Robert Shorting

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service10.2.1717/18CSORN
Last Known Service2.3.1733/34CSORN
Date of Death8.8.1734BWAS-1714

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
10.2.1717/1814.5.1719Newcastle (50), Ordinary Seaman ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3
14.5.171922.3.1719/20Cumberland (80), Volunteer ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3
22.3.1719/2011.2.1721/22Sandwich (90), Midshipman ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3
11.2.1721/2221.4.1722Torbay (80), Midshipman ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3
21.4.17224.5.1722Carolina (20), Midshipman ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3
4.5.1722 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
5.4.1727 Lieutenant ADM 6/13/139CSORN
5.4.17271.12.1727Hampshire (54), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/13/139ADM 6/13
11.1.1727/2824.10.1728Adventure (40), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/13/185ADM 6/13
25.10.172831.8.1731Tartar (32), Lieutenant ADM 6/14/4ADM 6/14
1.9.1731 Commander ADM 6/14/197ADM 6/14
1.9.17311.3.1733/34Spence (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/197
Commission confirmed 13.11.1734
ADM 6/14
2.3.1733/34 Captain ADM 6/14/197CSORN
2.3.1733/348.8.1734Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/197
Commission confirmed 13.11.1734


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive

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