Nominal Guns82B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate great ship 'Victory' (1620) (42)
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor Phineus Pett (1628-1678)BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up1691B065


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel121' 0"Imperial Feet36.8808 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 6"Imperial Feet5.2034 
Burthen1,029Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel121' 0"Imperial Feet36.8808 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,029 7494Tons BM 


1666Broadside Weight = 852 Imperial Pound ( 386.382 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck20 British Cannon of 7
Lower Gun Deck6 British 24-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck28 British Demi-Culverin

1688Broadside Weight = 807 Imperial Pound ( 365.9745 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck23 British Cannon of 7
Middle Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck21 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck7 British Demi-Culverin Cutts

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1667530Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1667440Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1667350Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

8 Ship Commanders

4.4.1666 - 4.6.1666Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Christopher Myngs (1625-1666)B0518.6.1666 - 3.12.1666Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Edward Spragg (d.1673)B05126.3.1668 - 5.4.1668Vice-Admiral of the RedSir Joseph Jordan (1603-1685)B0516.4.1668 - 6.7.1668Captain John Hubbard (d.1671)B05116.1.1671/72 - 10.4.1672CaptainSir John Kempthorne (1620-1679)BWAS-160311.4.1672 - 21.10.1672CaptainLord Thomas Butler (Earl of Ossory)BWAS-160320.2.1672/73 - 13.8.1673CaptainSir William JennensBWAS-160317.8.1673 - 29.10.1673Captain Bernard Ludman (d.1673)BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers

1666 - 7.1666Lieutenant John Narborough (1640-1688)B0511666 - 1667Lieutenant John PurduB0511668Lieutenant Botler BarnesB0511672Lieutenant Jonathon WathamB0511672First Lieutenant Richard RoothB0511673 - 29.10.1673First Lieutenant John HeathB051

Service History

2.1666Completed at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £16870.15.0dBWAS-1603
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1690Intended to be rebuilt but found to be too rottenBWAS-1603

Notes on Ship

Theortical armament under the 1666 EstablishmentBWAS-1603
22 cannon-of-seven

4 demi-cannon

26 culverins

24 demi-culverins

Theortical armament under the 1685 EstablishmentBWAS-1603
24 cannon-of-seven

24 culverins

24 demi-culverins

8 demi-culverin cutts


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