Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Per L&M Companion:
Held five commissions 1663-6; in 1665 accused of embezzling prize goods. He was, according to Sir. T. Clifford ( http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/7945/ ), a brave officer.
Captain Hugh Seymour met with Sandich on the 7th September 1664 to take up the Hector. In the Fleet list of April and September1665 he was in the 5th Rate Pearl with 135/145 men and 24/22 guns.
Sandwich Journal edited by Anderson
SEYMOUR, Hugh,—was appointed lieutenant of the Antelope, and afterwards of the Bristol, in the year 1663. In 1664 he was successively appointed commander of the Hector and Pearle. In 1660 he was removed into the Foresight, a fourth rate, and was one of those gallant persons who fell (the price of that victory they had so strenuously laboured to share in, and obtain) on the 25th of July 1666.---Biographia Navalis. J. Charnock, 1794.
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