Thomas Davers (1689-1746)

Thomas Davers


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1689EWIKI
First Known Service1708CSORN
FatherSir Robert Davers, 2nd Bart of Rougham (d 1722)
WifeCatherine Smithson
DaughterMary
DaughterCatharine
SonThomas
Last Known Service23.4.1745CSORN
Date of Death16.9.1746 - Jamaica EWIKI
Cause of DeathYellow FeverEWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1708 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/2/189RNLPC
24.12.1708 Lieutenant ADM 6/10/16ADM 6/10
24.12.170821.12.1709Deptford (48), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/10/16ADM 6/10
22.12.170910.5.1711Deptford (48), First Lieutenant ADM 6/11/15ADM 6/11
11.5.1711 Commander ADM 6/11/137ADM 6/11
11.5.171116.6.1713Seaford (24), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/137BWAS-1603
17.6.1713 Captain ADM 6/11/263ADM 6/11
17.6.171313.9.1716Seaford (24), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/11/263BWAS-1603
5.8.17182.1.1719/20Solebay (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/139BWAS-1714
16.1.1719/2011.1724Adventure (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/190BWAS-1603
25.11.17271.7.1730Dolphin (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/175BWAS-1603
27.3.173413.4.1736Grafton (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/180BWAS-1714
10.8.173910.10.1739Grafton (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/209BWAS-1714
11.10.17392.3.1739/40Buckingham (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/228ADM 6/15
3.3.1739/4023.2.1741/42Suffolk (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/252ADM 6/15
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
24.4.17427.2.1742/43Stirling Castle (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/48BWAS-1714
8.4.17436.12.1743Duke (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/167BWAS-1714
7.12.1743 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/16/246ADM 6/16
22.12.174311.2.1743/44Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Portsmouth ADM 6/16/252ADM 6/21
29.5.174416.9.1746Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/16/311

Renewed 19.6.1744 as Vice-Admiral of the White

TRN3
19.6.1744 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/16/325ADM 6/16
174516.9.1746Cornwall (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-AdmiralBWAS-1714
23.4.1745 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/16/469ADM 6/16

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/10ADM 6/10 Commission and Warrent Book 1708 Dec.-1709 2 Nov. Archive
ADM 6/11ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book

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