English ship Constant Reformation (1619)

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English ship Constant Reformation (1619)
Royal Navy EnsignEngland
Name: Constant Reformation
Builder: Burrel, Deptford
Launched: 1619
Fate: Lost, 1651
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: 42-gun Great ship
Tons burthen: 750
Length: 106 ft (32 m) (keel)
Beam: 35 ft 6 in (10.82 m)
Depth of hold: 15 ft (4.6 m)
Sail plan: Full-rigged ship
Armament: 42 guns of various weights of shot

Constant Reformation[Note 1] was a 42-gun great ship of the English navy, built by Andrew Burrell at Deptford and launched in 1619.[1]

Constant Reformation joined the Royalist cause in the English Civil War in 1648, but was lost in 1651.[1]


  1. ^ The 'HMS' prefix was not used until the middle of the 18th century, but is sometimes applied retrospectively



  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 158.


  • 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.