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HBMS Nonsuch (1668)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years, 1 month ago

Nonsuch, 36 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1668/06/13 B164
Launched 1668/12/22 B164
Shipyard Portsmouth DY B028
Master Shipbuilder Sir Anthony Deane B164
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship
Out Service 1695/01/04 B028
Fate Captured B028
Becomes Sans Pareil

Dimensions
B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 88' 3" Imperial Feet 26.9
Breadth 27' 8" Imperial Feet 8.43
Depth in Hold 10' 10" Imperial Feet 3.3
Draught Aft 12' 8" Imperial Feet 3.86
Burthen 35929/94 Tons BM

Armament
Total Guns 36

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1669 180 B164

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1668/12/22 1669/04/09 Post Captain Laurens van Heemskirk B164
1669/04/09 1670/01/11 Post Captain John Holmes B051
1670/01/13 1671/07/10 Post Captain John Berry B051
1672/02/03 1672/01/30 Post Captain Thomas Legat B051
1673/02/08 1674/10/05 Post Captain Lawrence Wright B164
1673/05/31 1673/02/03 Post Captain Edward Fitzgerald B164
1677/04/25 1680/07/10 Post Captain George Rooke W031
1680/07/14 1680/09/11 Post Captain Cloudisley Shovell B051
1680/09/12 1681/08/09 Post Captain Francis Wheler B029
1681/08/09 1682/05/22 Post Captain Ralph Wrenn B029
1687/04/22 1687/09/15 Post Captain John Tyrwhitt B051
1688/09/09 1689/03/24 Post Captain James Montgomery B164
1689/03/25 1689/05/12 Post Captain Thomas Room Coyle B051
1689/05/12 1689/06/27 Lieutenant Robert Sincock B164
1689/06/27 1690 Post Captain Robert Sincock B164
1692 1693/01 Post Captain Richard Short B164
1693/01 1693/11/25 Post Captain Thomas Dobbin B164
1693/11/25 1695/01/04 Post Captain Thomas Taylor B164

Service Record
Date Notes Source
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  

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

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1673/05/28 First Battle of Schooneveld
1673/06/04 Second Battle of Schooneveld
1673/08/10 Battle of Texel

Notes on Ship
Design British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714
Built, and originally commissioned, as a 36-Gun Fiifth Rate

Sources
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
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock
W031 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press
B029 The Royal Navy Vol II William Laid Clowes

Last Updated :2009/05/17 at 10:15:46 by Cy

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