Battle of the Gabbard

Zeeslag bij Nieuwpoort

Battle of the North Foreland

2nd June 1653 - 3rd June 1653
Part of : The First Anglo-Dutch War (1652 - 1654)
Previous action : Battle of Leghorn 4.3.1652/53
Next action : Battle of Scheveningen 31.7.1653

 

Dutch Republic - Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp (1598-1653)

 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Vrijheid (50) Abraham van der Hulst (1619-1666)
Stad en Lande (38) Joost Bulter (d.1653) Sunk
Sint Matheeus (42) Cornelis Naeuoogh, Cornelis Laurenszoon
Pelikaan (34) Barend Tijmenszoon Soudaen
Elias (34) Frans Franszoon Sluyter
Westergo (34) Tijmen Claeszoon Captured
Rozeboom (32) Gerrit Schuyt, Bartolomeus Riesbeeck
Graaf Willem (40) Jan Gideonszoon Verburgh
Haes in 't Veld (30)  
Profeet Samuel (30) Reynst Corneliszoon Sevenhuysen
Blauwe Arend (28) Hendrik Claeszoon van der Streeck
Catharina (28) Jan Janssen Coppe
Gelderland (28) Cornelis van Velsen (d.1653)
Neptunus (28)  
Sint Vincent (28) Andries Douweszoon Pascaert
Sint Pieter (28) Gerrit Schuyt
Leiden (30) Cornelis Hoola, Hendrick Kroeger
Hoop (28) Boetius Schaeff (d.1653) CO Killed
Vergulde Halve Maan (26) Hendrick Pieterszoon
Samson (26) Hendrik Adrianszoon
Graaf Willem (14)  
Koning David Jacob Arenszoon Expended as fireship
 

Commonwealth of England

 
The Red Squadron - Vanguard, James Peacock (d.1653)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Triumph (60) Benjamin Blake (d.1689), Lionel Lane, Joseph Jordan (1603-1685)Squadron Flagship
Laurel (46) John Wadsworth, John Stokes
Adventure (32) Robert Wyard (d.1662), Robert Nixon
Providence (30) John Pearse (d.1668)
Bear (46) Peter Mootham (d.1666), Francis Kirby
Heartsease (36) Thomas Wright
Hound (36) John Golding (d.1665), Johnathon Hide
Anne and Joyce (26) William Pile
London (40) John Stevens, Arnold Brown (d.1665)
Hannibal (44) William Haddock (1607-1667)
Mary Prize (36) Henry Maddison
Thomas and William (36) John Jefferson
 
The Red Squadron - Main Division, Robert Blake (1598-1657)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Resolution (64) William Wildey, Richard Lyons, John BourneFleet Flagship
Worcester (48) Anthony Young, George Dakins, William Hill
Advice (42) Jeremy Smith (d.1675)
Diamond (42) John Harman (d.1673)
Sapphire (38)  
Marmaduke (40) John Bonner, Edward Blagg
Pelican (42) Joseph Jordan (1603-1685), John Simons
Mermaid (24) Richard Stayner (d.1662), John King
Golden Fleece (44) Nicholas Foster
Loyalty (34) John Limbery
Society (34) Nicholas Lucas
Malaga Merchant (36) Henry Collins
Martin (14) Robert Clarke (d.1669), John Vesey (d.1653)
 
The Red Squadron - Rearguard, Samuel Howett
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Speaker (50) John Gibson, Samuel HowettSquadron Flagship
Sussex (40) Roger Cuttance (d.1665/66)
Guinea (34) Edmond Curtis
Tiger (38) James Peacock (d.1653), Gabriel Sanders
Violet (40) Henry Southwood
Sophia (38) Anthony Kirk, Sir Robert Kirby (d.1665)
Falmouth (28) John Jefferies (d.1666), Robert Mills
Four Sisters (30) Robert Becke
Hamburg Merchant (34) William Pestell (d.1662)
Phoenix (34) Henry Eden
 
