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Philip Durell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1707 - Jersey CSORN
First Known Service28.5.1722CSORN
FatherJean Durell?ref:976
MotherElizabeth Corbetref:976
WifeMadelaine de Sausmarez (1711-?)ref:976
Wife? SkeyDCB
WifeMrs Catherine Taylor nee Vincent (1737-1803) - Married 1761PROB11
DaughterAnn (1733-?)PROB11
BrotherThomas (1717-1741)ref:950
Brother
George Charles DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1749
ref:976
Last Known Service6.11.1769CSORN
Date of Death6.8.1766 - North America CSORN
Will Probated16.11.1766

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
12.1.1729/30 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/200RNLPC
30.6.1731 LieutenantCSORN
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
17.4.1741 CommanderADM 6/16
17.4.17418.6.1741
Success (20) 1712-1743
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/195
Confirmed 5.7.1743
ADM 6/16
9.6.174111.9.1741
Strombolo (8) 1739-1744
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/195
Confirmed 5.7.1743
ADM 6/16
7.174110.1741Operations against Santiago 
6.2.1741/42 CaptainADM 6/16
6.2.1741/423.10.1742
Seahorse (20) 1727-1748
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/195
Confirmed 5.7.1743
ADM 6/16
16.1.1743/4423.6.1745
Eltham (40) 1736-1763
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/260
BWAS-1714
20.3.1744/4528.6.1746Expedition against Louisbourg 
6.7.174523.9.1745
Chester (50) 1744-1767
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/155
Issued by
Peter WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1748
, Barbados
Confirmed 23.9.1746
ADM 6/17
4.2.1746/475.12.1747
Gloucester (50) 1744-1764
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/196
BWAS-1714
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
10.2.175513.5.1755
Terrible (74) 1747-1763
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/134
BWAS-1714
13.5.175523.9.1755
Ramillies (90) 1749-1760
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/163
BWAS-1714
23.9.17553.10.1756
Trident (64) 1747-1763
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/195
BWAS-1714
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
3.10.175619.10.1757
Prince George (80) 1755-1758
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/350
Issued by
Lord Edward Hawke (1st Baron Hawke of Towton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
, English Channel
Confirmed 1.2.1757
BWAS-1714
19.10.17576.1.1758
Princess Amelia (80) 1757-1788
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/446
BWAS-1714
9.1.1758 Appointed Second in Command — North America ADM 6/18/269ADM 6/18
9.1.17588.7.1758
Diana (32) 1757-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/18/468
BWAS-1714
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
6.7.1758 Rear-Admiral of the BlueADM 6/18
8.7.17581.11.1762
Princess Amelia (80) 1757-1788
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
19.2.1759 Rear-Admiral of the RedADM 6/19
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
6.17611.1763Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PlymouthE-WIKI
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1.11.176219.2.1763
Duke (90) 1739-1769
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
18.1.17666.11.1769
Launceston 1741-1784
British unarmed
5th Rate Ship of the Line
1752 Renamed "Launceston Hulk"
1758 Renamed "Launceston"
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue
BWAS-1714
2.4.17666.8.1766Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America ADM 6/20/114ADM 6/20


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