William Smith


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1674ADM 107/1
First Known Service21.8.1691CSORN
Last Known Service21.7.1747CSORN
Date of Death23.2.1756B051

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
21.8.169124.11.1691Grafton (70), Volunteer-per-order ADM 107/1/92ADM 107/1
25.11.169111.12.1692Monck (58), Volunteer-per-order ADM 107/1/92ADM 107/1
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
1.6.16922.6.1692Action at Cherbourg 
12.12.169215.10.1693Expedition (70), Midshipman ADM 107/1/92ADM 107/1
16.10.169326.6.1695Southampton (54), Midshipman ADM 107/1/92ADM 107/1
8.1.1695 Action of 1695-01-18 
24.4.1695 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/1/92RNLPC
26.6.1695 Lieutenant ADM 6/3/64CSORN
26.6.169521.8.1695Bonaventure (52), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/3/64ADM 6/3
21.8.16956.3.1695/96Bonaventure (52), First Lieutenant ADM 6/3/72ADM 6/3
6.11.169628.3.1698Bonaventure (40), First Lieutenant ADM 6/4/43ADM 6/4
2.12.169831.1.1699/1700Speedwell (24), Lieutenant ADM 6/5/35ADM 6/5
26.6.1708 Commander ADM 6/9/173CSORN
26.6.17086.2.1708/9Burchett (6), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/9/173BWAS-1603
14.6.171114.1.1711/12Whiting (4), Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 15.6.1711 ADM 6/11/146ADM 6/11
21.9.17159.5.1716Swift (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/51BWAS-1603
10.5.1716 Captain ADM 6/10/69CSORN
10.5.171629.5.1720Port Mahon (20), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/69BWAS-1714
29.5.17209.11.1721Dartmouth (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/7
Commission confirmed 6.3.1730/31
BWAS-1603
13.4.172626.7.1728York (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/111BWAS-1603
1729 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
1.2.1728/299.9.1729Faversham (42), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
21.7.1747 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralB051

Notes on Officer


Date of deathTGM

The Gentleman's Magazine gives the date of death as 21st February 1656




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