettsB028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Blown Up9.12.1653B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen600Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1653180EstablishmentB022

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1653 - 9.12.1653CaptainRoger Cuttance (d.1665/66)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
12.1653Refitted as a 46 gunner
9.12.1653Blown up by accident at PortsmouthBWAS-1603


Notes on Ship


Picture of the Sussex by William van der Velde



Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B135NRS Vol 030 - The First Dutch War - Vol IIIAndersonDigital Book
B022The 50-Gun ShipRif WinfieldBook
 

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