Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Per L&M Companion:
(d. by 1688) Given his first command in 1661, he held nine commissions thereafter until 1673. He commanded the 'Breda' when she ran aground off the Texel in 1667.
PAGE, Thomas, --- after having commanded the Nightingale in 1661, the Pearl and Newcastle in 1664, the Bredah in 1666, the West Friezland, taken from the Dutch, in 1667, and the Falcon in 1668, served as lieutenant of the Foresight in the same year. In 1669 he was, a second time, appointed captain of the Pearl. In 1672 he commanded the Wivenhoe pink, and the small vessels afloat at Sheerness. In 1673 he was made commander of the Francis. His name does not again occur.---Biographia Navalis. J. Charnock, 1794.
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