John Baker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1660 - Deal ref:845
First Known Service14.11.1688ref:845
FatherJames Bakerref:845
MotherElizabethref:845
Nephew Hercules Baker (1683-1744)ref:845
Last Known Service10.11.1716ref:845
Date of Death10.11.1716 - Port Mahon ref:845
Burial22.2.1717 - Westminster Abbey ref:845

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.11.1688 LieutenantCSORN
12.10.1691 CaptainCSORN
12.10.169121.4.1692Mary Galley (34), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
23.5.169223.3.1693/94Boyne (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
23.3.1693/947.6.1695Resolution (68), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
7.6.169527.4.1697Falmouth (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/90
Commission confirmed 19.4.1697
BWAS-1603
28.4.169727.12.1699Medway (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/94BWAS-1714
26.2.1700/113.1.1701/2Pembroke (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/62BWAS-1603
13.1.1701/23.3.1701/2Dorsetshire (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/6
4.3.1701/210.1.1707/8Monmouth (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/15ADM 6/7
12.10.1702 Battle of Vigo 
21.7.170423.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar 
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
17.1.1707/8 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/9/122CSORN
17.1.1707/81709Monmouth (64), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
20.12.1708 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/10/39ADM 6/10
21.12.1708 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/10/24CSORN
12.1.1708/9 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — West IndiesADM 6/10
12.1.1709 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — West Indies ADM 6/10/25ADM 6/10
13.7.17092.8.1709Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/10/76ADM 6/10
14.11.1709 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/11/4CSORN
c.14.11.17091711Stirling Castle (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1603
1712 Somerset (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
5.9.17133.6.1714Elected a Member of Parliament for Weymouth and Melcombe RegisHPO
9.8.1714 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/11/294ADM 6/11
171510.11.1716Lion (60), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1603
3.2.1714/1510.11.1716Elected a Member of Parliament for Weymouth and Melcombe RegisHPO
18.2.1714/15 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaADM 6/12
15.1.1715/16 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
16.6.1716 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/12/72ADM 6/12


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