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ENGLISH THIRD RATE WARSHIPS 1650-1700
(Notice ! , Letter G means Girdled beam.)

Ships in 1603-1649

Ship name

Built

Years

Notice

Guns

Gun deck (ft. )

Keel
(ft.)

Beam
(ft.)

Depth
(ft. )

Draught
(ft.)

Tons
(bm.)

Speedwell (RB)

Deptford

1607-1624

Wrecked 1624.

?

?

74

30

15

?

333/416
354 bm.

Dreadnought (RB)

Deptford

1614-1645/8

BU 1645 or 1648.

28

?

93

31

14-4

?

414/552
475 bm.

Antelope (RB)

?

1618-1649

Burnt by parliamentarians
1649.

30-38

?

92

31-9

12-6

?

384/512
493 bm.

Happy Entrance

Deptford

1619-1658

Burnt 1658.

30-40

?

96

32-2

14

?

404/540
539 (later bm.)

Convertine

Woolwich

1620-1650
purchased

Launched 1616.
Ex private ship Destiny 1616.
Sold to Portugal 1650.

34-46

?

96

32-4

15

?

465/620
533 bm.

Garland

Deptford

1620-1652

Captured by Dutch 1652.

34-40

?

96

33

16

?

425/567
538 (later bm.)

Bonaventure

Deptford

1621-1653

Blown up in action 1653.
(under gunfire of De Zeven Provincien)
There was only 5 survivors.

32-40

?

98

32-5

15-8

?

418/557
567 (later bm.)

Shallow

Deptford

1634-1654

Sold to France 1653.

34-40

?

96

32-2

11-7,5

12-3

528

Leopard

Woolwich

1635-1653

Captured by Dutch 1653.

34-48

?

95

33

12-4

12-9

550

Lion (RB)

Woolwich

1640-1658

Rebuilt 1658.

40-50

?

95

33

15

?

550

Ships 1649-1700

Ship name

Built

Years

Notice

Guns

Gun deck (ft. )

Keel
(ft.)

Beam
(ft.)

Depth
(ft. )

Draught
(ft.)

Tons
(bm.)

Speaker/
Mary (1660)

Woolwich

1650-1687

Renamed 1660.
Rebuilt 1687-88.

50-62

143-3

116

34-8
35-6 G
36-8 G

14-6

17

741
777
829

Fairfax

Deptford

1650-1653

Accidentally burnt 1653.

50-62

?

116

34-9

14-4
(14-6)

17-6

745

Worcester/
Dunkirk (1660)

Woolwich

1651-1704

Renamed 1660.
Great repair 1690-92.
Rebuilt 1704.

48-60

141-5

112

32-6
33-4

14

16

629
661

Bridgewater /
Anne (1660)

Deptford

1653-1673

Renamed 1660. Accidentally blown
up 1673.

52-58

?

116-9

34-7

14-2

17

743

Plymouth

Wapping

1653-1705

Rebuilt 1705.

54-60

139-6

116

34-8
36-9 G

14-6

17

741
833

Fairfax

Chatham

1653-1682

Wrecked 1682.

52-60

?

120
118

35-2
34-9
36-0 G

14-6
14-4

17-6
17-6

789
757
813

Essex

Deptford

1653-1666

Captured by Dutch 1666.

48-60

?

118

32-3

14

17

652

Marston Moor/
York (1660)

Blackwall

1653-1703

Renamed 1660.
Wrecked 1703.

52-60

?
139

116
115

34-6
35

14-2
14-2

17
16-6

734
749

Swiftsure (RB)

Woolwich

1653-1666

Re-classed as second rate 1660.
Taken by Dutch 1666.

48-66

?

118

37-10

16

17-6

898

Tredagh /
Resolution (1660)

Ratcliffe

1654-1666

Renamed 1660.
Burnt in action 1666.

50-66

?

117-3

35-2

14-5

?

771

Langport /
Henrietta (1660)

Horsleydown

1654-1689

Renamed 1660.
Wrecked 1689.

50-62

?

116

35-7

14-4

17

781

Newbury /
Revenge (1660)

Limehouse

1654-1678

Renamed 1660.
Condemned 1678.

52-62

?

117-6

35

14-5

18

765

Lyme /
Montagu (1660)

Portsmouth

1654-1673

Rebuilt 1673-75.

52-62

145
145 G

117
118 G

35-2
36-6 G

15
15-6 G

?

769
836

Gloucester

Blackwall

1654-1682

Wrecked 1682.

50-62

?

117

34-10

14-6

17-6

755

Torrington /
Dreadnought
(1660)

Blackwall

1654-1690

Renamed 1660.
Lost at sea 1690.

52-62

?

116

34-6

14-2

16-6

734

Lion (RB)

Chatham

1658-1698

Sold 1698.

52-60

130

108

35-4

15-6

17-6

717

Monck

Portsmouth

1660-1702

Rebuilt 1702.

52-60

?
136

107
108

35
35

14-6
13-11

16
16

697
703

Defiance

Deptford  

1666-1668 

Accidentally burnt 1668. 

