Hercules Baker

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1707CSORN
FatherJames BakerHPO
MotherAmy MullettHPO
WifeJane Fox - Married 9.5.1713HPO
UncleJohn Baker (1660-1716)ref:845
Last Known Service12.1726CSORN
Date of Death27.10.1744CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1707 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/2/152RNLPC
1.7.1708 Lieutenant ADM 6/9/173ADM 6/9
1.7.17086.7.1708Captain (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/9/173ADM 6/9
7.7.170827.1.1708/9Plymouth (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/9/174ADM 6/9
28.1.1708/92.7.1710Stirling Castle (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/10/28ADM 6/10
3.7.171029.7.1710Ranelagh (80), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/11/176
Commission confirmed 12.11.1711
ADM 6/11
30.7.171128.10.1711Ranelagh (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/11/176
Commission confirmed 12.11.1711
ADM 6/11
9.10.1712 Commander ADM 6/12/4ADM 6/12
9.10.17124.11.1712Seahorse (24), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/4
Commission confirmed 3.11.1714
ADM 6/12
1.4.171324.11.1713Furnace (4), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/254BWAS-1603
5.4.1715 Captain ADM 6/12/38ADM 6/12
5.4.171521.12.1716Fox (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/38BWAS-1714
26.3.172227.10.1744Elected a Member of Parliament for HytheHPO
19.4.172623.11.1726Lennox (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/111BWAS-1714
173627.10.1744Appointed Treasurer of Greenwich HospitalHPO


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ref:845Wesminster Abbey Web Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
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 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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