English ship Laurel (1651)

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Commonwealth Navy EnsignEngland
Name: Laurel
Builder: Portsmouth
Launched: 1651
Fate: Wrecked, 1657
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Fourth-rate frigate
Tons burthen: 489 long tons (496.8 t)
Length: 102 ft (31.1 m) (keel)
Beam: 30 ft 1 in (9.2 m)
Sail plan: Full-rigged ship
Armament: 48 guns (1653)

Laurel was a 48-gun fourth-rate frigate of the navy of the Commonwealth of England, launched in 1651 at Portsmouth.[1]

She was wrecked in 1657.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p160.


  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.