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John Towry


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service9.10.1718CSORN
Last Known Service7.6.1749CSORN
Date of Death20.3.1757CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.10.1718 LieutenantCSORN
9.10.17181.5.1723
Prince Frederick (70) 1714-1736
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1715 Renamed "Prince Frederick"
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/12/143
Confirmed 5.11.1718
ADM 6/12
26.7.172824.10.1728
Monmouth (70) 1718-1742
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/13/211
ADM 6/13
2.4.172911.4.1729
Princess Amelia (80) 1726-1752
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1727 Renamed "Princess Amelia"
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/20
ADM 6/14
12.4.172928.4.1730
Cornwall (80) 1726-1761
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/22
ADM 6/14
28.6.1732 CommanderADM 6/14
28.6.17328.8.1732
Griffin (8) 1702-1737
British 8 Gun
5th Rate Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/116
BWAS-1603
7.11.1732 CaptainCSORN
7.11.173214.11.1733
Success (20) 1712-1743
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/125
BWAS-1714
30.10.173312.6.1738
Shoreham (8) 1720-1744
British 8 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/154
BWAS-1714
30.8.173911.7.1740
Lichfield (50) 1730-1744
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/216
BWAS-1714
11.7.174017.7.1740
York (60) 1706-1751
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/307
ADM 6/15
29.10.174016.11.1740
Kent (70) 1724-1744
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/354
ADM 6/15
17.11.174019.1.1744/45
Buckingham (70) 1731-1745
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/358
BWAS-1714
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
12.1.1746/47 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Sea ADM 6/17/99ADM 6/17
7.6.1749 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralADM 6/18


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