Portsmouth

5895
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired1667B028
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B028
ConstructorJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1603
Ship TypeSloop B028
Captured26.7.1672BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Breadth14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Aft5' 10"Imperial Feet1.524 
Burthen41 6694Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
166728 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1.1667/68 - 14.9.1668CaptainRichard Munden (1640-1680)BWAS-16038.3.1668/69 - 9.1.1669/70CaptainWilliam BurkeBWAS-160315.9.1671 - 26.7.1672CaptainEdward Pearce (d.1673/74)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
26.7.1672Taken by a Dutch privateer in the North SeaBWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
 

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