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Sir Thomas Baker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1771 - Kent CSORN
First Known Service23.8.1781CSORN
Brother
John BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1810
NBD1849
Last Known Service10.1.1837CSORN
Date of Death26.1.1845 - Walmer, Kent

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
23.8.178126.6.1782
Dromedary (30) 1777-1783
British 30 Gun
Unrated Armed Storeship
, Midshipman
ref:616
27.10.178221.1.1783
Kite (10) 1778-1793
British 10 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Midshipman
ref:616
21.1.178315.3.1783
Carnatic (74) 1783-1825
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1815 Renamed "Captain"
, Midshipman
ref:616
15.3.17835.10.1785
Hermione (32) 1782-1797
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
ref:616
1786 Started two years service in the East India Companyref:616
21.3.178822.7.1790
Dido (28) 1784-1817
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
ref:616
21.7.17909.1790
Brisk (16) 1784-1805
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Midshipman
ref:616
18.5.179124.9.1791
Royal Sovereign (100) 1786-1841
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
1825 Renamed "Captain"
, Midshipman
ref:616
24.9.179110.1791
Dictator (64) 1783-1817
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
ref:616
10.17912.1792
Winchelsea (32) 1764-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
ref:616
8.179212.10.1792
Minerva (38) 1780-1803
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1798 Renamed "Pallas"
, Midshipman
ref:616
13.10.1792 LieutenantCSORN
13.10.179217.10.1792
Minerva (38) 1780-1803
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1798 Renamed "Pallas"
, Lieutenant
ref:616
17.10.179221.12.1793
Swan (8) 1767-1814
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1779 Renamed "Explosion"
1783 Renamed "Swan"
, Lieutenant
ref:616
21.12.179320.5.1794
Lion (10) 1793-1801
British 10 Gun
Hired Cutter
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
ref:616
20.5.179411.11.1794
Valiant (11) 1794-1801
British 11 Gun
Hired Lugger
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
ref:616
11.11.179424.11.1795
Fairy (14) 1778-1811
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
ref:616
24.11.1795 CommanderCSORN
24.11.17952.1796
Ferret (14) 1784-1801
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
24.11.179513.6.1797
Fairy (14) 1778-1811
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
ref:616
6.17979.1797
Princess Royal (98) 1773-1807
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
13.6.1797 CaptainCSORN
1.17991800
Nemesis (28) 1796-1814
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
1.18016.1801
Phoebe (36) 1795-1841
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.180312.1805
Phoenix (36) 1783-1816
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
10.8.1805 Phoenix vs Didon 
11.18051807
Didon (38) 1805-1811
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
4.11.1805 Battle of Cape Ortegal 
18061807
Tribune (36) 1803-1839
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
26.8.1806 Chase of the Vétéran 
5.18081.1809
Vanguard (74) 1787-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
10.18101811
Africa (64) 1781-1814
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
22.11.18112.8.1815
Cumberland (74) 1807-1870
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
ref:616
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Companion of the Order of the Bathref:616
19.7.1821 Rear-Admiralref:616
8.6.1831 Created 1st Knight Commander of the Knight Commander of the Order of the BathTKE1
10.1.1837 Vice-Admiralref:616
18391843Appointed Commander-in-Chief — South Americaref:616


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Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 20th of August 2012 23:23

Sir Thomas Baker was captain of the Nemesis on 25th July 1800 at the Freya incident re Wiki and private notes

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