Kentish -> 1660 Kent

Nominal Guns46B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford - London B028
ConstructorSir Henry Johnson (1624-1683)B028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB022
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth32' 6"Imperial Feet9.8298 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen601 1594Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth32' 6"Imperial Feet9.8298 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Aft16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen601 1594Tons BM 


1666Broadside Weight = 299 Imperial Pound ( 135.5966 kg)B022
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck4 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 328 Imperial Pound ( 148.7481 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck20 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British Saker

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1660150 BWAS-1603

15 Commanding Officers

1653 - 10.1653CaptainJacob Reynolds (d.1666)BWAS-160310.1653 - 1655CaptainEdward WitheridgeBWAS-16031656CaptainJames Ableson (d.1665)BWAS-16031656 - 1660CaptainWilloughby Hannam (c.1621-1672)BWAS-16031.4.1663 - 21.5.1664CaptainThomas Teddeman (1620-1668)ODNB22.5.1664 - 13.6.1664CaptainBenjamin GilpinBWAS-160314.6.1664 - 3.10.1664CaptainJohn Kempthorne (1620-1679)B0514.10.1664 - 14.6.1666CaptainThomas EwensB0517.6.1666 - 20.1.1667/68CaptainJohn Silver (d.1667/68)B0511668CaptainJohn BlakeB0515.6.1668 - 3.8.1668CaptainJohn Holmes (d.1679)BWAS-16031669CaptainJohn Perryman (d.1680)B0512.4.1670 - 28.8.1671CaptainRoger Strickland (1640-1717)B0511.8.1672 - 15.10.1672CaptainJohn WoodBWAS-160312.2.1707/8 - 23.12.1708CaptainJohn Underdown (d.1728) ADM 6/9/140ADM 6/9

3 Commissioned Officers

1663LieutenantThomas DarcyB0511664LieutenantRobert GilbyB0511666LieutenantBenjamin SymondsB051

1 Crewman

30.8.1689 - 6.5.1690Able SeamanGeorge Andrew (c.1664-?) ADM 107/1/57ADM 107/1

Service History

1653Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3906.10.0dBWAS-1603
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
10.1653At Chatham for the Winter of 1653/54BWAS-1603
1654Sailed with Robert Blake (1598-1657) for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
4.4.1655Battle of Porto Farina
7.1656In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1.1658At TunisBWAS-1603
1660In the DownsBWAS-1603
1660Refitted as a 40 gunner
6.1660Renamed KentBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 46 gunner
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
15.10.1672Bilged on the Lemon and Ower sandbank off Great Yarmouth and broken upBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659Edward Montagu (d.1672) 

Notes on Ship

Gun lists
The two gun lists show the Establishment (from the 50 gun Ship) and Actual (from British Warships 1603-1714)


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