Richard Trotten

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1731ADM 107/4
First Known Service9.9.1746ref:849
WifeSarah Godman - Married 20.1.1785, Portsea ref:719
Last Known Service3.6.1780ref:849
Date of Death1800 - Portsea ref:849
Will Probated14.5.1800, PROB 11/1343/33

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.9.1754 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/281RNLPC
8.4.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/384CSORN
30.1.175923.2.1763Royal William (84), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/19/29ADM 6/19
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
8.6.177222.9.1772Sir Edward Hawke (8), Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/467
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 1.12.1772
ADM 6/20
16.5.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/407CSORN
16.5.177817.5.1778Diligence (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/407ADM 6/21
12.6.17783.6.1780Queen (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/423ADM 6/21
31.3.1781 Was awarded a pension of £200 per annumref:1002
10.1797 Receiving a pension of £200 per annum as a "captain receiving pensions on account of wounds"SNL1799


ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
ref:849A Social History of Midshipmen and Quarterdeck Boys in the Royal Navy, 1761-1831Samantha CavellThesis Family History
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ref:1002Parliamentary Papers: 1780-1849, Volume 17 Document
SNL1799Steele's Navy List October 1799SteeleBook

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