Nominal Guns50B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardGreat Yarmouth - Norfolk B028
Constructor Edmund EdgarBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up5.1680B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen608Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Draught Aft17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen608 2094Tons BM 


1666Broadside Weight = 409.5 Imperial Pound ( 185.7084 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck6 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

1677Broadside Weight = 376 Imperial Pound ( 170.5162 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pound Saker
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 British Saker

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1660160 BWAS-1603
1666200Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603
1677280 BWAS-1603

12 Commanding Officers

1653 - 1659Captain Robert MackayBWAS-160323.3.1659/60 - 15.1.1662/63Captain Charles Wager (d.1664/65)B0518.10.1664 - 17.2.1665/66Captain Thomas AyliffeB0511666 - 1668Captain Benjamin Young (d.1670)B05118.2.1665/66 - 7.6.1666Captain John Lloyd (d.1672)B05129.7.1666 - 18.12.1667Captain Benjamin Young (d.1670)TRN21668 - 1669Captain John Lloyd (d.1672)B0514.2.1671/72 - 13.3.1672/73Captain Robert Werden (d.1673)B05115.3.1672/73 - 30.5.1673Captain Henry Clarke (d.1674)B0511.6.1673 - 1.9.1673Captain John KeeneBWAS-16033.9.1673 - 25.3.1674Captain Ralph Lassells (d.1677)B0511.5.1675 - 31.3.1677Captain Richard Trevanion (1627-1714)B051

2 Commissioned Officers

1662 - 1663Lieutenant Henry Hide (d.1665)B051bef.9.1676 - aft.1.5.1677Lieutenant Compton Felton ADM 8/1/78ADM8

1 Crewman

2.4.1686 - 16.12.1686Master's Servant Robert Hemmens (c.1658-?) ADM 107/1/64ADM 107/1

Service History

1653Completed at Great Yarmouth - Norfolk at a cost of £3952.0.0dBWAS-1603
1658In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1659In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1661Sailed to TangierBWAS-1603
13.4.1665Action of 1665-04-13
13.4.1665Took the Ship of the Line Eendracht (32) DWAS-1600
16.4.1665Took the Yacht Windhond (18)
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1675In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1677Refitted as a 54 gunner


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