Fleet for the West Indies


Fleet Commander William Penn (1621-1670)
Fleet Formed25.12.1654
Fleet Disbanded31.8.1655

ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Arms of Holland (34) 25.12.16547.1655 Robert Coleman, Robert StoreyFleet disbanded
Paragon (52) 25.12.165413.7.1655 George Dakins, William Goodson (1610-1680)Fleet disbanded
Swiftsure (64) 25.12.165431.8.1655 William Penn (1621-1670), Jonas Poole, Anthony HouldingFleet disbanded
Westergate (34) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Samuel Hawkes (d.1656)Fleet disbanded
Marigold (30) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Humphrey FelsteadFleet disbanded
Heartsease (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Thomas WrightFleet disbanded
Gillyflower (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Henry Fenn (d.1666)Fleet disbanded
Tulip (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655 John Clarke, Jeffrey Dare (d.1666)Fleet disbanded
Falcon Flyboat (28) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Bartholomew Yates, John Lightfoot (d.1667), Thomas FleetFleet disbanded
25.12.165431.8.1655 Fleet disbanded
Adam and Eve (20) 25.12.165431.8.1655 William CoppinFleet disbanded
Great Charity (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655 James TerryFleet disbanded
Golden Cock (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655 William GarrettFleet disbanded
Sampson (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Robert Plumleigh, John Hubbard (d.1671)Fleet disbanded
Katherine (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Willoughby Hannam (c.1621-1672)Fleet disbanded
Grantham (22) 25.12.165431.8.1655 John Lightfoot (d.1667)Fleet disbanded
Lion (40) 25.12.165431.8.1655 John LambertFleet disbanded
Mathias (52) 25.12.165431.8.1655 John WhiteFleet disbanded
Bear (46) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Francis KirbyFleet disbanded
Indian (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Fleet disbanded
Convertine (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655 John Hayward (d.1673)Fleet disbanded
Half Moon (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Bartholomew Ketcher, Willoughby Hannam (c.1621-1672)Fleet disbanded
Rosebush (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655 Valentine Tatnell, Richard Hodges (d.1666)Fleet disbanded
Falcon (10) 25.12.165431.8.1655 William 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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