66 

117

37-3

15-3

16-6

863

Cambridge

Deptford

1666-1694

Wrecked 1694.

64-70

?

121

37

15-9

17-6

881

Rupert

Harwich

1666-1702

Rebuilt 1702-03.

66 

144-1
144-1 

119
119

36-3
36-6

15-6 
17-1

17
?

831
843 

Warspite

Blackwall

1666-1702

Rebuilt 1702.

64-70

142

117

38-1,5

15-6 

17-6

904 

Resolution  

Harwich  

1667-1703

Rebuilt 1698.
Foundered 1703.

70 

148-2
148-2 G 

120-6
120-9 G
120-7 G 

37-2
37-6 G

15-9
15-9

16-9

885
902

Monmouth

Chatham

1667-1700

Rebuilt 1700.

66-70

148-5

118-9

36-10

15-6

18

856

Edgar  

Bristol  

1668-1700 

Rebuilt 1700.

70-74 

153-6

124

39-10 

16-1

18-4

1046

Swiftsure

Harwich  

1673-1696

Rebuilt 1696.

66-70

149-3 

123

38-8 

15-6 

17-6

978 

Harwich

Harwich  

1674-1691 

Wrecked 1691. 

66-70 

123-9

38-10 

15-8 

17-6

992

Royal Oak 

Deptford  

1674-1690

Rebuilt 1690.

70-74

157-6

127

40-6 

18-3 

18-8

1107 

Montagu (RB)

Chatham

1675-1698

Rebuilt 1698.

62/58

145

117

36-6

15

?

829

Defiance  

Chatham  

1676-1695

Rebuilt 1695.

64-66

143-10

117

37-10

15-10

17-6

890

Anne  

Chatham  

1678-1690 

Burned by french 1690. 

70

150-10

122

40-3

17

18

1051

Captain  

Woolwich  

1678-1708

Rebuilt 1708. 

70

149-6

119-10

40-5

17-2

18

1041

Hampton Court

Deptford

1678-1701

Rebuilt 1701.
 

70 

150-6

121-3

40-1

17

18-6

1036 

Hope

Deptford

1678-1695 

Taken by french 1695. 

70 

151-5 
143-6f

121-7
114f

40-4
38f 

16-9
14-6f 

18-6
19/20f

1052 

Lenox  /
Lennox

Deptford  

1678-1701

Rebuilt 1701.

70

151-6

120

39-10

17

18

1012

Restoration  

Harwich  

1678-1702 

Rebuilt 1702. 

70

150-6

120-7

39-11 

17 

18

1021

Berwick  

Chatham  

1679-1700 

Rebuilt 1700.

70

150-10

121-4

40-2

17

17

1041

Bredah  

Harwich  

1679-1690 

Blown up by accident
1690. 

70

151-3 

120-7

39-11 

16-9 

18

1021 

Burford

Woolwich  

1679-1699

Rebuilt 1699. 

70 

152-4 

121-6 

40-4 

17-3 

18

1051 

Eagle  

Portsmouth  

1679-1699

Rebuilt 1699. 

70

151-6 

120-8 

40-6 

17 

18

1052

Elizabeth  

Deptford  

1679-1703 

Rebuilt 1703-04.. 

70 

151-8 

120


41
 

16-8,5
 

18

1072

Essex  

Blackwall  

1679-1700 

Rebuilt 1700. 

70

150-2 

120-9

40-1 

16-9,5 

18

1031

Expedition

Portsmouth  

1679-1698 

Rebuilt 1698. 

70

152-1 

121

40-9 

17

18

1068

Grafton  

Woolwich  

1679-1707 

Rebuilt 1700.
Captured 1707. 

70 

150

120-8 

40-6 

17-2 

18

1052 

Northumberland  

Bristol  

1679-1703 

Rebuilt 1702.
Wrecked 1703. 

70

151-11,75 

121-4 

40-2 

17 

18

1041 

Kent  

Blackwall  

1679-1699

Rebuilt 1699. 

70

151 

121-5

40-1,5 

16-9,5 

18

1039

Pendennis  

Chatham  

1679-1689 

Wrecked 1689. 

70

150-10 

121-9 

40-3,5 

17

17

1051 

Stirling Castle

Deptford

1679-1703

Rebuilt 1699.
Wrecked 1703.

70

151-2

120-11

40-7

17-3

18

1059

Exeter

Blackwall

1680-1691

Blown up by accident
1691.

70

150-2

120

40-2,5

16-9,5

18

1031

Suffolk  

Blackwall

1680-1699

Rebuilt 1699.

70 

150-10 

121-4

40-2 

16-9,5 

18

1041

Mary (RB)

Woolwich

1688-1703

Wrecked in Great Gale of 1703.

60

143-3

116

36-8

14-6

?

829

Dreadnought

Blackwall

1690-1705
purchased

Reduced to fourth
rate 1697, broken up 1705.

65

142

120-6

36-5,5

17-6

?

