Battle of Dungeness

30th November 1652
Part of : The First Anglo-Dutch War (1652 - 1654)
Previous action : Battle of Kentish Knock 28.9.1652
Next action : Action of 1652-12-14 14.12.1652


Commonwealth of England

English Fleet, Robert Blake (1598-1657)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Triumph (60) Benjamin Blake (d.1689)Fleet Flagship
Victory (52) Lionel Lane
Vanguard (56) John Mildmay (d.1653)
Fairfax (52) John Lawson (1610-1665)
Speaker (50) John Gibson
Laurel (46) John Taylor (d.1653)
Worcester (48) Anthony Young
Garland (30) Richard Batten
Happy Entrance (34) Edmund Chapman (d.1653)
Lion (40) Charles Saltonstall, Andrew Ball (d.1653)
Convertine (40) John Holden
Foresight (34) Samuel Howett
Dragon (38) John Stokes
Fortune (36) Anthony Spathurst
Hound (36) John Golding (d.1665)
Sapphire (34) Robert Moulton (d.1652), William Hill
Princess Maria (38) Edward Witheridge
Mary Flyboat (32) William Kendall
Waterhound (32) John Golding (d.1665), Giles Shelley
Dolphin (30) Richard Badiley (d.1657)
Advantage (26) William Beck
Swan (22)  
Greyhound (24)  
English Hired Merchantmen
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Hannibal (44) Francis Barham, William Haddock (1607-1667)
Anthony Bonaventure (36) Walter Hoxton (d.1652)
Culpepper (30) John Gibbs
Cullen (28) Thomas Gilbert
Martha (25) Stephen Jay
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Hercules (34) Zachary Browne
Acorn (22)  

Dutch Republic

Dutch Fleet, Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp (1598-1653)
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Ship NameCommanderNotes
Kampen (54) Joris van der Zaen (d.1652/53)
Groote Liefde (38) Bruijn van Seelst (d.1653)
Elias (34) Jacob Sijvertsen Spanheim (d.1653)
Breda (34) Adriaan Bruynsveld (d.1658)
Meerman (30) Jacob Cleijdijck
Maagd van Enkhuizen (28) Gerrit Femssen
Liefde (26) Joost Bankert de Jonge (d.1652/53)
Roskam (26) Corstiaen Eldertszoon
Monnikendam (24) Pieter Floriszoon (1602-1658)

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).

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