Francis Willis


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1705CSORN
Last Known Service24.8.1719CSORN
Date of Death10.11.1721 - Lizard Point, CornwallBWAS-1603
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1705 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/2/84RNLPC
17.3.1706/7 Lieutenant ADM 6/9/133ADM 6/9
17.3.1706/79.3.1707/8Anglesea (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/9/133ADM 6/9
22.3.1707/829.7.1710Resolution (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/9/150ADM 6/9
25.1.1711/12 Commander ADM 6/11/189ADM 6/11
25.1.1711/1211.1712Discovery (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/189BWAS-1603
17.4.171427.9.1714Deal Castle (24), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
28.9.1714 Captain ADM 6/11/298ADM 6/11
28.9.17144.10.1715Deal Castle (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/298BWAS-1714
5.10.171524.8.1719Deal Castle (24), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/53ADM 6/12
21.8.171910.11.1721Royal Anne Galley (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/178BWAS-1603

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive

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