Thomas Mathews


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth10.1676E-WIKI
First Known Service16.3.1699/1700E-WIKI
Last Known Service12.7.1749E-WIKI
Date of Death2.10.1750E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.3.1699/1700 Lieutenant ADM 6/6/26CSORN
16.3.1699/170011.8.1702Deal Castle (24), Lieutenant ADM 6/6/26ADM 6/6
21.10.1702 Commander ADM 6/7/58ADM 6/7
21.10.17027.1.1702/3Soesdyke (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/58ADM 6/7
4.5.1703 Captain ADM 6/8/30CSORN
4.5.17035.1.1703/4Yarmouth (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/30
Commission confirmed 27.11.1703
BWAS-1603
6.1.1703/421.5.1705Kinsale (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/40BWAS-1603
5.6.170519.10.1708Dover (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/182BWAS-1603
20.10.170822.5.1710Chester (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/190BWAS-1603
8.1.1717/1830.3.1718Prince Frederick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/109ADM 6/12
31.3.171821.7.1720Kent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/127BWAS-1714
11.8.1718 Battle of Cape Passaro 
11.8.17201724Lion (60), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1603
8.11.1720 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — East Indies ADM 6/12/216ADM 6/12
17361742Appointed Resident Commissioner at Chatham DockyardE-WIKI
12.3.1741/42 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/16/27CSORN
25.3.1742 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/16/34ADM 6/16
25.3.174212.9.1743Namur (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
10.2.1742/4311.2.1742/43Commanded the Center Division at the Battle of Toulon 
10.2.1742/4311.2.1742/43Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Toulon 
18.2.1742/43 Admiral of the White ADM 6/16/271CSORN
18.2.1742/4312.7.1749Appointed Rear-Admiral of Great BritainE-WIKI
9.8.1743 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/16/207CSORN
12.9.1743 Given leave to resign as commander-in -Chief in the Meditarranean if his ill health was to continue.ADM 6/16
11.2.1743/44 Russell (80), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
13.6.1748 Dismissed from the NavyCSORN


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