James Shirley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1705ADM 107/4
First Known Service7.9.1740CSORN
SonJames Shirley (c.1734-1777)ADM 6/18
Last Known Service23.12.1762CSORN
Date of Death2.4.1774CSORN
Will Probated12.4.1774, PROB 11/997/75

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.9.174012.1.1744/45Deptford (60), Master ADM 107/4/86ADM 107/4
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
13.1.1744/457.5.1745Suffolk (70), Master ADM 107/4/86ADM 107/4
8.5.174511.9.1746Hampton Court (64), Master ADM 107/4/86ADM 107/4
11.9.1746 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/86RNLPC
9.10.1746 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/161CSORN
1749 Appointed to the Impress Service at Chatham ADM 106/1057/53ADM 106
15.10.1759 CommanderCSORN
15.10.175914.11.1759Fortune (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
18.2.176027.4.1762Fortune (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
27.4.1762 Captain ADM 6/19/404CSORN
27.4.176223.12.1762Princess Mary (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/404BWAS-1714


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