Jersey

454
Nominal Guns40B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Launched1654B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardMaldon - Essex B028
Constructor StarlingB028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured18.12.1691B028
BecomesFrench Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Le Gerze' (1691) (42)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel101' 10"Imperial Feet30.7848 
Breadth32' 2"Imperial Feet9.779 
Depth in Hold13' 2"Imperial Feet3.9793 
Burthen560Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel101' 10"Imperial Feet30.7848 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Draught Aft15' 6"Imperial Feet4.6025 
Burthen560 4394Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 304.5 Imperial Pound ( 138.0909 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck6 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1640140 BWAS-1603
1666190 BWAS-1603

19 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1654CaptainJames TerryBWAS-16031656CaptainJohn SeamanBWAS-16031656 - 1660CaptainJohn SimonsBWAS-16031663 - 1664CaptainRobert Holmes (d.1697)BWAS-160329.3.1664 - 29.3.1665CaptainJohn Holmes (d.1679)BWAS-160331.1.1664/65 - 16.3.1665/66CaptainHugh Hide (d.1665/66)BWAS-16031666CaptainJames Carteret (d.1668)B05119.3.1665/66 - 7.6.1666CaptainSir Jean Baptiste Du TielB0518.6.1666 - 22.1.1666/67CaptainThe Hon. Francis Digby (d.1672)BWAS-16031.4.1669 - 26.6.1671CaptainWilliam Poole (d.bef.1689)B05129.7.1672 - 23.3.1672/73CaptainLucas WalshBWAS-160322.4.1675 - 28.4.1675CommanderRichard Trevanion (1627-1714)B05124.11.1677 - 19.3.1677/78CaptainRichard GriffithBWAS-160320.3.1677/78 - 21.7.1679CaptainJohn Temple (d.1687)BWAS-16031686 - 1688CaptainSir William JennensBWAS-16031688 - 1689CaptainJohn Beverley (d.1698/99)BWAS-16034.1689 - 1690CaptainGeorge Mees (d.1697)BWAS-16031690 - 1691CaptainWilliam TollemacheBWAS-16031691 - 18.12.1691CaptainJohn BomsteadBWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1663 - 1664LieutenantCharles TalbotB0511665LieutenantCharles O'Bryan (d.1669)B0511665 - 1666LieutenantBenjamin CarterettB051

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
15.9.1688 - 18.7.1690MidshipmanJasper Poynter (c.1656-?) ADM 107/1/77ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1654Completed at Maldon - Essex at a cost of £3640.0.0dBWAS-1603
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
1658In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1659Operations in the SoundBWAS-1603
1660In the StraitsBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 50 gunner
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
24.7.1666DismastedBWAS-1603
15.9.1666Drove four French vessels ashore and burnt them, including a 30-gun frigateB051
25.12.1666Action of 1666-12-25
25.6.1667Battle of Martinique
4.1669Sailed to the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1672Sailed to Tangier and the LevantBWAS-1603
1677Refitted as a 48 gunner
20.3.1677/78Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1603
1686Commissioned as guardship at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
23.11.1689

Royal Navy Court Martial, 22 and 23 November 1689.

Crime: Enquiry into an expedition.

Verdict: [verdict not given]

ADM 1/5253
1690In the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
10.1690Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
18.12.1691Captured by two French warships off GuadeloupeBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659Edward Montagu (d.1672) 
 

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