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 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/171CSORN
2.3.1733/3413.3.1733/34Somerset (80), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/14/171ADM 6/14
13.3.1733/342.8.1734Somerset (80), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/175ADM 6/14
2.8.173419.7.1736Deptford (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/193ADM 6/14
26.7.1738 Commander ADM 6/15/132ADM 6/15
26.7.17381.5.1740Cruizer (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/132BWAS-1714
12.5.1740 Captain ADM 6/15/290CSORN
12.5.174017.7.1740Lively (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/290BWAS-1714
18.7.174019.2.1744/45York (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/312ADM 6/15
20.2.1744/457.3.1746/47Edinburgh (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/444BWAS-1714
11.7.17479.8.1748Edinburgh (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/244ADM 6/19
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
9.1.1751/524.6.1755Severn (50), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
14.1.1751/52 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/18/21ADM 6/18
5.1755 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.17551756Severn (50), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
4.6.1756 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/18/278CSORN
1.17571760Marlborough (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
24.2.1757 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/18/362ADM 6/18
7.17571760Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaE-WIKI
31.1.1758 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/18/480ADM 6/18
14.2.1759 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/19/36CSORN
26.3.176116.7.1767Elected a Member of Parliament for Great BedwynHPO
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/19/445CSORN


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