Francis Drake


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1669ADM 107/1
First Known Servicec.1683CSORN
Last Known Service25.1.1719/20CSORN
Date of Death1726CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1683c.10.1693Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/1
3.4.169026.7.1690Oxford (54), Able Seaman ADM 107/1/43ADM 107/1
27.7.16908.1.1691/92Eagle (70), Able Seaman ADM 107/1/43ADM 107/1
9.1.1691/9217.10.1693Victory (100), Midshipman ADM 107/1/43ADM 107/1
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
17.10.1693 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/1/43RNLPC
11.12.1693 LieutenantCSORN
7.5.169511.9.1695London (96), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/3/55ADM 6/3
12.9.16952.2.1695/96London (96), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/3/77ADM 6/3
3.2.1695/9610.6.1697Rye (32), Lieutenant ADM 6/3/123ADM 6/3
5.2.1697 Action of 1697-02-05 
11.6.169720.3.1700Milford (32), Lieutenant ADM 6/4/103ADM 6/4
21.3.1699/1700 Eagle (70), Midshipman Extra ADM 6/6/28ADM 6/6
27.2.1700/117.6.1703Centurion (54), First Lieutenant ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/6
10.2.1703/45.4.1705Guernsey (54), First Lieutenant ADM 6/8/47ADM 6/8
22.4.1705 Commander ADM 6/9/59ADM 6/9
22.4.170518.9.1706San Antonio (4), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/59
Commission confirmed 25.3.1707
ADM 6/9
19.8.170720.8.1709Hunter (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/88BWAS-1603
21.8.1709 Captain ADM 6/11/88CSORN
21.8.170920.9.1710Hunter (8), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/88
Commission confirmed 18.12.1710
BWAS-1603
11.4.171126.4.1715Swallow (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/127BWAS-1603
27.4.1715bef.11.5.1716Swallow (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/40ADM 6/12
14.3.1717/1828.9.1719Dunkirk (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/118BWAS-1603
11.8.1718 Battle of Cape Passaro 
29.9.171925.1.1719/20Captain (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/187
Commission confirmed 8.1.1719/20
ADM 6/12


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