John Shortland

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1758CSORN
BrotherThomas George Shortland (1771-1827)ref:1059
Last Known Service10.1804CSORN
Date of Death17.1.1804CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1758 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
12.12.1763 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/33CSORN
23.11.176911.5.1772Achilles (60), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/20/262ADM 6/20
16.11.177510.5.1776Good Intent, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 106/1231/293ADM2
30.4.17761782Britannia, Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerPMD
2.17781782Appointed Agent for TransportsADM354
21.9.1790 CommanderCSORN
6.2.17915.1.1792Assurance (22), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.180410.1804Dolphin (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1059Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900 Digital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM2ADM 2 Admiralty: Out-LettersAuthorityBook
PMDPrivate manuscript documents Book
ADM354ADM 354 - Navy Board: Bound Out-letters 1738-1809 Document
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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