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Sir Joseph Jordan


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1603ODNB
First Known Service1642ODNB
Last Known Service29.10.1672ODNB
Date of Death2.6.1685 - Hatfield WoodsideODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1642 CaptainODNB
1642 
Caesar 1642-1643
British Hired Ship
, Master, and Commanding Officer
W015
16431644
Expedition (30) 1637-1667
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Unknown, and Commanding Officer
W015
16441646
Expedition (30) 1637-1667
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
W015
16471648
Expedition (30) 1637-1667
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
9.16501653
Pelican (34) 1650-1656
British 34 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
8.1652 Rear-AdmiralODNB
16.8.1652 Battle of Plymouth 
28.9.1652 Battle of Kentish Knock 
18.2.1652/5320.2.1652/53Battle of Portland 
3.1652/53 
Triumph (60) 1623-1688
British 60 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
W014
16.3.1652/53 
Vanguard (56) 1631-1667
British 56 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
, Vice-Admiral of the Blue, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
29.3.1653 Vice-Admiral of the BlueODNB
2.6.16533.6.1653Commanded the The Blue Squadron - Vanguard at the Battle of the Gabbard 
31.7.1653 Battle of Scheveningen 
1654 Rear-AdmiralODNB
1654 
Unicorn (46) 1634-1687
British 46 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
, Rear-Admiral, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16549.1654
George (52) 1622-1697
British 52 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
1650 Renamed "George"
1660 Renamed "Saint George"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
W014
29.11.166425.6.1665
Saint George (52) 1622-1697
British 52 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
1650 Renamed "George"
1660 Renamed "Saint George"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
27.6.16653.12.1666
Royal Oak (76) 1664-1667
British 76 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Rear-Admiral of the White, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
29.6.1665 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
2.7.1665 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteODNB
1666 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
5.1666 Vice-Admiral of the RedODNB
1.6.16664.6.1666Commanded the Red Squadron, Van Division at the Four Days Battle 
25.7.166626.7.1666Commanded the Red Squadron, Van Division at the St James Day Battle 
26.3.16685.4.1668
Victory (82) 1666-1691
British 82 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Vice-Admiral of the Red, and Commanding Officer
B051
6.4.166813.6.1668
Henry (64) 1656-1682
British 64 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Henry"
, Rear-Admiral, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1672 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
16725.1672
Royal Sovereign (100) 1660-1679
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red,
B051
19.1.1671/728.4.1672
Royal Sovereign (100) 1660-1679
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral,
BWAS-1603
8.4.167229.10.1672
Royal Sovereign (100) 1660-1679
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral,
BWAS-1603
5.1672 
Royal Sovereign (100) 1660-1679
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue,
B051
28.5.1672 Commanded the Blue Squadron, Rear Division at the Battle of Solebay 


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Posted by Patsy Whenuaroa on Tuesday 16th of October 2018 07:03

Also trying to track descendants...family history says he is an ancestor of mine


Posted by John Jordan on Friday 9th of March 2018 19:43

Trying to establish if he is an ancestor. I have a copy of his will but cannot track his descendants. This file is a very useful account of his military history.

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