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Sir James Wishart


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service4.7.1689CSORN
A.K.A.WisheartADM 1/5253
FatherRev. William WishartHPO
MotherChristian BurneHPO
WifeCordeliaHPO
BrotherWilliamHPO
Last Known Service31.1.1714/15CSORN
Date of Death30.5.1723HPO

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.7.1689 CaptainCSORN
4.7.168931.3.1690
Pearl (22) 1651-1697
British 22 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1.4.169021.10.1691
Mary Galley (34) 1687-1707
British 34 Gun
4th Rate Frigate (Galley-Frigate)
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1692 
Oxford (54) 1674-1702
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
2.6.16924.6.1692Battle of La Hogue 
15.9.1692 Court Martial : James Wisheart, Captain, HMS Oxford. Royal Navy Court Martial, 15 September 1692. Crime: Failing to make a Swedish Man-o-war salute him and acknowledge HM sovereignty. Verdict: Acquitted.  ADM 1/5253
169330.6.1693
Suffolk (70) 1680-1699
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/45
BWAS-1603
1.7.169311.4.1695
Swiftsure (66) 1673-1696
British 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/142
BWAS-1603
16.2.1694/9510.4.1695Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthADM 6/3
3.6.169525.8.1695
Queen (100) 1693-1709
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/59
ADM 6/3
26.8.16952.1.1695/96
Neptune (94) 1683-1708
British 94 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/72
ADM 6/3
3.1.1695/9629.11.1697
Dorsetshire (80) 1694-1712
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/45
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 16.11.1696
BWAS-1603
2.5.169922.5.1699
Mary (60) 1688-1703
British 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/45
ADM 6/5
23.5.169925.2.1700/1
Windsor (60) 1695-1725
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/54
BWAS-1714
3.4.170124.9.1701
Expedition (70) 1699-1709
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/83
ADM 6/6
25.9.170129.9.1701
Warwick (54) 1696-1710
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/114
ADM 6/6
30.9.170114.1.1701/2
Dartmouth (54) 1698-1714
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/115
BWAS-1603
15.1.1701/225.3.1703
Eagle (70) 1699-1707
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/132
BWAS-1603
3.2.1702/331.1.1714/15Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthHPO
22.4.170325.8.1703
Royal Sovereign (100) 1701-1723
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/121
BWAS-1603
26.8.1703 
Royal Katherine (96) 1703-1741
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1706 Renamed "Ramillies"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/14
BWAS-1714
17.9.17031.10.1703Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PortsmouthADM 6/8
8.1.1703/4 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
8.1.1703/42.1705
Royal Katherine (96) 1703-1741
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1706 Renamed "Ramillies"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
21.7.170423.7.1704Capture of Gibraltar 
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
24.10.1704 Appointed Knight BachelorHPO
20.12.1708 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1713 
Rippon (60) 1712-1729
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the White ADM 107/3/58
BWAS-1603
8.12.1713 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
8.12.17131714Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaADM 6/11
1715 Dismissed from the Navy 


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