:::: Dutch Wars to Seven Year War Vessels - ENGLAND
SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS
Code - DUB03
Description - THE SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS
ENGLISH SHIP OF THE FIRST RANK OF 1637
Rebuilt 1651 as model, and again in 1684.Renamed
Sovereign and the Royal Sovereign in 1660. Burnt
by accident in 1696. Known to the Dutch as the
'Golden Devil' as her decoration was real gilt.
Tonnage 1605 tons
Dimensions 127' x 47' x 19'
Armament(1666) 22 x 42 pdr, 6 x 32 pdr
28 x 18 pdr, 36 x 9 pdr
(Planned for 90 guns she carried up to 104 at times)