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5146
Nominal Guns16
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Captured1653
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Expended as Fireship8.8.1666

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel60' 0"Imperial Feet18.288 
Breadth22' 9"Imperial Feet6.8199 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen165 1794Tons BM 

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1656 - 1657Captain
Daniel BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1657
BWAS-1603
1659 - 1660Captain
Richard DucieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1654-1660
BWAS-1603
4.4.1663 - 16.2.1663/64Captain
William BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1664
B051
27.2.1663/64 - 28.10.1664Captain
Henry HideBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1665
B051
2.2.1664/65 - 23.4.1666Captain
John AndrewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1666
B051
18.6.1666 - 9.8.1666Captain
Joseph HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1676
B051

Service History


DateEventSource
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
2.12.1665Entered Weymouth with a prize of 7-guns, laden with wine and prunesBG
1666Converted to a FireshipBWAS-1603
1666Rerated as a 6 gun Fireship
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
9.8.1666Holmes' Bonfire

 

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Monday 16th of May 2022 06:45Cy
Sunday 15th of May 2022 21:56Albert Parker
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