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HMS Association was the flagship of Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell which sank off the Isles of Scilly in 1707 in one of the worst maritime disasters in British history. Sir Cloudesley Shovell c. ... Tresco, the second largest Island of Scillonia The Isles of Scilly (Cornish: Ynysek Syllan) form an archipelago of islands off the Cornish coast. ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal March 26 - The Act of Union becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. ...


Association was a 96 gun Second-rate ship of the line, built at Portsmouth dockyard in 1699. She served as the flagship of Cloudesley Shovell in the Mediterranean during the War of the Spanish Succession, in engagements including the capture of Gibraltar on 21 July 1704. This is one of six ratings (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th) in the rating system of the Royal Navy. ... Ships of the line were 1st, 2nd, or 3rd-rated ships in the rating system of the Royal Navy. ... This article is about the English city of Portsmouth. ... Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz signed March 30 - the tenth Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. ... The Mediterranean Sea is an intercontinental sea positioned between Europe to the north, Africa to the south and Asia to the east, covering an approximate area of 2. ... Charles II was the last Habsburg King of Spain. ... July 21 is the 202nd day (203rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 163 days remaining. ... Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ...


In October 1707, Association, commanded by Captain Edmund Loades, was returning from the Mediterranean with Shovell on board. The 12 ships in the squadron entered the mouth of the English Channel on the night of 22 October 1707 (Old Style). As a result of navigational errors, the ships were on the wrong course and struck the Bishop and Clerks Rocks off the Scilly Isles. Association was wrecked with the loss of her entire crew of about 800 men, along with three other ships. Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal March 26 - The Act of Union becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. ... The English Channel, also for some time known as the British Sea (French: La Manche, the sleeve) is the part of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France, and joins the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 70 days remaining. ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal March 26 - The Act of Union becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. ... Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly in south west England known for its lighthouse, and listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the smallest island in the world. ...


HMS Association had previously survived the Great Storm of 1703. She was at anchor in the Thames Estuary and after cutting rigging to avoid foundering on the "Galloper" sandbar, was blown to Gothenburg in Sweden before way could be made back to England. The Great Storm of 1703 is the most severe storm ever recorded in the British Isles. ... The Thames estuary is a large estuary where the River Thames flows into the North Sea. ... Gothenburg viewed from Liseberg amusement park Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborg   listen? ; UN/LOCODE: SE GOT) is a city and a municipality on the western coast of Sweden, in the County of Västra Götaland. ...


Further reading

  • Simon Harris - Sir Cloudesley Shovell: Stuart Admiral (2001) ISBN: 1862270996

References

  • David Hepper - British Warship Losses in the Age of Sail, 1650-1859 (1994)

External links

  • HMS Association from Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia
  • "Sir Clowdisley Shovell (1650-1707): A Bibliography" - by Leigh Kimmel
  • "A Biographical Memoir of Sir Cloudesly Shovel" from The Naval Chronicle March 1815

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