Fleet for the West Indies


Fleet CommanderWilliam Penn (d.1670)
Fleet Formed1654/12/25
Fleet Disbanded1655/08/31

ShipJoinedLeftCommander
Arms of Holland (34) 1654/12/251655/07Robert Coleman, Robert Storey
Paragon (42) 1654/12/251655/07/13George Dakins, William Goodson (1610-1680)
Swiftsure (56) 1654/12/251655/08/31William Penn (d.1670), Jonas Poole, Anthony Houlding
Westergate (34) 1654/12/251655/08/31Samuel Hawkes (d.1656)
Marigold (30) 1654/12/251655/08/31Humphrey Felstead
Heartsease (36) 1654/12/251655/08/31Thomas Wright
Gillyflower (32) 1654/12/251655/08/31Henry Fenn (d.1666)
Tulip (32) 1654/12/251655/08/31John Clarke, Jeffrey Dare (d.1666)
Falcon Flyboat (28) 1654/12/251655/08/31Bartholomew Yates, John Lightfoot (d.1667), Thomas Fleet
 1654/12/251655/08/31 
Adam and Eve (20) 1654/12/251655/08/31William Coppin
Great Charity (44) 1654/12/251655/08/31James Terry
Golden Cock (36) 1654/12/251655/08/31William Garrett
Sampson (32) 1654/12/251655/08/31Robert Plumleigh, John Hubbard (d.1671)
Katherine (36) 1654/12/251655/08/31Willoughby Hannam (d.1672)
Grantham (22) 1654/12/251655/08/31John Lightfoot (d.1667)
Lion (42) 1654/12/251655/08/31John Lambert
Mathias (38) 1654/12/251655/08/31John White
Bear (46) 1654/12/251655/08/31Francis Kirby
Indian (44) 1654/12/251655/08/31 
Convertine (40) 1654/12/251655/08/31John Hayward (d.1673)
Half Moon (36) 1654/12/251655/08/31Bartholomew Ketcher, Willoughby Hannam (d.1672)
Rosebush (32) 1654/12/251655/08/31Valentine Tatnell, Richard Hodges (d.1666)
Falcon (10) 1654/12/251655/08/31William 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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