Mathias

5316
Nominal Guns38B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Previously 
Captured4.6.1653BWAS-1603
Shipyard 
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Burnt12.6.1667B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth32' 0"Imperial Feet9.7536 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Draught Aft16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Burthen588 2494Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 392 Imperial Pound ( 177.7721 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British Culverin
Gun Deck6 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck18 British 8-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1653150 BWAS-1603

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1653 - 10.1653CaptainPhilip GethingsBWAS-160310.1653 - 1655CaptainJohn WhiteBWAS-16031655 - 1656CaptainFrancis ParkBWAS-16031662CaptainBernard Gilpin (d.1665)B05129.5.1664 - 21.2.1665/66CaptainJohn Hubbard (d.1671)B05123.2.1665/66 - 8.6.1666CaptainPeter Bowen (d.1673)B05110.6.1666 - 12.6.1667CaptainHenry MillettB051

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1657AdmiralWilliam Goodson (1610-1680)W014

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1664LieutenantHenry MillettB051

Service History


DateEventSource
4.6.1653Taken at the Battle of the GabbardBWAS-1603
10.1653At Chatham for the Winter of 1653/54BWAS-1603
12.1653Refitted as a 52 gunner
31.1.1656/57Left the West Indies bound for EnglandODNB
4.1657Arrived in EnglandODNB
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
10.6.1666Commissioned as a guardship at ChathamBWAS-1603
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
9.6.1667Raid on the Medway
12.6.1667Burnt by the Dutch during the Raid on the MedwayBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.12.1654-31.8.1655Fleet for the West IndiesWilliam Penn (1621-1670) 
 

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