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Matthew Whitwell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1720ADM 107/3
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
12.6.17479.10.1747
Deptford (60) 1732-1767
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/236
ADM 6/19
5.12.1747 Commander ADM 6/17/292CSORN
5.12.17476.5.1748
Speedwell (10) 1744-1750
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/292
ADM 6/17
6.5.1748 Captain ADM 6/17/414CSORN
6.5.174823.12.1748
Poole (44) 1745-1765
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/414
BWAS-1714
12.10.17494.6.1755
Triton (20) 1745-1758
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/499
BWAS-1714
4.6.17555.11.1756
Roebuck (44) 1743-1764
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/171
BWAS-1714
5.11.175610.3.1757
Saint Albans (60) 1747-1765
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/319
ADM 6/18
15.2.17591.11.1762
Anson (60) 1747-1773
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/36
BWAS-1714
6.9.176324.10.1766
Augusta (64) 1763-1777
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/534
BWAS-1714
6.11.17703.1.1771
Egmont (74) 1768-1799
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/311
BWAS-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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