Document: “16 shipps to be continued on the Coast of Portingall”

By courtesy of unattributed contributor, published November 1952


The letters reproduced deals with three events affecting the Navy at the time of the Commonwealth. The first instructs the Commissioners of the Navy to station sixteen vessels off Lisbon for four months over the winter of 1650; the second orders the building of a new frigate and the third deals with a dispute between two commanding officers following a battle off ‘Legorne Rhoade’.

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Filed under: Dutch Wars | Other (location)
Subjects include: Administration | Logistics | Navies | Shipbuilding & Design

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