Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
ConstructorWilliam Burrell (c.1570-1630)B028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeGreat Ship B028
Broken Up to Rebuild1666B028
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Victory' (1666) (82)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth35' 9"Imperial Feet10.7137 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen870Imperial Feet0.0254 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth35' 9"Imperial Feet10.7137 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen541Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen721Tons and Tonnage 


1625Broadside Weight = 285 Imperial Pound ( 129.2476 kg)B065
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck16 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck4 British Fowler

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1625250150 Mariners, 30 gunners and 70 soldiersB065
12.1653300 BWAS-1603
1660280 BWAS-1603

15 Commanding Officers

1627CaptainThomas KettlebyBWAS-16031636CaptainWalter StewartBWAS-16031639CaptainJohn Mennes (d.1671)BWAS-16031641Rear-AdmiralJohn PoveyBWAS-16031642CaptainRichard FoggeW0151642CaptainJohn Mennes (d.1671)BWAS-16031643CaptainNathaniel GoodladW0151644 - 1646CaptainBenjamin CrandleyW0151645 - 1646CaptainBenjamin CrandleyW0151646 - 1647CaptainNathaniel GoodladW0151648CaptainJohn TannerW0154.1649 - 12.1649CaptainRobert Moulton (d.1652)W0151651 - 1652CaptainLionel LaneW0151653CaptainJohn StokesBWAS-16031657CaptainThomas Teddeman (1620-1668)ODNB

1 Flag Officer

1653Vice-Admiral of the BlueLionel LaneNRS037

2 Warrant Officers

1649CarpenterWilliam BoarmanSPD-16495.4.1649 - 1649CarpenterArthur PembrokeSPD-1649

Service History

1646Summer Guard - as a late additionW015
22.5.1649Blockade of Kinsale
1652Summer GuardW015
3.1651/52Refitted as a 52 gunner
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
30.11.1652Battle of Dungeness
7.1.1652/53Ordered to Chatham to be gravedB135
20.1.1652/53Still at Chatham, she had been gravedB135
1.2.1652/53Moved to QueenboroughB135
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
4.1653In PortsmouthB135
24.4.1653New mainmast fittedB135
30.4.1653Lying in Tilbury Hope, not fully mannedB135
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
9.1653Part of Lawson's squadron off the coast of HollandB135
12.1653Refitted as a 58 gunner
1660Refitted as a 56 gunner


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1642-1642Summer Guard of 1642Sir John Pennington (d.1646) 

Notes on Ship

Following the 1642 revolt against Parliament in Kent, the following three men (amongst a total of twenty-seven) were ordered into custody by order of the House of Commons on 1648-Jun-19:

Thomas Barton, Purser of the Victory
Degory Rosogo, Gunner of the Victory
Wm. Booreman, Carpenter - Victory


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