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Monday, February 28, 2005
English Captain: John Tyrwhitt
John Tyrwhitt served in the Restoration navy. On 20 September 1660, he was appointed to command the Happy Return. In 1661, he commanded the 4th Rate Assurance. In 1663, he was appointed to command the old 4th Rate Providence. In 1665, he was appointed to command the Reserve. In 1666, the Duke of Albermarle and Prince Rupert gave him command of the Henrietta. In 1668, he was appointed to command the Swallow. Later in 1668, he commanded the Speedwell. In 1669, he was given command of the Falcon. In 1670, he commanded the 4th Rate Adventure. On 11 July 1686, the King appointed him to command the 4th Rate Tiger. On 22 April 1687, he was appointed by the King to command the Nonsuch. Then, on 15 September 1688, the King appointed him to command the 3rd Rate Cambridge. Sources: