Battle of Dungeness

30th November 1651/52
Part of : The First Anglo-Dutch War (1652 - 1654)
Previous action : Battle of Kentish Knock 28th September 1651/52
Next action : Action of 1652-12-14 14th December 1652


Commonwealth of England

English Fleet, Robert Blake
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Triumph (44) 60Benjamin BlakeFleet Flagship
Victory (42) 52Lionel Lane
Vanguard (56) 56John Mildmay
Fairfax (52) 52John Lawson
Speaker (50) 50John Gibson
Laurel (46) 46John Taylor
Worcester (48) 48Anthony Young
Garland (28) 40Richard Batten
Happy Entrance (28) 40Edmund Chapman
Lion (42) 40Andrew Ball
Convertine (40) 40John Holden
Foresight (34) 34Samuel Howett
Dragon (38) 38John Stokes
Fortune (36) 36Anthony Spathurst
Hound (36) 36John Golding
Sapphire (34) 34William Hill
Princess Maria (38) 38Edward Witheridge
Mary Flyboat (32) 32William Kendall
Waterhound (32) 32Giles Shelley
Dolphin (30) 30Richard Badiley
Advantage (26) 26William Beck
Swan (22) 22 
Greyhound (24) 24 
English Hired Merchantmen
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Hannibal (44) 44William Haddock
Anthony Bonaventure (36) 36Walter Hoxton
Culpepper (30) 30John Gibbs
Cullen (28) 28Thomas Gilbert
Martha (25) 25Stephen Jay
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Hercules (34) 34Zachary Browne
Acorn (22) 22 

Dutch Republic

Dutch Fleet, Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Ship NameGunsCommanderNotes
Kampen (54) 54Joris van der Zaen
Groote Liefde (38) 38Bruijn van Seelst
Elias (34) 34Jacob Sijvertsen Spanheim
Breda (34) 34Adriaan Bruynsveld
Meerman (30) 30Jacob Cleijdijck
Maagd van Enkhuizen (28) 28Gerrit Femssen
Liefde (26) 26Joost Bankert de Jonge
Roskam (26) 26Corstiaen Eldertszoon
Monnikendam (24) 24Pieter Floriszoon

Notes on Action

Dutch Fleet compositionBWAS-1603
Tromp's fleet consisted of 73 men-of-war, 8 small ships, 9 fireships (only some names of ships are known).


BWAS-1603 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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