Admiralty and Naval Affairs, May 1660 to March 1674

By Gregory Robinson, published February 1950


A summary of the key documents of the Privy Council’s folio not covered by Naval Record Society Volumes XXVI, LXIV, LXXIX, LXXX, LXXXVI and Mariner’s Mirror Volume XXV. Summarises documents on: administration including finance, pay, pensions, legal, medical, prisoners of war, victualing and shipbuilding; operations including occupation of Tangier, payment for the Equity seized by Monaco, preparations with the Dutch in the Channel, actions against the Barbary pirates, occupation of Dunkirk, actions against Ostend privateers, Jamaica. It also includes the order for the raising of a regiment of Marines in 1664 and issuing medals to reward captains of fireships.

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Filed under: English Channel | Dutch Wars
Subjects include: Administration | Pirates, Corsairs & Privateers | Shipbuilding & Design

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