Fox

4355
Nominal Guns22B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Captured1650B028
ShipyardUnknownB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Expended as Fireship8.7.1656BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel126' 11"Imperial Feet38.4058 
Length of Keel42' 0"Imperial Feet12.8016 
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 2"Imperial Feet5.4928 
Burthen1,306 9194Tons BM 

Armament


1650Broadside Weight = 752 Imperial Pound ( 341.0329 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
165180 BWAS-1603
1.165280 B117

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1651 - 1652Captain John SeamanBWAS-16031654 - 1655Captain Robert VesseyBWAS-16031655 - 8.7.1656Captain William PickeringBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1650/51Service on the Irish CoastBWAS-1603
4.1653Reclassed as a fireshipBWAS-1603
8.7.1656Expended as fireship in an attack on Spanish shipping at MalagaBWAS-1603

 

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