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              England Fourth Rates warships 1649-1700

              (not including war prizes) Mark (RB) means Rebuilt or great repair.

Ships in 1649

Name

Built

Date

Guns

Gun deck

Keel

Beam

Depth

Tons

Notice

Expedition

Bermondsey

1637

30-40

?

90

27-4
(26)

11-0

357

Sold 1667.

Providence

Bermondsey?

1637

30-40

?

90

27-0
(26)

11-0

349

Wrecked 1668.

Constant Warwick

Ratcliffe

1645

26-42

?

85

26-5
(26)

12-0

315
(305)

Built as a privateer. Hired to the navy until 1649, and then puchased. Rebuilt 1666.

Assurance

Deptford

1646

32-42

?

89

26-10

11-0

340

Sold 1698.

Adventure

Woolwich

1646

32-44

?

94

27-9

12-0

385

Sold 1688.

Nonsuch

Woolwich

1646

34-40

?

98

28-4

12-0

418

Wrecked 1664.

Elisabeth

Deptford

1647

32-40

?

101-6

29-8

12-0
(14-10)

475

Burnt by Dutch in Virginia 1667.

Tiger

Deptford

1647

32-44

 

99

29-4

12-0

453

Rebuilt 1681.

Phoenix

Woolwich

1647

32-40

?

96

28-6

12-0
(14-3)

414

Captured by Dutch, and retaken 1653.
Wrecked 1664.

Dragon

Chatham

1647

32-46

?

96

28-6

12-0
(14-3)

414

Rebuilt 1690.

Ships in 1649-1700 (not including captured ships)

Name

Built

Date

Guns

Gun deck

Keel

Beam

Depth

Tons

Notice

Advice

Woodbridge

1650

40-50

118-6

100

31-2

12-3

516

Widened to 32 ft. Before 1664.
Rebuilt 1698.

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

1650

38-48

?

99

28-4
(29-6)

12-6
(12-8)

422
(463)

Blown up in action 1689.

President,
Bonadventure

Deptford

1650

38-48

124-10

100

29-6

12-4
(12-8)

462

Renamed 1660, rebuilt 1663.

Reserve

Woodbridge

1650

40-48

118-4

100

31-1

12-4
(12-8)

513

Rebuilt 1701.

Foresigh

Deptford

1650

34-48

121-2

102-2

31-1

12-9

524

Wrecked 1698.

Assistance

Deptford

1650

40-50

121
121-5

101-6
102

30-10
32-4

15-5
13

513
567

Rebuilt 1687.
Draught : 15-6

Centurion

Ratcliffe

1650

34-50

?

104

31-0

13-0

531

Wrecked 1689.

Amity

(bought)

1650

30-38

?

90

28-0

12-0

375

Sold 1667.

Pelican

Wapping

1650

34-42

?

100

30-8

?

500

Accidentally burnt 1656.

Diamond

Deptford

1651

40-50

127-4

105-6

31-3

13-0
(12-7)

548

Captured by French 1693.

Ruby

Deptford

1651

46/48

125-6

105-6

31-6

15-9

556

Rebuilt 1687.

Laurel

Portsmouth

1651

40-50

?

102

30-1

?

489

Wrecked 1657.

Sapphire

Ratcliffe

1651

36-40

?

100

28-10

12-0

442

Wrecked 1670.

Kent

Deptford

1652

46-52

?

107

32-6

13-6

601

Wrecked 1672.

Sussex

?

1652

46

?

?

?

?

?

Accidentally blown up 1653.

Gaisborough,
Shallow

Pitchouse

1653

40-50

?

100-10

31-10

13-0
(12-9)

543

Wrecked 1692.

Preston ,
Antelope

Woodbridge

1653

40-52

?

101

31-0

13-0

516

Sold 1693.

Bristol

Portsmouth

1653

44-54

130

104

31-1

13-0

534

Rebuilt 1693.

Portland

Wapping

1653

40-50

?

105

32-11

13-0

605

Burnt to avoid capture 1692.

Newcastle

Ratcliffe

1653

40-56

131

108

33-1

13-2

629

Rebuilt 1692.

Yarmouth

Yarmouth

1653

44-54

?

105

33-0

13-3

608

Broken up 1680.

Hampshire

Deptford

1653

38-48

118

101-9

29-9

13-0

479

Rebuilt 1686.

Winsby,
Happy Return

Yarmouth

1654

44-54

?

104

33-2

13-0

609

Renamed 1660. Captured by French 1691.

Jersey

Maldon

1654

40-50

?

101-10

32-2

13-1

560

Captured by French 1691.

Maidstone,
Mary Rose

Woodbridge

1654

40-48

?

102

32-0

13-0

556

Renamed 1660. Captured by French 1691.

Dover

Shoreham

1654

40-50

?

104

31-8

13-0

555

Rebuilt 1695.

Taunton,
Crown

Rotherhithe

1654

40-48

?

