John Bourchier

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth26.9.1747ref:827
First Known Service1771ref:827
SonHenry Bourchier (1787-1852)NBD1849
Last Known Service24.1.1805ref:827
Date of Death30.12.1808NBD1849

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1771 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/87/290RNLPC
13.7.1775 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/196CSORN
13.7.177511.7.1776Labrador, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/196
Issued by Robert Duff (1721-1787), Newfoundland
Commission confirmed 22.6.1776
ADM 6/21
8.10.1777 Commander ADM 6/21/322CSORN
8.10.177711.8.1780Druid (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/322BWAS-1714
11.8.178013.4.1782Zebra (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/160BWAS-1714
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
13.4.1782 Captain ADM 6/23/26CSORN
13.4.17823.10.1782Hector (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/26
Commission confirmed 21.2.1783
5.9.1782 Action of 1782-09-05 
1790 Was a pensioned Captain on £200 per annumBWAS-1714
10.1797 Receiving a pension of £200 per annum as a "captain receiving pensions on account of wounds"SNL1799
27.12.180024.1.1805Appointed Captain of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/2149ADM 73/36
23.4.1804 Superannuated CaptainCSORN
25.12.180530.12.1808Appointed Lieutenant-governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/2149ref:676

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