Thorpe Fowke

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service13.9.1718CSORN
WifeMargaret Simons - Married 2.1751, London ref:719
Last Known Service30.6.1760CSORN
Date of Death14.3.1784CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
16.3.1724/25 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/150RNLPC
20.9.1730 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/96CSORN
22.8.173218.6.1735Salamander (6), Lieutenant ADM 6/14/119ADM 6/14
19.6.173516.2.1735/36Northumberland (70), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/215ADM 6/14
24.5.1742 Captain ADM 6/16/57CSORN
24.5.17423.10.1742Gibraltar (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/57BWAS-1714
4.10.174218.2.1743/44Seahorse (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/370
Commission confirmed 12.10.1744
19.2.1743/4415.9.1744Kent (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/356
Commission confirmed 27.8.1744
ADM 6/16
7.11.174410.12.1744Torrington (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/380BWAS-1714
2.11.174525.3.1746Sapphire (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/15ADM 6/17
26.3.17461.8.1748Superb (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/78BWAS-1714
1.8.174822.11.1748Princess (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/390
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.10.1748
ADM 6/17
10.7.17557.2.1757Tilbury (58), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/179ADM 6/18
15.2.175717.12.1759Bedford (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/356BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
30.6.1760 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/19/178ADM 6/19


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site Family History
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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