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Henrietta Maria -> 1650 Paragon

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Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1631BWAS-1603
Launched31.1.1632/33BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Constructor
Henry GoddardBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1626-1647
B065
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeGreat ShipB028
Burnt13.7.1655B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel110' 0"Imperial Feet33.528 
Breadth36' 6"Imperial Feet10.9982 
Depth in Hold16' 2 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen793Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen792Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Breadth35' 9"Imperial Feet10.7137 
Depth in Hold15' 8"Imperial Feet4.6126 
Burthen593Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1633300EstablishmentB032
1652260EstablishmentB032

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1647Rear-Admiral
Richard OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1647
BWAS-1603
1650Captain
Robert HackwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1650
W014
1651 - 1653Captain
Richard BadileyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1657
ODNB
1653 - 1654Captain
George DakinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1660
ODNB
1654 - 1655Vice-Admiral
William GoodsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Ship Owner
Service 1650-1659
ODNB
1655 - 13.7.1655Rear-Admiral
George DakinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1660
ODNB

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1642 - 1643Admiral of the Fleet
Robert RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1648

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1636 - 1637Lieutenant
Edward PophamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1636-1650
ODNB

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1633 - 1633Carpenter
John WatermanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1633
ref:1070
1649Boatswain
Richard BennettBritish
Naval Sailor
SPD-1649
5.4.1649 - 1649Boatswain
Elias MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
SPD-1649

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1651Supernumerary
Christopher MyngsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1655
ref:1611

Service History


DateEventSource
1642Summer Guard, May to OctoberW014
1643Winter GuardW014
1647Summer GuardW014
1647Summer Guard, as flagship of the Western guardDB013
1650Renamed ParagonBWAS-1603
3.1651/52Refitted as a 52 gun Second Rate Ship of the Line
28.8.1652Battle of Elba
4.3.1652/53Battle of Leghorn
12.1653Refitted as a 54 gun Second Rate Ship of the Line
1654Sailed to the West Indies
13.7.1655Caught fire, blew up and sank near Havanna with the loss of about 100 lives


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.12.1654-31.8.1655Fleet for the West Indies
William PennBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1670
 
 

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