John Dilkes


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1742CSORN
First Known Service28.11.1756CSORN
A.K.A.DilksRNLPC
FatherLt. Gen. Michael O’Brien Dilkes (d.1774)ref:676
MotherAnne Cumminref:676
WifeMiss Epworth - Married 1804TGM
BrotherWilliam ThomasNBD1849
BrotherThomasNBD1849
Brother-in-lawFarmery Predam Epworth (1766-1826)TGM
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death25.2.1827 - Exeter TGM

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
31.7.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/496ADM 6/19
13.12.1762 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/417RNLPC
1.8.1782 Commander ADM 6/22/501CSORN
1.8.178219.3.1783Lisburne (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/501ADM 106
8.7.179021.9.1790Shark (16), Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 16.7.1790 ADM 6/24/49BWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Captain ADM 6/24/68CSORN
21.9.17901.10.1790Royal Sovereign (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.9.179024.5.1793Santa Margarita (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/68ADM 6/24
15.8.179514.1.1801Madras (56), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.1.180125.4.1802Raisonable (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerEWIKI
2.4.1801 Battle of Copenhagen 
25.7.180325.4.1805Salvador del Mundo (112), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
12.8.1812 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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