James May


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service23.7.1778CSORN
Last Known Service1803CSORN
Date of Death1808CSORN
Will Probated20.6.1808, PROB 11/1481/210

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
23.7.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/437CSORN
26.8.1789 Commander ADM 6/23/541CSORN
26.8.17898.10.1789Rattler (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/541ADM 6/23
8.17901793Caton (64), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.9.179025.1.1793Roebuck (44), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/70ADM 6/24
25.1.17931.1794Dolphin (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/197BWAS-1714
12.8.1794 CaptainCSORN
2.17991800Leviathan (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.4.18007.4.1800Action of 1800-04-07 
11.18001803Amphitrite (40), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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