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HBMS Guinea (1649)

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Guinea, 38 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
PreviouslyCharles
Captured1649/04/25B022
ShipyardCapturedB022
RateFourth Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Out Service1667/11/27B022
FateSoldB022

 

Dimensions

SourceThe 50-Gun Ship
Length of Keel90' 0"
Breadth28' 0"
Depth in Hold11' 4"
Burthen375

 

Armament

Date1653B022
Gun Deck34All Guns
Date1660B022
Gun Deck30All Guns
Date1666B022
Lower Gun Deck10British Culverin (18)
Upper Gun Deck10British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck18British Saker

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1653150EstablishmentB022
1660/04150EstablishmentB022

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
16491649/06Post CaptainCharles ThorowgoodW014
1649/061651Post CaptainWalter WoodW014
16511653/10Post CaptainRoger CurtisW014
16531654Post CaptainGeorge AcklamW014
16561657Post CaptainGiles ShelleyW014
16631664Post CaptainHugh HideW014
16651666/08Post CaptainJoseph SandersW014
16661666Post CaptainWilliam ColemanW014
16721672Post CaptainThomas TraffordW014

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource
16631663LieutenantGeorge ColtW014

 

Service record

1649/09Blockading the Royalist fleet at KinsaleB051
1650/12The Squadron sailed for the Azures in search of Prince RupertB029
1651/01The squadron was joined by the Fairfax and some "frigates" B029
1651/03/29The squadron passed the straits into the MediterraneanB029
1651/07/25Arrived in MaltaB029
1651/09The squadron was in the StraitsB029
1651/10Near GibraltarB029
1652/03/18Arrived in FalmouthB029
1652/06Sent to VirginiaB029
1653/11/30Sailed from Spithead as part of a squadron under Vice-Admiral Sir William Penn consisting in addition of Swiftsure, Foresight and PelicanB051
1665/12At Tangier until March 1666B029
1666/08Victualling at PortsmouthB029

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1653/06/12Battle of the Gabbard
1653/08/08Battle of Scheveningen
1665/08/02Battle of Bergen
1666/08/04St James Day Battle

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B022The 50-Gun ShipRif Winfield
W014Anglo Dutch Wars BlogJim Bender
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn Charnock
B029The Royal Navy Vol IIWilliam Laid Clowes


Last Updated :2008/07/25 at 21:00:59 by Cy

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