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HBMS Dunbar (1656)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 11 months ago

Dunbar, 64 Guns

Nationality British
Launched 1656/05/00 B164
Shipyard Deptford DY B028
Master Shipbuilder Manley Callis B164
Rate Second Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1682/05/16 B028
Fate Burnt B028

B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 124' 0" Imperial Feet 37.8
Breadth 40' 6" Imperial Feet 12.34
Depth in Hold 17' 0" Imperial Feet 5.18
Burthen 1,082 Tons BM
B028   Type Metric
Burthen 1,082 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 123' 0" Imperial Feet 37.49
Breadth 40' 0" Imperial Feet 12.19
Depth in Hold 17' 2" Imperial Feet 5.23
Burthen 1,047 Tons BM

1660 B065 Broadside Weight = 534
Gun Deck 64 All Guns
1660 B164 Broadside Weight = 665
Lower Gun Deck 12 British Demi-Cannon
Lower Gun Deck 12 British Culverin (18)
Middle Gun Deck 12 British Culverin (18)
Middle Gun Deck 12 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 16 British Demi-Culverin
1666 B164 Broadside Weight = 734
Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 4 British Culverin (18)
Gun Deck 28 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 4 British Saker
1677 B065 Broadside Weight = 42
Gun Deck 82 All Guns
1677 B164 Broadside Weight = 4822580
Lower Gun Deck 24 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck 26 British Culverin (18)
Upper Gun Deck 24 British 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck 8 British Saker

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1660 340 B164
1666 530 Establishment for war abroad B164
1666 440 Establishment for war at home B164
1666 350 Establishment for peace B164

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1656 1656 Post Captain Thomas Mariott W014
1656 1657 Post Captain Jeremy Smith B164
1657 Unknown Post Captain Benjamin Blake W014
1659 Unknown Post Captain Edward Blagg W014
1661/05/06 1662/09/27 Rear-Admiral John Mennes B164
1664/10/05 1665 Rear-Admiral George Ayscue B164
1665 1666/02/13 Vice-Admiral George Ayscue B164
1666/02/14 1666/06/09 Rear-Admiral John Harman B164
1666/06/10 1667/01/21 Rear-Admiral of the Red Robert Holmes B164
1668/04/06 1668/06/13 Rear-Admiral Joseph Jordan B164
1672/01/16 1672/05/28 Post Captain Francis Digby B164
1672/06/08 1672/09/15 Post Captain Roger Strickland B051
1673/07/04 1673/10/08 Post Captain John Ernle B051
1678/11 Unknown Post Captain John Rogers B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1660 Unknown Lieutenant Thomas Lamming B103
1664 1665 Lieutenant Thomas Harwood B051
1665 Unknown Lieutenant John Pearce B051
1666 1666 Lieutenant Thomas Lamming B051
1666 1666 Lieutenant Robert Stout B051
1666 1666 Lieutenant Henry Clarke B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1656/05 Completed at Deptford DY at a cost of £13,340.0.0d ,£14.10.0d per ton B164
1659 Operations in the Sound B164
1660/05/23 Renamed Henry W022
1661 In the fleet sent to take possession of Tangiers B029
1665/06/13 Present at the Battle of Lowestoft  
1666/06 Forced to return to Harwich for repairs after the Four Days Battle B103
1666/06/11 Present at Four Days Battle  
1666/07/25 Present at St James Day Battle  
1666/08/08 Present at Holmes' Bonfire  
1666/08/08 Flagship of the squadron at Holmes Bonfire and a landing on the island of Schelling B029
1666/08/30 Sailed to the Straits B029
1667/09 Returned to England convoying a fleet of merchantmen B029
1667/09/12 Out of commission at Chatham B164
1668/04/06 Recommissioned B164
1672/05/28 Present at the Battle of Solebay  
1673/05/28 Present at First Battle of Schooneveld  
1673/06/04 Present at Second Battle of Schooneveld  
1673/08/10 Present at the Battle of Texel  
1682/05/16 Burnt by accident while in ordinary at Chatham B164

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1665/06/13 Battle of Lowestoft
1666/06/11 Four Days Battle
1666/07/25 St James Day Battle
1666/08/08 Holmes' Bonfire
1672/05/28 Battle of Solebay
1673/05/28 First Battle of Schooneveld
1673/06/04 Second Battle of Schooneveld
1673/08/10 Battle of Texel

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

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
W014 Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOG James C Bender
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock
B103 Battles of the British Navy Joseph Allen
W022 Pepy's Diary on-line Samuel Pepy's
B029 The Royal Navy Vol II William Laid Clowes

Last Updated :2009/05/12 at 13:52:13 by Cy

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