Thomas Gregory


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service19.12.1714CSORN
Last Known Service28.8.1740CSORN
Date of Death25.1.1747/48CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
3.1.1723/24 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/133RNLPC
25.1.1725/26 Lieutenant ADM 6/13/99CSORN
25.1.1725/2610.8.1727Advice (54), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/13/99ADM 6/13
11.8.172721.2.1727/28Advice (54), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/13/149ADM 6/13
11.4.172924.11.1729Portland (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/22ADM 6/14
25.11.172926.1.1729/30Portland (50), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/14/43ADM 6/14
27.1.1729/3011.8.1731Lark (40), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/45ADM 6/14
17.3.1731/325.6.1732Lion (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/14/118
Commission confirmed 14.7.1732
ADM 6/14
15.2.1732/3327.7.1738Edinburgh (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/134ADM 6/14
28.7.173815.7.1739Buckingham (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/133ADM 6/15
16.7.17393.3.1739/40Buckingham (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/204ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/4029.6.1740Suffolk (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/255ADM 6/15
30.6.174028.8.1740Boyne (80), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/303ADM 6/15
29.8.1740 Commander ADM 6/15/326CSORN
29.8.17406.9.1741Thunder (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/326BWAS-1714
7.9.1741 Captain ADM 6/15/451CSORN
7.9.174115.4.1743Norwich (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/451BWAS-1714
18.2.1742/43 Attack on La Guaira 
15.4.174324.4.1743Attack on Porto Cabello 
1744 DismissedCSORN
12.11.1745 Reinstated with SeniorityCSORN
8.2.1745/4625.1.1747/48Folkestone (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/59BWAS-1714


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Posted by Dr. J.P. Zwemer on Saturday 15th of February 2020 13:36

According to the 'Amsterdamsche Courant' 17th February 1748, Capt. Gregory was shot in a duel by a secretary of his ship, and buried in the town of Middelburg, Netherlands. According to the burial registers of Middelburg, Thomas Gregorij was buried there in the New Church on 8th of February 1748, three days after his death. The secretary fled away. Grefory was captain of the Brithish Admiral's ship (Austrian Secession War; English ships helped to defend the river Scheldt against the French troops in Flanders).

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