100-6

31-8

13-0

536

Renamed 1660. Rebuilt 1689.

Nantwich,
Breda

Bristol

1654

40-48

?

100

31-0

12-8

511

Renamed 1660. Wrecked 1666.

Leopard

Deptford

1659

54-58

?

109

33-9

15-0

660

Hulk at Gibraltar 1686; sunk for foundation
at Sheerness 1699.

 

Princess

Forest of
Dean

1660

52-54

?

104

33-0

14-3
(14-6)

602

Broken up 1680.

Bonaventure (RB)

Chatham

1663

38-48

(124-10)

102-9

30-8

?

514

Rebuilt 1683.

St Patrick

Bristol

1666

48

?

102

33-10

14-6

621

Taken by Dutch 1667.

Greenwich

Woolwich

1666

54-60

136

108

33-9

14-6

654

Rebuilt 1699.

Constant Warwick
(RB)

Porstsmouth

1666

40-42

?

90

28-2

12-0

379

Taken by French 1691.

St David

Conpill

1667

50-54

?

107

34-9

14-8

687

Sunk at Porsmouth 1690; hulk 1691;
sold 1713.

 

Oxford

Bristol

1674

54

?

109

34-2

15-6

677

Rebuilt 1702.

Woolwich

Woolwich

1675

54

138-3

110

35-7

15-0

741

Rebuilt 1702.

Kingfisher

Woolwich

1675

46

136

110

33-8

13-0

663

Rebuilt 1699.

Charles Galley

Woolwich

1676

32

?

114

28-6

8-7

493

Rebuilt 1693.

James Galley

Blackwall

1676

30

?

104

28-1

10-2

436

Wrecked 1694.

 

Mordant

Deptford

1681

46

?

101-9

32-4,5

13-0

567

Privateer bought in 1683, wrecked 1693.

Tiger (RB)

Deptford

1681

46

123-8

104

32-8

13-8

590

Rebuilt 1702.

Bonaventure (RB)

Portsmouth

1683

52/40

124-10

102-6

32-2

12-4

564

Rebuilt 1699.

Hampshire (RB)

Deptford

1686

46

118

101

30-2

11-8

488

Sunk in action 1697.

Assistance (RB)

Deptford

1687

42/46

121-5,5

102

32-4

13

567

Rebuilt 1700.

Deptford

Woolwich

1687

50

125

103-2

33-6

13-11

616

Rebuilt 1700.

Ruby (RB)

Blackwall

1687

48

125-7

105-6

31-6

13

556

Rebuilt 1706.

St Albans

Deptford

1687

50

128-4

104

32-10

13-3

596

Wrecked 1693.

Sedgemoor

Chatham

1687

50

123

100

34-6

13-7

633

Wrecked 1689.

Mary Galley

Rotherhithe

1687

34

116-9

99-10

29-6

?

462

Made 5th.rate 1691. Rebuilt 1708.

 

Centurion

Deptford

1690

42-50

125-8,5

105

33-2

13-5

614

Broken up 1729.

Dragon (RB)

Deptford

1690

48-42

118-11

99

31-9

12-2

479

Broken up 1707.

Chester

Woolwich

1691

42-50

125

105-10

34-4

13-10,5

663

Taken by French 1707.

Chatham

Chatham

1691

42-50

126

109-6

34-4

13-4

686

Broken up 1718.

Norwich

Portsmouth

1691

48-42

125-7

101-6

33-8

13-4

616

Wrecked 1692 (west indies).

Rochester

Chatham

1692

48-42

125-5

107

32-8

13-6

607

Broken up 1714.

Portland

Woolwich

1693

48-42

125-6

103-6

34-0

14-0

636

Broken up 1719.

Falmouth

Deptford

1693

42-54

124

101-6,5

33-7,5

13-9

610

Taken by French 1704.

Southampton

Southampton

1693

48-42

121-9

100

33-10

13-9

609

Broken up 1699.

Bristol (RB)

Deptford

1693

42-50

130-2

109

35-2

13-0

710

Taken by French 1709.

Dartmouth,
Vigo

Rotherhithe

1693

48-42

122

100

33-8

13-7

602

Taken by French 1695, but retaken 1702,
and renamed.
Wrecked 1703.

Severn

Blackwall

1693

42-50

131-3

109

34-4

13-6

683

Broken up 1734.

Norwich

Deptford

1693

48-42

123-8

101-6

33-10

13-6,5

618

Broken up 1712.

Weymouth

Portsmouth

1693

48-42

132-4

107-10

34-3

13-10

673

Broken up 1717.

Carlisle

Deptford

1693

60

145

118-10

38-0

15-7,5

912

Wrecked 1696.

Medway

Sheerness

1693

60/64

145-3

119

38-0

15-7

914

Broken up 1716.

Canterbury

Deptford

1693

60/54

144-9

119-3

38-1,5

15-7

903
(922)

Broken up 1720.

