Edward Clarke


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1708ADM107/3
First Known Service7.4.1727CSORN
Last Known Service4.2.1778CSORN
Date of Death1779CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.11.1733 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/223RNLPC
18.4.1735 Lieutenant ADM 6/14/208CSORN
14.4.1744 Commander ADM 6/16/293CSORN
14.4.174411.9.1747Drake (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/293BWAS-1714
3.8.1746 Action of August 3 1746 
11.9.1747 Captain ADM 6/17/266CSORN
11.9.17471.8.1748Milford (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/266BWAS-1603
1.8.17489.5.1749Canterbury (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/484
Issued by Sir Charles Knowles (1st Baronet Knowles) (1704-1777), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 24.7.1749
BWAS-1714
12.10.1748 Battle of Havana 
12.3.1749/50 Killed captain Thomas Innes in a duel in Hyde Park, London .ADM107/3
26.4.1750 Tried for the death of captain Thomas Innes, found guilty and sentenced to death. He was later pardoned.PMD
13.12.175319.1.1755Jason (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/84BWAS-1714
25.6.175612.5.1759Ludlow Castle (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/286BWAS-1714
16.1.175919.1.1759Attack on Martinique 
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
4.2.1778 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/21/362ADM 6/21

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
PMDPrivate manuscript documents Book
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive

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