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Sir James Berkeley (3rd Earl of Berkley)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1679TRN2
First Known Service1.5.1695TRN2
FatherCharles Berkeley, Second Earl Berkeley (1649-1710)ODNB
MotherElizabeth Noel (d 1713-07-30)ODNB
WifeLouisa Lennox (1694-1716) - Married 13.2.1710/11ODNB
SonAugustus, 4th Earl of Berkeley (1715-1755)E-WIKI
DaughterElizabeth (1716-?)E-WIKI
Grandson
Sir George Cranfield BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1766-1814
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Last Known Service17.8.1736TRN2
Date of Death17.8.1736 - Château d'Aubigny, Coincy, France CSORN
Burial31.10.1736 - Berkeley, Gloucestershire TRN2

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1679 Appointed Viscount DursleyTRN2
2.5.1695bef.9.3.1697
Centurion (54) 1691-1729
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Volunteer ADM 6/3/53
ADM 6/3
10.3.1696/9725.9.1698
Monck (58) 1660-1702
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman ADM 6/4/82
ODNB
21.9.1699 LieutenantADM 6/6
21.9.169930.1.1699/1700
Boyne (80) 1692-1707
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/6/18
Confirmed 17.11.1699
ADM 6/6
13.4.170016.2.1700/1
Shrewsbury (80) 1694-1711
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/6/32
ADM 6/6
2.4.1701 CaptainODNB
2.4.170124.9.1701
Sorlings (32) 1694-1705
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/82
BWAS-1603
1.10.170130.6.1703
Lichfield (54) 1695-1720
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/115
ODNB
29.2.1703/428.12.1704
Boyne (80) 1692-1707
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/57
BWAS-1603
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
22.12.170430.8.1706
Devonshire (80) 1704-1707
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/125
ADM 6/8
30.8.17062.1.1707/8
Saint George (96) 1701-1726
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/82
B051
3.1.1707/8 Rear-Admiral of the BlueODNB
3.1.1707/89.1708
Saint George (96) 1701-1726
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/4/82
BWAS-1714
19.12.1708 Admiral of the BlueADM 6/10
21.12.1708 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/10
14.11.1709 Vice-Admiral of the RedADM 6/11
24.9.1710 Succeeded as 3rd Earl of BerkleyTRN2
9.8.1714 Vice-Admiral of the RedADM 6/11
16.4.17171.6.1727Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
31.3.1718 Appointed Knight Companion of the Order of the GarterODNB
19.3.1718/19 Admiral of the FleetADM 6/12
21.3.171917.8.1736Appointed Vice-Admiral of Great Britain ADM 6/12/161E-WIKI
4.1719 Commander of the British Channel Fleet 1719  


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