Benjamin Hill


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1736ADM 107/5
First Known Service1750CSORN
Last Known Service13.3.1783CSORN
Date of Death9.9.1785CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17501756Service in the H.E.I.CADM 107/5
9.1.1760 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
31.3.1760 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/152CSORN
2.4.17641.5.1765Achilles (60), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/20/19ADM 6/20
18.3.1777 Commander ADM 6/21/267CSORN
18.3.177711.1777Bute, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/267NMMWH
28.1.1778 Captain ADM 6/21/358CSORN
28.1.17788.2.1780Prince of Wales (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/358BWAS-1714
14.12.177815.12.1778Battle of St. Lucia 
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
7.2.178011.10.1780Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/85ODNB
2.4.178213.3.1783Britannia (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/440ADM 6/22
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
NMMWHNational Maritime Museum Warship Histories (on archive.org. Original gone) Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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