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HBMS Essex (1653)

Page history last edited by PBworks 15 years, 7 months ago

Essex, 48 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Named1652/11/06B047
Launched1653B028
ShipyardDeptford DYB028
Master ShipbuilderPhineus II PettB065
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1666/06/14B029
FateCapturedB029
BecomesEssex

 

Dimensions

SourceB065
Length of Keel118' 0"
Breadth32' 3"
Depth in Hold14' 0"
Burthen652

 

Armament

Date1653B065
Gun Deck48All Guns

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1653/06/02AboardGeneral at SeaRobert BlakeB049

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1653UnknownPost CaptainWilliam BrandleyW014
16531654Post CaptainRobert SandersW014
1654UnknownCommodoreJohn BourneB029
16561656Post CaptainSir Jeremy SmithW014
16571659Post CaptainJohn HaywardW014
16601661Post CaptainThomas BunnW014
16651666Post CaptainSir William ReevesW014

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

Crew Members

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1653/06/02General Blake in the Essex set sail with the several ships with him who were this morning no lower down than Shoeburyness, the wind being Northerly and little windB049
1653/09/06Off the coast of HollandB049
1654John Bourne was appointed to sail in the Essex in command of a squadron of six ships destined for the protection of the Newfoundland fisheriesB029

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1653/06/12Battle of the Gabbard
1653/08/08Battle of Scheveningen
1666/06/11Four Days Battle

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. Colledge
B047NRS Vol 030 - The First Dutch War - Vol IIIAnderson
B065The Ship of the Line Vol IBrian Lavery
B029The Royal Navy Vol IIWilliam Laid Clowes
W014Anglo Dutch Wars BlogJim Bender
B049NRS Vol 041 - The First Dutch War - Vol VAnderson


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