Triumph

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Nominal Guns44B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.2.1622/23BWAS-1603
Launched1623B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B065
ConstructorWilliam Burrell (c.1570-1630)BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeGreat Ship B065
Sold for Break Up4.1.1687/88BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen921Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth36' 6"Imperial Feet10.9982 
Depth in Hold14' 6"Imperial Feet4.3053 
Burthen582Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen776Tons and Tonnage 

Armament


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 = 657 Imperial Pound ( 297.9497 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 646.5 Imperial Pound ( 293.1879 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck20 British 8-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck6 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 649.5 Imperial Pound ( 294.5483 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck24 British Culverin
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1625250Establishment, 150 Mariners, 30 Gunners, 70 SoldiersB065
3.1651/52300 BWAS-1603
1653350 BWAS-1603
1660300 BWAS-1603
1666380 BWAS-1603
1685460Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1685385Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1685310Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

21 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1636 - 1637CaptainWilliam RainborowBWAS-16031647CaptainRobert Moulton (d.1652)BWAS-16031649CaptainRichard Deane (d.1653)BWAS-16031651CaptainEdward HallBWAS-16031651 - 5.1652CaptainAbraham Wheeler (d.1652)W0146.1652 - 1653CaptainBenjamin Blake (d.1689)BWAS-16031653 - 28.2.1652/53CaptainAndrew Ball (d.1653)W0141653 - 4.1654CaptainLionel LaneW0143.1652/53 - 1653CaptainJoseph Jordan (1603-1685)W0141657CaptainEdward BlaggBWAS-16031659CaptainRobert Clarke (d.1669)BWAS-160329.11.1664 - 21.3.1664/65CaptainJohn StokesBWAS-160325.3.1665 - 3.11.1665Vice-Admiral of the WhiteChristopher Myngs (d.1666)BWAS-160325.2.1665/66 - 26.5.1666CaptainSir Edward Spragg (d.1673)B05127.5.1666 - 2.6.1666CaptainHenry Terne (d.1666)W0143.6.1666 - 6.6.1666CaptainJohn Holmes (d.1679)B0515.5.1668 - 13.6.1668CaptainSir George Ayscue (d.1672)BWAS-160315.1.1671/72 - 18.4.1672CaptainJohn Lloyd (d.1672)BWAS-160319.4.1672 - 28.5.1672CaptainWilloughby Hannam (d.1672)TRN211.6.1672 - 12.10.1672CaptainCharles Wylde (d.1683/84)BWAS-16038.2.1672/73 - 8.10.1673CaptainWilliam DaviesB051

6 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.4.1649 - 1649General at SeaRichard Deane (d.1653)ref:60018.4.1649 - 16.9.1649General at SeaRobert Blake (1598-1657)ref:6001652 - 1653General at SeaRobert Blake (1598-1657)W0145.5.1652 - 6.1652CaptainWilliam Penn (d.1670)B1171653 - 8.8.1653Vice-Admiral of the RedJames Peacock (d.1653)TRN22.1653 - 3.1652/53General at SeaRichard Deane (d.1653)W014

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1665LieutenantJohn Narborough (1640-1688)B0511665 - 1666LieutenantJohn PurduB0511666LieutenantJames Watts (d.1674)B0511668 - 1669LieutenantJohn Pearce (d.1673)B0511673LieutenantBenjamin CarterettB051

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
27.8.1651 - 1651GunnerWilliam GodfreySPD-1651

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
30.8.1685 - 1.4.1686Master's ServantRobert Hemmens (c.1658-?) ADM 107/1/64ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1625Under Lord Willoughby, for Cadiz voyageBWAS-1603
1627Under Duke of Buckingham and Capt. John Watts, at La RochelleBWAS-1603
1647At PortsmouthBWAS-1603
18.4.1649

At Tilbury Dock

ref:600
21.4.1649

In Lee Roads

ref:600
24.4.1649

In the Downs

ref:600
5.5.1649

Sailed from the Downsa

ref:600
13.5.1649

At Plymouth

ref:600
21.5.1649

Off Knisale

ref:600
22.5.1649Blockade of Kinsale
31.5.1649

At Milford, forced there by an "Extremeiy of weather".

ref:600
20.6.1649

Off Kinsale

ref:600
1651Mediterranean convoyBWAS-1603
3.1651/52Refitted as a 60 gunner
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
30.11.1652Battle of Dungeness
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
12.1653Refitted as a 64 gunner
1660Underwent a repair that changed her dimensions to 116'x36' 6"x14'6" 891 tons bmBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 74 gunner
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
1677Refitted as a 70 gunner


Notes on Ship



At the battle of Dover, a letter written by Thomas White states the Triumph's losses as eight men killed and twenty wounded.

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
W014Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames C BenderWeb Site
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:600NRS Vol 076 - Letters and Papers of Robert Blake Digital Book
B117NRS Vol 013 - Papers relating to the First Dutch War 1652-54 Vol IUnknownBook
SPD-1651Calendar of State Papers Domestic: Interregnum, 1651Mary Anne Everett Green (editor)Book
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
 

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