Pelican Prize

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Nominal Guns34B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyDutch hired ship 'Pelikaan' (1653) (34)
Captured4.6.1653BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknownW006
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold1656BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Amsterdam Feet35.6706 (117′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth26' 9"Amsterdam Feet7.3992 (24′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold12' 6"Amsterdam Feet3.4744 (11′ 4″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1653120 BWAS-1603

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1653 - 1654CaptainJohn SimonsBWAS-16031654 - 1656CaptainAnthony Archer (d.1665)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
4.6.1653Taken at the Battle of the GabbardBWAS-1603

 

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