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British Baltic Fleet 1720


Fleet Commander
Sir John NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1740
TRN3
Fleet Formed16.4.1720TRN3
Fleet Disbanded1.12.1720TRN3

Introduction

In 17'20 Russia's attitude continued as before, and Sir John Norris went back to the Baltic to protect Sweden during the open weather. He sailed on April 16th ; was joined in May by a Swedish squadron under Admiral Baron Wachtmeister ; and, after cruising off Reval, returned to England in November.



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Monck (50) 1701-1720
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
16.4.172024.11.1720
The Hon. George ClintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1757
Fleet disbanded
Sandwich (90) 1715-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
5.17201.12.1720
William FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1718
Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1720/04/27Left England 
1720/05
Sandwich (90) 1715-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
joined the fleet
 
1720/05/08Arrived off the Sound 
1720/05/18Arrived off Copenhagen 
1720/05/19Entered the Baltic 
1720/11/24
Monck (64) 1701-1720
British 64 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 

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