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Charles Cornewall


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1669ODNB
Baptism5.8.1669 - Eyre, Hertfordshire ODNB
First Known Service1692ODNB
A.K.A.CornwallODNB
FatherRobert Cornewall (1646–1701)ODNB
MotherEdith Cornwallis (d. 1696)ODNB
WifeDorothy Hanmer - Married 1696ODNB
SonJacobsref:1059
Uncle
Wolfran CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1682-1697
ref:1059
Nephew
James CornewallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1740
ODNB
BrotherRev. Frederick (d. 1748)ref:1059
Last Known Service7.10.1718ODNB
Date of Death7.10.1718 - Lisbon ODNB
Burial27.11.1718 - Westminster Abbey ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1692 
Dispatch (8) 1692-1712
British 8 Gun
Unrated Brigantine
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
169329.11.1693
Portsmouth (10) 1688-1703
British 10 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
29.12.1693 CaptainCSORN
29.12.169331.1.1694/95
Adventure (42) 1691-1709
British 42 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
8.1.1695 Action of 1695-01-18 
1.2.1694/9512.12.1695
Plymouth (52) 1653-1703
British 52 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
13.12.169526.1.1695/96
Captain (70) 1678-1708
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/101
ADM 6/3
4.3.1696/9716.6.1697
Content Prize (70) 1695-1715
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/80
ADM 6/4
17.6.169727.2.1700/1
Kent (70) 1679-1697
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/104
BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/125.12.1701
Shrewsbury (80) 1694-1711
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/61
BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/223.6.1702
Exeter (60) 1697-1740
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130
ADM 6/6
24.6.17024.2.1702/3
Assistance (50) 1699-1710
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/43
ADM 6/7
5.2.1704/521.2.1704/5
Worcester (54) 1698-1713
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/149
ADM 6/8
22.2.1704/520.8.1705
Britannia (100) 1682-1715
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/150
ADM 6/8
21.8.17055.10.1708
Orford (70) 1698-1709
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/255
Confirmed 28.5.1706
BWAS-1603
2.3.1708/911.10.1710Elected a Member of Parliament for BewdleyHPO
1710 
Dreadnought (60) 1706-1721
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1603
1711 
Burford (70) 1699-1719
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Commodore
BWAS-1714
8.171416.6.1716Appointed Comptroller of the Storekeeper's accountsODNB
1.2.1714/157.10.1718Elected a Member of Parliament for WeobleyHPO
16.6.1716 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/72ADM 6/12
24.7.1716 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/12/75CSORN
10.17161717Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean SeaODNB
2.17176.1718
Argyle (54) 1711-1719
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1716 Renamed "Argyle"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Red
BWAS-1714
1.2.1716/17 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/12/86CSORN
14.3.1717/18 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/3/118CSORN
6.17188.1718
Shrewsbury (80) 1713-1750
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1603
11.8.1718 Commanded the The White Squadron at the Battle of Cape Passaro 
9.17187.10.1718
Argyle (54) 1711-1719
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1716 Renamed "Argyle"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the White
ODNB


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