John Bourchier

Date of Birth1747/09/26ref:827
First Known Service1747/09/26ref:827
SonHenry BourchierNBD1849
Last Known Service1808/12/30ref:827
Date of Death1808/12/30NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1775/07/13 LieutenantCSORN
1777/09/051777/10/08Druid, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1777/10/08 CommanderCSORN
1777/10/081779Druid, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1780/081782/04Zebra, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1782/04/12 Battle of the Saintes 
1782/04/23 CaptainCSORN
1782/04/231782/10/03Hector, as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1782/09/05 Action of 1782-09-05 
1790 Was a pensioned Captain on £200 per annumBWAS-1714
1797/10 Receiving a pension of £200 per annum as a "captain receiving pensions on account of wounds"B083
1804/04/23 Superannuated CaptainCSORN


ref:827 The Plantagenet roll of the blood royal Digital Book
NBD1849 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
B083 Steele's Navy List October 1799SteeleBook
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