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Bristol

446
Nominal Guns48B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered27.2.1651/52BWAS-1603
Launched1653B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
Constructor
John TippettsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1650-1692
BWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1693BWAS-1603
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth31' 1"Imperial Feet9.4742 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Burthen534 4594Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 320.5 Imperial Pound ( 145.3468 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 294.5 Imperial Pound ( 133.5559 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Gun Deck20 British 8-Pound Saker
Gun Deck6 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 226 Imperial Pound ( 102.491 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck22 British 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1653200 BWAS-1603
1660150 BWAS-1603
1666200 BWAS-1603
1.7.1673220ADM 8/1/1ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/80230For war at homeADM8-DB

26 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1653 - 1654Captain
Roger MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1654
BWAS-1603
1654Captain
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1662
BWAS-1603
1656Captain
Thomas PenroseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1667
BWAS-1603
1656 - 1658Captain
Henry FennBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1666
BWAS-1603
1659Captain
George DakinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1660
BWAS-1603
1660Captain
Henry FennBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1666
B051
16.12.1663 - 14.8.1664Captain
William BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1666
B051
15.8.1664 - 15.9.1664Captain
John ChicheleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1674
BWAS-1603
20.9.1664 - 12.11.1664Captain
William BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1666
BWAS-1603
13.11.1664 - 12.9.1665Captain
John HartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1672
B051
17.9.1665 - 2.6.1665Captain
Philemon BaconBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1665
BWAS-1603
7.6.1666 - 17.10.1667Captain
John HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1679
BWAS-1603
24.3.1667/68 - 31.12.1669Captain
Daniel HellingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1672
B051
12.1.1669/70 - 16.12.1670Captain
John HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1679
B051
29.1.1671/72 - 10.6.1672Captain
Charles WyldeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1659-1678
B051
1673Captain
Erik Carlsson SjöbladSwedish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1664-1672
BWAS-1603
1674Captain
William HarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1677
BWAS-1603
28.4.1675 - 7.1.1676/77Captain
Sir John BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1689
BWAS-1603
1677Captain
Henry KilligrewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1692
BWAS-1603
21.10.1677 - 9.11.1679Captain
John WyborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1684
B051
26.3.1678 - 14.1.1678/79Captain
Anthony LangstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1679
B051
1679Captain
Arthur HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1690
ADM 6/3/43
ref:952
27.4.1685 - 4.7.1687Captain
Sir Roger StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1688
BWAS-1603
23.6.1688 - 12.1688Captain
Thomas LeightonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1690
BWAS-1603
22.12.1688 - 6.1689Captain
John GranvilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1703
BWAS-1603
13.6.1689 - 1690Captain
Henry HaughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1703
BWAS-1603

8 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1663 - 1664Lieutenant
Hugh SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1663-1666
TRN2
1664Lieutenant
John WaterworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1672
B051
1664Lieutenant
Thomas BridgemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1674
B051
1665 - 1666Lieutenant
John BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1630-1668
B051
1665 - 1668Lieutenant
William BurkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1679
B051
bef.9.1676 - aft.1.5.1677Lieutenant
William TrelawnyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1678
ADM 8/1/78
ADM8
6.4.1680 - 10.9.1680First Lieutenant
Francis WhelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1694
E-WIKI
14.4.1685 - 9.7.1686First Lieutenant
Lord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1686
ADM 6/3/66
ref:1059

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1680 - 20.4.1680Surgeon
Henry SomersetBritish
Naval Sailor
Medic
Service 1680
CTB-06

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.11.1691 - 16.6.1692Gunner's Mate
Richard HaydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1700
Transfered ADM 107/1/53
ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.12.1683 - 27.9.1684Able Seaman
John HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1697
ADM 107/1/90
ADM 107/1
8.10.1687 - 22.5.1688Able Seaman
Joseph WinderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1720
Transfered ADM 107/1/52
ADM 107/1
1.10.1690 - 18.11.1691Able Seaman
Richard HaydonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1671-1700
ADM 107/1/53
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1653Western Approaches for the Winter 1653/54BWAS-1603
1653Refitted as a 50 gun Third Rate
1653Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4256.0.0dBWAS-1603
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
1659

In The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
1660Rerated as a 44 gunner
1664

In The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
4.6.1665Took the Ship of the Line
Hilversum (62) 1655-1665
Dutch 62 Gun
Hired Ship of the Line
following the Battle of Lowestoft

1666Rerated as a 52 gunner
6.1666

In The Downs

BWAS-1603
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
1668

In The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
31.8.1673

Pay record starting 29.1.1671/72 for a period of 20 months, 3 weeks & 0 days for a value of £6,391.0.0d. ADM 8/1/6

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673

At Sheerness Dockyard . "Already Clean’d and now und’r Victualling for two months". ADM 8/1/22

ADM8-DB
1675

Sailed to Newfoundland Colony

BWAS-1603
1677Rerated as a 48 gunner
3.1678

In the Channel, sailing to The Mediterranean Sea later

BWAS-1603
4.1680

Destroyed the Algerine Citron Tree

BWAS-1603
4.1685Commissioned for the Turkey convoyBWAS-1603
1686Service in the ChannelBWAS-1603
1687Escort to the Queen of PortugalBWAS-1603
1690

Sailed to the West Indies

BWAS-1603
1691Returned homeBWAS-1603
20.12.1691Paid offADM 51


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659
Edward MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
 
 

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