Sir Thomas Dilkes


NationalityBritish 
RolesSailor 
First Known Service1687/04/29CSORN
A.K.A.DylkesADM 6/7
Last Known Service1707CSORN
Date of Death1706/12/17CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Knight Batchelor 
1687/04/29 LieutenantCSORN
1689/04/08 CaptainCSORN
1689/04/08 Charles (6), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
16911694Adventure (42), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1692/05/19 Battle of Barfleur 
16941695Dunkirk (48), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1694/10/171697/07/24Rupert (64), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1695/10/101696Cumberland (80), as Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/94BWAS-1603
16991699/07Winchester (54), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1699/06/28 Bridgewater (32), as Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/4BWAS-1603
1702/01/141702/06/04Cambridge (80), as Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/6
1702/06/051703/01/03Somerset (80), as Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/40BWAS-1714
1702/10/12 Battle of Vigo 
1703/01/041703/04/21Royal Sovereign (100), as Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/71ADM 6/7
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
ADM 6/7 ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
BWAS-1603 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/6 ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
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

Previous comments on this page

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

Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages
Date postedByPage
Thursday 18th of January 2018 12:43Tim OakleyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Sultan' (1807) (74)
Tuesday 16th of January 2018 20:57Tim OakleyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Flore' (1806) (40)
Tuesday 16th of January 2018 16:14Barry JollyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Ceres' (1781) (32)
Saturday 13th of January 2018 15:04des grantCharles Leslie Falkiner
Saturday 13th of January 2018 14:23des grantChesapeake vs Shannon