English ship Happy Entrance (1619)

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Name: Happy Entrance
Builder: Burrell, Deptford
Launched: 1619
Fate: Burnt, 1658
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Middling ship
Length: 96 ft (29 m) (keel)
Beam: 32 ft 2 in (9.80 m)
Depth of hold: 13 ft 1 in (3.99 m)
Sail plan: Full-rigged ship

Happy Entrance[Note 1] was a middling ship of the English navy, built by Andrew Burrell at Deptford and launched in 1619.[1]

Happy Entrance was destroyed by fire in 1658.[1]


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



  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p158.


  • 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.