Mathew Buckle


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1716TRN3
First Known Service1738TRN3
WifeHannah HughesNBD1849
SonMathew Buckle (1770-1855)TNC
Last Known Service26.9.1780TRN3
Date of Death9.7.1784TRN3
Will Probated17.7.1784, PROB 11/1119/276

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1738 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
14.6.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/187CSORN
16.7.1744 Commander ADM 6/17/154CSORN
16.7.174429.5.1745Spence (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/154
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750)
Commission confirmed 17.9.1746
BWAS-1714
29.5.1745 Captain ADM 3/17/359CSORN
29.5.17454.6.1748Russell (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 3/17/359
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768)
Commission confirmed 25.5.1748
BWAS-1714
7.10.1747 Action of 1747-10-07 
7.10.1747 Russell vs Glorioso 
21.12.17489.12.1749Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/426BWAS-1793
9.12.17492.3.1749/50Culloden, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/506ADM 6/17
2.3.1749/5022.7.1752Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/513ADM 6/17
22.7.175210.1.1753Culloden (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/41ADM 6/18
10.1.17538.1.1756Unicorn (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/52BWAS-1714
8.1.175630.6.1756Swiftsure (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/226BWAS-1714
30.6.175611.11.1756Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/287BWAS-1714
11.11.175617.12.1756Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/322BWAS-1714
17.12.175627.1.1758Royal George (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/332BWAS-1714
27.1.175820.8.1759Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/478ADM 6/18
6.175827.7.1758The Seige of Louisburg 
18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 
4.10.175911.2.1762Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/100ADM 6/19
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
18.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/20/302CSORN
24.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/20/305CSORN
31.3.1775 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/83CSORN
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
29.1.1778 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/359CSORN
26.3.1778 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Downs ADM 6/21/382ADM 6/21
29.4.1778 Buffalo (30), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
26.9.1780 Admiral of the BlueCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive

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