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 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/424ref:898
8.2.1745/46 Commander ADM 6/17/59CSORN
8.2.1745/4616.4.1746Aetna (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/59ADM 6/17
17.4.174614.1.1746/47Swift (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/92BWAS-1714
4.1.1757 CaptainCSORN
4.1.17574.5.1761Prince Edward (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/340BWAS-1714
24.8.1757 Prince Edward v French Frigate 
29.12.1758 Capture of Goree 
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
4.5.176122.6.1762Hero (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.6.17622.2.1763Achilles (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/418BWAS-1714


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