The White Squadron -Vanguard, Lionel Lane
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Victory (52) John StokesSquadron Flagship
Centurion (50) Walter Wood (d.1666)
Expedition (30) Thomas Vallis
Gillyflower (32) John Hayward (d.1673)
Middleburg (32) Leonard Harris (d.1680), Thomas Whiting, Edward Witheridge, William Godfrey
Raven (36) Robert Taylor
Globe (30) Robert Coleman
Prudent Mary (28) Benjamin Salmon, John Taylor (d.1653)
Thomas and Lucy (34) Andrew Rand
 
The White Squadron - Main Division, William Penn (d.1670)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Portsmouth (34) William Brandley, Robert Durnford
Anne Percy (32) Thomas Hare
James (48) William Penn (d.1670)Squadron Flagship
Lion (40) Andrew Ball (d.1653), John Lambert
Ruby (42) Robert Sanders (d.1666/67)
Assistance (40) John Bourne, William Crispin
Foresight (42) Samuel Howett, Richard Stayner (d.1662)
Portland (50) William Rous
Peter (32) William Purefoy, John Littlejohn, Pierpoint
Exchange (30) Henry Teddeman
Merlin (14) William Vessey, George Crapnell
Richard and Martha (46) Eustace Smith
Sarah (34) Francis Steward
Lisbon Merchant (38) Simon Bailey Hired Merchantman
 
The White Squadron - Rearguard, Thomas Graves (d.1653)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Andrew (52) George DakinsSquadron Flagship
Assurance (40) Philip Holland (d.1666)
Duchess (24) Richard Suffield, Edmund Smith
Princess Maria (38) Henry Kirby
Pearl (22) Roger Cuttance (d.1665/66), James Cadman (d.1665)
Reformation (40) Anthony Earning
Industry (30) Benjamin Salmon
 
The Blue Squadron - Vanguard, Joseph Jordan (1603-1685)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Vanguard (56) Joseph Jordan (1603-1685)Squadron Flagship
Happy Entrance (34) Richard Newberry
Dragon (38) John Stokes, Edmund Seaman (d.1666)
Convert (32) Stephen Rose, Philip Gethings
Paul (32) Thomas Adams (d.1658), Anthony Spathurst
Gift (36) Thomas Salmon (d.1653)
Crescent (28) Thomas Thorowgood
Samuel Talbot (30) Joseph Ames
Benjamin (32) Robert Sparks
King Fernando (36) Richard Paine
 
The Blue Squadron - Main body, John Lawson (1610-1665)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
George (52) Peter Strong, John Lawson (1610-1665)Squadron Flagship
Kentish (46) Jacob Reynolds (d.1666)
President (44) Francis Parker
Nonsuch (38) Thomas Penrose (d.1667)
Success (38) William Kendall
Welcome (40) John Harman (d.1673)
Oak (32) John Edwin
Brazil Frigate (30) Thomas Heathe
Eastland Merchant (32) John Walters
Adventure (38) Edward Greene
 
The Blue Squadron - Rearguard, William Goodson (1610-1680)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Rainbow (64) William Goodson (1610-1680)Squadron Flagship
Convertine (44) John Lambert, Anthony Joyne
Amity (36) Henry Packe
Dolphin (30) Robert Davis
Arms of Holland (34) Francis Harditch
Tulip (32) Joseph Cubitt (d.1663), John Clarke
Jonathan (30) Robert Graves
Dragoneer (32) George Dennis, Edward Smith
Nicodemus (6) William Ledgant
Blossum (30) Nathaniel Cock
 
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Essex (56) William Brandley
William (40) John Taylor (d.1653)
William and John (34) Nathaniel Jesson (d.1653)
Exchange (32) Jeffrey Dare (d.1666)
Samaritan (30) Shadrach Blake
Katherine (24)  
 

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