Sir Thomas Pasley (Baronet Pasley of Craig)

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.3.1734TRN3
First Known Service10.1751TRN3
Father James Pasley (1692/3–1773) ODNB
Mother Magdalen Elliot ODNB
WifeMary Heywood (d.1788)ref:676
Nephew Thomas Briggs (1780-1852)NBD1849
GrandsonSir Thomas Sabine Pasley (2nd Baronet Pasley of Craig, Dunfries) (1804-1884)E-WIKI
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death29.11.1808 - WinchesterTRN3
Cause of DeathDropsyTRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1.8.1757 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/7RNLPC
10.10.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/444CSORN
9.8.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/427CSORN
9.8.176212.2.1763Albany (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/427BWAS-1714
10.2.176417.2.1767Ranger (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/6BWAS-1714
14.3.176918.9.1770Weazle (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/231BWAS-1714
18.9.177021.1.1771Pomona (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/291BWAS-1714
21.1.1771 Captain ADM 6/20/340CSORN
21.1.177123.4.1773Seahorse (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/340BWAS-1714
6.9.177630.10.1778Glasgow (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/212BWAS-1714
30.10.177826.9.1780Sibyl (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/467BWAS-1714
20.9.178028.7.1783Jupiter (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/173BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
21.7.1781 Attack in Saldanha Bay 
21.10.17898.5.1790Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/24/7ADM 6/24
21.10.178919.7.1790Scipio (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/6BWAS-1714
17.7.17909.9.1791Bellerophon (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/51BWAS-1793
25.12.179028.3.1791Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/24/98ADM 6/24
10.9.179127.10.1792Vengeance (74), Commodore and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/134BWAS-1714
19.9.1791 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/24/136ADM 6/24
11.9.17939.1.1794Bellerophon (74), Commodore and Commanding Officerref:676
9.1.179411.4.1794Bellerophon (74), as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/25/3ADM 6/25
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/31CSORN
12.4.17941.6.1796Bellerophon (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1793
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/25/55CSORN
26.7.1794 Appointed Baronet Pasley of CraigE-WIKI
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/179CSORN
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
14.2.1799 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
29.3.17991802Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PlymouthTRN4
5.17991802Cambridge (80), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
9.11.1805 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN

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Posted by John Edward Sabine Pasley on Wednesday 7th of November 2018 19:53

My cousin now has Sir Thomas's sextant and telescope plus his log books including the Bellerophon.My grandmother always got them out for me to look at when I would visit her.

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