Thomas Gordon

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
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


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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