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HBMS Bonaventure (1621)

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Bonaventure, 28 Guns

Nationality British
Ordered 1621/02/00 B164
Launched 1621/00/00 B028
Shipyard Deptford DY B028
Designer William Burrell B028
Master Shipbuilder William Burrell B164
Rate Third Rate
Type Middling Ship
Out Service 1653/03/04 B028
Fate Sunk in Action B028

B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 96' 0" Imperial Feet 29.26
Breadth 32' 5" Imperial Feet 9.88
Depth in Hold 13' 5" Imperial Feet 4.09
Burthen 674 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 98' 0" Imperial Feet 29.87
Breadth 32' 5" Imperial Feet 9.88
Depth in Hold 15' 8" Imperial Feet 4.78
Burthen 418 Baker's Rule Tons
Burthen 557 Tons and Tonnage
Burthen 56763/94 Tons BM

1625 B065 Broadside Weight = 130
Gun Deck 4 British Culverin
Gun Deck 14 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 10 British Saker
Gun Deck 2 British Minions
Gun Deck 4 British Fowler

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1625 200 Establishment B065

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1623 1623 Post Captain William St Leger B164
1623/07 1624 Post Captain Edward Christian B164
1624 1625 Post Captain Thomas Love B164
1625 1625 Post Captain Collins B164
1627 1627 Post Captain John Chudleigh B164
1631/05 1633 Post Captain John Pennington B164
1633 1634/02 Post Captain Thomas Kettleby B164
1634/02 1634 Post Captain Richard Plumleigh B164
1636 1636 Post Captain Henry Stradling B164
1637 1637 Vice-Admiral Henry Mervyn B164
1639 1639 Post Captain Richard Fielding B164
1641 1641 Post Captain David Murray B164
1642 1642/10 Post Captain Henry Stradling B164
1643 1644 Post Captain Richard Swanley B164
1644 1645 Post Captain Henry Bethell B164
1646 1646 Post Captain Benjamin Crandley B164
1646 1647 Post Captain Walter Maynard B164
1647 1647 Post Captain John Crowther B164
1648 1648 Admiral John Crowther B164
1649 1650/03 Post Captain Robert Hackwell B164
1650/03 1651 Post Captain Leonard Harris B164
1651 1652 Post Captain John Witheridge B164
1652 1653 Post Captain Owen Cox B164
1653 1653/03/04 Post Captain Stephen Lyme B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1623 Voyage to Spain B164
1625 At Cadiz B164
1627/11/21 Driven onto rocks at Plymouth B164
1629 Repaired at Chatham B164
1633 Re-classified as a Third Rate of 30 guns  
1634 Guard of the Irish coast B164
1636 In the Channel B164
1642 Summer Guard in the Irish Sea W015
1642/10 Surrendered to Parliamentary forces at Newcastle B164
1643 In the Irish Sea B164
1644 In the Irish Sea B164
1645 In the Irish Sea B164
1648 Flagship in the Irish Sea B164
1649 Operations against Royalist bases in the Isles of Scilly B164
1650 Present at Blockade of the Tagus  
1652 Re-classified as a Third Rate of 40 guns  
1653 Re-classified as a Third Rate of 44 guns  
1653/03/04 Present at the Battle of Leghorn  

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
Summer Guard of the Irish Sea 1642 Thomas Kettleby 1642/00/00 1642/00/00
Winter Guard of 1647 Thomas Rainsborough 1647/00/00 1648/00/00
Fleet sent to Lisbon General at Sea Robert Blake 1650/02/14 1652/00/00

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1650 Blockade of the Tagus
1653/03/04 Battle of Leghorn

Notes on Ship
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Id Link or Description Author
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
W015 English Parliamentary Journals Various

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