Matthew Whitwell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1720ADM107/3
First Known Service5.11.1733CSORN
Last Known Service26.4.1779CSORN
Date of Death15.2.1789CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.6.1740 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/388RNLPC
10.1.1740/41 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/367CSORN
12.6.17479.10.1747Deptford (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/236ADM 6/19
5.12.1747 Commander ADM 6/17/292CSORN
5.12.17476.5.1748Speedwell (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/292ADM 6/17
6.5.1748 Captain ADM 6/17/414CSORN
6.5.174823.12.1748Poole (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/414BWAS-1714
12.10.17494.6.1755Triton (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/499BWAS-1714
4.6.17555.11.1756Roebuck (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/171BWAS-1714
5.11.175610.3.1757Saint Albans (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/319ADM 6/18
15.2.17591.11.1762Anson (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/36BWAS-1714
6.9.176324.10.1766Augusta (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/534BWAS-1714
6.11.17703.1.1771Egmont (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/311BWAS-1714
26.4.1779 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/21/544ADM 6/21


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Posted by Peter Wingfield-Digby on Thursday 30th of July 2020 14:34

There is a ledger stone to him in the Ambulatory at the east end of Exeter Cathedral.

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