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 ExaminationRNLPC
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
9.9.17904.12.1790Royal Sovereign (100), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 CaptainCSORN
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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
TGMGentleman's MagazineVariousBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 106ADM 106 1674-1832 Navy Board: Entry Book of Out Letters Document
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site

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