Lord Edward Montagu (1st Earl of Sandwich)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1656CSORN
Last Known Service28.5.1672CSORN
Date of Death28.5.1672CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1656 Naseby (80), as Flag Officer, General at SeaTRN2
1659 Commander of the British Baltic Fleet 1659  
1660 Royal Charles (80), as Flag Officer, AdmiralTRN2
26.5.1660 Appointed Knight Companion of the Order of the GarterTKE1
12.7.1660 Appointed 1st Earl of SandwichEWIKI
1661 CaptainCSORN
1661 AdmiralCSORN
1.4.166128.5.1672Appointed Vice-Admiral of EnglandEWIKI
29.4.166117.2.1661/62Royal James (70), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1603
1663 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1664 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
21.6.16645.2.1664/65London (64), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1603
6.2.1664/6519.6.1665Revenge (52), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1603
20.2.1664/653.6.1665Prince Royal (92), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1603
3.6.1665 Commanded the The Blue Squadron at the Battle of Lowestoft 
3.6.1665 Commanded the The Main Body - Blue Squadron at the Battle of Lowestoft 
18.1.1671/7228.5.1672Royal James (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1603
28.5.1672 Commanded the Blue Squadron, Center Division at the Battle of Solebay 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
TRN2The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
TKE1The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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