Thomas Philpott

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1728CSORN
Last Known Service7.1746CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1728 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/185RNLPC
12.9.1732 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/122CSORN
12.9.17327.2.1733/34Fly (8), Lieutenant ADM 6/14/122ADM 6/14
8.2.1733/343.4.1736Torbay (80), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/163ADM 6/14
16.5.17384.12.1738Deptford (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/118ADM 6/15
12.6.173913.9.1739Prince of Orange (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/15/184ADM 6/15
18.9.173926.9.1740Winchester (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/222ADM 6/15
27.9.1740 Commander ADM 6/15/338ADM 6/15
27.9.17404.3.1740/41Furnace (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/338BWAS-1714
5.3.1740/41 Captain ADM 6/15/392ADM 6/15
5.3.1740/4113.5.1742Lynn (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/392ADM 6/15
4.9.17444.1.1745/46Woolwich (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/129
Issued by Sir Charles Knowles (1st Baronet Knowles) (1704-1777), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 16.7.1746
ADM 6/17
4.1.1745/46 Princess (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/122
Issued by Isaac Townsend (1684-1765), North America
Commission confirmed 2.7.1746
ADM 6/17


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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Posted by Albert Parker on Friday 18th of October 2019 06:02

The following sources say that Captain Thomas Philpott died in May 1742: Isaac Schomberg, /Naval Chronology/, V, 320; John Charnock, /Biographia Navalis/, V, 112; Syrett & DiNardo, per my notes (I don't have a page ref.). Could there have been two Thomas Philpotts?

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