Philip Saumarez


NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
Date of Birth1710/11/17 - St Peter Port, Guernsey ODNB
First Known Service1726/02/04ODNB
FatherMatthew De Sausmarezref:833
MotherAnne Durellref:833
BrotherThomas SaumarezODNB
Last Known Service1747/10/14ODNB
Date of Death1747/10/14CSORN
Cause of DeathEnemy ActionODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1726/02 Entered the Navy and served in the Mediterranean, channel, and Caribbean as midshipman and then master's mate, until, in 1737ODNB
1726/02/04 Volunteerref:833
1726/02/04 Weymouth (50), Volunteerref:833
1737/08/06 LieutenantNL1865-3
1739/12/281740/11Centurion (60), Third LieutenantODNB
1740/111741/02/18Centurion (60), Second Lieutenantref:833
1741/02/181741/02/27Centurion (60), First LieutenantODNB
1741/02/271741/04/14Trial (8), as Commanding OfficerODNB
1741/04/141743/06/21Centurion (60), First LieutenantODNB
1743/06/21 CaptainNL1865-3
1743/071744/07Centurion (60), First LieutenantODNB
1745/071745/10Sandwich (90), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1746/101747/10/14Nottingham (60), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1747/05/03 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
1747/10/14 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:833 The History of GuernseyJonathan DuncanDigital Book
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
NL1865-3 The Navy List 1865 - MarchThe AdmiraltyDigital Book
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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