Langport -> 1660 Henrietta

Nominal Guns52BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardHorsleydown Wharf - Bermondsey B028
ConstructorWilliam BrightBWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel116'Imperial Feet35.3663 
Breadth35' 7"Imperial Feet10.7036 
Depth in Hold14' 4"Imperial Feet4.2926 
Burthen781Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen794Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel116'Imperial Feet35.3663 
Breadth35' 7"Imperial Feet10.7036 
Depth in Hold14' 4"Imperial Feet4.2926 
Draught Aft17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen781 2494Tons BM 


1666Broadside Weight = 557.5 Imperial Pound ( 252.82625 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck37 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

1677Broadside Weight = 432 Imperial Pound ( 195.9123 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck12 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 450 Imperial Pound ( 204.075 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin Drake
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Culverin Cutts
Gun Deck30 British Demi-Culverin

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1660210 BWAS-1603
1666300 BWAS-1603
1689280War Establishment at homeB032
1689355War Establishment abroadB032

15 Commanding Officers

1654 - 1656CaptainRoger Cuttance (d.1665/66)TRN21656 - 24.7.1660CaptainJohn Coppin (d.1666)BWAS-16039.11.1660 - 18.8.1661CaptainRobert Holmes (1622-1692)BWAS-16033.9.1664 - 6.6.1666CaptainWalter Wood (d.1666)BWAS-16039.6.1666 - 22.9.1666CaptainFretchville Holies (d.1672)B05122.9.1666 - 17.12.1667CaptainJohn TyrwhittB05111.11.1672 - 3.3.1672/73CaptainSir William Reeves (d.1673)B05114.3.1672/73 - 28.5.1673CaptainRobert Werden (d.1673)B0512.6.1673 - 15.9.1673CaptainGustavus HorneBWAS-160311.8.1673 - 12.9.1673CaptainSir John Narborough (1640-1688)BWAS-160321.12.1675 - 13.7.1676CaptainHenry Killigrew (1652-1712)BWAS-16031.5.1678 - 13.10.1678CaptainThomas Fowler (d.1687)BWAS-160315.6.1682 - 18.4.1684CaptainSir John Berry (1635-1690/91)TRN23.9.1688 - aft.8.12.1688CaptainRichard Trevanion (1627-1714)B0513.9.1688 - 26.12.1689CaptainJohn Neville (d.1697): on board from 18.9.1688BWAS-1603

2 Flag Officers

3.10.1664 - 26.11.1664AdmiralSir Rupert Palatine (Prince Palatine of the Rhine) (1619-1682)BWAS-160310.1674 - 1674AdmiralSir John Narborough (1640-1688)TRN2

6 Commissioned Officers

1661LieutenantWilliam Tickle (d.1665)B0511664LieutenantWilliam Reeves (d.1673)B0511664 - 1665LieutenantJohn Chappelle (d.1666)B05125.9.1673 - 1675Second LieutenantCloudisley Shovell (1650-1707)ODNBbef.3.3.1676/77 - aft.1.5.1677LieutenantWilliam Rigby ADM 8/1/74ADM8bef.3.3.1676/77 - aft.3.3.1676/77First LieutenantWilliam Long ADM 8/1/74ADM8

1 Crewman

8.1.1688/89 - 21.4.1690Able SeamanWilliam Ockman (c.1670-1740) ADM 107/1/71ADM 107/1

Service History

1654In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1654Completed at Horsleydown Wharf - Bermondsey at a cost of £5568.0.0dBWAS-1603
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
23.5.1660Renamed HenriettaBWAS-1603
11.1660Commissioned as a guard shipBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 58 gun Third Rate
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
1673Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1675Flagship of a squadron in the MediterraneanTRN2
14.1.1675/76Present at a boat attack on TripoliBWAS-1603
1677Refitted as a 62 gun Third Rate
1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1682Off IrelandBWAS-1603
9.1682Sailed to TangierBWAS-1603
1683Present at the evacuation of TangierBWAS-1603
1685Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1603
1685Refitted as a 60 gun Third Rate
1686Guardship at ChathamBWAS-1603
25.12.1689Wrecked by a storm in Plymouth Sound, approximately 60 men drownedBWAS-1603
26.12.1689Wrecked near PlymouthB028


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
29.9.1654-8.1657Fleet for the MediterraneanRobert Blake (1598-1657) 
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659Edward Montagu (d.1672) 

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