Lichfield -> 1660 Happy Entrance

Nominal Guns24BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Patrick' (1658) (24)
First Commissioned1659BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Expended as Fireship4.6.1666BWAS-1603


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel76' 0"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Breadth24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Depth in Hold9' 10"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen232 8094Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1653120 BWAS-1603
3.1665/6635As a fireshipBWAS-1603

3 Ship Commanders

1659 - 1660Captain William ParkerBWAS-16031665Captain Francis StewardB05115.3.1665/66 - 12.6.1666Captain Andrew Ball (d.1668/69)B051

Service History

15.3.1660Took the Privateer Henrietta Maria Swansea ref:1219
5.1660Renamed Happy EntranceBWAS-1603
1666Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
1.6.1666Four Days Battle


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