Wagden Baker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1695CSORN
A.K.A.WagdolenADM 6
A.K.A.WagdonADM 106
Last Known Service24.9.1696CSORN
Date of Death24.6.1704 - Off the HumberBWAS-1603
Cause of DeathEnemy actionCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.4.1695 Commander ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/3
19.4.16953.7.1695Postboy (4), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/50ADM 6/3
3.2.1695/96 Court Martial : Wagden Baker, Master, HMS Postboy. Crime: Loss of ship captured by two French privateers. Verdict: Acquitted.ADM 1/5256
2.3.1695/9624.9.1696Serpent (4), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/133BWAS-1603
1698 Eagle (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
2.2.1699/17009.4.1701Chichester (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/6/22ADM 6/6
10.4.170115.1.1701/2Chichester (80), First Lieutenant ADM 6/6/87ADM 6/6
12.3.1701/224.6.1704Wolf (2), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/18BWAS-1603
24.10.1704 Officers of the Wolf sloop were acquitted of her capture by a French privateer of greater force off Bridlington near the Humber where Captain Wagdon Baker was killed.ADM 106


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