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Thomas Graves


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth16.6.1605CSORN
First Known Service10.1652CSORN
WifeKatherine Gray - Married bef.1635PMD
Last Known Service30.7.1653CSORN
Date of Death30.7.1653 - Battle of ScheveningenTRN2

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
10.16523.1652/53
President (34) 1650-1663
British 34 Gun
4th Rate Ship
1660 Renamed "Bonaventure"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1603
1653 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteTRN2
165331.7.1653
Andrew (52) 1622-1666
British 52 Gun
2nd Rate Great Ship
1650 Renamed "Andrew"
1660 Renamed "Saint Andrew"
, as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the White
BWAS-1603
18.2.1652/5320.2.1652/53Battle of Portland 
2.6.16533.6.1653Commanded the The White Squadron - Rearguard at the Battle of the Gabbard 
31.7.1653 Battle of Scheveningen 

Notes on Officer


From: "House of Commons Journal Volume 7: 28 October 1653"W015
To the Widow of Captain Thomas Graves, Commander of the Andrew, a Second Rate Ship, who hath Five Children, the Sum of One thousand Pounds; whereof Three hundred Pounds to herself, and One hundred and Forty Pounds apiece to the Children.


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