John Wickham


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service16.11.1719CSORN
A.K.A.WickhamsRNLPC
Last Known Service13.6.1759CSORN
Date of Death21.10.1763CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17.11.1727 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
24.11.1731 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/92CSORN
2.9.1740 Commander ADM 6/16/115ADM 6/16
2.9.174016.5.1741Mercury (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/115
Commission confirmed 2.11.1742
ADM 6/16
17.5.174126.5.1742Salamander (6), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/44
Commission confirmed 10.4.1742
BWAS-1714
1.11.1742 Captain ADM 6/16/113CSORN
1.11.174210.5.1744Success (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/114BWAS-1714
11.5.174428.5.1746Lark (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/307BWAS-1714
29.5.174617.2.1748/49Panther (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/109BWAS-1714
1.7.17552.12.1755Dreadnought (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/177ADM 6/18
19.5.175613.4.1757Augusta (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/267BWAS-1714
30.4.175725.10.1757Rye (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/490
Issued by Isaac Townsend (1684-1765), North America
Commission confirmed 27.2.1758
BWAS-1714
13.6.1759 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/19/71ADM 6/19

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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