Saint Andrew -> 1650 Andrew -> 1660 Saint Andrew

Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeGreat Ship B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Burthen895Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen587Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth36' 5"Imperial Feet10.994 
Depth in Hold14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Burthen587Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen783Tons and Tonnage 


1625Broadside Weight = 267 Imperial Pound ( 121.0846 kg)B065
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck16 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Falcon
Gun Deck4 British Fowler

1666Broadside Weight = 598.5 Imperial Pound ( 271.41995 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck20 British Culverin
Gun Deck17 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1625250Establishment of 150 Mariners, 30 gunners and 70 SoldiersB065
3.1651/52280 BWAS-1603
1653360 BWAS-1603
1660280 BWAS-1603
1666360Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1666280Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1666260Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

11 Commanding Officers

1628CaptainThomas KettlebyBWAS-16031635CaptainWalter StewartBWAS-16031636CaptainSir John Pennington (d.1646)BWAS-16031638Vice-AdmiralSir John Pennington (d.1646)BWAS-16031643 - 1646CaptainWilliam Batten (c.1600-1667)BWAS-16031649UnknownSir George Ayscue (d.1672)BWAS-16031652CaptainEdward HallW0141653CaptainGeorge DakinsBWAS-16031656 - 1657CaptainAnthony YoungBWAS-160315.4.1664 - 25.6.1664CommodoreThomas Allin (1612-1685)BWAS-16033.1.1664/65 - 16.1.1666/67CaptainValentine PyendB051

5 Flag Officers

1641AdmiralSir John Pennington (d.1646)BWAS-16032.1646 - 1646Vice-AdmiralWilliam Batten (c.1600-1667)W0151650General at SeaEdward Popham (c.1610-1651)W0149.1652 - 1653Rear-AdmiralNehemiah Bourne (d.1691)BWAS-16031653 - 31.7.1653Rear-Admiral of the WhiteThomas Graves (1605-1653)BWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers

1663 - 1664LieutenantPhilemon Bacon (d.1666)B0511664LieutenantWilliam Hammond (d.1667)B051

3 Warrant Officers

1650 - 14.2.1649/50GunnerWilliam CaneSPD-164914.2.1649/50 - 1650GunnerAndrew JacksonSPD-16499.2.1651/52 - 1652GunnerThomas JemsonSPD-1651-2

Service History

1623Under Lord Morley, for voyage to SpainBWAS-1603
1625Under Lord Dembeigh and Capt. Watts, for CadizBWAS-1603
1625Attack on Cadiz
6.1641In the DownsSPD-1664-5
1650Renamed AndrewBWAS-1603
3.1651/52Refitted as a 52 gun Second Rate
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
1653At Chatham for the WinterBWAS-1603
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
12.1653Refitted as a 58 gun Second Rate
1654Blake's fleet in the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
4.4.1655Battle of Porto Farina
1660Refitted as a 56 gun Second Rate
5.1660Renamed Saint AndrewBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft

Came up the river to Chatham in company with the Unicorn and the Vanguard

1666Refitted as a 66 gun Second Rate
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
3.9.1666Driven ashore near Rye in a galeBWAS-1603
25.11.1666Run ashore to be stripped and broken up, having been salved and deemed not worthy of repairBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1645-1645Summer Guard of 1645  
1650-1650Summer Guard of 1650  
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to LisbonRobert Blake (1598-1657) 
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659Edward Montagu (d.1672) 

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