Thomas Elphinstone

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service26.3.1780CSORN
FatherJohn Elphinstone (1722-1785)PEER
NephewSir James John Gordon Bremer (1786-1850)NBD1849
BrotherSamuel William Elphinstone (1758-1789)PEER
Last Known Service8.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
26.3.1780 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/324CSORN
10.17968.1797Speedy (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.6.1797 CaptainCSORN
3.6.179725.12.1797Hamadryad (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1800 Alkmaar (54), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
6.18027.1806Diamond (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
7.12.1804 Diamond vs Infante don Carlos 
6.18138.1814Dublin (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Ian Sutton on Sunday 22nd of April 2012 20:57

Thomas Elphinstone was captain of HMS Diamond in 1805 38 gun 5th rate frigate on Channel duties.

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