Admiral Skeffington Lutwidge

Skeffington Lutwidge


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth13.3.1737 - Whitehaven TRN3
First Known Service28.4.1759TRN3
FatherThomas Lutwidgeref:676
MotherLucy Hoghtonref:676
WifeCatherine Harvey (d.1810)ref:676
NephewHenry Thomas LutwidgeNBD1849
Last Known Service31.7.1810TRN3
Date of Death21.8.1814TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
28.4.175915.8.1759Echo (24), Acting Lieutenantref:559
15.8.1759 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/199CSORN
6.4.17636.6.1766Cholmondley (4), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.1.1771 Commander ADM 6/20/241CSORN
21.1.177114.10.1773Carcass (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/341BWAS-1714
15.10.1773 Captain ADM 6/20/522CSORN
15.10.177326.8.1775Success (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/522ADM 6/20
10.8.17757.11.1780Triton (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/118BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
28.3.178113.9.1783Perseverance (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/268BWAS-1714
13.9.17864.10.1786Crown (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/354ADM 6/23
4.10.178621.10.1789Scipio (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/358BWAS-1714
23.8.178821.10.1789Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/23/474ADM 6/23
21.10.178911.1789Scipio (64), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
22.12.179212.4.1794Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/186BWAS-1714
12.4.1794 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/31CSORN
4.7.1794 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/55CSORN
1.6.1795 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/25/179CSORN
21.6.17974.1799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The Nore ADM 6/26/100ADM 6/26
7.17979.1797Sandwich (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
10.17971799Zealand (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
14.2.1799 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
4.17991.1802Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The DownsTRN4
4.179921.1.1802Overyssel (64), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1793
30.8.1799 Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter 
1.1.1801 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
9.11.1805 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
31.7.1810 Admiral of the RedCSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/26ADM 6/26 Commission and Warrant Book 1796 May-1798 Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TRN4The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IVWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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