Lions Whelp VIII

Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardLimehouse - London B028
Ship ClassLion's Whelp Class
ConstructorMathew GravesB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeSloop


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 


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

8 Commanding Officers

1628Captain BurnfordBWAS-16032.4.1633 - 14.4.1633CaptainGeorge Carteretref:10701635 - 1637CaptainThomas PriceBWAS-16031638CaptainRichard DonnelBWAS-16031639CaptainRobert FoxBWAS-16031640CaptainAnthony WoolwardBWAS-16031642 - 1644CaptainWilliam ThomasBWAS-16031644 - 1646CaptainJohn KearseBWAS-1603

Service History

7.1645Laid ashore at Woolwich as 'unrepairable'BWAS-1603

FromUntilFleetFleet CommanderSource
16451645Summer Guard of 1645 


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1070Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Charles I, 1633-4 Book

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