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HBMC Griffin (1656)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years ago

Griffin, 12 Guns

Nationality British
Previously Griffin
Captured 1656/00/00 B028
Shipyard Captured B028
Rate Sixth Rate
Type Ship
Out Service 1664/08 B028
Fate Foundered B028

B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 60' 0" Imperial Feet 18.29
Breadth 19' 6" Imperial Feet 5.94
Depth in Hold 7' 6" Imperial Feet 2.29
Draught Aft 9' 0" Imperial Feet 2.74
Burthen 12133/94 Tons BM

Total Guns 12

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
No Details Known

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1656 1660 Post Captain John Taylor B164
1661 Unknown Post Captain Isaac Marychurch B164
1664 1664/08 Post Captain V Swaerts B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1656 Taken at Ostend, possibly a Royalist privateer B164
1656 With Robert Blake's fleet off Cadiz B164
1664/08 Lost, presumed foundered off Jamaica B164

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Id Link or Description Author
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield

Last Updated :2009/06/28 at 21:07:50 by Cy

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