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Dover

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Nominal Guns48/42B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Launched1.1654BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardShoreham - Sussex B028
Constructor
William CastleBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1629-1681
B028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1695B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth31' 8"Imperial Feet9.652 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Burthen554Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth31' 8"Imperial Feet9.652 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen554 6894Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.2.1679/80Home: 230 Abroad: 200 Peacetime: 150ADM 8/1/113ADM8-DB

23 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1654Captain
Edward MoorcockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1654
BWAS-1603
1654 - 1655Captain
Robert SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1667
BWAS-1603
1656 - 1657Captain
John BlytheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1654-1657
BWAS-1603
1658 - 7.1660Captain
Robert MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1658-1660
BWAS-1603
9.7.1660 - 24.8.1660Captain
Thomas AllinBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1648-1678
BWAS-1603
26.8.1660 - 18.10.1662Captain
John HaywardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1672
BWAS-1603
1664Captain
Jonas PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1665
B051
16.5.1664 - 27.10.1664Captain
Edward SpraggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1672
B051
28.10.1664 - 3.9.1668Captain
Geoffrey PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1658-1672
B051
1.9.1671 - 8.4.1672Captain
John BerryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1689
B051
9.4.1672 - 4.6.1672Captain
Sir John ErnleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1687
BWAS-1603
10.6.1672 - 28.7.1674Captain
Christopher MasonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1693
BWAS-1603
8.5.1678 - 19.10.1678Captain
John KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1678
BWAS-1603
5.1679 - 1681Captain
David LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1695
BWAS-1603
7.1681 - 1682Captain
Daniel DeringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1703
BWAS-1603
1688 - 4.1689Captain
Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
BWAS-1603
4.1689 - 5.1689Captain
John MundenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1703
BWAS-1603
5.1689 - 6.1689Captain
John JenniferBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1691
BWAS-1603
6.1689 - 1690Captain
George ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1703
BWAS-1603
15.5.1690 - 2.1693Captain
Edward WhitakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1713
BWAS-1603
19.3.1692/93 - 1694Captain
William CrossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1798
Transfered
BWAS-1603
bef.9.10.1693 - bef.30.11.1693Commander
John KidwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1699
Transfered ADM 106/435/123
ADM 106
1694 - 18.4.1695Captain
Andrew DouglasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1716
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1664Lieutenant
Geoffrey PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1658-1672
B051
1664 - 1666Lieutenant
James JenniferBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1696
B051
1666 - 7.1666Lieutenant
Richard JamesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1674
W014
1694Lieutenant
John PhilipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694
ADM 1/5254/171
ADM 1/5254

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695Boatswain
Thomas ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/76
ADM 6/3
1695 - 11.4.1695Gunner
Arthur CapeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/44
ADM 6/3
1695 - 2.5.1695Cook
Hugh JenkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/54
ADM 6/3
12.4.1695 - 1695Gunner
John PyeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/44
ADM 6/3
3.5.1695 - 1695Cook
Thomas HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/54
ADM 6/3
30.5.1695 - 1695Carpenter
Edward ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/58
ADM 6/3

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
26.8.1688 - 26.9.1689Quarter Gunner
Robert HemmensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1694
ADM 107/1/64
ADM 107/1
11.7.1689 - 7.10.1692Volunteer-per-order
Nicholas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
ADM 107/1/72
ADM 107/1
26.8.1689 - 16.1.1690/91Midshipman
John JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1682-1697
ADM 107/1/28
ADM 107/1
18.10.1689 - 1.3.1690/91Volunteer-per-order
James WilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1704
Transfered ADM 107/1/65
ADM 107/1
8.10.1692 - 28.9.1693Midshipman
Nicholas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
Transfered ADM 107/1/72
ADM 107/1
29.1.1693/94 - 1.7.1695Master's Mate
William LynehamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1675-1695
ADM 107/1/96
ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
28.9.1684 - 23.7.1685Able Seaman
John HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1697
ADM 107/1/90
ADM 107/1
24.5.1687 - 30.1.1688/89Captain's Clerk
Richard CullifordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1684-1711
ADM 107/1/10
ADM 107/1
21.8.1691 - 21.8.1692Able Seaman
Edmund HickeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1694
ADM 107/1/69
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1654Completed at Shoreham - Sussex at a cost of £3604.5.0dBWAS-1603
1658In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1662With Sandwich's squadron to Tangier and Lisbon 1662BWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
25.6.1667Battle of Martinique
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
7.1673Sailed to the Straits and then into the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
31.8.1673

Pay record starting 1.1.1671/72 for a period of 21 months, 3 weeks & 0 days for a value of £6,090.0.0d.

ADM8-DB
27.9.1673

Captain Christopher Mason, the Dover, The Downs . He arrived at the Downs on Saturday with one East India ship and the Virginia fleet under his convoy in company with the Barnaby, to await further orders.

ADM 106
28.9.1673

Coming from Plymouth with ye Virginia Fleete.

ADM8-DB
6.1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
5.1679Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1603
1682Sailed to Ireland and then to TangierBWAS-1603
4.1.1690/91Took the Ship
L'Henri (24) 1690-1691
French 24 Gun
Privateer Ship
BWAS-1603
1693In the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
27.1.1693Took the Frigate
La Marianne (18) 1693-1693
French 18 Gun
Privateer Frigate (Frégate Légère)
BWAS-1603
27.1.1693Took the Privateer
Le Saint Antoine (20) 1693-1693
French 20 Gun
Privateer
BWAS-1603
27.1.1692/93

Capture of 14-gun Lion Eveillé

BWAS-1603
4.6.1693Took the Ship
Le Beaulieu (32) 1693-1693
French 32 Gun
Privateer Ship

1694Stationed off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1695Broken up to rebuild at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
18.4.1695Paid offADM 51


Fleets

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

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