Wakefield -> 1660 Richmond

Nominal Guns24BWAS-1603
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardPortsmouth - Hampshire B028
ConstructorJohn TippettsBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Burthen232Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck89' 11"Imperial Feet27.13 
Length of Keel76' 0"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Breadth24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 
Depth in Hold9' 9"Imperial Feet2.9718 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen232 8094Tons BM 


1654Broadside Weight = 92 Imperial Pound ( 41.7221 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 94 Imperial Pound ( 42.6292 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 100 Imperial Pound ( 45.3502 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Minions

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1654100 BWAS-1603
1660100 BWAS-1603
167330 BWAS-1603
1685125Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1685105Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
168580Establishment for PeaceBWAS-1603

20 Commanding Officers

1656 - 1658CaptainJohn BaskettBWAS-16031660CaptainJohn PointzB0511662CaptainHugh Hide (d.1665/66)BWAS-16031664 - 1666CaptainSir Thomas KnevettB0511666CaptainSir William KempthorneBWAS-17141667 - 1669CaptainAmos Beare (d.1672)TRN23.3.1670/71 - 24.11.1671CaptainRichard Trevanion (1627-1714)B05119.1.1671/72 - 10.6.1672CaptainNapthali Ball (d.1672/73)BWAS-160311.6.1672 - 12.9.1673CaptainDavid Trotter (d.1683)BWAS-160313.9.1673 - 3.10.1674CaptainHenry Priestman (1647-1712)BWAS-160317.5.1678 - 1679CaptainWilliam BoothBWAS-16031.10.1679 - 7.4.1682CaptainJames Dunbar (d.1682)BWAS-160322.4.1687 - 1688CaptainRandall MacdonellBWAS-160324.5.1688 - 8.1688CaptainBenjamin Walters (d.1697/98)BWAS-160330.8.1688 - 6.2.1689/90CaptainStafford Fairborne (d.1716)BWAS-16037.2.1689/90 - 22.10.1690CaptainThomas CrawleyBWAS-160323.10.1690 - 1691CaptainRoger Vaughan (d.1694/95)BWAS-1603bef.27.7.1691 - aft.20.11.1691CaptainJohn VotierBWAS-16031692CaptainGerard EllwesBWAS-16031693 - 1698CaptainJohn Evans (d.1723/24)BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer

4.6.1696 - 1696LieutenantJohn BaskettADM 6/4

2 Crewmen

30.7.1689 - 14.1.1690/91Ordinary SeamanRobert Eales (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/97ADM 107/126.12.1689 - 10.9.1690Able SeamanGeorge Maugham (c.1671-1702) ADM 107/1/9ADM 107/1

Service History

11.1656Completed at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1508.0.0dBWAS-1603
1660Renamed RichmondB028
1664Stationed off IrelandBWAS-1603

Brought into Plymouth a prize, the Hope of Dunkirk, laden with hides, tallow and butter.

28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
1673Stationed in the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1678In the ChannelBWAS-1603
1680Sailed to BarbadosBWAS-1603
1687In the ChannelBWAS-1603
8.1688Converted to a fireshipBWAS-1603
1690In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1693Sailed for New YorkBWAS-1603


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