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Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1715TRN3
First Known Service1743TRN3
Father
Christopher ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1720
ODNB
WifeMargaret Nugent (d. 1803)ODNB
BrotherGeorgeref:950
Last Known Service16.9.1799TRN3
Date of Death21.12.1811TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1743 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationODNB
23.11.1743 LieutenantADM 6/17
18.1.1743/4419.3.1743/44
Neptune (90) 1730-1749
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/200
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 14.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
19.3.1743/4411.3.1744/45
Barfleur (90) 1716-1755
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/200
Issued by
Thomas MathewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1749
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 14.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
11.3.1744/45 CommanderADM 6/17
11.3.1744/456.5.1747
Maidstone (54) 1716-1748
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Maidstone"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/176
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 29.11.1746
ADM 6/17
6.5.1747 CaptainCSORN
6.5.174728.4.1749
Margate (24) 1746-1749
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/223
BWAS-1714
21.5.175529.1.1759
Woolwich (44) 1749-1762
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/168
BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
29.1.175912.5.1759
Bristol (50) 1746-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/190
Issued by
Sir John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados
Confirmed 14.8.1760
BWAS-1714
12.5.175920.1.1761
Buckingham (68) 1751-1779
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Grampus"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/190
Issued by
Sir John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1738-1778
, Barbados
Confirmed 14.8.1760
BWAS-1714
20.1.176131.8.1762
Buckingham (68) 1751-1779
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Grampus"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/268
ADM 6/19
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
31.8.176223.1.1763
Terrible (74) 1762-1781
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/434
BWAS-1714
10.6.1772 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
26.10.17731.11.1775
Barfleur (90) 1768-1819
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/524
ODNB
c.13.10.17755.9.1776
Bristol (50) 1775-1810
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/22/259
BWAS-1714
1.11.177524.10.1776
Royal Oak (74) 1769-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1805 Renamed "Assistance"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
6.9.177627.4.1777
Chatham (50) 1758-1814
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1810 Renamed "Tilbury"
, as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 107/1/259
BWAS-1714
6.12.17768.12.1776Commander-in-Chief at the Occupation of Rhode Island 
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
28.4.1777 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
28.4.17771779
Bristol (50) 1775-1810
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/259
BWAS-1714
11.6.177719.7.1781Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/21/291ADM 6/21
23.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
29.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
19.3.1779 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.178025.9.1780
Ruby (64) 1776-1821
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/259
BWAS-1714
20.3.1780 1st Action off Monti Christi 
20.6.1780 Action off Monti Christi 
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
26.9.17804.1782
Ruby (64) 1776-1821
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 107/1/259
BWAS-1714
4.17828.1782
Sandwich (90) 1759-1810
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 107/1/259
BWAS-1714
28.12.1782 Created 1st Baronet of BassingbournE-WIKI
30.3.178413.3.1786Elected a Member of Parliament for SeafordHPO
19.2.178716.6.1790Elected a Member of Parliament for MaldonHPO
24.9.1787 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.17921799
Royal William (84) 1757-1813
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue ADM 107/1/259
BWAS-1714
8.4.179314.9.1799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/24/227ADM 6/24
12.4.1794 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
16.9.1799 Admiral of the FleetCSORN


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