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Isaac Townsend


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1684ODNB
First Known Service16.12.1696ODNB
WifeElizabeth Larcum (1699-1754)ODNB
Uncle
Isaac TownsendBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1706
ODNB
Last Known Service1746ODNB
Date of Death21.11.1765CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.12.1696 
Ipswich (70) 1694-1727
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Volunteer ADM 6/4/54
ADM 6/4
15.1.1705/6 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/2/74ODNB
21.7.1706 LieutenantADM 6/9
21.7.170631.8.1706
Shrewsbury (80) 1694-1711
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/9/85
Confirmed 29.7.1707
ADM 6/9
31.8.170620.3.1706/7
Resolution (70) 1705-1707
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/9/85
Confirmed 29.7.1707
ODNB
19.3.1706/720.3.1706/7Loss of the Resolution 
24.9.170729.1.1707/8
Hastings (42) 1707-1745
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1740 Renamed "Hastings Hulk"
, Lieutenant ADM 6/9/93
ADM 6/9
3.3.1717/1821.5.1718
Dorsetshire (80) 1712-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant
ODNB
7.3.1718/1929.6.1719
Dorsetshire (80) 1712-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/12/157
ADM 6/12
30.6.1719 CommanderODNB
30.6.17199.2.1719/20
Poole (32) 1696-1737
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
9.2.1719/20 CaptainCSORN
9.2.1719/2012.6.1728
Success (20) 1712-1743
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
22.2.1733/3424.6.1739
Plymouth (60) 1722-1764
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/166
BWAS-1714
24.6.17394.3.1739/40
Berwick (70) 1723-1783
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1743 Renamed "Berwick Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/324
Confirmed 26.8.1740
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/4030.12.1742
Shrewsbury (80) 1713-1750
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/254
BWAS-1603
19.6.1744 Rear-Admiral of the RedADM 6/16
27.10.17441.12.1744Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/16/376ADM 6/16
28.12.17441754Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthODNB
2.17451.9.1746
Dorsetshire (80) 1712-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1603
23.4.1745 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.10.1745 Commanded the British Squadron at the Action off Martinique 
31.10.1745 Commander-in-Chief at the Action off Martinique 
1746 Commander of the British Fleet at Louisbourg  
1746 
Pembroke (60) 1733-1749
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 107/3/58
BWAS-1714
14.7.1746 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
15.7.1747 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
5.4.175421.11.1765Appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/118ADM 73/36
24.2.1757 Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/18
28.3.175721.11.1765Elected a Member of Parliament for RochesterODNB


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