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HRH Prince Rupert Palatine (Prince Rupert of the Rhine)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth17.12.1619CSORN
First Known Service1.1649CSORN
Last Known Service1665CSORN
Date of Death29.11.1682CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Prince Rupert of the Rhine 
Constant Reformation (40) 1648-1651
British 40 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
, as Flag Officer,
22.5.164910.1649Commanded the Royalist Vesels at the Blockade of Kinsale 
10.3.1649/5010.1650Blockade of the Tagus 
Swallow (36) 1648-1654
British 36 Gun
3rd Rate Middling Ship
, as Flag Officer,
3.6.1665 Commanded the The White Squadron at the Battle of Lowestoft 
3.6.1665 Commanded the The Main Body - White Squadron at the Battle of Lowestoft 

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Posted by Cy on Monday 14th of August 2017 14:13

Yeah, go us. I'll fix that then.

Posted by Tony Willoughby on Monday 14th of August 2017 11:02

you have Prince Rupert's last known service as 1654, but in command of the White Squadron at the battle of Lowestoft in 1665

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