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Sir Thomas Hopson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1643 - Shalfleet, Isle of Wight CSORN
Baptism6.4.1643 - Shalfleet, Isle of Wight CSORN
First Known Service1672CSORN
FatherAnthony Hopson (d.1667)E-WIKI
MotherAnne KingeE-WIKI
WifeElizabeth Timbrell (d. 1740) - Married 31.5.1680ODNB
Nephew
Edward HopsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1730
ODNB
BrotherAnthony Hopson (1640–1679), a gunner at Sandham FortODNB
Last Known Service1708CSORN
Date of Death12.10.1717 - WeybridgeCSORN
Burial17.10.1717 - WeybridgeCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1672 LieutenantCSORN
5.16727.1674
Dreadnought (58) 1654-1690
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Dreadnought"
, Second Lieutenant
ODNB
28.5.1672 Battle of Solebay 
28.5.1673 First Battle of Schooneveld 
4.6.1673 Second Battle of Schooneveld 
11.8.1673 Battle of Texel 
10.12.16765.11.1677
Dragon (40) 1647-1690
British 40 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, First Lieutenant ADM 8/1/83
ODNB
23.11.167710.12.1677
Centurion (50) 1650-1689
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant
ODNB
10.12.167721.3.1677/78
Mary (54) 1650-1687
British 54 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "Mary"
, First Lieutenant
ODNB
21.3.1677/78 CaptainCSORN
22.3.1677/782.8.1678
Tiger Prize (48) 1678-1696
British 48 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
10.1.1681/8212.9.1684
Swan (32) 1673-1692
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
30.4.1685 Commissioned as a lieutenant in the 1st Foot Guards.ODNB
18.5.168827.10.1689
Bonaventure (52) 1683-1699
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
28.10.16893.9.1690
York (58) 1653-1703
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1660 Renamed "York"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
TRN2
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
5.8.169025.10.1690
Royal Katherine (84) 1664-1699
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ODNB
11.1690aft.10.2.1693
Saint Michael (90) 1669-1706
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
28.2.1692/93 Captain Thomas Hopson, Portsmouth . He was granted conduct money from Chatham to Portsmouth to serve on the Bredah. The Clerk of the Cheque has paid several others, but refuses the money without an order from the Board and asks for this to be sent.ADM 106
4.3.1692/93 Captain Thomas Hopson, the Bredah, Portsmouth . He has an Admiralty commission to be Rear Admiral of the squadron in the Mediterranean, under the command of Sir George Rooke. He asks for suitable flags and colours for this role.ADM 106
bef.4.3.16931694
Bredah (70) 1692-1730
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
ODNB
4.7.1693 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
22.8.1693 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.16931694
Russell (80) 1692-1707
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral
ODNB
10.11.1693 Vice-AdmiralCSORN
1694 
Montagu (58) 1675-1698
British 58 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
BWAS-1603
1699 
Kent (70) 1699-1722
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
ODNB
1700 
Nassau (70) 1699-1706
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
BWAS-1603
17.4.1700 Rear-Admiral of the RedADM 6/6
17011.1702
Ranelagh (80) 1697-1723
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
14.4.1701 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
30.6.1701 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
28.1.1701/2 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/7
7.5.1702 Vice-Admiral of the RedADM 6/7
6.170211.1702
Prince George (96) 1701-1723
British 96 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral
BWAS-1714
9.17021703
Torbay (80) 1693-1716
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
12.10.1702 Battle of Vigo 
1703 Appointed Knight BachelorE-WIKI
17041708Appointed Governor of Greenwich HospitalE-WIKI


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