DimensionsDimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentSPD-1651Burthen500Tons BM
Crew ComplementDate# of MenNotesSource1652100EstablishmentW014
1 Ship CommanderDatesRankNameSource1651 - 1652CaptainW015
Service HistoryDateEventSource1645Service in Ireland20.1.1650/51Contract from Rob. Llewellin "for hire of the Increase of London, 500 tons, at 360l. a month, for 8 or 12 months"SPD-165116.8.1652Battle of Plymouth
Notes on Ship
Described as a Fourth rate
Increase of London
In April 1635 a ship called Increase of London commanded by Master [Robert Lea] embarked several families bound for Boston in New England.
The House of Commons Journal for 18th June 1645 notes A Report from the Committee of the Admiralty, concerning the Ship Increase, employed by my Lord Inchyquin. At the time Lord Inchiquin was Parliamentarian commander in Ireland.