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Sir George Ayscue


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1646CSORN
FatherWilliam Ayscue (d. c.1632)ODNB
WifeMary Boys nee Fotherby (d. 1641)ODNB
Last Known Service8.4.1672CSORN
Date of Death5.4.1672 - Westminster ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.8.1641 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
1646 
Expedition (30) 1637-1667
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
ODNB
1647 
Antelope (38) 1618-1648
British 38 Gun
3rd Rate Middling Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1648 
Lion (42) 1640-1658
British 42 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1649 
Saint Andrew (42) 1622-1666
British 42 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
1650 Renamed "Andrew"
1660 Renamed "Saint Andrew"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16511652Commander of the Fleet sent to Barbados  
16511652
Rainbow (64) 1617-1680
British 64 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
, Admiral, and Commanding Officer
W014
16.8.1652 Commanded the Main division at the Battle of Plymouth 
1664 CaptainCSORN
5.10.16641665
Henry (64) 1656-1682
British 64 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Henry"
, Rear-Admiral, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1665 Vice-AdmiralODNB
166513.2.1665/66
Henry (64) 1656-1682
British 64 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Henry"
, Vice-Admiral, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
3.6.1665 Commanded the The Rearguard - Blue Squadron at the Battle of Lowestoft 
1666 Admiral of the BlueODNB
14.2.1665/663.6.1666
Prince Royal (92) 1663-1666
British 92 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Admiral of the Blue, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
5.1666 Admiral of the WhiteODNB
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the White Squadron, Main Division at the Four Days Battle 
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the White Squadron at the Four Days Battle 
3.6.1666 Captured by the Dutch at the Four Days' BattleOCNMC
10.1667 Released from captivityOCNMC
5.5.166813.6.1668
Triumph (60) 1623-1688
British 60 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16.1.1671/727.4.1672
Saint Andrew (100) 1670-1702
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Admiral, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603


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