British Baltic Fleet 1718


Fleet CommanderSir John Norris (1670-1749)TRN3
Fleet Formed28.4.1718TRN3
Fleet Disbanded10.1718TRN3

Introduction

He sailed from the mouth of the Thames on April 28th, and from Solebay on May 1st, with a squadron composed of ten sail of the line, a bomb ketch, and a fireship, with Rear-Admiral James Mighells as second in command, and with a number of merchantmen in convoy. Upon his arrival off Copenhagen, he was joined by a Danish squadron, with which he cruised to the northward; but as the Swedes, upon his approach, shut themselves up in their ports, no naval action resulted.



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Cumberland (80) 28.4.171810.1718William Faulknor (d.1724/25)Fleet disbanded
Buckingham (70) 28.4.171810.1718Robert Trevor (d.1741)Fleet disbanded
Hampton Court (70) 28.4.171810.1718Robert ColemanFleet disbanded
Prince Frederick (70) 28.4.171810.1718Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746)Fleet disbanded
Salisbury (50) 28.4.171810.1718John Cockburn (c.1666-c.1731)Fleet disbanded
Defiance (60) 28.4.171810.1718Joseph Soanes (d.1737)Fleet disbanded
Winchester (50) 28.4.171810.1718James Campbell (d.1718)Fleet disbanded
Guernsey (50) 28.4.171810.1718Charles Hardy (c.1680-1744)Fleet disbanded
Windsor (60) 28.4.171810.1718Francis Percy (d.1740/41)Fleet disbanded


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