Sir John Leake


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth4.7.1656 - Rotherhithe EWIKI
First Known Service14.9.1688EWIKI
FatherRichard Leake (d.1720/21)ref:1059
Last Known Service1712EWIKI
Date of Death21.8.1720 - Greenwich CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.9.1688 CaptainCSORN
14.9.16882.5.1689Firedrake (12), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
3.5.168918.3.1689/90Dartmouth (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
1690 Oxford (54), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
5.16907.1692Eagle (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
2.6.16924.6.1692Battle of La Hogue 
16937.1693Plymouth (52), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
7.169317.10.1697Ossory (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
2.5.169925.2.1700/1Kent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/5/45BWAS-1603
26.2.1700/112.1.1701/2Berwick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/61BWAS-1603
17021704Exeter (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1603
13.1.1701/219.1.1701/2Association (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130BWAS-1603
20.1.1701/229.1.1701/2Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/135BWAS-1714
1.6.1702 Association (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/39ADM 6/7
12.10.1702 Battle of Vigo 
12.1702 Stirling Castle (70), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1603
9.12.1702 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/7/65CSORN
1.3.1702/3 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/7/96CSORN
8.5.17031.1704Prince George (96), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
2.1704 Appointed 2nd Knight BachelorDCB
22.4.17048.1704Prince George (96), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
13.8.1704 Battle of Malaga 
10.17041705Nottingham (60), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1603
1705 Ranelagh (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the WhiteBWAS-1714
13.1.1704/5 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/8/135CSORN
10.3.1704/5 Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Marbella 
10.3.1704/5 Battle of Marbella 
6.17051.1706Prince George (96), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
4.170610.1706Prince George (96), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
1708 Albemarle (96), as Flag Officer, AdmiralBWAS-1714
9.1.1707/8 Admiral of the White ADM 6/9/118ADM 6/9
21.12.1708 Admiral of the FleetCSORN
1.170916.5.1709Royal Sovereign (100), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1603
24.5.17091.8.1714Appointed Rear-Admiral of Great BritainEWIKI
6.17097.1709Russell (80), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1603
4.10.171030.9.1712Appointed First Lord of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
6.1.1710/117.1711Cumberland (80), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
1712 Bedford (70), as Flag Officer, Admiral of the FleetBWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IIJohn CharnockDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/7ADM 6/7 Commission and Warrent Book 1702 28 Jan.-1703 6 July Archive
DCBDictionary of Candian Biography onlineVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
OHMB4Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870J.C. SaintyWeb Site

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