Paul

476
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyDutch Sixth Rate ship 'Sint Paulus' (1652) (24)
Captured12.7.1652BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1652B028
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland DWAS-1600
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Expended as Fireship12.6.1667B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Breadth25' 6"Imperial Feet7.6505 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Draught Aft10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen290 5094Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1652120 BWAS-1603

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1652 - 1653CaptainThomas Adams (d.1658)BWAS-16031653 - 1654CaptainAnthony SpathurstBWAS-160324.6.1660 - 11.10.1662CaptainRobert Wyard (d.1662)BWAS-16039.2.1664/65 - 19.5.1666CaptainPeter Foote (d.1666)BWAS-16031666CaptainWilliam Lee (d.1674)B0511666 - 12.6.1667CaptainCharles Juxon (d.1671/72)B0516.9.1666 - 23.10.1666CaptainGeorge HillsomeBWAS-160319.3.1666/67 - 14.11.1667CaptainDaniel StephensBWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1665LieutenantWilliam BurkeW014

Service History


DateEventSource
12.7.1652Captured from the Dutch by Blake's squadron while on fishery protection duty in the North SeaBWAS-1603
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
1665Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
1665Refitted as a 6 gun Fireship
6.1665Scouting mission near Calais
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
13.6.1667Expended during the Dutch raid on the MedwayBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.9.1652-14.10.1652British Baltic Fleet 1652Andrew Ball (d.1653) 
 

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