- Frank Fox, "Hired Men-of-War, 1664-7", Part II, The Mariner's Mirror Vol.84 No.2 (May 1998).
- J.R. Tanner, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Naval Manuscripts in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge, Vol.I, 1903.
Sunday, October 23, 2005
English Captain: Simon Sadd
Simon Sadd served in the Restoration navy. In 1660, he was lieutenant on the Royal James. In 1661, he was lieutenant of the Crown. In 1662, he was lieutenant of the Sapphire. In 1664, he was lieutenant of the John and Katherine. He may have fought in the Battle of Lowestoft. In 1665, he was lieutenant of the Dutch prize Zealand. Later in 1665, he was back in the John and Katherine as captain. He commanded her from 18 July 1665 until 5 October 1665. The John and Katherine was present for the fighting on 3rd and 9th September 1665. Sources: