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Lord Arthur Herbert (1st Earl of Torrington)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1648E-WIKI
First Known Service1666E-WIKI
FatherSir Edward Herbertref:952
MotherMargaret Carey, née Smithref:952
WifeMrs Anne Pheasant , née Hadley - Married aft.2.11.1672ref:952
WifeMrs Anne Crewe, née Airmine - Married c.1.8.1704ref:952
Last Known Service7.1690E-WIKI
Date of Death13.4.1716E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1666 LieutenantCSORN
16667.11.1666
Defiance (64) 1666-1668
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
ref:952
1.6.16664.6.1666Four Days Battle 
25.7.166626.7.1666St James Day Battle 
c.8.11.1666 CaptainCSORN
8.11.16662.4.1667
Pembroke (22) 1655-1667
British 22 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
3.4.16675.9.1668
Constant Warwick (34) 1666-1691
British 34 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
6.3.1668/6920.5.1672
Dragon (40) 1647-1690
British 40 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
8.5.1671 Battle of Bugia 
25.5.16729.6.1672
Dreadnought (58) 1654-1690
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Dreadnought"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
10.6.167211.10.1674
Cambridge (68) 1666-1694
British 68 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
4.3.1673/74 Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Ronas Voe 
4.3.1673/74 Battle of Ronas Voe 
5.11.16771679
Rupert (64) 1666-1702
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
TRN2
15.2.1677/78 Vice-AdmiralCSORN
1679 
Bristol (50) 1653-1693
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/43
ref:952
17.7.1680 AdmiralCSORN
9.5.168216.8.1683
Tiger (46) 1681-1701
British 46 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16831687Appointed Rear-Admiral of EnglandE-WIKI
22.8.168319.5.1684Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
4.4.168510.1.1688/89Elected a Member of Parliament for DoverHPO
17.1.1688/8910.7.1689Elected a Member of Parliament for PlymouthHPO
8.3.1688/8920.1.1689/90Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
15.3.1688/89 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
4.1689 
Elizabeth (70) 1679-1704
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Fleet
BWAS-1603
1.5.1689 Commanded the The British Line-of-Battle at the Battle of Bantry Bay 
29.5.1689 Appointed 1st Earl of Torringtonref:952
29.5.1689 Created 1st Baron Herbert of TorbayE-WIKI
14.9.168918.12.1690Appointed Vice-Admiral of EnglandE-WIKI
6.16907.1690
Royal Sovereign (100) 1685-1696
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Fleet
B051
30.6.1690 Commanded the The Main Body - English Red Squadron at the Battle of Beachy Head 


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