John Morris


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Baptismc.1725CSORN
First Known Service27.11.1740CSORN
WifeElizabethref:1002
SonSir James Nicoll Morris (1763-1830)ref:676
Last Known Service13.10.1775CSORN
Date of Death5.7.1776BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathDied of woundsCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
14.9.1749 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/207RNLPC
10.7.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/218CSORN
7.1.1771 Commander ADM 6/20/332CSORN
7.1.177110.1.1771Lynx (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/332ADM 6/20
10.1.177126.11.1773Otter (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/334BWAS-1714
13.10.1775 Captain ADM 6/21/126CSORN
13.10.17755.7.1776Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/126BWAS-1714
26.10.1776 His widow received a pension of £100pa.ref:1002

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1002Parliamentary Papers: 1780-1849, Volume 17 Document
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive

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