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4348
Nominal Guns34B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAlgerian ship 'Name Unknown' (1664) (36)
Captured1664B028
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Expended as Fireship28.5.1672BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel88' 0"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Breadth28' 2"Imperial Feet8.5408 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Draught Aft14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen371 3494Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 171 Imperial Pound ( 77.5485 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1666130 BWAS-1603
167246As a fireshipBWAS-1603

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1664 - 7.1664LieutenantHugh Seymour (d.1666)BWAS-160316.2.1664/65 - 1.2.1665/66CaptainSir Jean Baptiste Du TielB0517.2.1665/66 - 22.1.1666/67CaptainThomas Legat (d.1672)B0511669CaptainThomas BridgemanB05116.7.1671 - 1672CaptainRobert Stout (d.1675)B051

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1668 - 1669CommanderBenjamin Young (d.1670)B051

Service History


DateEventSource
1664Taken at Tangier by Lawson's squadronBWAS-1603
15.7.1664Arrived in the DownsBWAS-1603
1665Completed repairs at WoolwichBWAS-1603
16.2.1664/65RecommissionedBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
9.8.1666Holmes' Bonfire
1672Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay

 

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