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British Baltic Fleet 1652


Fleet Commander
Andrew BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1653
Fleet Formed9.9.1652
Fleet Disbanded14.10.1652

ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Antelope (56) 1652-1652
British 56 Gun
3rd Rate Frigate
9.9.165230.9.1652
Andrew BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1653
Fleet disbanded
Hannibal (44) 1650-1656
British 44 Gun
Hired Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
Francis BarhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652
,
William HaddockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1656
Fleet disbanded
Elizabeth and Anne (12) 1643-1644
British 12 Gun
Hired Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652 Fleet disbanded
Oak (32) 1652-1653
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
John EdwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1645-1664
Fleet disbanded
Paul (32) 1652-1667
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
Thomas AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1657
Fleet disbanded
Gillyflower (32) 1651-1657
British 32 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
9.9.165214.10.1652
John HaywardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1672
Fleet disbanded
Convert (32) 1652-1661
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
Stephen RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1653
Fleet disbanded
Greyhound (12) 1636-1656
British 12 Gun
5th Rate Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
Henry SouthwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1666
Fleet disbanded
Star (12) 1650-1652
British 12 Gun
5th Rate Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
Peter MoothamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
Fleet disbanded
Recovery (20) 1646-1655
British 20 Gun
5th Rate Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
Francis AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1650-1662
Fleet disbanded
Tiger (38) 1647-1681
British 38 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
9.9.165214.10.1652
James PeacockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1653
,
James PeacockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1643-1653
,
William ChantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652
Fleet disbanded
Thomas and William (36) 1652-1653
British 36 Gun
Hired Ship
9.9.165214.10.1652
Thomas PaulsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652
,
John JeffersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1653
Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1652/08Twenty-one English merchantmen collected at Helsinger to wait for convoy home to England 
1652/08The King of Denmark invited them to seek safety at Copenhagen, 18 took advantage of this offer 
1652/08Two of the other ships were taken by a Dutch man-of-war, though one of these was recovered 
1652/08The eighteen merchantmen ships were now allowed to enter the harbour of Copenhagen 
1652/09/09Andrew Ball's squadron left Yarmouth to escort the merchantmen home 
1652/09/20The Danish Government complained that no notice had been given of the squadron's approach, and using this as a pretext refused to allow the merchantmen to sail. Further, they forbade the English to pass the Sound, saying that if they did so the Danish ships would join the Dutch against them 
1652/09/26The crews of the merchantmen left their ships and embarked in Ball's squadron 
1652/09/27The squadron set sail to return to England 
1652/09/30The Antelope was wrecked on the Jylland coast 
1652/09/30
Antelope (56) 1652-1652
British 56 Gun
3rd Rate Frigate
left the fleet
 
1652/10/02The survivors of the Antelope were taken off. 
1652/10/14Anchored in Bridlington Bay with several prizes 

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