Nominal Guns26B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Satisfaction' (1648) (26)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen290Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentTRN2
Burthen220Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Draught Aft14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen284 1594Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1647100 BWAS-1603

12 Commanding Officers

1647CaptainRobert Moulton (d.1652)BWAS-16031648 - 6.1648CaptainLeonard LidcottBWAS-160311.1648 - 1649CaptainFrancis PenroseBWAS-16031649 - 1650CaptainWilliam BrandleyBWAS-16031650CaptainJohn LambertBWAS-16031651 - 1653CaptainWilliam Pestell (d.1662)BWAS-16031653 - 1655CaptainMichael NuttonBWAS-16031656 - 1657CaptainValentine TatnellBWAS-16031657 - 1658CaptainPeter ButlerBWAS-16031659 - 1660CaptainRobert Wilkinson (d.1666)BWAS-160328.3.1662 - 13.8.1662CaptainMorgan JonesB05114.8.1662 - 90.90.1620CaptainRobert Mohun (d.1667)BWAS-1603

2 Warrant Officers

13.11.1651 - 1651CarpenterGeorge BestSPD-1651-213.11.1651 - 1651GunnerAlexander CourtSPD-1651-2

Service History

1646Summer Guard of the Irish Sea
6.1648Mutinied and joined the RoyalistsBWAS-1603
11.1648Mutinied and rejoined the English navy
5.1650Sent as reinforcement for Admiral Blake's fleet blockading the Royalist fleet in Portugal
14.11.1651Orders from the C.O.S "To fit the Satisfaction for one of the winter guard on the coast of Scotland"SPD-1651-2
1653At Portsmouth for the winterBWAS-1603
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
19.9.1662Wrecked on the Dutch coastBWAS-1603


DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
9.1649-1650Winter Guard of 1649  
14.2.1649/50-1652Fleet sent to LisbonRobert Blake (1598-1657) 

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