Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Reference to the Sophia in the Diary
"So back again to Westminster, and from thence by water to the Treasury Office, where I found Sir W. Pen paying off the Sophia and Griffen." http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1661/12/23/
The Sophia had sailed along with the Griffin, the Amity and the Kinsale as part of the squadron led by Captain Holmes in the Henrietta bound for the West Africa. It sailed on the 25th January 1661.
(Man of War…Ollard)
Present on West African coast during the second expedition of Homes.
18th March 1664 at Cestos (Liberia)
4th April 1664.off the Ivory Coast
15th April sails for Cormantin (Ghana)
20th April 1664 Cape Coast (Ghana)
3rd May 1664 sails for El Mina (Ghana)
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