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Prince Royal

6090
Nominal Guns92B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British First Rate ship of the line 'Royal Prince' (1641) (64) 1641-1661
British 64 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1649 Renamed "Resolution"
1660 Renamed "Royal Prince"
Ordered20.6.1661BWAS-1603
Acquired11.7.1663W022
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
Constructor
Phineus PettBritish
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1647-1652
B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Sunk in Action3.6.1666B065

Dimensions


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

Armament


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


DatesRankNameSource
20.2.1664/65 - 13.2.1665/66Captain
Roger CuttanceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
BWAS-1603
14.2.1665/66 - 3.6.1666Admiral of the Blue
Sir George AyscueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1672
BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.2.1664/65 - 3.6.1665Admiral of the Fleet
Lord Edward Montagu (1st Earl of Sandwich)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1665Lieutenant
James CarteretBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1668
B051
1665Lieutenant
John StewardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1666
B051
1666Lieutenant
John PearceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1666
B051
1666 - 11.6.1666Lieutenant
Thomas HarwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1672
B051

Service History


DateEventSource
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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