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), 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 EnglandE-WIKI
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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