Lions Whelp V

5124
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1627B028
ShipyardWapping - London B028
Ship ClassLion's Whelp ClassB028
ConstructorPeter MarshB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Foundered28.6.1637B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel62' 0"Imperial Feet18.8976 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen206Tons BM 

Armament


1627Broadside Weight = 59.5 Imperial Pound ( 26.9833 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
162760Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1628CaptainWilliam Batten (c.1600-1667)BWAS-16031636CaptainPeter LindseyBWAS-16031636 - 1637CaptainJohn BurleyBWAS-16031637 - 28.6.1637CaptainEdward Popham (1610-1651)ODNB

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1634 - 4.11.1634GunnerRalph ChessleSPD-1635-6

Service History


DateEventSource
28.6.1637Wrecked in the Dutch coast with Seventeen men drownedBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
SPD-1635-6Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Charles I, 1634-5John Bruce (editor)Book
 

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