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


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 
Burthen776Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen582Baker's Rule Tons 


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 Ship Commanders

1636 - 1637Captain William RainborowBWAS-16031647Captain Robert Moulton (d.1652)BWAS-16031649Captain Richard Deane (d.1653)BWAS-16031651Captain Edward HallBWAS-16031651 - 5.1652Captain Abraham Wheeler (d.1652)W0146.1652 - 1653Captain Benjamin Blake (d.1689)BWAS-16031653 - 28.2.1652/53Captain Andrew Ball (d.1653)W0141653 - 4.1654Captain Lionel LaneW0143.1652/53 - 1653Captain Joseph Jordan (1603-1685)W0141657Captain Edward BlaggBWAS-16031659Captain Robert Clarke (d.1669)BWAS-160329.11.1664 - 21.3.1664/65Captain John StokesBWAS-160325.3.1665 - 3.11.1665Vice-Admiral of the White Christopher Myngs (1625-1666)BWAS-160325.2.1665/66 - 26.5.1666CaptainSir Edward Spragg (d.1673)B05127.5.1666 - 2.6.1666Captain Henry Terne (d.1666)W0143.6.1666 - 6.6.1666Captain John Holmes (d.1679)B0515.5.1668 - 13.6.1668CaptainSir George Ayscue (d.1672)BWAS-160315.1.1671/72 - 18.4.1672Captain John Lloyd (d.1672)BWAS-160319.4.1672 - 28.5.1672Captain Willoughby Hannam (c.1621-1672)TRN211.6.1672 - 12.10.1672Captain Charles Wylde (d.1683/84)BWAS-16038.2.1672/73 - 8.10.1673Captain William DaviesB051

6 Flag Officers

18.4.1649 - 1649General at Sea Richard Deane (d.1653)NRS07618.4.1649 - 16.9.1649General at Sea Robert Blake (1598-1657)NRS0761652 - 1653General at Sea Robert Blake (1598-1657)W0145.5.1652 - 6.1652Captain William Penn (1621-1670)B1171653 - 8.8.1653Vice-Admiral of the Red James Peacock (d.1653)TRN22.1653 - 3.1652/53General at Sea Richard Deane (d.1653)W014

5 Commissioned Officers

1665Lieutenant John Narborough (1640-1688)B0511665 - 1666Lieutenant John PurduB0511666Lieutenant James Watts (d.1674)B0511668 - 1669Lieutenant John Pearce (d.1673)B0511673Lieutenant Benjamin CarterettB051

1 Warrant Officer

27.8.1651 - 1651Gunner William GodfreySPD-1651

1 Crewman

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

Service History

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

At Tilbury Dock


In Lee Roads


In the Downs


Sailed from the Downsa


At Plymouth


Off Knisale

22.5.1649Blockade of Kinsale

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


Off Kinsale

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.


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