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
Nephew William Affleck (1740-1791)ref:676
Brother Philip Affleck (1726-1799)ODNB
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 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/473CSORN
30.5.174610.5.1747Plymouth (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/473
Issued by Thomas Davers (1689-1746), 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 Commander ADM 6/18/277CSORN
5.6.175623.3.1757Albany (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/277ADM 6/18
23.3.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/373CSORN
23.3.17579.7.1759Mercury (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/373BWAS-1714
9.7.175913.11.1762Launceston, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/76BWAS-1714
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
25.10.17701.6.1771San Antonio (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/304BWAS-1714
10.4.17785.5.1781Bedford (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/388ODNB
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
16.3.1781 Battle of Cape Henry 
5.5.178117.7.1783Bedford (74), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
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 Blue ADM 6/23/191ADM 6/23
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/23/416CSORN
14.5.1788 Married MargaretODNB

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