William Champain

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1778CSORN
Last Known Service1.1807CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1778 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/7/81RNLPC
23.1.1779 Lieutenant ADM 6/22/503ADM 6/22
7.17951798Requin (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.7.1797 CommanderCSORN
17.7.17971800Zephyr (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1.1.1800 CaptainCSORN
8.180410.1804Glory (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
10.18041805Ville de Paris (110), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
11.18041.1807Jason (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
5.18061807Amelia (38), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Bob Brooks on Wednesday 15th of January 2014 15:29

The first commission I find for William Champain was to 5th Lieut, HMS Queen, 2d/90, on 24 Dec 1779 (ADM 6/22, p.69)

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