Lions Whelp VII

5126
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched1627B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardLimehouse - London B028
Ship ClassLion's Whelp Class
ConstructorMathew GravesB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeSloop
Sunk in Action25.10.1630B028

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

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1628Captain BrowneBWAS-16031630 - 25.10.1630CaptainDawtrey CooperBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
25.10.1630Blew up in an action with Mary Rose (26) against a Dutch warship from Enkhuizen in dispute over a Dunkirker taken off the coast of Suffolk


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
 

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