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Francis Banks


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1730ref:676
First Known Service3.7.1747ref:676
Last Known Service6.3.1772ref:676
Date of Death18.6.1777 - Newport, Rhode Islandref:676

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
3.7.174712.7.1748
Mary Galley (44) 1744-1764
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4
13.7.17488.10.1750
Mary Galley (44) 1744-1764
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4
9.10.175022.10.1751
Rainbow (44) 1747-1802
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4
23.10.175120.11.1752
Devonshire (66) 1747-1772
British 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4
14.3.175410.6.1754
Berwick (70) 1743-1760
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4
11.6.17546.5.1755
Glory (44) 1747-1763
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4
6.5.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/305RNLPC
31.3.1756 LieutenantCSORN
31.3.175628.6.1756
Devonshire (66) 1747-1772
British 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/249
ADM 6/18
28.6.175623.3.1757
Devonshire (70) 1747-1772
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/286
ADM 6/18
23.3.1757 CommanderCSORN
23.3.175725.11.1757
Proserpine (8) 1757-1763
British 8 Gun
Unrated Fireship
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/373
BWAS-1714
5.9.17576.10.1757Raid on Rochefort 
25.11.175714.12.1757
Viper (10) 1756-1779
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/456
ref:591
14.12.175716.1.1758
Granado (8) 1742-1763
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/462
ADM 6/18
3.1.175914.4.1760
Swallow (14) 1745-1769
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/19
BWAS-1714
14.4.1760 CaptainCSORN
14.4.176024.9.1761
Rose (20) 1757-1779
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/158
BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
7.2.176220.5.1763
Lizard (28) 1757-1828
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/545
BWAS-1714
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
6.12.17697.8.1771
Niger (32) 1759-1814
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1813 Renamed "Negro"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/264
ADM 6/20
7.8.17716.3.1772
Pembroke (60) 1757-1793
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/437
Issued by
Charles ProbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1745-1772
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 3.4.1772
ADM 6/20
21.7.177518.6.1777
Renown (50) 1774-1794
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/106
BWAS-1714
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 


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