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-LawJohn Gascoigne (d.1753)ref:719
DaughterMary Ann [Gascoigne] (1705-1748)ref:719
DaughterElizabethref:719
DaughterAnnref:719
UncleSir John Ashby (d.1693)
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
24.8.169427.8.1694Owner's Love (10), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
28.8.169425.10.1694Endeavour (4), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
13.7.169510.2.1696/97Hastings (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/66ADM 6/3
11.2.1696/973.11.1698Bonaventure (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/72ADM 6/4
26.12.170117.7.1705Monck (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/126ADM 6/6
21.7.170423.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar 
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
18.7.170524.7.1705Woolwich (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/186ADM 6/8
11.2.1705/67.3.1708/9Dreadnought (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/230BWAS-1603
8.3.1708/919.5.1709Russell (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/10/41BWAS-1603
2.8.170913.2.1712/13Hampton Court (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/10/79TRN2
6.1.1714/1527.3.1716Oxford (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/16BWAS-1603
9.2.1716/1715.2.1716/17Devonshire (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/88ADM 6/12
16.2.1716/175.7.1717Barfleur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/90BWAS-1714
6.7.171717.3.1717/18Burford (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/108
Commission confirmed 29.11.1717
ADM 6/12
18.3.1717/18 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
c.18.3.1717/18aft.7.1719Prince Frederick (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/22/257BWAS-1714
28.3.1718 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/12/126CSORN
5.3.1718/19 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/12/155ADM 6/12
7.3.1718/19 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/156CSORN
9.171911.11.1719Ipswich (70), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/3/489E-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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