Abel Smith

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1714 - Deal ADM107/3
Baptism11.9.1714 - Deal CSORN
First Known Service2.5.1733CSORN
FatherCornelius Smith (d.1769)ref:719
MotherElizabeth Bowlesref:719
Last Known Service1.9.1749CSORN
Date of Death12.5.1756CSORN
Will Probated1.6.1756, PROB 11/823/64

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.1.1740/41 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
19.2.1740/41 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/382CSORN
2.6.174321.6.1743Otter (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.1.1745/46 Captain ADM 6/17/47CSORN
22.1.1745/4612.6.1746Surprise (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/47ADM 6/17
13.6.174615.1.1747/48Chatham (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/116BWAS-1603


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:719Ancestry.com Family History
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook

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