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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 LieutenantCSORN
16.3.1699/170011.8.1702
Deal Castle (24) 1697-1706
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Lieutenant ADM 6/6/26
ADM 6/6
21.10.1702 CommanderADM 6/7
21.10.17027.1.1702/3
Soesdyke (8) 1702-1713
British 8 Gun
Unrated Yacht
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/58
ADM 6/7
4.5.1703 CaptainCSORN
4.5.17035.1.1703/4
Yarmouth (70) 1695-1707
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/30
Confirmed 27.11.1703
BWAS-1603
6.1.1703/421.5.1705
Kinsale (36) 1700-1723
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/40
BWAS-1603
5.6.170519.10.1708
Dover (50) 1695-1716
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/182
BWAS-1603
20.10.170822.5.1710
Chester (54) 1708-1750
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/190
BWAS-1603
8.1.1717/1830.3.1718
Prince Frederick (70) 1714-1736
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1715 Renamed "Prince Frederick"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/109
ADM 6/12
31.3.171821.7.1720
Kent (70) 1699-1722
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/127
BWAS-1714
11.8.1718 Battle of Cape Passaro 
11.8.17201724
Lion (60) 1710-1735
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-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 RedCSORN
25.3.1742 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/16/34ADM 6/16
25.3.174212.9.1743
Namur (90) 1729-1745
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
BWAS-1714
18.2.1742/43 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
18.2.1742/4312.7.1749Appointed Rear-Admiral of Great BritainE-WIKI
9.8.1743 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.9.1743 Given leave to resign as commander-in -Chief in the Meditarranean if his ill health was to continue.ADM 6/16
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Commanded the Center Division at the Battle of Toulon 
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Toulon 
11.2.1743/44 
Russell (80) 1735-1762
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
13.6.1748 Dismissed from the NavyCSORN


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