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HBMS Swallow (1634)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years ago


Swallow, 36 Guns



Nationality British
Launched 1634/00/00  
Shipyard Deptford  
Rate Fourth Rate  
Type Ship  
Out Service 1648/06  
Fate Mutinied  
Becomes Swallow


B032   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 103' 0" Imperial Feet 31.39
Burthen 360 Tons BM  


Total Guns 36


Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1633 250   B032
1642 150   W015


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1635 1635 Unknown Henry Stradling  
1642 1642 Unknown Thomas Kettleby W015
1643 1643 Unknown Thomas Rainsborough W015
1648 1648 Post Captain Edward Popham W015
1648/05 1648/06 Unknown Leonard Harris W014


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1643 Took a royalist ship that was carrying reinforcements to the King  
1648/06 Defected to the Royalists after the Kent Revolt W030


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
Summer Guard of the Irish Sea 1642 Thomas Kettleby 1642/00/00 1642/00/00  
Winter Guard of 1645   1645/00/00 1645/00/00  
Winter Guard of 1646   1646/00/00 1646/00/00  


Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed


Notes on Ship
Ships defecting to the Royalists in June 1648  


Id Link or Description Author
B032 The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984 E. H. H. Archibald
W015 English Parliamentary Journals Various
W014 Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOG James C Bender
W030 British Civil Wars, Commonwealth and Protectorate Unknown

Last Updated :2009/02/03 at 15:36:58 by Cy

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