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William Preston


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1717ADM 107/3
First Known Service16.7.1733CSORN
Last Known Service9.5.1750CSORN
Date of Death29.9.1756CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.6.1740 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/387ADM 107/3
10.11.1740 LieutenantCSORN
20.10.1746 CommanderCSORN
20.10.17461.3.1748/49
Basilisk (8) 1740-1750
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/165
BWAS-1714
1.3.1748/49 CaptainCSORN
1.3.1748/499.5.1750
Deal Castle (20) 1746-1754
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/523
BWAS-1714
11.2.175629.9.1756
Wager (24) 1744-1763
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/235
BWAS-1714


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