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HBMC Francis (1657)

Page history last edited by Cy 12 years, 5 months ago

Francis, 14 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Previously Francis
Captured 1657/00/00  
Shipyard Captured  
Rate Sixth Rate
Type Ship
Out Service 1674/05  
Fate Sold  

Dimensions
B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 59' 0" Imperial Feet 17.98
Breadth 16' 6" Imperial Feet 5.03
Depth in Hold 7' 0" Imperial Feet 2.13
Draught Aft 8' 0" Imperial Feet 2.44
Burthen 8541/94 Tons BM

Armament
Total Guns 14

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1657 50 B164

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1659 1660 Post Captain Ambrose Smith B164
1660 1660 Post Captain William Dale B051
1670/02/14 1670/10/07 Post Captain Stephen Sartaine B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1660/05 Renamed Old Francis B164
1670 Commissioned as a fireship B164

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
Captured Royalist ship Fireship in 1672

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock

Last Updated :2009/06/28 at 21:11:52 by Cy

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