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Journal of Sir John Narbrough,1672 - Includes an account of the Battle of Solebay.


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Description Includes an account of the Battle of Solebay which was the first naval battle of the Third Anglo-Dutch War on 28 May 1672. Sir John Narbrough was Second Captain on the PRINCE, a ship of 100 guns, which was used by the Duke of York, James Stuart, as his flagship for part of the battle. Narbrough was made a rear admiral and knighted shortly after the battle. There is also an account of the Duke of York arriving in the Royal Yacht and meetings with Sir Edward Spargge and Sir John Kempthorne. Includes `Dimensions of His Majesties Ship Prince' on the final page.
Date made 1672-03 - 1672-09

Finding Reference JOD/3
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
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