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Charles Wood


NationalityBritish 
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 Examination ADM 107/4/285RNLPC
15.10.1756 LieutenantCSORN
4.6.1779 CommanderCSORN
4.6.177916.4.1781
Terror (8) 1779-1812
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/564
BWAS-1714
16.4.1781 Battle of Porto Praya 
16.4.178123.7.1781
San Carlos (22) 1779-1784
British 22 Gun
Unrated Storeship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/379
Issued by
George JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1787
, Portugal
Confirmed 5.12.1781
BWAS-1714
23.7.1781 CaptainCSORN
23.7.178119.5.1782
Hero (74) 1759-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1800 Renamed "Rochester"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/365
Issued by
George JohnstonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1744-1787
, East Indies
Confirmed 16.11.1781
BWAS-1714
17.2.1782 Battle of Sadras 
12.4.1782 Battle of Providien 
19.5.17829.10.1782
Worcester (64) 1769-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1788 Renamed "Worcester Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/80
Issued by
Edward HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1793
, East Indies
Confirmed 6.6.1783
BWAS-1714
6.7.1782 2nd Battle of Negapatam 
3.9.1782 Battle of Trincomalee 


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