Lions Whelp IX

5128
Nominal Guns14B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1627B028
ShipyardLimehouse - London B028
Ship ClassLion's Whelp Class
ConstructorMathew GravesB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeSloop
Wrecked4.1640B028

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

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1628Captain BulgerBWAS-16031632 - 1633CaptainDawtrey CooperBWAS-16036.4.1633 - 16.4.1633CaptainThomas Jamesref:1070

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.4.1633 - GunnerWilliam Brookeref:1070

Service History


DateEventSource
13.4.1633Arrived at Bristol - England ref:1070
4.1640Wrecked in the River ClydeBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
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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