Westergate

7400
Nominal Guns34B028
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fourth Rate ship 'Westergo' (1652) (34)
Captured4.6.1653BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeShip B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Foundered20.8.1664BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel86' 0"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Draught Aft13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen274 5594Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1653140 BWAS-1603

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1653 - 1656Captain Samuel Hawkes (d.1656)BWAS-16031662Captain Richard Hodges (d.1666)B0511663 - 20.8.1664Captain Samuel Titsell (d.1664)B051

Service History


DateEventSource
4.6.1653Taken at Battle of the GabbardBWAS-1603
1655Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
20.8.1664Left Jamaica and was not seen again.BWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
25.12.1654-31.8.1655Fleet for the West Indies William Penn (1621-1670) 
 

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