Sir John Holmes

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1664CSORN
SonJohn HolmesB051
Last Known Service22.9.1679CSORN
Date of Death22.9.1679BWAS-1603

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1664 CaptainCSORN
29.3.166429.3.1665Jersey (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1665 LieutenantCSORN
1665 Centurion (50), LieutenantW014
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
18.9.16652.6.1666Saint Paul (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1666 Saint Paul (40), LieutenantB051
1.6.16664.6.1666Four Days Battle 
3.6.16666.6.1666Triumph (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
7.6.166617.10.1667Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
25.7.166626.7.1666Commanded the Red Squadron, Rear Division at the St James Day Battle 
18.3.1667/688.5.1668Falcon, Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
5.6.16683.8.1668Kent (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
12.1.1669/7016.12.1670Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
16.1.1671/723.4.1672Gloucester (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
13.3.1671/72 Battle of Smyrna Convoy 
4.1672 Appointed Knight BachelorB051
4.4.167213.8.1673Rupert (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
10.1672 Royal Charles (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerTRN2
1673 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
14.8.167317.10.1673Royal Charles (100), Rear-Admiral of the Blue and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
14.4.167760.30.1678Montagu (62), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
40.4.1677 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
1678 Rear-AdmiralCSORN
15.5.167826.8.1678Charles (96), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1603
12.9.167822.9.1679Captain (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
60.30.167817.4.1679Royal Charles (100), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralB051


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
W014Anglo-Dutch Wars BLOGJames C BenderWeb Site
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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