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Nominal Guns42BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Eendracht' (1665) (32)
Captured13.4.1665BWAS-1603
First Commissioned22.5.1665B028
ShipyardUnknownTRN2
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured12.6.1667B028
BecomesDutch Fourth Rate ship of the line 'Jonathon' (1667) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel95' 0"Imperial Feet28.956 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Draught Aft12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Burthen303 3094Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1665150 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1666 - 1667CaptainThomas TraffordBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
13.4.1665Taken by Yarmouth (50) and Diamond (42) in the North SeaBWAS-1603
19.10.1665Entered Guernsey Road under Captain Trafford? with a privateer prize, Captain John Gilson of Flushing, 7 guns and 45 men.
15.12.1665Took eight prizes into Plymouth. They were all "Dutch Bottoms" of about 2 or 3 hundred tons eachBG
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
1667Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603
9.6.1667Raid on the Medway
12.6.1667Retaken by the Dutch while defending the boom across the Medway at GillinghamBWAS-1603

 

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