Sir Thomas Pasley (Baronet Pasley of Craig)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.3.1734TRN3
First Known Service1757TRN3
Father James Pasley (1692/3–1773) ODNB
Mother Magdalen daughter of Robert Elliot ODNB
NephewThomas Briggs (1780-1852)NBD1849
GrandsonSir Thomas Sabine Pasley (2nd Baronet Pasley of Craig, Dunfries) (1804-1884)EWIKI
Last Known Service9.11.1805TRN3
Date of Death29.11.1808 - WinchesterTRN3
Cause of DeathDropsyTRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1757 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
10.10.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/444CSORN
9.8.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/427CSORN
9.8.17621.1763Albany (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
10.17785.1780Sibyl (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.17807.1783Jupiter (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
21.7.1781 Attack in Saldanha Bay 
3.17908.1790Scipio (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.17909.1791Bellerophon (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
9.17911793Vengeance (74), Commodore and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1794 Appointed Baronet Pasley of CraigEWIKI
4.17941795Bellerophon (74), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
12.4.1794 Rear-AdmiralCSORN
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 
17983.1799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The NoreEWIKI
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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TRN4The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IVWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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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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