William Hill


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1652CSORN
Last Known Service8.8.1666CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16523.1652/53Sapphire (34), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
19.5.1652 Battle of Dover 
30.11.1652 Battle of Dungeness 
16531654Worcester (48), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
18.2.1652/5320.2.1652/53Battle of Portland 
2.6.16533.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard 
31.7.1653 Battle of Scheveningen 
1661 CaptainCSORN
1661 Augustine (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerB051
4.3.1662/6319.10.1664Elias (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
16648.8.1666Coventry (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
3.6.1665 Battle of Lowestoft 
18.12.1667 Court martialled for the loss of the Coventry. He was honourably acquited for "Having defended his ship, and prevented the enemy from taking possession of her, for several days after she had been stranded on their coasts"B051

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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