Golden Fleece

11918
Nominal Guns44
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Merchant east indiaman 'Golden Fleece' (1648)
Hired5.1651
ShipyardUnknownEICS
CategoryHired Vessel
Ship TypeEast Indiaman
Returned to Owners1653

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW015
Burthen450Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Burthen600Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1652180 BWAS-1603

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1653CaptainNicholas FosterBWAS-1603

Service History


DateEventSource
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard


Notes on Ship


Transportation of SpecieW015
On the 6th March 1648 the house of commons approved a petition for London merchants to transport Foreign Coin and Bullion, to the Value of Fourscore thousand Pounds to the East Indies in the ships William, Aleppo Merchant and Golden Fleece
Transportation of SpecieW015
On the 19th March 1650 the house of commons approved a petition for London merchants to transport Sum of Fourscore thousand Pounds, in Foreign Coin and Bullion to the East Indies in the ships William, Love, Aleppo Merchant, Golden Fleece and Supply.
An EastIndiamanW015
Making two voyages to the East Indies between 1648 and 1651

 

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