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|Date from||Date to||Event||Source|
|7.4.1737||1770||Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society||ODNB|
|5.3.1740/41||Commander ADM 6/15/392||CSORN|
|5.3.1740/41||9.1.1742/43||Furnace (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/392||BWAS-1714|
|29.5.1745||16.6.1748||Shark (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/485||BWAS-1714|
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.