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Thomas Wye

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1742CSORN
Last Known Service2.1747CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1742 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/490RNLPC
25.6.1744 LieutenantCSORN
Deptford Prize (8) 1740-1744
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant ADM 6/16/329
ADM 6/16
Winchester (50) 1744-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/381
ADM 6/16
4.1746 Mr. Thomas Wye, a Lieutenant in the Navy, was found guilty of an Assault with Intent to commit Sodomy, and sentenced to pay a Fine of 6s. 8d. to be imprisoned in the County Gaol for six Months, and to be set in the Pillory at Ipswich for an Hour, on Monday the 19th Instant, between the Hours of Twelve and Two. Heaken and Thompson, who were charged with having been guilty of the Act of Sodomy with Mr. Wye, were discharged for want of Prosecution. (Ipswich Journal)ref:719
5.1746 Suspended.ADM 106
2.1747 Dismissed from the NavyADM 106

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Posted by Jo Stanley on Wednesday 14th of July 2021 10:53

Thank you for all your hard work on tracking down the career history of this LGBT+ member of the Royal Navy.

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