James Thornton

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1703CSORN
Last Known Service10.12.1714CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1703 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/2/17RNLPC
29.8.1704 Lieutenant ADM 6/8/115ADM 6/8
29.8.170427.12.1705Prince George (96), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/8/115
Commission confirmed 28.11.1704
ADM 6/8
28.12.17051.11.1706Nottingham (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/8/213ADM 6/8
6.11.170615.11.1706Lancaster (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/9/23ADM 6/9
21.1.1706/711.2.1710/11Kingston (60), First Lieutenant ADM 6/9/43ADM 6/9
28.5.1708 Wager's Action 
18.4.1711 Commander ADM 6/11/130ADM 6/11
18.4.171127.6.1712Ferret (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/130BWAS-1603
28.6.171210.12.1714Aldborough (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/215BWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
ADM 6/9ADM 6/9 Commission and Warrent Book 1706 9 July-1708 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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