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HBMS Diamond (1652)

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HMS Diamond, 42 - 48 guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1649B022
Started1650B022
Named
Launched1652/03/15B022
ShipyardDeptfordB022
Plans
ConstructorPeter Pett IIB022
Supplier
Decks2
RateBritish Fourth Rate
In Service1652/03
Out Service1693-Sep-09
FateCaptured by French

Dimensions

Gun Deck LengthKeelBeamDepthDraughtBurthenDisplacementSource
127'4105'4"31'3"15'7 1/2"547 14/94B022

 

Armament

DateCrewGunsLower gun DeckUpper Gun deckQuarterdeckBroadsideSource
165118042B022
16661804822 x Culverin20 x Demi-Culverin6 x Sakers304B022
16672304822 x Culverin20 x 66 x Minions270B022
16722304822 x Culverin20 x 66 x Saker274W014
16884822 x 1220 x 96 x Saker238B022

 

Commanders

DateRank and nameSource
1651 to 1653Rear Admiral of the White Roger MartinW014At the Battle of Portland
1653William HillW014in command at the Gabbard
1671Captain John HolmesW014
1672Thomas FoulisW014in command at Battle of Smyrna Convoy & Solebay
1672William HillW014
1673John ShelleyW014
1680-Mar-27James StoreyW014

 

Service History

DateSource
1671Captain John Holmes, in the Diamond,

took and burnt one Algerine and drove another ashore

W014

 

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1652-Sep-28Battle of Kentish KnockW014
1653-Feb-28Battle of PortlandW014
1653-Jun-15/16Battle of Outer GabbardW014
1653-Aug-8/10Battle of ScheveningenW014
1672-Mar-13/14Battle of Smyrna ConvoyW014
1672-Jun-07Battle of SolebayW014
1689-May-01Battle of Bantry Bay

 

 

Notes

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