James Compton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service7.9.1726CSORN
Last Known Service3.1742/43CSORN
Date of Death1746CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.9.1726 Lieutenant ADM 6/13/202CSORN
7.9.172622.12.1727Diamond (40), Third Lieutenant & Lt. at Arms
Commission confirmed 16.4.1728 ADM 6/13/202
ADM 6/13
23.12.172710.4.1729Dunkirk (50), Third Lieutenant & Lt. at Arms
Commission confirmed 16.4.1728 ADM 6/14/202
ADM 6/13
11.4.172924.5.1731Kinsale (40), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/22ADM 6/14
25.5.173113.6.1732Namur (90), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/14/80ADM 6/14
14.6.173227.6.1732Namur (90), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/111ADM 6/14
28.6.173221.8.1732Namur (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/116ADM 6/14
22.8.17328.5.1733Namur (90), First Lieutenant ADM 6/14/119ADM 6/14
9.5.1733 Commander ADM 6/14/144CSORN
9.5.173312.12.1734Drake (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/144BWAS-1714
13.12.1734 Captain ADM 6/14/198CSORN
13.12.17349.12.1738Seahorse (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/198BWAS-1714
12.6.173916.6.1740Oxford (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/183BWAS-1714
17.6.174017.7.1740Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer
Commission confirmed 11.7.1740 ADM 6/15/307
ADM 6/15
28.4.17413.1742/43Lennox (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/413BWAS-1714

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ADM 6/13 ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14 ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15 ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive

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