Sir Thomas Dilkes

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 


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

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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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