Bristol

446
Nominal Guns48B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered27.2.1651/52BWAS-1603
Launched1653B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild1693BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Bristol' (1693) (50)

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

25 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1653 - 1654CaptainRoger MartinBWAS-16031654CaptainRobert Clarke (d.1669)BWAS-16031656CaptainThomas Penrose (d.1667)BWAS-16031656 - 1658CaptainHenry Fenn (d.1666)BWAS-16031659CaptainGeorge DakinsBWAS-16031660CaptainHenry Fenn (d.1666)B05116.12.1663 - 14.8.1664CaptainWilliam Berkeley (1639-1666)B05115.8.1664 - 15.9.1664CaptainJohn Chicheley (1641-1690/91)BWAS-160320.9.1664 - 12.11.1664CaptainWilliam Berkeley (1639-1666)BWAS-160313.11.1664 - 12.9.1665CaptainJohn HartB05117.9.1665 - 2.6.1665CaptainPhilemon Bacon (d.1666)BWAS-16037.6.1666 - 17.10.1667CaptainJohn Holmes (d.1679)BWAS-160324.3.1667/68 - 31.12.1669CaptainDaniel Helling (d.1672)B05112.1.1669/70 - 16.12.1670CaptainJohn Holmes (d.1679)B05129.1.1671/72 - 10.6.1672CaptainCharles Wylde (d.1683/84)B0511673CaptainErik Carlsson Sjöblad (1647-1725)BWAS-16031674CaptainWilliam Harman (d.1677)BWAS-160328.4.1675 - 7.1.1676/77CaptainSir John Berry (1635-1690/91)BWAS-16031677CaptainHenry Killigrew (1652-1712)BWAS-160321.10.1677 - 9.11.1679CaptainJohn WyborneB05126.3.1678 - 14.1.1678/79CaptainAnthony Langston (d.1678/79)B05127.4.1685 - 4.7.1687CaptainSir Roger Strickland (1640-1717)BWAS-160323.6.1688 - 12.1688CaptainThomas Leighton (d.1690)BWAS-160322.12.1688 - 6.1689CaptainJohn Granville (d.1702/3)BWAS-16036.1689 - 20.12.1691CaptainHenry Houghton (d.1703)BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1663 - 1664LieutenantHugh Seymour (d.1666)TRN21664LieutenantThomas BridgemanB0511664LieutenantJohn Waterworth (d.1672)B0511665 - 1666LieutenantJohn BlakeB0511665 - 1668LieutenantWilliam BurkeB05114.4.1685 - 9.7.1686First LieutenantLord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton) (1663-1696/97)ref:1059

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.11.1691 - 16.6.1692Gunner's MateRichard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.12.1683 - 27.9.1684Able SeamanJohn Humphreys ADM 107/1/90ADM 107/18.10.1687 - 22.5.1688Able SeamanJoseph Winder (c.1661-1737/38) ADM 107/1/52ADM 107/11.10.1690 - 18.11.1691Able SeamanRichard Haydon (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/53ADM 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
1660Refitted as a 44 gunner
1664

In The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
4.6.1665Took the Hired Vessel Ship of the Line Hilversum (62) following the Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 52 gunner
6.1666

In The Downs - North Sea

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

ADM8-DB
1675

Sailed to Newfoundland Colony - Canada

BWAS-1603
1677Refitted 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 - North Atlantic Ocean

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

Fleets
FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
16591659British Baltic Fleet 1659Edward Montagu (d.1672)

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM8-DBADM 8 Database ProjectSamuel McLeanArchive
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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