Mathew Buckle


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1716TRN3
First Known Service2.12.1731TRN3
WifeHannah Hughes - Married 6.6.1768 - Banstead, Surrey NBD1849
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
5.12.1738 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/329RNLPC
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), The Mediterranean Sea
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), The Mediterranean Sea
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 (74), 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
22.7.175215.11.1752Culloden (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/41ADM 6/18
10.1.175310.1.1756Unicorn (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/52BWAS-1714
8.1.175620.7.1756Swiftsure (68), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 11.1.1756 ADM 6/18/226BWAS-1714
30.6.175621.12.1756Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 7.8.1756 ADM 6/18/287BWAS-1714
11.11.175617.12.1756Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/322BWAS-1714
17.12.175630.1.1758Royal George (100), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 21.12.1756 ADM 6/18/332BWAS-1714
27.1.175820.8.1759Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 31.1.1758 ADM 6/18/478ADM 6/18
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
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 
29.3.176111.6.1761Commanded the Blockading Squadron off Brest at the Expedition against Belle-Isle 
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 Blue ADM 6/22/175CSORN


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