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- 18 August 1704
With dates from which they are allowed to take post. Appended is a list of masters and commanders of HM ships who have not taken post as Captains, with the dates of their first commissions. Issued 18 August 1704.
HMS Berwick at anchorage at Portsmouth, Spithead, the Nore Chatham and off Lisbon. Took part in the landing at Lisbon. Took part in the landing at Barcelona, the capture of Gibraltar and the Battle of Malaga. Service under Admiral Rooke.
HMS Cornwall 16 December 1696 to 1st April 1698; at anchorage at Spithead, Torbay, Cork, Gillingham and Chatham and cruising in the soundings and off Ushant. Service under Admirals Benbow, Mitchell, Rooke and Aylmer.
- April-May 1700
The 50 senior captains are to be entitled to half-pay. Captains are listed by name, date of first commission, rate, name of ship and those presently employed in the navy. 18 April 1700. [Issued 27 May 1700]
On the verso of each folio is a table giving the month and the day of the year, weekday, morning, noon and night (wind directions), courses sailed, distance run in miles, latitude corrected, longitude corrected, meridian distance, bearings and dis...
The Log Book covers the period 1699-1705 (folios 1-158). On the verso of each folio is a table giving the month and the day of the year, weekday, morning, noon and night (wind directions), courses sailed, distance run in miles, latitude corrected,...
- 12 July 1706
Order regarding a contract for seamen's clothing: with details and prices of the clothing obtainable from Richard Harnage of London.
- c 1708
Petition relating to Fairfax's case, c. 1708.