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Thomas and Edward

Nominal Guns6CTB-28
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned18.3.1671/72CTB-28
Ship TypeFireshipCTB-28


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel72' 0"Imperial Feet21.9456 
Breadth24' 0"Imperial Feet7.3152 
Depth in Hold11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen221Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1671/7235 BWAS-1603

2 Ship Commanders

18.3.1671/72 - 3.9.1673Captain
John HolmesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1667-1673
4.9.1672 - 3.4.1674Captain
Mathew DawsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1679

Service History

1672to TangierBWAS-1603
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
11.8.1673Battle of Texel


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Posted by Brian on Monday 18th of January 2016 00:08

London Gazette Aug. 15, 1672 - Alborough Aug 12 - Here has arrived the Thomas and Edward Fireship, under the command of Captain Holmes, bringing in with him a Dutch Flyboat of of three hundred and fifty tuns, being taken as she came from Amsterdam.

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