Prince Royal

6090
Nominal Guns92B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate ship of the line 'Royal Prince' (1641) (64)
Ordered20.6.1661BWAS-1603
Acquired11.7.1663W022
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

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
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


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

4 Commissioned Officers


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

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
22.1.1671/72 - 17.9.1672Midshipman Cloudisley Shovell (1650-1707)ODNB

Service History


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

 

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