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Taunton -> 1660 Crown

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Nominal Guns40B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Launched1654B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey B028
Constructor
William CastleBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1629-1681
B028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShipB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1689B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth31' 8"Imperial Feet9.652 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen536Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel100' 6"Imperial Feet30.6324 
Breadth31' 8"Imperial Feet9.652 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen536 594Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 302 Imperial Pound ( 136.9571 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Quarterdeck4 British Saker
Quarterdeck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1654140 BWAS-1603
1666170 BWAS-1603

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1654 - 1655Captain
Thomas VallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1655
BWAS-1603
1656Captain
Richard LyonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1656
BWAS-1603
1656 - 1660Captain
Nathaniel BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1660
BWAS-1603
29.3.1661 - 17.2.1662/63Captain
Richard BeachBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1688
B051
1.2.1664/65 - 24.2.1665/66Captain
Charles WagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1666
B051
1.2.1665/66 - 4.7.1666Captain
George ChappellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1666
BWAS-1603
5.7.1666 - 18.2.1666/67Captain
William GodfreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1673
B051
21.2.1666/67 - 19.12.1668Captain
William PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1685
B051
21.3.1669/70 - 30.8.1672Captain
William FinchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1673
BWAS-1603
31.8.1672 - 4.6.1673Captain
Richard SadlingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1672
BWAS-1603
5.6.1673 - 10.10.1674Captain
Richard CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1691
BWAS-1603
11.11.1680 - 7.10.1683Captain
David LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1695
BWAS-1603
1.7.1685 - 14.8.1686Captain
Thomas Room CoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1689
B051
8.1686 - 1687Captain
John NevilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1697
BWAS-1603
9.1688 - 24.3.1688/89Captain
Sir Robert RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1748
BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1661 - 1662Lieutenant
Simon SaddBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1665
B051
1662 - 1663Lieutenant
Roger StricklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1688
B051
1671 - 1672Lieutenant
Benjamin CarterettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1673
B051

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
28.3.1687 - 2.11.1688Captain's Servant
John AckworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1693
ADM 107/1/46
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1654In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1654Completed at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £3484.0.0dBWAS-1603
4.4.1655Battle of Porto Farina
7.1656Sailed home, but then rejoined Blake's squadronBWAS-1603
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
6.1660Renamed CrownBWAS-1603
1661At TangierBWAS-1603
1662In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1665In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1666Rerated as a 48 gunner
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
25.6.1667Battle of Martinique
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1674In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
4.3.1673/74Battle of Ronas Voe
1680In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
7.10.1683Paid offADM 51
1685In the Home watersBWAS-1603
1687Escort to the Turkey convoyBWAS-1603
1689Broken up at Woolwich to be rebuiltBWAS-1603
24.3.1688/89Paid offADM 51


Fleets

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

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