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HBMS Worcester (1651)

Page history last edited by PBworks 11 years, 8 months ago

Worcester, 48 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Launched1651
ShipyardWoolwich DY
Master ShipbuilderWilliam Burrell
RateThird Rate
TypeShip
Out Service1703/09
FateBroken Up to Rebuild

 

Dimensions

SourceThe Ship of the Line - Volume I
Length of Keel112' 0"
Breadth32' 8"
Depth in Hold14' 0"
Burthen662
SourceAnglo Dutch Wars Blog
Length of Gundeck141' 5"
Length of Keel112' 0"
Breadth33' 4"
Depth in Hold14' 0"
Depth in Hold662

 

Armament

Date1660B065
Gun Deck48All Guns
Date1677B065
Gun Deck60All Guns

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
16561659Post CaptainRobert NixonW014
16661666Post CaptainJohn WaterworthW014
16681668Post CaptainJohn WetwangW014
16721673Post CaptainCharles RoydenW014

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource
16641664LieutenantWilliam KempthorneW014

 

Service record

1651Carried Ten or Fifteen thousand Pounds in Pieces of Eight, ...for Redemption of English Captives in Argeer, Tunnis, and Tripoli, by order of parliamentW014
1660Renamed Dunkirk

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource
1652/05/29Battle of Dover
1652/12/10Battle of Dungeness
1653/02/28Battle of Portland
1653/06/12Battle of the Gabbard
1653/08/08Battle of Scheveningen
1657/04/18Battle of Santa Cruz
1666/08/04St James Day Battle
1672/06/07Battle of Solebay

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B065The Ship of the Line - Volume I
W014Anglo Dutch Wars Blog

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