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John Baker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1660 - Deal ref:845
First Known Service14.11.1688ref:845
FatherJames Bakerref:845
MotherElizabethref:845
Nephew
Hercules BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1726
ref:845
Last Known Service13.11.1709ref: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
12.10.169121.4.1692
Mary Galley (34) 1687-1707
British 34 Gun
4th Rate Frigate (Galley-Frigate)
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
23.5.169223.3.1693/94
Boyne (80) 1692-1707
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
23.3.1693/947.6.1695
Resolution (68) 1667-1696
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
7.6.169527.4.1697
Falmouth (54) 1693-1704
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/90
Issued by
Lord Edward Russell (1st Earl of Orford)British
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 19.4.1697
BWAS-1603
28.4.169727.12.1699
Medway (60) 1693-1716
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/94
BWAS-1714
26.2.1700/113.1.1701/2
Pembroke (60) 1694-1710
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/62
BWAS-1603
13.1.1701/23.3.1701/2
Dorsetshire (80) 1694-1712
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
4.3.1701/210.1.1707/8
Monmouth (64) 1700-1716
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/15
ADM 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 WhiteCSORN
17.1.1707/813.11.1709
Monmouth (64) 1700-1716
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/4/90
BWAS-1714
20.12.1708 Admiral of the BlueADM 6/10
21.12.1708 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
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 BlueCSORN
c.14.11.17091711
Stirling Castle (70) 1705-1720
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1603
1712 
Somerset (80) 1698-1740
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
5.9.17133.6.1714Elected a Member of Parliament for Weymouth and Melcombe RegisHPO
9.8.1714 Vice-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/11
171510.11.1716
Lion (60) 1710-1735
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-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 WhiteADM 6/12


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