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Stephen Elliott


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service14.1.1694/95CSORN
Last Known Service10.2.1702/3CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.1.1694/95 CaptainCSORN
14.1.1694/958.7.1695
Maidstone (24) 1693-1714
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/8
ADM 6/3
9.7.16951.9.1695
Lyme (32) 1695-1720
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/70
Issued by
Lord John Berkeley (3rd Baron Berkeley of Stratton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1685-1695

Confirmed 20.7.1695
ADM 6/3
22.8.1695 A commission as captain of the Rose fireship was issued. The commission was cancelled.ADM 6/3
2.9.16951.11.1696
Charles Galley (36) 1693-1709
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/74
BWAS-1603
2.11.169615.1.1696/97
Lichfield (54) 1695-1720
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/42
ADM 6/4
16.1.1696/979.1.1699/1700
Bristol (50) 1693-1709
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/62
BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/112.3.1700/1
Greenwich (54) 1699-1724
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/62
ADM 6/6
13.3.1700/114.3.1700/1
Scarborough (32) 1696-1710
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/73
BWAS-1714
15.3.1700/11703
Gosport (32) 1696-1706
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/74
ADM 6/6

Notes on Officer


OriginTRN2
Stephen Elliot was originally master of a small trader in the West Indies. He had been given his commission as captain of the Maidstone in January, 1696, as a reward for having escaped from a French prison in San Domingo with valuable information respecting a projected attack on Jamaica in 1695. He consequently never served as a lieutenant.
PromotionBWAS-1603
Promoted to Post Captain having never been a Lieutenant and commissioned as a reward for escaping from a French prison with valuable information


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