Dunbar -> 1660 Henry

Nominal Guns64B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
ConstructorManley Callis (d.1657)BWAS-1603
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth40' 6"Imperial Feet12.3444 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen1,082Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen1,082Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel123' 0"Imperial Feet37.4904 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,047Tons BM 


1660Broadside Weight = 534 Imperial Pound ( 242.169 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck12 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Middle Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Middle Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin

1666Broadside Weight = 666 Imperial Pound ( 302.0311 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Gun Deck28 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 736 Imperial Pound ( 333.7762 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British Saker

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1660340 BWAS-1603
1666530Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
1666440Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
1666350Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

14 Commanding Officers

1656CaptainThomas MariottW0141656 - 1657CaptainJeremy Smith (d.1675)BWAS-16031657CaptainBenjamin Blake (d.1689)W0141659CaptainEdward BlaggW0146.5.1661 - 27.9.1662Rear-AdmiralJohn Mennes (d.1671)BWAS-16035.10.1664 - 1665Rear-AdmiralSir George Ayscue (d.1672)BWAS-16031665 - 13.2.1665/66Vice-AdmiralSir George Ayscue (d.1672)BWAS-160314.2.1665/66 - 9.6.1666Rear-AdmiralJohn Harman (d.1673)BWAS-160310.6.1666 - 21.1.1666/67Rear-Admiral of the RedSir Robert Holmes (1622-1692)BWAS-16036.4.1668 - 13.6.1668Rear-AdmiralSir Joseph Jordan (1603-1685)BWAS-160316.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672CaptainThe Hon. Francis Digby (d.1672)BWAS-16038.6.1672 - 15.9.1672CaptainSir Roger Strickland (1640-1717)B0514.7.1673 - 8.10.1673CaptainSir John ErnleB05111.1678 - 1678CaptainJohn RogersBWAS-1603

7 Commissioned Officers

1660LieutenantThomas LammingB1031664 - 1665LieutenantThomas HarwoodB0511665LieutenantJohn Pearce (d.1673)B0511666LieutenantHenry Clarke (d.1674)B0511666LieutenantRobert Stout (d.1675)B0511666LieutenantThomas LammingB0511672 - 1677LieutenantDavid Lloyd (d.1714)ref:1059

Service History

5.1656Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £13340.0.0dBWAS-1603
1659Operations in the SoundBWAS-1603
23.5.1660Renamed HenryW022
1661In the fleet sent to take possession of TangiersTRN2
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
6.1666Forced to return to Harwich for repairs after the Four Days BattleW025
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
8.8.1666Flagship of the squadron at Holmes Bonfire and a landing on the island of SchellingW025
30.8.1666Sailed to the StraitsTRN2
9.1667Returned to England convoying a fleet of merchantmenTRN2
12.9.1667Out of commission at ChathamBWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
16.5.1682Burnt by accident while in ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1603


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