John Towry

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 Lieutenant ADM 6/12/143CSORN
9.10.17181.5.1723Prince Frederick (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/12/143
Commission confirmed 5.11.1718
ADM 6/12
26.7.172824.10.1728Monmouth (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/13/211ADM 6/13
2.4.172911.4.1729Princess Amelia (80), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/20ADM 6/14
12.4.172928.4.1730Cornwall (80), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/22ADM 6/14
28.6.1732 Commander ADM 6/14/116ADM 6/14
28.6.17328.8.1732Griffin (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/116BWAS-1603
7.11.1732 Captain ADM 6/14/125CSORN
7.11.173230.10.1733Success (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/125BWAS-1714
30.10.173312.6.1738Shoreham (8), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/154BWAS-1714
30.8.173911.7.1740Lichfield (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/216BWAS-1714
11.7.174017.7.1740York (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/307ADM 6/15
29.10.174016.11.1740Kent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/354ADM 6/15
17.11.174019.1.1744/45Buckingham (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/358BWAS-1714
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
12.1.1746/47 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Sea ADM 6/17/99ADM 6/17
7.6.1749 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/18/10ADM 6/18


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive

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