Lord Edward Russell (1st Earl of Orford)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator 
Date of Birth1653EWIKI
First Known Service1671EWIKI
Last Known Service6.1702EWIKI
Date of Death26.11.1727EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1671 LieutenantCSORN
1671 Advice (42), LieutenantB051
8.5.1671 Battle of Bugia 
16721.1672Revenge (58), Lieutenantref:764
15.1.1671/724.1672Prince (100), Third LieutenantB051
4.167210.6.1672Rupert (64), Second Lieutenantref:764
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
10.6.1672 CaptainCSORN
10.6.16728.7.1673Phoenix (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
9.7.167315.10.1674Swallow (48), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
22.3.1674/7519.6.1677Reserve (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
28.12.167723.3.1677/78Defiance (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
24.3.1677/7810.11.1679Swiftsure (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.8.16803.9.1682Newcastle (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1689 Elected a Member of Parliament for Launcestonref:764
16891.12.1689Duke (90), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueB051
30.5.1689 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
10.12.168918.1.1689/90Fubbs (12), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueB051
18.1.1689/9025.4.1690Duke (90), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueB051
5.6.169023.1.1690/91Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
23.12.1690 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
1691 Britannia (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueSPD-1690-1
16921693Britannia (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
19.5.1692 Commanded the Main - Red Squadron at the Battle of Barfleur 
19.5.1692 Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Barfleur 
9.11.16931702Appointed Vice-Admiral of EnglandEWIKI
2.5.169431.5.1699Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
1697 Appointed 1st Earl of Orfordref:764
1.170226.5.1702Britannia (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
8.11.17094.10.1710Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
14.10.171416.4.1717Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4


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