Princess

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Nominal Guns44B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.9.1658BWAS-1603
Launched27.8.1660BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardLydney - Gloucestershire B028
ConstructorJ BattBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up11.1680B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Draught Aft16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Burthen602 4094Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 383.75 Imperial Pound ( 174.03075 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck10 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck11 British Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck24 British 8-Pounder
Gun Deck5 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1660160 
1666220 BWAS-1603
1677280 

11 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.8.1660 - 7.5.1661CaptainWalter Wood (d.1666)B0518.5.1661 - 19.12.1662CaptainRobert Hall (d.1662)BWAS-16031.10.1664 - 23.6.1665CaptainGeorge Swanley (d.1665)B05124.6.1665 - 4.6.1666CaptainPeter Mootham (d.1666)B0514.6.1666 - 17.5.1667CaptainHenry Dawes (d.1667)NWB14.7.1667 - 3.5.1669CaptainAnthony Langston (d.1678/79)BWAS-16033.5.1669 - 6.1669CaptainWilliam Coleman (d.1681)B0514.10.1670 - 12.1.1671/72CaptainSir William JennensB05112.1.1671/72 - 13.3.1672/73CaptainRichard Munden (1640-1680)B05113.3.1672/73 - 6.6.1673CaptainRobert Stout (d.1675)BWAS-16037.6.1673 - 19.4.1674CaptainThomas MayoBWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1660LieutenantGeorge WatsonB0511660 - 1661LieutenantArthur Langhorne (d.1666/67)B0511667 - 4.10.1668LieutenantJohn Ashby (d.1693)B0511670LieutenantThomas Andrews (d.bef.1677)B051

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1660Completed at Lydney - Gloucestershire at a cost of £4726.0.0dBWAS-1603
1661At Algiers, Tangier and LisbonBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 56 gunner
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
18.4.1667In action against a Dutch squadron off Dogger BankBWAS-1603
17.5.1667In action against two Dutch 40-gun warships off the coast of NorwayBWAS-1603
17.5.1667Action of 1667-05-17
12.6.1667At ChathamBWAS-1603
1668In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1670Sailed to the Mediterranean with a convoyBWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1677Refitted as a 54 gunner
11.1680Ordered by the Admiralty to be broken upBWAS-1603

 

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