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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 LieutenantCSORN
22.9.1759 Commanderref:849
31.3.17604.4.1763
Hunter (10) 1756-1780
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/449
Issued by , North America
Confirmed 9.11.1762
BWAS-1714
4.4.17636.6.1763
Peggy (8) 1749-1770
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/478
ADM 6/19
6.6.1763 CaptainCSORN
6.6.176316.10.1766
Romney (50) 1762-1804
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/505
BWAS-1714
30.12.177518.9.1778
Brune (32) 1761-1792
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/146
BWAS-1714
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
18.9.177817.4.1780
Venus (36) 1758-1828
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1807 Renamed "Heroine"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/149
Issued by
Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe)British
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1736-1799
, North America
Confirmed 7.7.1780
BWAS-1714
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
18.4.178023.7.1780
Intrepid (64) 1770-1815
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/263
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 22.3.1781
BWAS-1714
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
23.7.178016.6.1781
Terrible (74) 1762-1781
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/335
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 28.12.1782
BWAS-1714
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
17.8.178210.1.1783
Egmont (74) 1768-1799
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/506
BWAS-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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