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George Vachell

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1740CSORN
Last Known Service31.12.1748CSORN
Date of Death31.12.1748 - Dundrum Bay, Down BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1740 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/399RNLPC
10.1.1740/41 LieutenantCSORN
Dover (44) 1740-1763
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/371
ADM 6/15
Dover (44) 1740-1763
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/378
ADM 6/15
Maidstone (50) 1744-1747
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/16/381
ADM 6/16
9.7.1747 CommanderCSORN
Wolf (14) 1746-1748
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 21.7.1747 ADM 6/17/242

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Posted by Bridget Macklin on Saturday 25th of July 2020 19:52

George Vachell was a relative of mine. My maiden name was Vachell. I have recently discovered a number of documents relating to him. Please get in touch if you are interested in either him or HMS Wolf.

Posted by william krarup on Wednesday 29th of May 2013 09:11

george vachell identified as the owner of land at honey hill, elkington, northants on a map dated 1731. (Map 2750 Northants Record Office) See Northants Research Service 2005/214

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