Maurice Suckling

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service8.3.1744/45CSORN
FatherRev. Maurice SucklingHPO
MotherAnne TurnerODNB
WifeMary Walpole (d. 1766) - Married 20.6.1764ODNB
NephewLord Horatio Nelson (1st Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Hilborough) (1758-1805)
Last Known Service14.7.1778CSORN
Date of Death17.7.1778CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.3.1744/45 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
8.3.1744/45 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/77CSORN
9.1.1747/4816.8.1748Boyne (80), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/17/395
Commission confirmed 28.10.1748
ADM 6/17
3.1.1754 Commander ADM 6/18/86CSORN
3.1.175412.9.1755Baltimore (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/86BWAS-1714
6.17557.1755Lys (64), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.12.1755 Captain ADM 6/18/217CSORN
2.12.175516.1.1761Dreadnought (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/217BWAS-1714
21.10.1757 Forrest's Action 
2.9.1758 Dreadnought v Le Palmier 
16.1.17614.1762Nassau (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/245BWAS-1714
2.17624.1762Lancaster (66), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17.11.177013.5.1771Raisonnable (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/315BWAS-1714
13.5.17711.12.1773Triumph (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/375BWAS-1714
12.4.177517.7.1778Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7
18.5.177614.7.1778Elected a Member of Parliament for PortsmouthHPO


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
OHMB7Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832J.M. CollingeWeb Site

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