Francis Knighton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service27.1.1699/1700CSORN
Last Known Service5.2.1724/25CSORN
Date of Death16.7.1727BWAS-1603

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.1.1699/1700 Tilbury (54), Volunteer-per-order ADM 6/6/21ADM 6/6
6.5.1702 Lieutenant ADM 6/8/25ADM 6/8
6.5.17029.11.1703Gloucester (60), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/8/25
Commission confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
25.6.17039.5.1705Gloucester (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/8/25
Commission confirmed 10.11.1703
ADM 6/8
25.7.170519.7.1709Woolwich (54), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/8/187ADM 6/8
20.7.170910.4.1710Woolwich (54), First Lieutenant ADM 6/11/5
Commission confirmed 14.11.1709
ADM 6/11
11.4.171017.12.1711Antelope (54), First Lieutenant ADM 6/11/38ADM 6/11
18.12.17117.12.1712August (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/11/182ADM 6/11
8.12.1712 Commander ADM 6/11/278ADM 6/11
8.12.171213.12.1714Jamaica (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/278
Commission confirmed 18.11.1713
BWAS-1603
14.12.17149.10.1715Jamaica (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/14ADM 6/12
26.2.1716/1716.4.1718Griffin (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/92BWAS-1603
17.4.1718 Captain ADM 6/12/124CSORN
17.4.171822.1.1722/23Success (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/124BWAS-1603
11.8.1718 Battle of Cape Passaro 
23.1.1722/235.2.1724/25Solebay (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/49BWAS-1714
13.2.1726/2716.7.1727Hampshire (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/133BWAS-1714


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