Employment

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Nominal GunsUnknownBWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorState Navy
Hired1642BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1603
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1603
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Returned to Owners1646BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Burthen132Tons BM 

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1642 - 1643Captain Thomas AshleyBWAS-16031646Captain Thomas AshleyBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
1642Summer Guard of the Irish SeaW015
1642Winter Guard of the Irish SeaW015
1643Summer Guard of the Irish SeaW015
1644Summer GuardW015
1646Held in reserveW015
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1642-1642Summer Guard of the Irish Sea 1642 Thomas Kettleby 

Notes on Ship


Order for bringing over the Earl of Antrim.W015
From: 'House of Lords Journal Volume 5: 7 October 1642'
It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That Captain [Thomas Ashley|Ashley], Captain in the Ship Employment, shall carry over the Committees appointed by both Houses now bound for Ireland; and, having landed the Committees at Dublin, is forthwith to repair to Carrickfergus, to take in the Person of the Earl of Antrym, as Prisoner, and to bring him to London: And it is further Ordered, That the Lord General of the Scotts Forces in Ulster be desired, from both Houses, to deliver into the Hands and Custody of the said Captain [Thomas Ashley|Ashley], Captain of The Employment, the Person of the Earl of Antrim, now a Prisoner at Carrickfergus, to be by him brought in safe Custody to London, and delivered up to the Parliament: It is further Ordered, That the said Captain [Thomas Ashley|Ashley] do take over and convey in the said Ship the Twenty Thousand Pounds now ready at Bristoll


 

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