Prince Royal -> 1649 Resolution -> 1660 Royal Prince

5953
Nominal Guns64BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate ship royal 'Prince Royal' (1610) (120)
Ordered9.10.1637BWAS-1603
Keel Laid Down1639BWAS-1603
Acquired14.10.1641BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1643BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
Designed by Phineus Pett (1570-1647)BWAS-1603
Constructor Phineus Pett (1570-1647)BWAS-1603
CategoryFirst RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up to Rebuild1661BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Prince Royal' (1663) (92)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel115' 0"Imperial Feet35.052 
Breadth43' 0"Tons BM 
Burthen750Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen1,187Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel115' 0"Imperial Feet35.052 
Breadth (inside Planking)43' 6"Imperial Feet13.1572 
Breadth44' 0"Imperial Feet13.4112 
Depth in Hold18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,187Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen890Baker's Rule Tons 
Burthen1,184 2494Tons BM 

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1643Captain Richard BlytheBWAS-16031650 - 1653Captain William WildeyBWAS-16031653Captain Richard LyonsBWAS-16031653 - 10.1653Captain John BourneBWAS-16031656Vice-Admiral John Lawson (1610-1665)BWAS-16031656 - 1657Rear-Admiral Richard Badiley (d.1657)BWAS-1603

5 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1650General at Sea Richard Deane (d.1653)BWAS-16031650General at Sea Robert Blake (1598-1657)BWAS-16031652General at Sea Robert Blake (1598-1657)BWAS-16031653General at Sea George Monk (d.1669/70)BWAS-16031653 - 3.6.1653General at Sea Richard Deane (d.1653)BWAS-1603

5 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1649 - 10.1649Cook Robert WilliamsSPD-16494.1649 - 11.1652Purser Phineus Pett (1628-1678)ref:65027.10.1649 - 1649Cook Richard ScudderSPD-16491652 - 2.1652Gunner Thomas JemsonSPD-1651-29.2.1651/52 - 1652Gunner William CaneSPD-1651-2

Service History


DateEventSource
7.2.1648/49Renamed ResolutionBWAS-1603
28.9.1652Battle of Kentish Knock
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
23.5.1660Renamed Royal PrinceBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1645-1645Summer Guard of 1645  
1650-1650Summer Guard of 1650  

Notes on Ship


CareerBWAS-1603

General at Sea Richard Deane was killed on board the Resolution at the Battle of the Gabbard.

 



 

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