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William Fortescue


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service5.11.1740CSORN
Last Known Service5.12.1763CSORN
Date of Death21.10.1775CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.11.1740 Lieutenantref:898
8.2.1745/46 CommanderCSORN
8.2.1745/4616.4.1746
Aetna (8) 1739-1746
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/59
ADM 6/17
17.4.174614.1.1746/47
Swift (8) 1741-1756
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/92
BWAS-1714
4.1.1757 CaptainCSORN
4.1.17574.5.1761
Prince Edward (44) 1745-1766
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/340
BWAS-1714
24.8.1757 Prince Edward v French Frigate 
29.12.1758 Capture of Goree 
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
4.5.176122.6.1762
Hero (74) 1759-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1800 Renamed "Rochester"
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
22.6.17622.2.1763
Achilles (60) 1756-1784
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/418
BWAS-1714


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