Fleet for the West Indies


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

ShipJoinedLeftCommander
Arms of Holland (34) 25.12.16547.1655Robert Coleman, Robert Storey
Paragon (42) 25.12.165413.7.1655George Dakins, William Goodson (1610-1680)
Swiftsure (56) 25.12.165431.8.1655William Penn (d.1670), Jonas Poole, Anthony Houlding
Westergate (34) 25.12.165431.8.1655Samuel Hawkes (d.1656)
Marigold (30) 25.12.165431.8.1655Humphrey Felstead
Heartsease (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655Thomas Wright
Gillyflower (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655Henry Fenn (d.1666)
Tulip (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655John Clarke, Jeffrey Dare (d.1666)
Falcon Flyboat (28) 25.12.165431.8.1655Bartholomew Yates, John Lightfoot (d.1667), Thomas Fleet
 25.12.165431.8.1655 
Adam and Eve (20) 25.12.165431.8.1655William Coppin
Great Charity (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655James Terry
Golden Cock (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655William Garrett
Sampson (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655Robert Plumleigh, John Hubbard (d.1671)
Katherine (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655Willoughby Hannam (d.1672)
Grantham (22) 25.12.165431.8.1655John Lightfoot (d.1667)
Lion (42) 25.12.165431.8.1655John Lambert
Mathias (38) 25.12.165431.8.1655John White
Bear (46) 25.12.165431.8.1655Francis Kirby
Indian (44) 25.12.165431.8.1655 
Convertine (40) 25.12.165431.8.1655John Hayward (d.1673)
Half Moon (36) 25.12.165431.8.1655Bartholomew Ketcher, Willoughby Hannam (d.1672)
Rosebush (32) 25.12.165431.8.1655Valentine Tatnell, Richard Hodges (d.1666)
Falcon (10) 25.12.165431.8.1655William Tickle (d.1665)

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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