John Perkins

RolesNaval Sailor 
Place of Birthprobably, Jamaica CSORN
First Known Service1760CSORN
Last Known Service3.1804CSORN
Date of Death27.1.1812 - Jamaica E-WIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1760 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/315RNLPC
25.2.1782 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/536CSORN
25.2.1782 Endeavour (14), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/536
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn) (1715-1811), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 2.11.1782
ADM 6/22
4.17931794Spitfire (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.17941797Marie Antoinette (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.6.1797 CommanderCSORN
7.17971800Drake (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.9.1800 CaptainCSORN
1.18011802Arab (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18033.1804Tartar (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
25.7.1803 Capture of the Duquesne 

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Posted by regis on Wednesday 24th of June 2020 21:51

just read an article in french on the site about him

first black officer of the Royal Navy maybe

end 1775 , pilote of Hms Antelope

1778 , Captain of Punch ( HMS ??)

year 1790 to 1792 , Intelligence Service of the Royal Navy

Resigned from Tartar for asthma , not wanting to go to Zngland , same refuse post in Mediterranea and the Channel for this problem

return to Jamaica

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