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Thomas Coates


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth4.6.1712HPO
First Known Service1722CSORN
A.K.A.CotesCSORN
FatherJohn CotesHPO
MotherLady Dorothy ShirleyHPO
WifeMrs. Mary Kendal (d. 1754)HPO
WifeMiss RyderHPO
Last Known Service21.10.1762CSORN
Date of Death16.7.1767HPO

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17.10.1732 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/214RNLPC
2.3.1733/34 LieutenantCSORN
2.3.1733/3413.3.1733/34
Somerset (80) 1731-1746
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/14/171
ADM 6/14
13.3.1733/342.8.1734
Somerset (80) 1731-1746
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/175
ADM 6/14
2.8.173419.7.1736
Deptford (60) 1732-1767
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/193
ADM 6/14
26.7.1738 CommanderADM 6/15
26.7.17381.5.1740
Cruizer (8) 1732-1745
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/132
BWAS-1714
12.5.1740 CaptainCSORN
12.5.174017.7.1740
Lively (20) 1740-1750
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/290
BWAS-1714
18.7.174019.2.1744/45
York (60) 1706-1751
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/312
ADM 6/15
20.2.1744/457.3.1746/47
Edinburgh (64) 1744-1771
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/444
BWAS-1714
11.7.17479.8.1748
Edinburgh (64) 1744-1771
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/244
ADM 6/19
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
9.1.1751/524.6.1755
Severn (50) 1747-1759
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
14.1.1751/52 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/18/21ADM 6/18
5.1755 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.17551756
Severn (50) 1747-1759
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
4.6.1756 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1.17571760
Marlborough (80) 1756-1762
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1714
24.2.1757 Rear-Admiral of the RedADM 6/18
7.17571760Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaE-WIKI
31.1.1758 Vice-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/18
14.2.1759 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
26.3.176116.7.1767Elected a Member of Parliament for Great BedwynHPO
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN


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