Gerard Ellwes


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service26.11.1688CSORN
A.K.A.ElwesADM 6/6
Last Known Service17.3.1710/11CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
26.11.1688 LieutenantCSORN
19.1.1690/91 CaptainCSORN
19.1.1690/912.10.1691Hunter (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1692 Richmond (24), CaptainBWAS-1603
5.16938.1693Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
17.6.1693 Battle of Lagos 
30.12.169515.9.1696Sunderland (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/108BWAS-1603
16.9.1696 CaptainADM 6/4
16.9.169623.11.1697Swiftsure (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/26BWAS-1714
23.3.1697/9812.1.1699/0Rochester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/12BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/125.12.1701Orford (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/61ADM 6/6
24.6.170220.11.1702Prince George (96), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/63
Commission confirmed 7.12.1702
BWAS-1714
21.11.170210.12.1704Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/60BWAS-1603
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
11.12.170418.1.1707/8Revenge (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/117BWAS-1714
10.3.1704/5 Battle of Marbella 
27.12.17078.1.1707/8Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Downs ADM 6/9/114ADM 6/9
19.1.1707/821.12.1708Marlborough (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/125BWAS-1714
22.12.17081.9.1709Marlborough (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/10/17ADM 6/10
24.4.17098.6.1709Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Thames ADM 6/9/157ADM 6/9
9.6.1709 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Thames ADM 6/9/169ADM 6/86
26.1.1710/1117.3.1710/11Marlborough (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/100ADM 6/11
17.3.1710/11 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Plymouth ADM 6/11/122ADM 6/11

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IIJohn CharnockDigital Book
ADM 6/4ADM 6/4 Commission and Warrent Book 1696 25 May-1698 20 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/86ADM 6/86 Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1744-1747 Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive

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