William Lechmere

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service20.12.1774CSORN
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.12.1774 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/87CSORN
23.9.1782 Commander ADM 6/23/15CSORN
23.9.178212.4.1783Thorn (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/15
Issued by John Campbell (1719-1790), Newfoundland
Commission confirmed 25.1.1783
21.9.1790 Captain ADM 6/24/68CSORN
21.9.179026.1.1793Venus (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/68ADM 6/24
8.17946.1795Saturn (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.17952.1796Jupiter (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17968.1797Saint Albans (64), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.179710.1798Resolution (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
4.180510.1805Thunderer (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
21.10.1805 Battle of Trafalgar 
3.180610.1806Prince (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.18061808Dreadnought (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
31.7.1810 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
12.8.1812 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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