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
BrotherGeorge Charles Durell (c.1714-1754)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 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/83CSORN
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
17.4.1741 Commander ADM 6/16/195ADM 6/16
17.4.17418.6.1741Success (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/195
Commission confirmed 5.7.1743
ADM 6/16
9.6.174111.9.1741Strombolo (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/195
Commission confirmed 5.7.1743
ADM 6/16
7.174110.1741Operations against Santiago 
6.2.1741/42 Captain ADM 6/16/195ADM 6/16
6.2.1741/423.10.1742Seahorse (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/195
Commission confirmed 5.7.1743
ADM 6/16
16.1.1743/4423.6.1745Eltham (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/260BWAS-1714
20.3.1744/4528.6.1746Expedition against Louisbourg 
6.7.174523.9.1745Chester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/155
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), Barbados
Commission confirmed 23.9.1746
ADM 6/17
4.2.1746/475.12.1747Gloucester (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/196BWAS-1714
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
10.2.175513.5.1755Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/134BWAS-1714
13.5.175523.9.1755Ramillies (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/163BWAS-1714
23.9.17553.10.1756Trident (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/195BWAS-1714
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
3.10.175619.10.1757Prince George (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/350
Issued by Lord Edward Hawke (1st Baron Hawke of Towton) (1704/5-1781), English Channel
Commission confirmed 1.2.1757
BWAS-1714
19.10.17576.1.1758Princess Amelia (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/446BWAS-1714
9.1.1758 Appointed Second in Command — North America ADM 6/18/269ADM 6/18
9.1.17588.7.1758Diana (32), as Flag Officer, Commodore ADM 6/18/468BWAS-1714
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
6.7.1758 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/18/524ADM 6/18
8.7.17581.11.1762Princess Amelia (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
19.2.1759 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/19/66ADM 6/19
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
6.17611.1763Appointed Commander-in-Chief — PlymouthEWIKI
21.10.1762 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/19/445CSORN
1.11.176219.2.1763Duke (90), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
18.1.17666.11.1769Launceston, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
2.4.17666.8.1766Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North America ADM 6/20/114ADM 6/20


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