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James Mighells


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1667CSORN
Baptism2.2.1666/67 - Lowestoft CSORN
First Known Service1693CSORN
FatherRichard MighellsB051
MotherThomasin Ashby (d.1680)B051
WifeAnne Ashby (d.1741)ref:719
DaughterAlice (1707-1741)ref:719
Son-in-Law
John GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1707-1747
ref:719
DaughterMary Ann [Gascoigne] (1705-1748)ref:719
DaughterElizabethref:719
DaughterAnnref:719
Uncle
Sir John AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688

BrotherThomas (1671-1728)ref:719
Last Known Service11.11.1719CSORN
Date of Death12.3.1733/34 - Stratford, Suffolk CSORN
Burial27.3.1734 - Suffolk CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1693 LieutenantB051
24.8.1694 CaptainCSORN
24.8.169427.8.1694
Owner's Love (10) 1688-1697
British 10 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
28.8.169425.10.1694
Endeavour (4) 1694-1695
British 4 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
13.7.169510.2.1696/97
Hastings (32) 1695-1697
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/66
ADM 6/3
11.2.1696/973.11.1698
Bonaventure (36) 1690-1698
British 36 Gun
Hired Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/72
ADM 6/4
26.12.170117.7.1705
Monck (64) 1701-1720
British 64 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/126
ADM 6/6
c.1703 Appointed Regulating Officer ADM 106/577/270ADM 106
21.7.170423.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar 
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
18.7.170524.7.1705
Woolwich (54) 1702-1736
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/186
ADM 6/8
11.2.1705/67.3.1708/9
Dreadnought (60) 1706-1721
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/230
BWAS-1603
8.3.1708/919.5.1709
Russell (80) 1709-1726
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/10/41
BWAS-1603
2.8.170913.2.1712/13
Hampton Court (70) 1709-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/10/79
TRN2
6.1.1714/1527.3.1716
Oxford (54) 1702-1723
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/16
BWAS-1603
9.2.1716/1715.2.1716/17
Devonshire (80) 1710-1760
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1740 Renamed "Devonshire Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/88
ADM 6/12
16.2.1716/175.7.1717
Barfleur (90) 1716-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/90
BWAS-1714
6.7.171717.3.1717/18
Burford (70) 1699-1719
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/108
Confirmed 29.11.1717
ADM 6/12
18.3.1717/18 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
c.18.3.1717/18aft.7.1719
Prince Frederick (70) 1714-1736
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1715 Renamed "Prince Frederick"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/22/257
BWAS-1714
28.3.1718 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
5.3.1718/19 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/12
7.3.1718/19 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.171911.11.1719
Ipswich (70) 1694-1727
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/3/489
E-WIKI
21.9.171911.11.1719Commanded the British Squadron at the Expedition to Vigo 
9.2.1722/2312.3.1733/34Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7


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