Charles Wood

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1732ADM 107/4
First Known Service2.10.1748CSORN
Last Known Service9.10.1782CSORN
Date of Death3.9.1782 - Battle of TrincomaleeBWAS-1714
Cause of DeathEnamy actionCSORN
Will Probated19.5.1783, PROB 11/1104/121

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
13.11.1754 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
15.10.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/316CSORN
4.6.1779 Commander ADM 6/21/564CSORN
4.6.177916.4.1781Terror (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/564BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
16.4.178123.7.1781San Carlos (22), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/379
Issued by George Johnston (1730-1787), Portugal
Commission confirmed 5.12.1781
23.7.1781 Captain ADM 6/22/365CSORN
23.7.178119.5.1782Hero (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/365
Issued by George Johnston (1730-1787), East Indies
Commission confirmed 16.11.1781
17.2.1782 Battle of Sadras 
12.4.1782 Battle of Providien 
19.5.17829.10.1782Worcester (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/80
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies
Commission confirmed 6.6.1783
6.7.1782 2nd Battle of Negapatam 
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 


ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook

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