Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Sixth Rate ship 'Name Unknown' (1642) (12)
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen120Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.165260 B117

6 Ship Commanders

1644Captain George BattsBWAS-16031645Captain Roger BeereBWAS-16031646 - 1648Captain John BowenW01527.5.1649 - 1650Captain Philip GooseSPD-16491650 - 1651Captain John SeamanBWAS-16031651 - 8.1652Captain James Coppin (d.1652)BWAS-1603

3 Warrant Officers

1651Carpenter John Gilliott (d.1651)SPD-165125.9.1651 - 1651Carpenter Richard AustinSPD-16518.10.1651 - 1651Boatswain Roger YeomansSPD-1651

Service History

8.1652Taken by three Dutch privateers in the North SeaBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1646-1646Winter Guard of 1646  

Notes on Ship

Prisoners taken by the HartW015
House of Lords, 2 October 1647
Whereas Captain Bowen, Commander of The Hart Frigatt, hath lately taken at Sea an Irish Frigate, having aboard her, at her Taking, about Forty Irish, who are Prisoners at Portsm°.; and whereas Captain Beddall, Captain of The Adventure Frigat, hath also taken an Irish Frigate on the West of England, having aboard her, at her Taking, near Forty Irish, who are Prisoners at Plymouth; and forasmuch as this Committee is informed, That they draw a great Charge upon the State, in the several Places wherein they are imprisoned, for their Maintenance: Ordered, That Report be made of this Matter to both Houses of Parliament, with a Desire that they will please to declare how the said Prisoners shall be disposed of.

British Parliaments frigate Het Hart, brought up at Flushing by Philip Ras and sold there 23 August 1652
(Taken from the financial accounts of the admiralty of Zealand - 1st account vendumeester Louis Baqueman at Flushing (inv.no. C 44560))


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