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Richard Lestock


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.2.1678/79CSORN
First Known Service14.4.1701CSORN
Father
Richard LestockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1705
ODNB
WifeSarah (d. 1744)E-WIKI
SonRichard (1723-?)ref:1059
DaughterElizabeth [Peacock]E-WIKI
Last Known Service5.6.1746CSORN
Date of Death1748CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.4.1701 LieutenantADM 6/6
14.4.170112.7.1701
Cambridge (80) 1695-1713
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant
ADM 6/6
3.11.170126.1.1701/2
Solebay (24) 1694-1709
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Lieutenant ADM 6/6/120
ADM 6/6
27.1.1701/227.2.1703/4
Exeter (60) 1697-1740
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/6/140
ADM 6/6
28.2.1703/417.12.1704
Barfleur (90) 1697-1713
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/8/56
ADM 6/8
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
18.12.170426.12.1704
Britannia (100) 1682-1715
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/8/123
ADM 6/8
27.12.170413.1.1705/6
Britannia (100) 1682-1715
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/8/128
ADM 6/8
14.1.1705/6 CommanderBWAS-1603
14.1.1705/628.4.1706
Vulture (8) 1690-1708
British 8 Gun
5th Rate Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
29.4.1706 CaptainCSORN
29.4.170614.4.1709
Fowey (32) 1705-1709
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/15
Confirmed 30.9.1706
BWAS-1603
18.5.171025.2.1712/13
Weymouth (50) 1693-1717
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/45
BWAS-1603
7.8.1711 Capture of the San Joaquín 
16.2.1715/1631.1.1716/17
Weymouth (50) 1693-1717
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/62
ADM 6/12
29.1.1716/179.12.1717
Panther (54) 1716-1768
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1745 Renamed "Panther Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/85
BWAS-1603
15.3.1717/1816.3.1717/18
Barfleur (90) 1716-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/118
ADM 6/12
26.7.172819.2.1728/29
Princess Amelia (80) 1726-1752
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1727 Renamed "Princess Amelia"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/211
BWAS-1714
20.2.1728/2922.12.1729
Royal Oak (70) 1713-1737
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/14
BWAS-1603
3.7.173120.2.1731/32
Royal Oak (70) 1713-1737
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/84
ADM 6/14
29.1.1731/3220.2.1731/32Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/14/100ADM 6/14
21.2.1731/32 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/14/102ADM 6/14
21.2.1731/3222.2.1733/34
Kingston (60) 1719-1736
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
22.2.1733/3412.4.1738
Somerset (80) 1731-1746
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/166
BWAS-1714
13.4.17389.8.1739
Grafton (70) 1725-1744
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/106
BWAS-1714
10.8.173911.1.1740/41
Boyne (80) 1739-1763
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/209
BWAS-1714
12.1.1740/416.1741
Boyne (80) 1739-1763
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
16.11.1741 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/15/478ADM 6/15
16.11.174112.3.1741/42
Neptune (90) 1730-1749
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
1.12.17417.12.1741Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/15/485ADM 6/15
12.3.1741/42 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/16
13.3.1741/428.1744
Neptune (90) 1730-1749
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
9.8.1743 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
7.12.1743 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
7.12.1743 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/16/247ADM 6/16
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Commanded the Rear Division at the Battle of Toulon 
5.1746 Court Martial : Court Martial held onto his conduct at the Battle of Toulon where he failed to follow orders. He was acquitted on a technicality.ref:1059
5.6.1746 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
5.6.1746 
Princess (70) 1740-1784
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714


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