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HBMS Lion (1658)

Page history last edited by Cy 14 years, 8 months ago

Lion, 52 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Previously Lion
Launched 1658/00/00 B028
Shipyard Chatham DY B028
Master Shipbuilder John Taylor B028
Rate Third Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1698/12/16 B028
Fate Sold B028

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 112' 0" Imperial Feet 34.14
Breadth 35' 4" Imperial Feet 10.77
Depth in Hold 15' 6" Imperial Feet 4.72
Burthen 717 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 130' 0" Imperial Feet 39.62
Length of Keel 108' 0" Imperial Feet 32.92
Breadth 35' 4" Imperial Feet 10.77
Depth in Hold 15' 6" Imperial Feet 4.72
Draught Aft 17' 6" Imperial Feet 5.33
Burthen 71718/94 Tons BM

Armament
1666 B164 Broadside Weight = 496
Gun Deck 19 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 4 British Culverin
Gun Deck 34 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck 2 British 3-Pounder
1677 B164 Broadside Weight = 427
Lower Gun Deck 24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck/Forecastle 10 British Saker
Roundhouse 2 British 3-Pounder
1685 B164 Broadside Weight = 425
Lower Gun Deck 24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck/Forecastle 10 British Saker Drake
Roundhouse 2 British 3-Pounder
1694 B065 Broadside Weight = 439
Lower Gun Deck 22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck 24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck 10 British Saker
Forecastle 2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1660 210 B164
1666 260 B164

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1659 1659 Post Captain John Lambert B164
1661/05/25 1662/08/08 Post Captain Thomas Bunn B051
1662/08/09 1662/12/17 Post Captain Thomas Allen B164
1664/11/02 1665/08/25 Post Captain Edward Spragg B051
1665/08/27 1665/11/15 Post Captain Daniel Helling B164
1665/11/16 1666/06/09 Post Captain John Hubbard B051
1666/06/10 1666/11/30 Post Captain William Jennings B164
1667/02/17 1668/05/26 Rear-Admiral John Harman B164
1672/11/07 1673/02/01 Post Captain Richard Haddock B164
1673/02/03 1673/03/12 Post Captain Richard Rooth B164
1673/03/13 1637/05/28 Post Captain Thomas Foulis B164
1673/05/31 1673/11/12 Post Captain John Ashby B164
1678/04/12 1679/07/07 Post Captain Henry Williams B164
1688/11 1689 Post Captain Charles Skelton B164
1690/02/15 1691 Post Captain John Torpley B051
1691 1693 Post Captain Robert Wiseman B164
1693 1694 Post Captain Thomas Gardiner B164
1694 1696 Post Captain Jedediah Barker B164
1697 1697 Post Captain Francis Dove B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1665 Unknown Lieutenant Dominick Nugent W014
1666 1666 Lieutenant Philip Evatt B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1658 Completed at Chatham DY at a cost of £6,552.0.0d ,at £9.0.0d per ton B164
1662 Sailed to Tangier and Lisbon B164
1665/06/03 Present at the Battle of Lowestoft  
1666 Re-classified as a Third Rate of 58 guns  
1666/06/01 Present at Four Days Battle  
1666/07/25 Present at St James Day Battle  
1667/03 Sailed for the West Indies as flagship of a squadron B164
1667/06/06 Arrived at Barbados B029
1667/06/23 Found a French squadron at Martinique B029
1667/06/25 Present at the Battle of Martinique  
1673 In the Mediterranean B164
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  
1677 Re-classified as a Third Rate of 60 guns  
1678 In the Channel B164
1690/06/30 Present at the Battle of Beachy Head  
1692/05/19 Present at the Battle of Barfleur  
1692/05/23 Present at the Battle of La Hogue  
1693/06/17 Present at the Battle of Lagos  
1697 Sailed to Newfoundland B164

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1665/06/03 Battle of Lowestoft
1666/06/01 Four Days Battle
1666/07/25 St James Day Battle
1667/06/25 Battle of Martinique
1673/05/28 First Battle of Schooneveld
1673/06/04 Second Battle of Schooneveld
1673/08/10 Battle of Texel
1690/06/30 Battle of Beachy Head
1692/05/19 Battle of Barfleur
1692/05/23 Battle of La Hogue
1693/06/17 Battle of Lagos

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock
W014 Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOG James C Bender
B029 The Royal Navy Vol II William Laid Clowes

Last Updated :2009/08/30 at 20:56:35 by Cy

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