Fox

4356
Nominal Guns14
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer ship 'Le Saint Antoine' (1658) (14)
Captured1658
ShipyardUnknown
CategorySixth Rate
Ship TypeFireship
Expended as Fireship9.8.1666

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel72' 0"Imperial Feet21.9456 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Aft10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen202 5694Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
165860 BWAS-1603
166635As a fireshipBWAS-1603

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1658 - 1660Captain James SharelandBWAS-160319.8.1662 - 16.12.1662Captain Morgan JonesBWAS-16031665Captain William Dale (d.1666)B05117.4.1666 - 20.5.1666Captain Henry OsgoodB05120.5.1666 - 16.6.1666Captain Nicholas ToveyB05116.6.1666 - 10.8.1666Captain John ElliotB103

Service History


DateEventSource
1658Taken at OstendBWAS-1603
1666Convert to a 6-gun fireshipBWAS-1603
1666Refitted as a 6 gun Fireship
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
9.8.1666Holmes' Bonfire

 

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