Langport -> 1660 Henrietta

Nominal Guns52BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardHorsleydown Wharf - Bermondsey B028
Constructor William 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 Deck30 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin Drake
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Culverin Cutts

Crew Complement

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

15 Ship Commanders

1654 - 1656Captain Roger Cuttance (d.1665/66)TRN21656 - 24.7.1660Captain John Coppin (d.1666)BWAS-16039.11.1660 - 18.8.1661Captain Robert Holmes (1622-1692)BWAS-16033.9.1664 - 6.6.1666Captain Walter Wood (d.1666)BWAS-16039.6.1666 - 22.9.1666Captain Fretchville Holies (d.1672)B05122.9.1666 - 17.12.1667Captain John TyrwhittB05111.11.1672 - 3.3.1672/73CaptainSir William Reeves (d.1673)B05114.3.1672/73 - 28.5.1673Captain Robert Werden (d.1673)B0512.6.1673 - 15.9.1673Captain Gustavus HorneBWAS-160311.8.1673 - 12.9.1673CaptainSir John Narborough (1640-1688)BWAS-160321.12.1675 - 13.7.1676Captain Henry Killigrew (1652-1712)BWAS-16031.5.1678 - 13.10.1678Captain Thomas Fowler (d.1687)BWAS-160315.6.1682 - 18.4.1684CaptainSir John Berry (1635-1690/91)TRN23.9.1688 - aft.8.12.1688Captain Richard Trevanion (1627-1714)B0513.9.1688 - 26.12.1689Captain John 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

1661Lieutenant William Tickle (d.1665)B0511664Lieutenant William Reeves (d.1673)B0511664 - 1665Lieutenant John Chappelle (d.1666)B05125.9.1673 - 1675Second Lieutenant Cloudisley Shovell (1650-1707)ODNBbef.3.3.1676/77 - aft.1.5.1677Lieutenant William Rigby ADM 8/1/74ADM8bef.3.3.1676/77 - aft.3.3.1676/77First Lieutenant William Long ADM 8/1/74ADM8

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 Mediterranean Robert Blake (1598-1657) 
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659 Edward Montagu (d.1672) 

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