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Sir Edmund Affleck (1st Baronet of Dalham Hall)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth19.4.1725 - Dalham Hall, Suffolk ODNB
First Known Service13.10.1740ref:898
FatherGilbert Affleck (1684?-1764)ODNB
MotherAnna DolbenODNB
WifeMrs Esther Creffield née Ruth (d 1787)ODNB
WifeMargaret Smithers née Burgess - Married 14.5.1788ODNB
William AffleckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1792
Philip AffleckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
Last Known Service24.9.1787ODNB
Date of Death19.11.1788 - Colchester ODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
  Commanded the Central division at the   
13.4.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/131-132RNLPC
25.7.1745 LieutenantCSORN
Plymouth (60) 1722-1764
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/473
Issued by
Thomas DaversBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1746
, Jamaica
Confirmed 3.7.1749
ADM 6/17
3.8.1746 Action of August 3 1746 
25.3.1747 Action of March 25 1747 
5.6.1756 CommanderCSORN
Albany (14) 1745-1763
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1747 Renamed "Albany"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/277
ADM 6/18
23.3.1757 CaptainCSORN
Mercury (20) 1756-1777
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/373
Launceston 1741-1784
British unarmed
5th Rate Ship of the Line
1752 Renamed "Launceston Hulk"
1758 Renamed "Launceston"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/76
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
San Antonio (64) 1762-1775
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/304
Bedford (74) 1775-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/388
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
16.3.1781 Battle of Cape Henry 
Bedford (74) 1775-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Commanded the British Rear at the Battle of Saint Kitts 
3.1782 Elected MP for ColchesterODNB
4.3.178219.11.1788Elected a Member of Parliament for ColchesterHPO
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
10.7.1782 Created 1st Baronet of Dalham HallHPO
10.2.1784 Rear-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/23
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
14.5.1788 Married MargaretODNB

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