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Thomas Gillam


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service6.9.1688CSORN
Last Known Service8.3.1693/94CSORN
Date of Death9.12.1693CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.9.1688 LieutenantCSORN
25.3.1689 CaptainCSORN
25.3.16892.1690
Greyhound (16) 1672-1698
British 16 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
15.1.1689/90aft.31.5.1690
Duchess (90) 1679-1708
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1701 Renamed "Princess Anne"
1702 Renamed "Windsor Castle"
1706 Renamed "Blenheim"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
bef.12.7.1690bef.29.12.1690
Woolwich (54) 1675-1702
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ADM 106
20.4.169124.10.1691
Foresight (42) 1650-1698
British 42 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
7.11.16917.1692
Chester (50) 1691-1707
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
6.16928.12.1693
Saint Albans (50) 1687-1693
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1.6.16922.6.1692Action at Cherbourg 
2.6.16924.6.1692Battle of La Hogue 
8.3.1693/94 Court Martial : Account of a Court Martial held on the Albemarle at Blackstakes before Sir George Rooke, Admiral of the Blue and 12 named Captains. Enquiry into the loss of the St Albans, Captain Thomas Gillam Commander, which was driven ashore in foul weather while attempting to make for harbor, while guided by the Sheerness frigate, the court finds that neither 1st Lieutenant Edward Owen, nor any of the Officers or crew were wanting in their duties.ADM 106


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