HALL, ROBERT [SSNE 253]
- First name
- Social status
Text sourceRobert Hall was a Scotsman in Danish-Norwegian service who commanded the vessels Papegojen and Lindormen. He was listed as a captain in 1659, and chief of the warship Lindormen and Sorte Rytter that year. During the war against Sweden he was ordered to defeat to Swedish ship outside Landskrona, but he only succeeded in arresting 4 Prussian 'koffardi'ships. He also fought the Swedes on board the Papegojen. Hall departed from service in 1660.
T.O.Topsoe-Jensen and E.Marquard, vol.1, pp.520-1; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.145. (RA> Da. Kanc. B 150, fol. 231v.-232r. no. 31; Kbh. Dipl. V, pp. 622, 641-2; Lind 1869, pp. 169-72, 180,186, 199).
- DENMARK-NORWAY, NAVY
- Arrived 1659-04-23, as CAPTAIN
- Departed 1660-07-11, as CAPTAIN
- Capacity OFFICER, purpose NAVAL