Nominal GunsUnknownBWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyDutch Merchant ship 'Vogelstruis' (1640) (40)
First Commissioned13.6.1667B028
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland W034
Constructor Jan van RheenenW034
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFireship B028
Sunk as Foundation1679B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen811Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel116' 0"Imperial Feet35.3568 
Breadth36' 3"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Draught Aft19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen810 7594Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
16532As a hulkBWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer

13.6.1667 - 19.9.1667Commander John Perryman (d.1680)BWAS-1603

Service History

18.2.1652/53Captured by the Oak (32) at the Battle of Portland and hulkedBWAS-1603
1667Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
1667Refitted as a Fireship
1679Sunk as a foundation at SheernessB068

Notes on Ship

Used as a Careening Hulk


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