Author Results for A. Eames

The King’s Pinnace, The Swan 1642-1645

By A. Eames

On 8 July 1641 a warrant to the Lord High Admiral stated: ‘The King is pleased that his new pinnace, the Swan, Captain Bartlett, now in Ireland shall be employed this year for the guard of the Irish Seas. Correspondence relating to the King’s pinnace the Swan provides an interesting commentary upon the Royalist failure […] Read More

Filed under: English Civil War | Irish Sea | Pirates
Subjects include: Logistics | Navies | Shipbuilding & Design | Weapons