Thomas Sturton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1720CSORN
Last Known Service16.1.1753CSORN
Date of Death22.5.1754CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1720 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
2.7.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/193CSORN
2.7.173925.4.1741Success (20), Lieutenant ADM 6/15/193ADM 6/15
23.3.1739/40 Attack on Chagres 
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
25.4.17418.6.1741Rippon (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/202
Issued by Edward Vernon (1684-1757), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 20.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
8.6.174115.10.1741Boyne (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/202
Issued by Edward Vernon (1684-1757), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 20.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
15.10.1741 Commander ADM 6/16/150ADM 6/16
15.10.174127.3.1743Phaeton (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/150
Commission confirmed 19.2.1742/43
BWAS-1714
28.3.1743 Captain ADM 6/16/162CSORN
29.12.174330.4.1745Roebuck (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/254BWAS-1714
1.5.17458.11.1745Dunkirk (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/171
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 8.11.1746
ADM 6/17
29.11.174531.12.1747Berwick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/171
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 8.11.1746
BWAS-1714
31.12.174725.11.1748Devonshire (66), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/305BWAS-1714
28.2.1748/4921.11.1752Somerset (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/445BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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