Sir Roger Strickland

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1640 - Kendal, Lancashire CSORN
Baptism2.2.1639/40 - Kendal, Lancashire CSORN
First Known Service1661CSORN
FatherWalter StricklandHPO
MotherAnne CroftHPO
Last Known Service13.12.1688CSORN
Date of Death8.8.1717 - St. GermainsODNB

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1661 LieutenantCSORN
16611662Sapphire (38), LieutenantB051
16621663Crown (40), LieutenantB051
16631665Providence (30), LieutenantB051
16651666Rainbow (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
2.8.16652.9.1665Hamburg Merchant (36), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
3.8.1665 Battle of Vågen 
2.9.1665 CaptainBWAS-1603
2.9.166511.12.1665Hamburg Merchant (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
10.3.1665/665.12.1666Maria Sancta (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1.6.16664.6.1666Four Days Battle 
25.7.166626.7.1666St James Day Battle 
23.3.1667/6820.2.1668/69Success (24), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
2.4.167028.8.1671Kent (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
19.1.1671/7228.2.1681/82Antelope (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
11.3.1671/727.6.1672Plymouth (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
6.1672 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
8.6.167215.9.1672Henry (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
19.9.167231.3.1675Mary (54), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
12.9.167422.11.1677Dragon (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
23.11.167724.12.1677Centurion (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
25.12.167715.1.1678/79Mary (54), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
19.2.1677/78 Rear-AdmiralCSORN
19.2.1677/78 Vice-AdmiralCSORN
24.3.1684/8510.1.1688/89Elected a Member of Parliament for AldboroughHPO
27.4.16854.7.1687Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
30.12.168713.12.1688Appointed Rear-Admiral of EnglandCSORN
23.7.168812.1688Mary (60), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1603
13.12.1688 Resigned his commission and joined the Jacobite rebellion in Ireland.ODNB


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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