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HBMS Swiftsure (1673)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years, 1 month ago

 

Swiftsure, 70 Guns

 


 

Details
Nationality British
Launched 1673/04/08 B028
Shipyard Harwich B028
Constructor Sir Anthony Deane B028
Rate Third Rate  
Type Ship of the Line  
Out Service 1696 B028
Fate Broken Up to Rebuild B028
Becomes Swiftsure

 

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 123' 0" Imperial Feet 37.49
Breadth 38' 8" Imperial Feet 11.79
Depth in Hold 15' 6" Imperial Feet 4.72
Draught Aft 17' 6" Imperial Feet 5.33
Burthen 978 Tons BM  
B028   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 149' 0" Imperial Feet 45.42
Breadth 38' 3" Imperial Feet 11.66
Burthen 978 Tons BM  
    Type Metric
Length of Keel 123' 0" Imperial Feet 37.49
Breadth 40' 6" Imperial Feet 12.34
Depth in Hold 15' 6" Imperial Feet 4.72
Burthen 978 Tons BM  

 

Armament
1667 B065
Gun Deck 70 All Guns
1685 B065
Gun Deck 66 All Guns
1694 B065 Broadside Weight = 569
Gun Deck 24 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck 24 British 12-Pounder
Gun Deck 14 British Saker
Gun Deck 4 British 3-Pounder

 

Crew
Date Men Notes Source
1689 345 Establishment for war at home  
1689 420 Establishment for war abroad  

 

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
No Commander Details Available

 

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1696 Broken up and rebuild at Harwich B028

 

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
001 The Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984 E. H. H. Archibald

Last Updated :2009/01/15 at 23:56:32 by Cy

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