Take her Home to England? Not THIS Time!
Royal Charles was an 1,229 tons, 80-gun ship of the English Navy, built in 1655. In 1660 she sailed to Scheveningen (Holland) to bring King Charles II back to England. She took part in the 2nd Anglo-Dutch War. In 1665, she fought in the Battle of Lowestoft and destroyed the Dutch flagship. In 1666, she participated in the Four Days Battle and the defeat of Admiral Michiel de Ruyter in the St. James’s