Saturday, April 09, 2005

English Captain: Bartholomew Yates

Bartholomew Yates served in the Commonwealth navy. In 1650, he commanded the William ketch. In 1653, he commanded the Falcon Flyboat (28 guns and a crew of 80 men), a Dutch prize. In December 1653, he was assigned to the Winter Guard, lying in the "Ellence Roads" (the way that it was transcribed in The First Dutch War, Vol.VI). Sources:
  1. R. C. Anderson, List of English Naval Captains 1642-1660, 1964.

  2. R. C. Anderson, Lists of Men-of-War 1650-1700: Part I English Ships 1649-1702, 1966.

  3. C. T. Atkinson, Ed., The First Dutch War, Vol. VI, 1930.

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