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Nominal Guns60B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.1622BWAS-1603
Launched1622B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor
William BurrellBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1607-1630
B028
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeGreat ShipB028
Broken Up20.10.1697B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold16' 6"Imperial Feet4.9022 
Burthen895Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth36' 5"Imperial Feet10.994 
Depth in Hold14' 10"Imperial Feet4.2672 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth37' 3"Imperial Feet11.2885 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen792Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen594Baker's Rule Tons 

Armament


1622Broadside 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 Deck2 British Portpiece
Gun Deck2 British Fowler

1631Broadside Weight = 280.5 Imperial Pound ( 127.2068 kg)TRINITY
Gun Deck2 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck18 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British Minions
Gun Deck2 British Portpiece
Gun Deck2 British Fowler

1652Broadside Weight = 506 Imperial Pound ( 229.4711 kg)B065
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck16 British Culverin
Gun Deck14 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 617 Imperial Pound ( 279.8095 kg)B065
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck20 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin

1666Broadside Weight = 564 Imperial Pound ( 255.7745 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck14 British Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck20 British Saker
Gun Deck6 British 3-Pounder

1685Broadside Weight = 505.5 Imperial Pound ( 229.2447 kg)B065
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck18 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 522 Imperial Pound ( 236.7276 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck24 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1651280EstablishmentB032

29 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1623Captain
Francis StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1623
BWAS-1603
1625Captain
John GilbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1597-1625
BWAS-1603
1628Rear-Admiral
John WeddellBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1627-1631
BWAS-1603
1635Captain
James MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1635
BWAS-1603
1637Captain
David MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1635-1642
BWAS-1603
1640Vice-Admiral
John MennesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1628-1662
BWAS-1603
1642Captain
William BattenBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1628-1667
BWAS-1603
1642Captain
Richard OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1647
BWAS-1603
1642 - 1644Captain
Richard OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1647
BWAS-1603
1648Captain
Lord Robert Rich (2nd Earl of Warwick)British
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1626-1649
W014
1648 - 1649Captain
Robert MoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1652
BWAS-1603
1649General at Sea
Edward PophamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1650
BWAS-1603
7.8.1649 - 1649Captain
Robert DennisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1652
SPD-1649
1650 - 1651Captain
Sir Charles ThorowgoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1673
W014
1653Captain
Peter StrongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1653
W014
1653 - 1654Admiral of the Blue
John LawsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1665
BWAS-1603
8.1653 - 1653Captain
William GoodsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1650-1659
BWAS-1603
1654 - 9.1654Captain
Joseph JordanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1672
W014
9.1654 - 1657Captain
John StokesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1665
W014
25.5.1661 - 13.11.1661Captain
Robert ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1662
BWAS-1603
29.11.1664 - 25.6.1665Captain
Joseph JordanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1672
BWAS-1603
29.8.1665 - 17.9.1665Captain
William PooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1685
B051
18.9.1665 - 2.6.1666Captain
John CoppinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1666
B051
9.6.1666 - 7.12.1666Captain
John HaywardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1672
TRN2
18.4.1672 - 29.4.1672Captain
Willoughby HannamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1672
B051
29.4.1672 - 28.5.1672Captain
Geoffrey PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1658-1672
BWAS-1603
13.6.1672 - 9.10.1672Captain
William DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1689
BWAS-1603
27.6.1673 - 8.1673Captain
Leonard HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1671
BWAS-1603
8.1673 - 1673Captain
Thomas DarcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1673
W014

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1649/50 - 1650General at Sea
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
NRS076
1654 - 7.8.1657General at Sea
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
BWAS-1603
11.8.1672 - 1672Admiral of the Blue
Sir Edward SpraggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1672
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.8.1649 - 1649Lieutenant
William TatnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1653
SPD-1649
1661 - 1662Lieutenant
Humphrey ConningsbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1665
B051
1664 - 1665Lieutenant
Stephen PyendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1672
W014
1672 - 1673First Lieutenant
Benjamin CarterettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1673
W014

4 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1633Purser
Augustine BoateBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1633-1634
ref:1070
21.1.1633/34 - 1634Purser
Peter RayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1633-1634
ref:1070
20.7.1649 - 1650Master
John GilsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1652
SPD-1649
13.4.1695 - 1695Boatswain
Daniel CookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/49
ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
1622Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £10307.0.0dBWAS-1603
1623Voyage to SpainBWAS-1603
1625Sailed for CadizBWAS-1603
1625Attack on Cadiz
1628Sailed to La RochelleBWAS-1603
1635In the ChannelBWAS-1603
9.1649To the Channel IslandsBWAS-1603
16.12.1649Damaged by explosion in Stokes BayBWAS-1603
1650Renamed GeorgeBWAS-1603
1.3.1650

Sailed from Portsmouth

NRS076
10.3.1650

Arrived at Cascais Bay, off the Tagus River in Portugal.

NRS076
14.9.1650Capture of the Brazil FleetBWAS-1603
3.1651/52Refitted as a 52 gun Second Rate
1653At Chatham for the winterBWAS-1603
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
12.1653Refitted as a 64 gun Second Rate
1654Service as Robert Blake's Flagship in the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
4.4.1655Battle of Porto Farina
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
1660Refitted as a 56 gun Second Rate
5.1660Renamed Saint GeorgeBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 66 gun Second Rate
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1685Refitted as a 68 gun Second Rate
10.1687Refitted as a Unrated Hulk
20.10.1697Sunk as Blockship at Sheerness


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1642-1642Summer Guard of 1642
Sir John PenningtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1620-1643
 
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to Lisbon
Robert BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Soldier
Service 1649-1657
 
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659
Edward MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
 
 

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