Francis Banks


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1730ref:676
First Known Service27.10.1748ref:676
Last Known Service6.3.1772ref:676
Date of Death18.6.1777 - Newport, Rhode Islandref:676

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.5.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/305RNLPC
31.3.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/249CSORN
23.3.1757 Commander ADM 6/18/373CSORN
23.3.175725.11.1757Proserpine (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/373BWAS-1714
5.9.17576.10.1757Raid on Rochefort 
25.11.175714.12.1757Viper (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/456ref:591
14.12.175716.1.1758Granado (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/462ADM 6/18
3.1.175914.4.1760Swallow (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/19BWAS-1714
14.4.1760 Captain ADM 6/19/158CSORN
14.4.176024.9.1761Rose (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/158BWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
7.2.176220.5.1763Lizard (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/545BWAS-1714
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
6.12.17697.8.1771Niger (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/264ADM 6/20
7.8.17716.3.1772Pembroke (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/437
Issued by Charles Proby (d.1799), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 3.4.1772
ADM 6/20
21.7.177518.6.1777Renown (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/106BWAS-1714
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:5911295: The Year of the Galleys (Lecture Transcript)Dr Ian FrielWeb Site
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive

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