Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Per L&M Companion:
Served in the Commonwealth navy and held three commands between 1660 and his death in action in 1666.
WOOD, Walter,—was appointed captain of the Princess in 1660. In 1664 he was commander of the Convertine, and soon afterwards removed into the Henrietta: in this ship he gloriously fell, in the hour of victory, being killed in that ever memorable action, between, the English and Dutch fleets, in June, 1666.---Biographia Navalis. J. Charnock, 1794.
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