Thomas Pakenham was born in 1757 and died in 1836. He served in the Royal Navy.
Sons who served as naval officers: John Pakenham and Henry Pakenham
Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (GCB) on 20 May 1820
Entered Navy (1771)
RAdm W (1799)
RAdm R (1801)
VAdm B (1804)
VAdm R (1805)
Adm B (1810)
Adm W (1812)
• As Captain of Invincible, 74, he took part in the Glorious First of June (1794).
• Colonel of Marines (6 Jun 1795–14 Feb 1799)
• Promoted directly to Rear-Admiral of the White from Post Captain
• Promoted directly to Vice-Admiral of the Red from Vice-Admiral of the Blue