851

Royal Oak (RB)

Chatham

1690-1710

Broken up to rebuilt a 70 gun ship
1710-13.

74

157-6

127

41-4

18-6

?

1154

Cornwall

Southampton

1691-1704

Broken up 1704.

80

156-4

129-6

41-6

17-3

?

1186

Boyne

Deptford

1692-1708

Rebuilt 1707-08.

80

157

128-2

41-3

17-3

?

1160

Bredah

Woolwich

1692-1730

Broken up end 1730.

72

150

126

41-5

16-8

?

1094

Devonshire

Bursledon

1692-1701

Broken up 1701.

80

154

126-11

41-5

17-4

?

1158

Russell

Portsmouth

1692-1707

Rebuilt 1707-09.

80

155-6

128-6

41-6

17-2

?

1177

Humber

Hull

1693-1707

Rebuilt 1707-08.

80

156-3

129-9

42-1,5

17-4

?

1224

Norfolk

Southampton

1693-1717

Broken up to Rebuilt 1717.

80

156-6

129-3,25

41-6

17-4

?

1184

Sussex

Chatham

1693-1694

Foundered 1694.

80

157-2

132-5

41-4

17-1,5

?

1203

Torbay

Deptford

1693-1716

Broken up to Rebuilt 1716.

80

156

128-9

41-11

17-4

?

1202

Dorsetshire

Southampton

1694-1706

Broken up to rebuilt 1706.

80

153-4,5

125-2

42

18

?

1176

Ipswich

Harwich

1694-1727

Broken up 1727.
Rebuilt by 1730.

70

148

123-5

40

16-8

?

1048

Lancaster

Bursledon

1694-1719

Broken up to rebuilt 1719.

80

156-1

128-9

41-10

18-6

?

1198

Cambridge  

Deptford  

1695-1713 

Rebuilt 1713. 

80 

156

127-9 

41-11,5 

17

?

1196

Chichester  

Chatham  

1695-1705 

Rebuilt 1705-06

80 

157-3 

130-5 

41-9,5 

17 

?

1211

Cumberland  

Bursledon  

1695-1707 

Captured by French 1707. 

80*

156
150f

130
131f

42
43-4G
38f 

18
18f

?
20f

1219/
1298 

Defiance (RB)

Woolwich

1695-1707

Rebuilt 1707.

64

143-10

118

37-11

15-8

?

902

Newark  

Hull  

1695-1713 

Rebuilt 1713. 

80 

157-1,5 

130-5,5 

41-10,5 

18

?

1216 

Shrewsbury

Portsmouth  

1695-1711 

Rebuilt 1711-13

80* 

158

130-5 

42-6 

17-5 

?

1257 

Yarmouth  

Harwich  

1695-1707 

Broken up and rebuilt 1707-09

70 

150-10 

123-11 

40-1 

16-11 

?

1059 

Swiftsure (RB)

Deptford

1696-1716

Broken up 1716.

70

148

122

39

14-10

?

987

Ranelagh  

Deptford  

1697-1723 

Broken up 1723. 

80* 

158-8 

129-3 

41-8,75 

17-4 

?

1198 

Bedford  

Woolwich  

1698-1736 

Large repair 1710-12/1718.
Broken up by 1736. 

70 

151

124-1 

40-4 

16-9 

?

1073 

Burford (RB)

Deptford

1698-1719

Wrecked 1719.

70

152-9

126-2

40-8,75

16-4,25

?

1113

Nassau  

Portsmouth  

1698-1706 

Grounded 1706. 

70 

150-9 

127 

40

17-2 

?

1080 

Orford  

Deptford  

1698-1709 

Broken up to rebuilding 1709-12

70 

150-5 

122-6 

40-6 

17-1 

?

1068 calculated
1051

Resolution (RB)

Chatham

1698-1703

Ex Expedition 1679.
Wrecked (Great Gale)1703.
Wreck found 2005.

70

148-2

120-9 or
120-7

37-6

15-9

?

902

Somerset  

Chatham  

1698-1740 

Hulked 1715,
broken up 1740. 

80* 

158

130

42-9 

17

?

1262 

Eagle (RB)

Chatham

1699-1707

Wrecked 1707.

70

151-6

125

40-8

17-3

?

1099

Expedition (RB)

Chatham

1699-1709

Broken up for rebuilding 1709.

70

152-1

125-10

40-10

17-1,5

?

1116

Kent (RB)

Rotherhithe

1699-1722

Broken up 1722.

70

151-6

123-7,5

40-3

16-7

?

1064

Revenge /
Buckingham (1711) 

Deptford  

1699-1727 

Hulked 1727. 

70 

150-3 

123-8 

40-3 

17-1,5 

?

1065 

Stirling Castle (RB)

Chatham

1699-1703

Wrecked by storm 1703.
206 men died.

70

151-2

124-8

40-6

17-8

?

1087

Suffolk (RB)

Blackwall

1699-1717

BU and rebuilt  1717-18.

70

151-4

124

40-4,5

16-7,5

?

1075 calculated
1078

* 3-decker.