Prince Royal

Nominal Guns92B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Royal Prince' (1641) (64)
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
Constructor Phineus Pett (1628-1678)B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Sunk in Action3.6.1666B065


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel132' 0"Imperial Feet40.2336 
Breadth45' 2"Imperial Feet13.7262 
Depth in Hold18' 10"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,432Tons BM 


1666Broadside Weight = 972 Imperial Pound ( 440.802 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck6 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck28 British Culverin
Gun Deck36 British Demi-Culverin

2 Ship Commanders

20.2.1664/65 - 13.2.1665/66Captain Roger Cuttance (d.1665/66)BWAS-160314.2.1665/66 - 3.6.1666Admiral of the BlueSir George Ayscue (d.1672)BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer

20.2.1664/65 - 3.6.1665Admiral of the FleetLord Edward Montagu (1st Earl of Sandwich) (d.1672)BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers

1665Lieutenant James Carteret (d.1668)B0511665Lieutenant John StewardB0511666Lieutenant John Pearce (d.1673)B0511666 - 11.6.1666Lieutenant Thomas HarwoodB051

Service History

3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
3.6.1666Surrendered to the Dutch after grounding and then burnt


Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Wednesday 7th of April 2021 11:24

Should have been the Prince, which sometimes gets called the Royal Prince, or even Prince Royal. Amendment has been made. Thanks.

Posted by Alan Soward on Wednesday 7th of April 2021 09:00

Cloudisley Shovell is shown as being entered as midshipman onboard 6 years after it is lost?

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