Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch hired ship of the line 'Hilversum' (1655) (62)
First Commissioned10.6.1665B028
CategoryThird RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen597Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel103' 0"Imperial Feet31.3944 
Breadth33' 0"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Draught Aft15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen597Tons BM 


6.1666Broadside Weight = 354 Imperial Pound ( 160.539 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck8 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck16 British Culverin
Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck18 British 8-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1665260 BWAS-1603

4 Commanding Officers

10.6.1665 - 11.11.1665Captain John Hubbard (d.1668)B05114.11.1665 - 7.6.1666Captain Richard MayB05110.6.1666 - 31.7.1666Captain Abraham AnneslyBWAS-16031.8.1666 - 1.1.1666/67Captain John BlakeB051

Service History

1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
7.1667Sunk as a blockship in the MedwayB028
22.7.1667Bilged and sunk at Sheerness while serving as accommodation ship shortly after Dutch raid on the MedwayBWAS-1603


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