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Royal Katherine

7793
Royal Catherine
Nominal Guns84B065
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered10.1661B065
Acquired26.10.1664B065
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Constructor
Christopher PettBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1620-1668
B065
CategorySecond RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the LineB065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild2.1699B065
Becomes
British Second Rate ship of the line 'Royal Katherine' (1703) (96) 1703-1741
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1706 Renamed "Ramillies"

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel121' 0"Imperial Feet36.8808 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold17' 2"Imperial Feet5.1889 
Burthen1,108Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck153' 0"Imperial Feet46.6344 
Breadth40' 0"Imperial Feet12.192 
Burthen1.003Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck153' 1"Imperial Feet46.6349 
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth39' 8"Imperial Feet11.9098 
Depth in Hold17' 3"Imperial Feet5.1925 
Draught Aft20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Burthen1,037 7594Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 782 Imperial Pound ( 354.6371 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck10 British Cannon of 7
Lower Gun Deck12 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck4 British Culverin
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck4 British Saker

1677Broadside Weight = 744 Imperial Pound ( 337.4042 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck24 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British Saker

1685Broadside Weight = 743.5 Imperial Pound ( 337.1781 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck8 British Saker

1696Broadside Weight = 717 Imperial Pound ( 325.16 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Gun Deck4 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck20 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1666450Establishment for war abroadBWAS-1603
4.1666360Establishment for war at homeBWAS-1603
4.1666280Establishment for peaceBWAS-1603

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
13.3.1664/65 - 1666Rear-Admiral
Thomas TeddemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
B051
1666 - 10.12.1666Vice-Admiral of the White
Sir Thomas TeddemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
B051
26.3.1668 - 23.9.1668Vice-Admiral
Sir Jeremy SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1668
BWAS-1603
30.1.1671/72 - 28.5.1672Captain
Sir John ChicheleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1674
BWAS-1603
7.6.1672 - 16.10.1672Captain
Lord John Sheffield (3rd Earl of Mulgrave)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1672
BWAS-1603
12.2.1672/73 - 7.10.1673Captain
George LeggeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1688
B051
1.4.1678 - 28.8.1678Captain
Thomas WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1699
B051
7.5.1690 - 31.7.1690Captain
Mathew AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1698
B051
5.8.1690 - 25.10.1690Captain
Thomas HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1708
ODNB
13.3.1690/91 - 14.10.1691Captain
Wolfran CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1697
B051
8.1.1691/92 - 11.9.1696Captain
James GotherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1696
Discharged Dead ADM 106/418/112
BWAS-1603
19.1.1696/97 - 6.12.1697Captain
Peter PickardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1680-1702
ADM 6/4/63
BWAS-1603

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.3.1664/65 - 1665Lieutenant
John DayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
BWAS-1714
13.3.1664/65 - 1667Lieutenant
George CrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1667
B051
30.4.1687 - 1687First Lieutenant
Robert WilkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1700
B051
12.2.1694/95 - 5.6.1696Fifth Lieutenant
John StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1718
ADM 3/6/34
ADM 6/3
13.2.1694/95 - 11.7.1695Fourth Lieutenant
Randal BriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/36
ADM 6/3
12.7.1695 - 23.9.1696Fourth Lieutenant
John AstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1699
ADM 6/3/65
ADM 6/3
2.6.1696 - 6.12.1697First Lieutenant
James RichmondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/34
Confirmed 6.11.1696
ADM 6/4
6.6.1696 - 22.11.1697Fifth Lieutenant
Edmund LechmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
Transfered ADM 6/4/28
Confirmed 21.9.1696
ADM 6/4
24.9.1696 - 6.12.1697Fourth Lieutenant
John StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1718
ADM 6/4/30
ADM 6/4
9.5.1697 - 6.12.1697Third Lieutenant
Roger BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/4/97
ADM 6/4

11 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1695 - 11.2.1694/95Boatswain
Henry ChappellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/34
ADM 6/3
18.2.1694/95 - 31.3.1698Boatswain
John CarloBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 6/3/36
ADM 6/3
4.3.1694/95 - 1695Cook
William HicksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/39
ADM 6/3
1696Carpenter
William HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 1/5256
1696Master
Thomas BeckwidthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 1/5256
1696 - 13.4.1696Boatswain
Jacob WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
Dismissed
ADM 1/5256
7.9.1696 - 1696Chaplain
Ralph EmmersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/23
ADM 6/4
1.4.1698 - 1698Boatswain
Peter TisdellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1698
ADM 6/5/16
ADM 6/5
29.9.1698 - 1698Gunner
Charles SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1698
ADM 6/5/31
ADM 6/5
1699 - 5.7.1699Carpenter
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699
Transfered ADM 6/6/6
ADM 6/6
30.3.1699 - 1699Purser
William SimpsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1699
ADM 6/5/43
ADM 6/5

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
12.6.1691 - 15.9.1691Midshipman
William JenusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1692
ADM 107/1/9
ADM 107/1
25.8.1691 - 30.12.1691Midshipman
Thomas HugbonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1699
ADM 107/1/71
ADM 107/1
13.6.1692 - 30.10.1692Midshipman
Robert HobbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1702
ADM 107/1/23
ADM 107/1
20.11.1693 - 6.10.1694Midshipman
Henry DoyleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1696
ADM 107/1/74
ADM 107/1

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
2.3.1691/92 - 14.5.1692Captain's Clerk
Robert JenkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1686-1702
Transfered ADM 107/1/27
ADM 107/1
30.8.1694 - 27.12.1694Captain's Clerk
John SellersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1697
Transfered ADM 107/1/97
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1664Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £14804.10.0dBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
9.6.1667Raid on the Medway
12.6.1667Sunk during the raid on the Medway to avoid capture, but later raised and refitted
28.5.1672Taken by the Dutch during the Battle of Solebay, her officers were removed as POWs before she was retakenBWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
1690Flagship of a fleet sent to escort the Smyrna convoy homeB051
30.6.1690Battle of Beachy Head
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur
6.12.1697

Paid off

ADM 33
2.1699Began breaking up to rebuild at PortsmouthBWAS-1603

 

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