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Sir Christopher Myngs


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1625 - Salthouse CSORN
Baptism21.11.1625 - Salthouse CSORN
First Known Service1651CSORN
FatherJohn Myngsref:1611
MotherKatherine Parrref:1611
DaughterMary (d.1698)ref:1611
Last Known Service1655CSORN
Date of Death4.6.1666 - The Four Days BattleTRN2

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1651 
Paragon (42) 1633-1655
British 42 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
1650 Renamed "Paragon"
, Supernumerary,
ref:1611
1652 Lieutenantref:1611
1652c.5.1653
Elizabeth (38) 1647-1667
British 38 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Lieutenant,
ref:1611
28.8.1652 Battle of Elba 
4.3.1652/53 Battle of Leghorn 
5.1653 Captainref:1611
c.5.16531655
Elizabeth (38) 1647-1667
British 38 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
31.7.1653 Battle of Scheveningen 
16561657Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
22.3.1660/612.9.1663
Centurion (50) 1650-1689
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16621664Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
10.6.16647.9.1664
Gloucester (52) 1654-1682
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
8.9.166420.1.1664/65
Portland (40) 1652-1692
British 40 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
21.1.1664/6524.3.1664/65
Royal Oak (76) 1664-1667
British 76 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Vice-Admiral, and Commanding Officer
B051
25.3.16653.11.1665
Triumph (60) 1623-1688
British 60 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
, Vice-Admiral of the White, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
3.6.1665 Commanded the The Vanguard - White Squadron at the Battle of Lowestoft 
24.6.1665 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
11.11.16653.4.1666
Fairfax (52) 1653-1674
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
4.4.16664.6.1666
Victory (82) 1666-1691
British 82 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Vice-Admiral of the Blue, and Commanding Officer
B051
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the Prince Rupert's Squadron, Van Division at the Four Days Battle 


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