Winchester

Burlesdon

1693

60

146-2,5

121-7

38-2

15-11

941

Foundered 1695.

Sunderland

Southampton

1694

60/64

145-2

120-2

37-10

15-10

915

Hulked 1715.

Pembroke

Deptford

1694

60/64

145

120-6

37-7,75

15-9,5

908

Taken by French 1709. Retaken, and foundered 1711.

Anglesea

Plymouth

1694

48-42

125

106

33-2

14-0

620

Broken up 1719.

Colchester

Blackwall

1694

42-50

131-4

111-8

34-3

13-7

696

Foundered 1704.

Coventry

Deptford

1694

42-50

?

106

34-5

13-6

670

Taken by French 1704. Retaken, and broken up 1709.

Romney/Rumney

Blackwall

1694

42-54

131-0,5

109

34-4

13-7

683

Wrecked 1707.

Litchfield

Portsmouth

1694

42-50

130-3

107-7

34-7,5

13-6

682

Broken up 1720.

Lincoln

Woolwich

1695

48-42

130-7

108-4

34-3,5

13-6,5

675

Foundered 1703.

Burlington

Blackwall

1695

42-50

131-3

109

34-3

13-7

680

Broken up 1733.

Dover (RB )

Portsmouth

1695

48-42

118

98-6

34-4

12-7

604

5th. Rate 40-guns in 1716. Broken up 1730.

Falkland/
Faulklannd

New England
(bought)

1695

48-42

128-6

109

33-2

13-9

638

Built in New England, bought 1696.
Broken up 1718.
(Rebuilt 1702, but no changes dimensions.)

Harwich

Deptford

1695

48-42

130-2

109

34-4

13-8

683

Lost 1700.

Pendennis

Deptford

1695

42-50

130-2,5

109

34-3,5

13-6,5

681

Taken by French 1705.

Gloucester

Bristol

1695

60/64

145-2

120-4

37-5

15-8

896

Hulked 1708.

Windsor

Deptford

1695

60/64

146-2,5

120

37-9

15-8,5

910

Broken up 1725.

Blackwall

Blackwall

1696

42-50

131-1,5

109

34-2,5

13-7,5

678

Taken by French 1705.

Nonsuch

Deptford

1696

42-50

130-5

109

34-2

13-9

676

Broken up 1716.

Warwick

Deptford

1696

42-50

130-5

109

34-5

13-9

686

Broken up 1709.

Guernsey

Blackwall

1696

42-50

131-9

109

34-3

13-6

680

Broken up 1716.

Kingston

Hessle

1697

60/64

145

120-10

37-11

15-9

923

Broken up 1716.

Exeter

Portsmouth

1697

60/64

148

122-5

38-2

15-9

948

Broken up 1740.

Montagu (RB)

Woolwich

1698

60/64

143-10

120

37-8

15-4

905

RB 1716.

Dartmouth

Southampton

1698

48-42

131-3,75

108-10,5

34-3,5

13-6,5

681

Broken up 1714.

Winchester

Rotherhithe

1698

48-42

130

107-5

34-4

13-7

673

Broken up 1716.

Advice (RB)

Woolwich

1698

48-42

118

99-3

32-4

12-1

551

Taken by French 1711.

Hampshire

Rotherhithe

1698

50-42

132

110-7

34-3

13-8

690

Broken up 1739.

Salisbury

Buckler's Hard

1698

42-50

134

109-9,5

34-2

13-6

681

Taken by French 1703. Retaken , and
Renamed "Salisbury Prize" 1708.
Renamed "Preston" 1716. Broken up 1739.

Worcester

Southampton

1698

48-42

131-8,5

109-7

34-4,75

13-6,25

689

Broken up 1713.

Jersey

Cowes

1698

48-56

132-1

109

34-2

13-8

677

Hulked 1731. Broken up 1763.

Bonadventure (RB)

Woolwich

1699

48-42

125-5

102-5

33-1,5

12-5

597

Broken up 1711.

Carlisle

Plymouth

1699

48

?

112

34-6

13-2

709

Blew up accidentally 1700.

Assistance (RB)

Deptford

1699

50

119-7

103-4

33-3

12-0

607

Broken up 1710.

Southampton (RB)

Deptford

1699

48-42

122-3

102-2

34-2,5

13-2

636

5th. Rate, 40-guns in 1726. Hulked 1728.
Sank, and broken up after salvage 1771.

Tilbury

Chatham

1699

48

130-1,5

110-3

34-4

13-7,5

691

Broken up 1726.

Kingfisher (RB)

Woolwich

1699

46-40

125-8

110

34-4,5

12-9

691

Hulked 1706.Broken up 1728.

Greenwich (RB)

Portsmouth

1699

54-46

135-10

110

36-0

13-6,5

785

Broken up 1724.

Deptford (RB)

Woolwich

1700

48-42

128-4

106-9

34-4

13-5

669

Broken up 1717.