Nathaniel Jesson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1653CSORN
Last Known Service7.1653CSORN
Date of Death2.1653

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16537.1653William and John (34), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
18.2.1652/5320.2.1652/53Battle of Portland 
2.6.16533.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard 

Notes on Officer


Grant from ParliamentW015
From: 'House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 15 April 1653'
To the Widow of Captain Nathaniell Jesson, late Captain of the William and John, who hath Three small Children, and is now big with Child, besides the Captain's Father and Mother, who are very aged, and had their sole Dependence upon him, the Sum of Five hundred Pounds; whereof Two hundred to herself, Fifty Pounds to the Captain's Parents, and Two hundred and Fifty Pounds for the Benefit of her Children.



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Posted by Keith Riggin on Monday 22nd of June 2020 21:47

Nathaniel Jesson commanded the English ship William & John in February 1652 when it captured Dutch Ship Golden Lion in Virginia, together with English Ships Seven Sisters commanded by Abraham Read; and the Charles, commanded by John Wilson. Source: The Compete Book of Emigrants, 1607 - 1660 by Peter Wilson Coldhame, page 262

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