Thomas Gordon


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor, Merchant Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1658ADM 107/1
First Known Servicec.1680CSORN
Last Known Service18.3.1740/41CSORN
Date of Death18.3.1740/41CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16801689Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/1
168912.7.1691Constant Warwick (42), Midshipman ADM 107/1/76ADM 107/1
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
28.10.169131.10.1694Duchess (90), Midshipman ADM 107/1/76ADM 107/1
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
31.10.1694 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/1/76RNLPC
19.11.1694 LieutenantCSORN
18.4.169518.8.1695Ruby Prize (44), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/3/51ADM 6/3
19.8.169524.5.1699Burlington (54), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/3/71ADM 6/3
30.7.169924.2.1700/1Mary (60), Midshipman Extraref:1272
28.2.1700/114.9.1703Montagu (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/6/63ADM 6/6
7.11.1705 CaptainCSORN
3.2.1707/825.10.1710Leopard (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/132BWAS-1603
5.11.171120.11.1714Moor (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/174BWAS-1603
21.11.17144.4.1716Advice (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/42
Commission confirmed 6.5.1715
BWAS-1603
2.1716 In the service of RussiaBWAS-1603
1.6.1717 Captain-CommodoreEWIKI
1.1.1717/18 Rear-AdmiralEWIKI
6.5.1727 AdmiralEWIKI
11.1727 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — KronshtadtEWIKI
15.5.1734 Pyotr II (54), as Flag Officer, AdmiralWRN
11.6.17349.7.1734Commanded the Russian Squadron at the Siege of Danzig 

Notes on Officer


See also
Service in the Russian Navy

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 107/1ADM 107/1 1691-1703 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/3ADM 6/3 Commission and Warrant Book 1694/5 Jan.-1696 25 May Archive
ref:1272Gordons under armsC O Skelton & J M BulochDigital Book
ADM 6/6ADM 6/6 Commission and Warrent Book 1699 2 June-1702 26 Jan Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
WRNWebsite on the Russian Navy Web Site

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