Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Facts unclear: [the first 3 references below, refer to the Yacht of Prince James];Originally Bridgewater , now the Anne (1660) Deptford 1654-1673 Renamed 1660. Accidentally blown up 1673.52-58 guns 743 tons There was an Anne in the Gibralta bay fleet.
Also the name was used as Jaimes Yacht 1661 jan 15th:The Navy did use a Mary a year later for Ireland fleet and Tangier bay group.
The yacht, commanded by Captain James Lambert (sorry Phil!) was variously spelled the "Ann" or the "Anne," in correspondence of the Royal Navy, if you are googling for it.
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