Anne Royal

7486
Nominal Guns42B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish First Rate galleon 'Ann Royal' (1587) (55)
Ordered15.4.1607BWAS-1603
Launched22.6.1608BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1625
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B065
ConstructorPhineus Pett (1570-1647)B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip Royal
Wrecked9.4.1636B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel103' 0"Imperial Feet31.3944 
Breadth37' 0"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen800Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth37' 10"Imperial Feet11.2776 
Depth in Hold15' 4"Imperial Feet4.5923 
Burthen828Tons and Tonnage 
Burthen621Baker's Rule Tons 

Armament


1624Broadside Weight = 292.5 Imperial Pound ( 132.64895 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck5 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Gun Deck13 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Portpiece

1625Broadside Weight = 292.5 Imperial Pound ( 132.64895 kg)B065
Gun Deck5 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck2 British Cannon-Perrier
Gun Deck12 British Culverin
Gun Deck13 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck8 British Saker
Gun Deck4 British Portpiece

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1624400 BWAS-1603
1625400Establishment. 268 Mariners, 32 Gunners, 100 SoldiersB065

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.2.1616/17 - 1620Captain (HEIC)Andrew Shilling (d.1621)IORMAR1620 - 3.1620Captain (HEIC)Richard SwanleyIORMAR1625CaptainThomas LoveBWAS-16031636Vice-AdmiralSir John Pennington (d.1646)BWAS-1603

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1625AdmiralLord Edward Cecil (1st Viscount Wimbeldon) (1571/72-1638)BWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1625Attack on CadizBWAS-1603
1625Attack on Cadiz
9.4.1636She struck her own anchor whilst underway and stove in her timbers, sinking in the river. She was raised at a cost greater than her original purchase price, but was found to be damaged beyond repair, and subsequently broken up in 1638BWAS-1603


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian LaveryBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
NRS157NRS Vol 157 - The Navy of Edward VI and Mary IEd. C. S. Knighton and David LoadesBook
IORMARIOR/L/MAR - India Office - Marine Department Records Archive
 

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Posted by William Craig on Wednesday 7th of November 2018 10:34

Is there any information on the size and/or weight of the anchor(s) on this vessel?

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