Royal James

Nominal Guns100B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down31.3.1671BWAS-1603
First Commissioned18.1.1672B065
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B065
Designed bySir Anthony Deane (1633-1721)B065
ConstructorSir Anthony Deane (1633-1721)B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Sunk in Action28.5.1672B065


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel132' 6"Imperial Feet40.2384 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold18' 5"Imperial Feet5.5023 
Burthen1,416Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Draught Aft19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Burthen1.426Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1673800 BWAS-1603

1 Ship Commander

18.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672Captain Richard Haddock (1629-1714/15)B051

1 Flag Officer

18.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672Admiral of the BlueLord Edward Montagu (1st Earl of Sandwich) (d.1672)BWAS-1603

3 Commissioned Officers

1671Lieutenant Charles HerbertB0511672 - 28.5.1672LieutenantSir Philip Carteret (c.1631-1672)† Discharged DeadW0221672 - 28.5.1672Lieutenant Walter Perry (d.1672)B051

Service History

28.5.1672Burnt by the Dutch fireship VredeBWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay


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