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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 LieutenantCSORN
25.1.1725/2610.8.1727
Advice (54) 1712-1749
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Milford"
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms, ADM 6/13/99
ADM 6/13
11.8.172721.2.1727/28
Advice (54) 1712-1749
British 54 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Milford"
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms, ADM 6/13/149
ADM 6/13
11.4.172924.11.1729
Portland (50) 1723-1744
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14
25.11.172926.1.1729/30
Portland (50) 1723-1744
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms, ADM 6/14/43
ADM 6/14
27.1.1729/3011.8.1731
Lark (40) 1726-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
1742 Renamed "Lark Hulk"
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/14/45
ADM 6/14
17.3.1731/325.6.1732
Lion (60) 1710-1735
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/14/118
Confirmed 14.7.1732
ADM 6/14
15.2.1732/3327.7.1738
Edinburgh (70) 1721-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/15/134
ADM 6/14
28.7.173815.7.1739
Buckingham (70) 1731-1745
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/15/133
ADM 6/15
16.7.17393.3.1739/40
Buckingham (70) 1731-1745
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/15/204
ADM 6/15
4.3.1739/4029.6.1740
Suffolk (70) 1739-1765
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/15/255
ADM 6/15
30.6.174028.8.1740
Boyne (80) 1739-1763
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/15/303
ADM 6/15
29.8.1740 CommanderCSORN
29.8.17406.9.1741
Thunder (8) 1740-1744
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/326
BWAS-1714
7.9.1741 CaptainCSORN
7.9.174115.4.1743
Norwich (50) 1718-1771
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Enterprise"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/451
BWAS-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
8.2.1745/4625.1.1747/48
Folkestone (44) 1741-1749
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/59
BWAS-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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