Fleet for the West Indies


Fleet CommanderWilliam Penn (d.1670)
Fleet Formed25.12.1654
Fleet Disbanded31.8.1655

ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Arms of Holland (34) 25.12.16547.1655Robert Coleman, Robert StoreyFleet disbanded
Paragon (52) 25.12.165413.7.1655George Dakins, William Goodson (1610-1680)Fleet disbanded
Swiftsure (64) 25.12.165431.8.1655William Penn (d.1670), Jonas Poole, Anthony HouldingFleet disbanded
Westergate (34) 25.12.165431.8.1655Samuel Hawkes (d.1656)Fleet disbanded
Marigold (30) 25.12.165431.8.1655Humphrey FelsteadFleet disbanded
Heartsease (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655Thomas WrightFleet disbanded
Gillyflower (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655Henry Fenn (d.1666)Fleet disbanded
Tulip (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655John Clarke, Jeffrey Dare (d.1666)Fleet disbanded
Falcon Flyboat (28) 25.12.165431.8.1655Bartholomew Yates, John Lightfoot (d.1667), Thomas FleetFleet disbanded
25.12.165431.8.1655 Fleet disbanded
Adam and Eve (20) 25.12.165431.8.1655William CoppinFleet disbanded
Great Charity (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655James TerryFleet disbanded
Golden Cock (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655William GarrettFleet disbanded
Sampson (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655Robert Plumleigh, John Hubbard (d.1671)Fleet disbanded
Katherine (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655Willoughby Hannam (d.1672)Fleet disbanded
Grantham (22) 25.12.165431.8.1655John Lightfoot (d.1667)Fleet disbanded
Lion (40) 25.12.165431.8.1655John LambertFleet disbanded
Mathias (52) 25.12.165431.8.1655John WhiteFleet disbanded
Bear (46) 25.12.165431.8.1655Francis KirbyFleet disbanded
Indian (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Fleet disbanded
Convertine (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655John Hayward (d.1673)Fleet disbanded
Half Moon (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655Bartholomew Ketcher, Willoughby Hannam (d.1672)Fleet disbanded
Rosebush (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655Valentine Tatnell, Richard Hodges (d.1666)Fleet disbanded
Falcon (10) 25.12.165431.8.1655William Tickle (d.1665)Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1655/06/25Left Jamaica 
1655/07Arms of Holland (34) left the fleet 
1655/07/13The Paragon caught fire and exploded near Havannah 
1655/07/13THe Heartsease, Gillyflower and Tulip became seperated at night and didn't rejoin 
1655/07/13Paragon (42) left the fleet 
1655/08Took a French ship of two hundred tunns, 10 guns, come from Greenland with traine oyle 
1655/09/01Entered Spithead 

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