Fleet sent to Lisbon


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

ShipJoinedLeftCommander
George (60) 14.2.1649/50Sir Charles Thorowgood
Lions Whelp X (14) 14.2.1649/50George Dakins, Robert Baynes
Cygnet (18) 14.2.1649/50William Wheatley
Merchant Frigate (30) 14.2.1649/50John Bourne
Constant Warwick (32) 14.2.1649/50Robert Moulton (d.1652)
John (28) 14.2.1649/50Charles Saltonstall
Tiger (38) 14.2.1649/50James Peacock (d.1653), James Peacock (d.1653)
Providence (30) 14.2.1649/50John Pearse (d.1668)
 14.2.1649/50 
Adventure (32) 14.2.1649/50Andrew Ball (d.1653)
Assurance (40) 14.2.1649/50Benjamin Blake (d.1689)
Happy Entrance (28) 14.2.1649/50Richard Badiley (d.1657)
Bonaventure (28) 14.2.1649/50Robert Hackwell
Leopard (36) 14.2.1649/50Robert Moulton (d.1652)
Merchant Frigate (30) 26.5.1650 
Lewis (30) 26.5.1650John Barker (d.1652/53)
 26.5.1650 
Satisfaction (26) 26.5.1650William Brandley, John Lambert
Phoenix (38) 26.5.1650William Brandley, John Wadsworth
Andrew (42) 26.5.1650 
Hercules (34) 26.5.1650Zachary Browne

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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