Nantwich -> 1660 Bredah

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Nominal Guns40B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1.10.1653B028
Launched13.3.1654/55B028
First Commissioned3.1654/55B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardBristol - England B028
ConstructorFrancis Bayley (d.1677/78)B028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked15.8.1666B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB022
Length of Keel100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Burthen511 1694Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Breadth31' 0"Imperial Feet9.4488 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Depth in Hold15 6"Imperial Feet0.0305 
Burthen511 1694Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 304.5 Imperial Pound ( 138.0909 kg)B022
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck6 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 299 Imperial Pound ( 135.5966 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck4 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1660140EstablishmentB022
1666180 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1655 - 1657CaptainJohn Jefferies (d.1666)BWAS-16031658 - 1660CaptainBernard Gilpin (d.1665)B0511.6.1661 - 3.9.1662CaptainJohn Haselgrave (d.1662)B05121.5.1664 - 4.6.1665CaptainSir Robert Kirby (d.1665)BWAS-160312.6.1665 - 2.8.1665CaptainThomas Seale (d.1665)BWAS-16031666CaptainThomas Page (d.1674)B0517.8.1666 - 15.8.1666CaptainJoseph Sanders (d.1666)BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1661 - 1662LieutenantJoseph AldersleyB0511664LieutenantWilliam Trehearne (d.1667)B051

Service History


DateEventSource
1655Completed at Maldon - Essex at a cost of £2682.15.0dBWAS-1603
8.1655Joined Blake in the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
6.1660In the StraitsBWAS-1603
6.1660Renamed BredahBWAS-1603
1662At Tangier and LisbonBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.8.1665Battle of Vågen
1666Refitted as a 46 gunner
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
9.8.1666Holmes' Bonfire
15.8.1666Wrecked on the Dutch coastBWAS-1603
1677Refitted as a 48 gunner


Fleets

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

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