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HBMS London (1656)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 8 months ago

London, 64 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Launched 1656/07/00 B028
Shipyard Chatham DY B028
Designer John Taylor B065
Master Shipbuilder John Taylor B164
Rate Second Rate
Type Ship of the Line
Out Service 1665/03/07 B028
Fate Blown Up B028

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 123' 4" Imperial Feet 37.59
Breadth 41' 0" Imperial Feet 12.5
Depth in Hold 16' 6" Imperial Feet 5.03
Burthen 1,104 Tons BM
B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 123' 6" Imperial Feet 37.64
Breadth 40' 0" Imperial Feet 12.19
Depth in Hold 16' 6" Imperial Feet 5.03
Burthen 1,050 Tons BM

Armament
1660 B065 Broadside Weight = 534
Gun Deck 64 All Guns
1660 B164
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
1665 B164 Broadside Weight = 70
Gun Deck 76 All Guns

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1660 360 B164
1660 450 Establishment for war abroad B164
1660 360 Establishment for war at home B164
1660 280 Establishment for peace B164

Flag Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1664/06/21 1665/02/05 Admiral Lord Edward Montagu B164
Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1657 1657 Rear-Admiral Richard Stayner B164
1658 1658 Commodore William Whitehorne B164
1659 1659 Rear-Admiral Richard Stayner B164
1660 1660 Post Captain John Lawson B164
1664/06/10 1665/02/22 Post Captain Jonas Poole B051
1665/02/23 1665/03/07 Vice-Admiral of the Red John Lawson B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1664 1664 Lieutenant John Jefferies B051
1664 1665 Lieutenant John Steward B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1656/06/19 Ordered to be launched B164
1658 Flagship in the Downs B164
1665/03/07 Blown up by accident at the Nore B164

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

Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed

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

Last Updated :2009/05/11 at 22:42:30 by Cy

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