Sir Thomas Dilkes


NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
First Known Service1687/04/29CSORN
Last Known Service1707CSORN
Date of Death1706/12/17CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Knight Batchelor 
1687/04/29 LieutenantCSORN
1689/04/08 CaptainCSORN
1689/04/081689Charles (6), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16911694Adventure (42), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1692/05/29 Battle of Barfleur 
16941695Dunkirk (48), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1694/10/171698Rupert (64), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1696 Cumberland (80), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1699 Bridgewater (32), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16991699/07Winchester (54), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
17021703/03Somerset (80), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1702/10/12 Battle of Vigo 
1703/03/01 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1703/071704Kent (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the WhiteTRN2
1704/03/12 Commanded the English Squadron at the Action of 1704-03-12 
1704/08/13 Battle of Malaga 
17051705/09Association (90), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1603
17051707Revenge (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1705/01/13 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1705/03/10 Battle of Marbella 

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1603 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TRN2 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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Posted by Chris Hunt on Tuesday 14th of February 2017 13:16

According to Biographica Navalis, Vol 2, page 245 (I can't link to it, but it's on archive dot org), Dilkes also commanded the Restoration and the Bredah in the 1690's

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