Fleet sent to Lisbon


Fleet Commander Robert Blake (1598-1657)
Fleet Formed14.2.1649/50
Fleet Disbanded1652

ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
George (60) 14.2.1649/50Sir Charles ThorowgoodFleet disbanded
Lions Whelp X (14) 14.2.1649/50 George Dakins, Robert BaynesFleet disbanded
Cygnet (18) 14.2.1649/50 William WheatleyFleet disbanded
Merchant Frigate (30) 14.2.1649/50 John BourneFleet disbanded
Constant Warwick (32) 14.2.1649/50 Robert Moulton (d.1652)Fleet disbanded
John (28) 14.2.1649/50 Charles SaltonstallFleet disbanded
Tiger (38) 14.2.1649/50 James Peacock (d.1653), James Peacock (d.1653)Fleet disbanded
Providence (30) 14.2.1649/50 John Pearse (d.1668)Fleet disbanded
14.2.1649/50 Fleet disbanded
Adventure (32) 14.2.1649/50 Andrew Ball (d.1653)Fleet disbanded
Assurance (40) 14.2.1649/50 Benjamin Blake (d.1689)Fleet disbanded
Happy Entrance (34) 14.2.1649/50 Richard Badiley (d.1657)Fleet disbanded
Bonaventure (30) 14.2.1649/50 Robert HackwellFleet disbanded
Leopard (36) 14.2.1649/50 Robert Moulton (d.1652)Fleet disbanded
Merchant Frigate (30) 26.5.1650 Fleet disbanded
Lewis (30) 26.5.1650 John Barker (d.1652/53)Fleet disbanded
26.5.1650 Fleet disbanded
Satisfaction (26) 26.5.1650 William Brandley, John LambertFleet disbanded
Phoenix (38) 26.5.1650 William Brandley, John WadsworthFleet disbanded
Andrew (42) 26.5.1650 Fleet disbanded
Hercules (34) 26.5.1650 Zachary BrowneFleet disbanded

DateEventSource
UnknownSaint George (60) left the fleet 
UnknownLeopard (36) left the fleet 
UnknownBonaventure (28) left the fleet 
UnknownHappy Entrance (28) left the fleet 
UnknownAssurance (40) left the fleet 
UnknownAdventure (32) left the fleet 
Unknown  left the fleet 
UnknownProvidence (30) left the fleet 
UnknownTiger (38) left the fleet 
UnknownJohn (28) left the fleet 
UnknownConstant Warwick (32) left the fleet 
UnknownMerchant Frigate (30) left the fleet 
UnknownCygnet (18) left the fleet 
UnknownLions Whelp X (14) left the fleet 
UnknownSaint Andrew (42) left the fleet 
UnknownPhoenix (38) left the fleet 
UnknownSatisfaction (26) left the fleet 
Unknown  left the fleet 
UnknownLewis (30) left the fleet 
UnknownMerchant Frigate (30) left the fleet 
UnknownHercules (34) left the fleet 
1650/03/10Arrived off Lisbon 
1650/05/21The Portugese Brazil Fleet was stopped as it left the Tagus and nine English ships laden with Portuguese goods were detained 
1650/05/26Andrew (42) joined the fleet 
1650/05/26Phoenix (38) joined the fleet 
1650/05/26Satisfaction (26) joined the fleet 
1650/05/26  joined the fleet 
1650/05/26Lewis (30) joined the fleet 
1650/05/26Merchant Frigate (30) joined the fleet 
1650/05/26Hercules (34) joined the fleet 
1650/05/26Joined by reinforcements under Edward Popham 
1650/08/15The nine Brazil prizes were judged unseaworthy and were sent to England 
1650/09/07Minor engagement with 36 royalist vessels under Prince Rupert. Thick fog prevented more than a minor skirmish. 
1650/09/14Intercepted and attacked the Portugese Brazil Fleet, Seven ships were either taken or destroyed. 
1650/09/14The fleet sailed for Cadiz 

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