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HBMS Ark Royal (1587)

Page history last edited by Cy 14 years, 7 months ago

Ark Royal, 55 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Launched 1587/00/00 B065
Shipyard Deptford DY B065
Rate First Rate
Type Galleon
Out Service 1608 B065
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B065
Becomes Anne Royal

Dimensions
B028   Type Metric
Burthen 694 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 100' 0" Imperial Feet 30.48
Breadth 37' 0" Imperial Feet 11.28
Depth in Hold 15' 0" Imperial Feet 4.57
Burthen 555 Baker's Rule Tons
Burthen 694 Tons and Tonnage

Armament
1588 B039 Broadside Weight = 334
Gun Deck 4 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck 4 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 12 British Culverin
Gun Deck 12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 6 British Saker
Gun Deck 17 British Light Guns
1603 B164 Broadside Weight = 329
Gun Deck 4 British Cannon of 7
Gun Deck 4 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 12 British Culverin
Gun Deck 12 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 6 British Saker
Gun Deck 6 British Light Guns

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1588 430 270 mariners, 34 gunners and 126 soldier B029

Flag Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1588/02 1588 Lord High Admiral Lord Charles Howard, Baron Howard of Effingham B065
1596 1596 Lord High Admiral Lord Charles Howard, Earl of of Nottingham B065
Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1588 1588 Master Thomas Gray B039
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1588/02 1588 Lieutenant Amyas Preston B039
Passengers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1588/02 1588 Volunteer William Harvey B039
1588/08 1588 Volunteer Thomas Vavasour B039
1588/08 1588/08 Volunteer Richard Leverson B039

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