Joseph Veale

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthbef.10.4.1718 - Plymouth ref:950
Baptism10.4.1718 - Charles, Plymouth CSORN
First Known Service30.9.1740CSORN
FatherJohn Veale (d.1763)ref:950
MotherAbigail Robins (d.1769)ref:950
WifeEleanor Melhuish (d.1783) - Married 30.11.1752, Northam ref:950
SonJoseph (1753-?)ref:950
Last Known Service4.7.1753CSORN
Date of Deathbef.1783ref:950

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
30.9.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/140ADM 6/16
30.9.174023.2.1740/41Tilbury (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/16/140
Confirmed 28.3.1743
ADM 6/16
24.2.1740/4122.9.1742Tilbury (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/140
Confirmed 28.1.1742/43
ADM 6/16
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
7.174110.1741Operations against Santiago 
3.5.174323.8.1743Chichester (80), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/16/177ADM 6/16
30.8.1746 Commander ADM 6/17/279CSORN
30.8.174626.8.1747Guernsey's Prize, Commander and Commanding Officer: On board from 31.8.1746 ADM 6/17/279
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 31.10.1747
ADM 6/17
17.1.1748/4921.5.1753Dispatch (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/431BWAS-1714

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Posted by Albert Parker on Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 05:42

_Guernsey's Prize_ was an unregistered (and thus not in BWAS) "barcolongo," found in David Lyon, _The Sailing navy List_, 201. Nothing else known and I surprised that she was entitled to a commander as a commanding officer, but perhaps Medley did some fiddling to get a promotion for Veale.

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