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 Ship Commanders

1647Captain Robert Moulton (d.1652)BWAS-16031648 - 6.1648Captain Leonard LidcottBWAS-160311.1648 - 1649Captain Francis PenroseBWAS-16031649 - 1650Captain William BrandleyBWAS-16031650Captain John LambertBWAS-16031651 - 1653Captain William Pestell (d.1662)BWAS-16031653 - 1655Captain Michael NuttonBWAS-16031656 - 1657Captain Valentine TatnellBWAS-16031657 - 1658Captain Peter ButlerBWAS-16031659 - 1660Captain Robert Wilkinson (d.1666)BWAS-160328.3.1662 - 13.8.1662Captain Morgan JonesB05114.8.1662 - 90.90.1620Captain Robert Mohun (d.1667)BWAS-1603

2 Warrant Officers

13.11.1651 - 1651Gunner Alexander CourtSPD-1651-213.11.1651 - 1651Carpenter George BestSPD-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 Lisbon Robert Blake (1598-1657) 

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