Wednesday, March 29, 2006

English Captain: Abraham Allgate

Abraham Allgate served in the Commonwealth navy. From 1653 until 1656, he commanded the 6th Rate Drake. In 1656, he commanded the Wexford (the ex-Royalist Fleetwood), also a 6th Rate. From 1656 until 1658, he commanded the 5th Rate Oxford. He is not mentioned in The First Dutch War nor in Anderson's fleet lists for the First Anglo-Dutch War. 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

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