Nominal Guns82B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Second Rate great ship 'Victory' (1620) (42)
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
ConstructorPhineus 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 Commanding Officers

4.4.1666 - 4.6.1666Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Christopher Myngs (d.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 - 6.7.1668CaptainJohn 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 - 29.10.1673CaptainBernard Ludman (d.1673)BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers

1666 - 7.1666LieutenantJohn Narborough (1640-1688)B0511666 - 1667LieutenantJohn PurduB0511668LieutenantBotler BarnesB0511672LieutenantJonathon WathamB0511672First LieutenantRichard RoothB0511673First LieutenantJohn HeathB051

1 Warrant Officer

1691 - 19.4.1691CarpenterJohn Greyref:943

1 Petty Officer

9.12.1691 - 4.2.1692/93Master's MateThomas Teddiman (d.1752) ADM 107/1/30ADM 107/1

3 Crewmen

17.12.1686 - 31.8.1687Master's ServantRobert Hemmens (c.1658-?) ADM 107/1/64ADM 107/110.5.1689 - 23.3.1690/91Captain's ClerkJohn Graheurs (c.1670-?) ADM 107/1/33ADM 107/111.6.1692 - 23.12.1692Able SeamanHenry Gore (c.1666-1726) ADM 107/1/21ADM 107/1

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


B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ref:943Journals of the House of Commons: volume 15: 1705-1708 Book
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive

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