Temple West

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1713HPO
First Known Service1733CSORN
FatherRev. Richard WestHPO
MotherMaria TempleHPO
WifeFrances BalchenHPO
GrandsonSir John West (1774-1862)NBD1849
Last Known Service8.12.1756CSORN
Date of Death9.8.1757CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1733 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
23.2.1733/34 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/168CSORN
7.4.1737 Commander ADM 6/15/56ADM 6/15
7.4.173714.5.1737Grampus (6), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/56ADM 6/15
14.5.173713.6.1738Alderney (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/66BWAS-1714
13.6.1738 Captain ADM 6/15/123CSORN
13.6.173819.2.1740/41Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/123BWAS-1714
19.2.1740/4116.4.1741Sapphire (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/382ADM 6/15
16.4.17413.6.1743Dartmouth (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/411BWAS-1714
3.6.174313.7.1745Warwick (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/465
Commission confirmed 16.4.1745
11.2.1743/44 Dismissed from the Navy 
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
1.4.174713.4.1747Saint George (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/214ADM 6/17
21.5.174713.12.1747Devonshire (66), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/227BWAS-1714
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
17.1.175315.4.1754Elected a Member of Parliament for BuckinghamHPO
4.2.1755 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/18/130CSORN
3.17556.1756Buckingham (68), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
11.17562.1757Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyHPO
8.12.1756 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/18/331ADM 6/18
1.5.1757 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
7.17579.8.1757Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyHPO


HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
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

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