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Lord Edward Russell (1st Earl of Orford)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Administrator 
Date of Birth1653E-WIKI
First Known Service1671E-WIKI
Last Known Service6.1702E-WIKI
Date of Death26.11.1727E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1671 LieutenantCSORN
1671 
Advice (42) 1650-1698
British 42 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
B051
8.5.1671 Battle of Bugia 
16721.1672
Revenge (58) 1654-1678
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Revenge"
, Lieutenant
ref:764
15.1.1671/724.1672
Prince (100) 1670-1692
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant
B051
4.167210.6.1672
Rupert (64) 1666-1702
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant
ref:764
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
10.6.1672 CaptainCSORN
10.6.16728.7.1673
Phoenix (42) 1671-1692
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
9.7.167315.10.1674
Swallow (48) 1653-1692
British 48 Gun
4th Rate Ship
1660 Renamed "Swallow"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
22.3.1674/7519.6.1677
Reserve (44) 1650-1701
British 44 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
28.12.167723.3.1677/78
Defiance (64) 1676-1695
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
24.3.1677/7810.11.1679
Swiftsure (70) 1673-1696
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
5.8.16803.9.1682
Newcastle (50) 1653-1692
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1689 Elected a Member of Parliament for Launcestonref:764
16891.12.1689
Duke (90) 1682-1699
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
B051
30.5.1689 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
10.12.168918.1.1689/90
Fubbs (12) 1682-1701
British 12 Gun
Unrated Yacht
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
B051
18.1.1689/9025.4.1690
Duke (90) 1682-1699
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
B051
5.6.169023.1.1690/91Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
23.12.1690 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
1691 
Britannia (100) 1682-1715
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
SPD-1690-1
16921693
Britannia (100) 1682-1715
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-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 EnglandE-WIKI
2.5.169431.5.1699Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
1697 Appointed 1st Earl of Orfordref:764
1.170226.5.1702
Britannia (100) 1682-1715
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-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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