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Thorpe Fowke


NationalityBritish 
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
22.8.173218.6.1735
Salamander (6) 1730-1744
British 6 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Lieutenant ADM 6/14/119
ADM 6/14
19.6.173516.2.1735/36
Northumberland (70) 1721-1739
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/15/215
ADM 6/14
24.5.1742 Captain ADM 6/16/57CSORN
24.5.17423.10.1742
Gibraltar (20) 1727-1749
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/57
BWAS-1714
4.10.174218.2.1743/44
Seahorse (20) 1727-1748
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/370
Confirmed 12.10.1744
BWAS-1714
19.2.1743/4415.9.1744
Kent (70) 1724-1744
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/356
Confirmed 27.8.1744
ADM 6/16
7.11.174410.12.1744
Torrington (44) 1743-1763
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/380
BWAS-1714
2.11.174525.3.1746
Sapphire (44) 1741-1756
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/15
ADM 6/17
26.3.17461.8.1748
Superb (60) 1736-1757
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/78
BWAS-1714
1.8.174822.11.1748
Princess (70) 1740-1784
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/390
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.10.1748
ADM 6/17
10.7.17557.2.1757
Tilbury (58) 1745-1757
British 58 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/179
ADM 6/18
15.2.175717.12.1759
Bedford (64) 1741-1787
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1767 Renamed "Bedford Hulk"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/356
BWAS-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


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