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Winter Guard of 1647


Fleet Commander
Thomas RainsboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1648
Fleet Formed1647
Fleet Disbanded1648

ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Leopard (36) 1635-1653
British 36 Gun
3rd Rate Ship
16471648
William BattenBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1628-1667
,
Benjamin CrandleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1647
,
Thomas RainsboroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1648
Fleet disbanded
Expedition (30) 1637-1667
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
16471648
Joseph JordanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1672
Fleet disbanded
Warwick (22) 1643-1660
British 22 Gun
5th Rate Ship
1650 Renamed "Old Warwick"
16471648
James PeacockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1653
,
Richard FarmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1648
,
Richard FernesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1649
Fleet disbanded
Lions Whelp X (14) 1627-1654
British 14 Gun
5th Rate Sloop
16471648
William LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1647
,
William BrandleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1653
,
John TaylerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1648
Fleet disbanded
Star (12) 1650-1652
British 12 Gun
5th Rate Ship
16471648 Fleet disbanded
Crescent (14) 1642-1649
British 14 Gun
6th Rate Ship
16471648
John EdwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1645-1664
Fleet disbanded
Greyhound (12) 1636-1656
British 12 Gun
5th Rate Ship
16471648
John CoppinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1666
Fleet disbanded
Weymouth (18) 1645-1662
British 18 Gun
Unrated Pink
16471648
John PierceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1645-1647
Fleet disbanded
Robert (8) 1642-1649
British 8 Gun
6th Rate Ship
16471648
William RewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1648
Fleet disbanded
Hector (22) 1643-1656
British 22 Gun
5th Rate Ship
16471648
Edward EliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1645-1647
,
Francis PenroseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1650
Fleet disbanded
President (34) 1646-1656
British 34 Gun
5th Rate Ship
1650 Renamed "Old President"
16471648
John PilgrimBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1648
Fleet disbanded
Fellowship (28) 1643-1662
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Ship
16471648
Henry JervoiseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1648
Fleet disbanded
Lion (42) 1640-1658
British 42 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
16471648
Richard SwanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1640-1666
,
Richard SwanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1640-1666
Fleet disbanded
Bonaventure (30) 1621-1653
British 30 Gun
3rd Rate Middling Ship
16471648
Walter MaynardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1647
,
John CrowtherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1645-1648
Fleet disbanded
Nonsuch (34) 1646-1664
British 34 Gun
4th Rate Ship
16471648
William ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1647
,
Richard WilloughbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1649
Fleet disbanded
Assurance (40) 1646-1698
British 40 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
16471648
William PennBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1670
Fleet disbanded
Adventure (32) 1646-1691
British 32 Gun
4th Rate Ship
16471648
Thomas BeddallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1644-1648
Fleet disbanded
John (28) 1644-1652
British 28 Gun
4th Rate Ship
16471648
William SwanleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1642-1647
Fleet disbanded
Providence (30) 1637-1668
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
16471648
John StansbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1674
Fleet disbanded
Mary Rose (26) 1623-1650
British 26 Gun
4th Rate Ship
16471648
Phineas PettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1645-1665
,
Thomas HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1652
Fleet disbanded
Increase (12) 1645-1650
British 12 Gun
6th Rate Ship
16471648
Robert MoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1652
,
William LedgantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1658
Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1647/08/24Report from the Admiralty Committee, concerning the Winter's Guard
By the Committee of Lords and Commons for the Admiralty and Cinque Ports.
The Committee did this Day take into Consideration, that the Victualing of the Summer Guard begins to expire, and that it is necessary to have a Resolution taken touching the next Winter's Guard, that the Preparations may be made accordingly: And whereas there were ordered, for the last Winter's Expedition, Forty-one Ships and Vessels, which did bear Two Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy-eight Men: Now, on Consideration of a Report from the Commissioners of the Navy (in Pursuance of a Reference to them made), touching the Ships of the Fleet fittest for the next Winter's Expedition, it is this Day Ordered, That the Ships and Vessels here-under mentioned, bearing in the whole Two Thousand Six Hundred Eighty Men, be presented to the Approbation of both Houses of Parliament, for the making up of the next Winter's Guard
 

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