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Christopher Middleton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service7.4.1737CSORN
Last Known Service16.6.1748CSORN
Date of Death12.2.1770ODNB

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.4.17371770Elected a Fellow of the Royal SocietyODNB
5.3.1740/41 Commander ADM 6/15/392CSORN
5.3.1740/419.1.1742/43
Furnace (8) 1740-1763
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/392
BWAS-1714
29.5.174516.6.1748
Shark (8) 1732-1755
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/485
BWAS-1714

Notes on Officer


Previous Serviceref:628

From c.1720 until 1740, made more than twenty voyages for the Hudson's Bay Company. Was commissioned into the Royal Navy as a commander to lead an expedition to find the North-West passage.




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