James Ferguson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1723ref:676
First Known Service19.8.1742ref:676
Illegitimate SonWalter MeldrumPROB11
SisterMargaret [Robertson]PROB11
SisterJanet [Dorf]PROB11
SisterMary [Bowry]PROB11
Last Known Service14.2.1793ref:676
Date of Death14.2.1793CSORN
Will Probated7.3.1793, PROB 11/1229/204

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.12.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/343RNLPC
15.11.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/325CSORN
22.9.1759 Commander ADM 6/19/449ref:849
31.3.17604.4.1763Hunter (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/449
Issued by Lord Alexander Colville (7th Viscount Colville of Culross) (1717-1770), North America
Commission confirmed 9.11.1762
BWAS-1714
4.4.17636.6.1763Peggy (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/478ADM 6/19
6.6.1763 Captain ADM 6/19/505CSORN
6.6.176316.10.1766Romney (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/505BWAS-1714
30.12.177518.9.1778Brune (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/146BWAS-1714
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
18.9.177817.4.1780Venus (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/149
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 7.7.1780
BWAS-1714
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
18.4.178023.7.1780Intrepid (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/263
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 22.3.1781
BWAS-1714
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
23.7.178016.6.1781Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/335
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 28.12.1782
BWAS-1714
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
17.8.178210.1.1783Egmont (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/506BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
13.4.178414.2.1793Appointed Lieutenant-governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich Hospital ADM 73/36/2079ADM 73/36


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