Selby -> 1660 Eagle

Nominal Guns22B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
ShipyardWapping - London B028
ConstructorJohn TaylorB028
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sunk as Foundation1694B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen305Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel85' 6"Imperial Feet25.9385 
Breadth25' 8"Imperial Feet7.6606 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen299 5694Tons BM 


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

1666Broadside Weight = 99.5 Imperial Pound ( 45.1235 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1654100 BWAS-1603
1660100 BWAS-1603
1666100 BWAS-1603
1667Home: 115 Abroad: 135 Peacetime: 90 BWAS-1603
1.1.1678/79Home: 135 Abroad: 115 Peacetime: 90ADM 8/1/91ADM8-DB
1.1.1679/8045ADM 8/1/114ADM8-DB

13 Commanding Officers

1655CaptainHenry PowellBWAS-16031655 - 1656CaptainJohn ClarkeBWAS-16031656 - 1660CaptainSamuel HigginsonBWAS-160317.10.1660 - 8.9.1662CaptainJohn Fletcher (d.1672)BWAS-160325.3.1664 - 1.11.1664CaptainPackington Brookes (d.1666)B05130.10.1664 - 14.11.1665CaptainJohn StansbyB05115.11.1665 - 5.12.1668CaptainJohn CrabbB0516.1.1672/73 - 1.6.1674CaptainRalph Delavall (c.1641-1706/7)ODNB14.7.1675 - 31.5.1678CaptainWilliam BoothBWAS-160317.5.1678 - 12.12.1678CaptainWilliam Jaques (d.1678)BWAS-160319.12.1678 - 1689CaptainRobert WilfordBWAS-16031689 - 23.1.1689/90CaptainEdward Dover (d.1695)BWAS-160324.1.1689/90 - 1693CaptainWilliam FazebyBWAS-1603

3 Crewmen

7.1.1680/81 - 12.8.1681Captain's ServantJohn Stephens (c.1664-1731) ADM 107/1/86ADM 107/122.4.1690 - 18.5.1691Able SeamanWilliam Pomroy (c.1665-?) ADM 107/1/100ADM 107/16.4.1694 - 29.6.1694VolunteerCovill Mayne (c.1674-1746) ADM 107/1/98ADM 107/1

Service History

1660Renamed EagleB028
6.1660In the North SeaBWAS-1603
1665At TangierBWAS-1603

Pay record starting 6.1.1672/73 for a period of 8 months, 2 weeks & 0 days for a value of £1,785.0.0d.

1674Converted to a fireshipB028
1674To GuineaBWAS-1603
1674Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Fireship ADM8-DB
1675Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603
1678Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603
7.1689Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1.1690Guardship at SheernessBWAS-1603
1694Sunk as a foundation at SheernessBWAS-1603


B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM8-DBADM 8 Database ProjectSamuel McLeanArchive
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive

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