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Preston -> 1660 Antelope

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Nominal Guns40B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Launched11.1653BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1654B028
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardWoodbridge - Suffolk B028
Constructor
? CareyBritish
Ship Builder
B028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold6.1693BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel101' 0"Imperial Feet30.7848 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen516Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel101' 0"Imperial Feet30.7848 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold14' 1"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen483 4894Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 254 Imperial Pound ( 115.1891 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck4 British Saker
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

1677Broadside Weight = 304.5 Imperial Pound ( 138.0909 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck6 British Saker

1694Broadside Weight = 233 Imperial Pound ( 105.6656 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck4 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1653140 BWAS-1603
1666190 BWAS-1603
1.7.1673220ADM 8/1 f1 versoADM8-DB

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1654 - 1656Captain
Philip GethingsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1656
BWAS-1603
1656 - 1660Captain
Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1748
BWAS-1603
24.11.1663 - 27.3.1665Captain
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1669
B051
26.3.1665 - 8.10.1665Captain
John ChicheleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1674
B051
2.10.1665 - 8.6.1666Captain
Fretchville HoliesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1672
B051
10.6.1666 - 5.11.1668Captain
Francis WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1678
B051
19.1.1671/72 - 28.2.1681/82Captain
Roger StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1688
B051
7.3.1671/72 - 1.5.1673Captain
Richard WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1672
B051
2.5.1673 - 18.4.1674Captain
Gustavus L'HolsteinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1678
BWAS-1603
18.5.1678 - 20.3.1679/80Captain
Henry PriestmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1699
BWAS-1603
20.5.1680 - 2.5.1682Captain
James StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1678
B051
19.5.1688 - 1.6.1688Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1689
B051
9.9.1688 - 1689Captain
Hugh RidleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1689
B051
22.3.1689/90 - 3.1691/92Captain
Henry WickhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1693
BWAS-1603
3.1691/92 - 17.3.1691/92Captain
Christopher MaundBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1692
BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1663Lieutenant
Hugh SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1663-1666
TRN2
1663Lieutenant
Henry AdeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1668
B051
1666 - 1669Lieutenant
William AnguishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1677
B051
10.1.1677/78 - 1678Lieutenant
Robert SumpterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1678
B051
3.2.1677/78 - 13.5.1678Captain
Lawrence WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1693
BWAS-1603

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
20.8.1683 - 22.12.1683Able Seaman
John HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1697
ADM 107/1/90
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1653Completed at Unknown at a cost of £3142.15.0dBWAS-1603
1659

Operations in the Sound (Øresund )

BWAS-1603
1660

In The Strait of Gibraltar

BWAS-1603
6.1660Renamed AntelopeBWAS-1603
1664

In The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.9.1665Action of 1665-09-03
1666Rerated as a 52 gunner
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1673

With the fleet and then in the North Sea

BWAS-1603
31.8.1673

Pay record starting 19.1.1672 for a period of 21 months, 0 weeks & 3 days for a value of £6,501.0.0d. ADM 8/1 f6 verso.

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673

"To lye off Oxford (sic) Nesse (Orford-Nesse ) to look for ye French seatrade ships"

ADM8-DB
1677Rerated as a 48 gunner
1679

Sailed to Newfoundland Colony

BWAS-1603
1681

Sailed to The Mediterranean Sea

BWAS-1603
1686or later, underwent a repairB131
1.5.1689Battle of Bantry Bay
1690

Sailed to the West Indies

BWAS-1603
1692Returned homeBWAS-1603
22.2.1691/92Action of 1692-02-22

 

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