Robert Wilson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1739CSORN
Last Known Service20.8.1741CSORN
Date of Death12.4.1749CSORN
Cause of DeathDrowningCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1739 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
31.8.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/218CSORN
31.8.173924.8.1740Cumberland (8), Lieutenant ADM 6/15/218ADM 6/15
23.3.1739/40 Attack on Chagres 
25.8.174020.8.1741Nonsuch (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/15/413
Commission confirmed 27.4.1741
ADM 6/15
21.8.174131.5.1745Royal Oak (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/444ADM 6/15
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
1.6.17452.7.1746Chichester (80), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/1
Commission confirmed 19.9.1745
ADM 6/17
11.8.174629.5.1747Yarmouth (64), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/139ADM 6/17
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
29.5.174721.9.1747Yarmouth (64), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/231ADM 6/19
21.9.1747 Commander ADM 6/17/269CSORN
21.9.174712.4.1749Apollo (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/269BWAS-1714

Sources


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

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