Thomas Evans


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service25.9.1743CSORN
Last Known Service11.3.1775CSORN
Date of Death1775CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
25.9.1743 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/537CSORN
12.7.1757 Commander ADM 6/18/418CSORN
12.7.17579.1.1758Scorpion (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/418ADM 6/18
30.1.1758 Captain ADM 6/18/479CSORN
30.1.175830.1.1759Royal William (84), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/479BWAS-1714
27.10.1758 Action of 27 October 1758 
30.1.175925.2.1763Union (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/28BWAS-1714
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
23.10.17707.11.1770Augusta (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/303BWAS-1714
17731774Marlborough (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
15.9.177311.3.1775Ramillies (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/515BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Harrieta on Monday 2nd of May 2016 02:16

Hi, Geoffrey Marcus ('Quiberon Bay') is mentioning a J. Evans (where J. stands for John) acting as Union's captain during the battle of Quiberon Bay. This is supported by other French writers.
Any confusion there?
Thanks in advance.


Posted by Harrieta on Monday 2nd of May 2016 02:15

Hi, Geoffrey Marcus ('Quiberon Bay') is mentioning a J. Evans (where J. stands for John) acting as Union's captain during the battle of Quiberon Bay. This is supported by other French writers.
Any confusion there?
Thanks in advance.

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