Thomas Baillie


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1725 - Dublin ODNB
First Known Service29.3.1745ODNB
FatherRobert BaillieEWIKI
DaughterEliza Baxter (1794–1853)ref:719
DaughterPhillippaPROB11
BrotherWilliam Baillie (1723–1810)EWIKI
Last Known Service2.3.1760ODNB
Date of Death13.12.1802 - Chelsea, Middlesex ODNB
Burial18.12.1802 - St Luke, Chelsea, Middlesex ref:719
Will Probated18.12.1802, PROB 11/1383/373

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
29.3.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/167CSORN
10.7.17475.8.1748Gloucester (50), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/242ADM 6/19
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
10.11.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/321CSORN
10.11.175630.3.1757Alderney (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/321ODNB
1757 Was a witness at the trial of Admiral ByngODNB
30.3.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/376CSORN
30.3.17572.3.1760Tartar's Prize (24), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 4.4.1757 ADM 6/18/376ODNB
7.3.17618.3.1774Appointed Captain of Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/148ADM 73/36
9.3.177412.8.1778Appointed Lieutenant-governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/148ADM 73/36
8.1778 Published The Case of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich which sought to expose ‘the several abuses that have been introduced into that great national establishment’ODNB
11.1778 Dismissed from the hospital and a libel action brought against him, he won but was not reinstatedODNB
1.1.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
1.3.178413.12.1802Appointed Clerk of the Deliveries of the OrdnanceEWIKI

Notes on Officer


Additional ServiceODNB

As  Lieutenant also served in the Mars, Gloucester, Scorpion, Culloden




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