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HBMS Expedition (1637)

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Expedition, 30 Guns

Nationality British
Ordered 1636/12/12 B164
Launched 1637/03/20 B164
Shipyard Bermondsey B028
Constructor Mathew Graves B164
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship
Out Service 1667/10 B164
Fate Sold B028

B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 90' 0" Imperial Feet 27.43
Breadth 26' 0" Imperial Feet 7.92
Depth in Hold 13' 0" Imperial Feet 3.96
Burthen 40550/100 Tons and Tonnage
Burthen 30420/100 Baker's Rule Tons

1638 B164
Gun Deck 30 All Guns
1666 B164 Broadside Weight = 170
Gun Deck 7 British Culverin
Gun Deck 13 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 6 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck 10 British Saker
Gun Deck 2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1652 120 B164
1653 140 B164
1666 140 B164

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1638 1639 Post Captain Robert Slingsby B164
1640 1641 Post Captain Richard Seaman B164
1642 1642 Post Captain Baldwin B164
1643 1643 Post Captain Caesar Brooks B164
1643 1644 Vice-Admiral of Ireland Joseph Jordan W015
1644 1646 Post Captain Joseph Jordan W015
1646 1646 Post Captain Sir George Ayscue W031
1647 1648 Post Captain Joseph Jordan B164
1650 1650 Post Captain Abraham Wheeler B164
1651 1654 Post Captain Thomas Vallis B164
1656 1659 Post Captain Edward Thompson B164
1663/11/21 1665/01/02 Post Captain Valentine Pyend B051
1665/01/31 1665/02/27 Post Captain James Ableson B051
1665/03/10 1666/07/30 Post Captain Tobias Sackler B164
1666 1667 Post Captain John Turner B051
1666/07/31 1666/09/05 Post Captain Benjamin Symonds B164
1666/09/06 1666/10/19 Post Captain John Turner B164
1667/02/27 1667/05/23 Post Captain John Turner B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1663 1663 Lieutenant William Hammond B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1642 In the Channel B164
1643 Service in Irish Waters B164
1646 Part of the Winter Guard 1646/47 B164
1647 Part of the Western Guard and in the Irish Sea B164
1650 Present at the Blockade of Lisbon B164
1653 At Chatham for the winter B164
1653/06/12 Present at the Battle of the Gabbard  
1653/07/31 Present at the Battle of Scheveningen  
1656 Operations in the Sound B164
1665/06/03 Present at the Battle of Lowestoft  
1666/06/01 Present at Four Days Battle  
1666/07/25 Present at St James Day Battle  
1667/06 Converted to a fireship B164

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
Winter Guard of 1647 Thomas Rainsborough 1647/00/00 1648/00/00

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1653/06/12 Battle of the Gabbard
1653/07/31 Battle of Scheveningen
1665/06/03 Battle of Lowestoft
1666/06/01 Four Days Battle
1666/07/25 St James Day Battle

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
W015 English Parliamentary Journals Various
W031 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock

Last Updated :2009/07/25 at 10:26:30 by Cy

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