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Sir John Chicheley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1641 - Wimpole, CambridgeshireODNB
First Known Service1662ODNB
FatherSir Thomas Chicheley (1614-1699)ODNB
MotherSarah Russell (d.1654)ODNB
WifeMrs Isabella Norton (née Lawson d.1709)ODNB
Last Known Service1674ODNB
Date of Death20.3.1690/91ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1662 LieutenantCSORN
16621663
Swiftsure (64) 1653-1666
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
B051
1663 CaptainCSORN
10.12.166314.8.1664
Milford (22) 1654-1673
British 22 Gun
5th Rate Ship
1660 Renamed "Milford"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
15.8.166415.9.1664
Bristol (50) 1653-1693
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
16.9.16643.12.1664
Phoenix (40) 1647-1664
British 40 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
26.3.16658.10.1665
Antelope (40) 1653-1693
British 40 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Antelope"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
5.6.1665 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
1.9.16654.9.1665Action of 1665-09-03 
2.4.16666.7.1666
Fairfax (60) 1653-1674
British 60 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
1.6.16664.6.1666Four Days Battle 
1667 Married IsabellaOCNMC
22.3.1667/6827.8.1668
Rupert (64) 1666-1702
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
1670 Vice-AdmiralCSORN
16701671
Rupert (64) 1666-1702
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
B051
16711673
Royal Sovereign (100) 1660-1679
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
B051
11.7.1671 
Dreadnought (58) 1654-1690
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Dreadnought"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
B051
1672 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
30.1.1671/7228.5.1672
Royal Katherine (84) 1664-1699
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
16731674
Royal Charles (100) 1673-1693
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
B051
4.2.1672/7311.10.1673
Charles (96) 1668-1699
British 96 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1687 Renamed "Saint George"
, Rear-Admiral of the Red and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
23.1.1678/79 Joint commissioner for excerising the post of Master-General of the ordinanceB051
28.1.1680/81 Quit his post as commissioner for excerising the post of Master-General of the ordinanceB051
20.1.1681/8219.5.1690Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4


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