Thomas King


NationalityBritish 
RolesShip Builder 
Date of Birth1739 - Dover CSORN
First Known Service1739CSORN
FatherWilliam King
MotherAnne West
WifeAnn Wellard (1735 - 1796)
SonThomas Jones King
Last Known Service26.12.1815CSORN
Date of Death26.12.1815 - Unknown
Cause of DeathUnknownCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.8.1777 Launched Sprightly (10) - 10 gun Cutter at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
4.8.1778 Launched Sprightly (10) - 10 gun Cutter at Dover BWAS-1714
6.1779 Launched Lively (14) - 14 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
1.10.1779 Launched Alert (14) - 14 gun Sloop at Dover BWAS-1714
30.10.1780 Launched Merlin (18) - 18 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
1781 Designed Speedy Class - 14 gun Sloop 
5.1781 Launched Pigmy (14) - 14 gun Cutter at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
26.5.1781 Launched Alecto (12) - 12 gun Fireship at Dover  
3.7.1781 Launched Cockatrice (14) - 14 gun Cutter at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
4.3.1782 Launched Flirt (14) - 14 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
29.6.1782 Launched Speedy (14) - 14 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
12.8.1782 Launched Incendiary (8) - 8 gun Fireship at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
25.11.1783 Launched Thisbe (28) - 28 gun Frigate at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
21.9.1785 Launched Lapwing (28) - 28 gun Frigate at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1714
2.1795 Launched Zephyr (14) - 14 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1793
3.1799 Launched Weazle (12) - 12 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1793
3.1800 Launched Gannet (16) - 16 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1793
5.1801 Launched Hunter (18) - 18 gun Sloop at King's Boatbuilders BWAS-1793
30.5.1809 Launched Hecate (16) - 16 gun Sloop at Upnor BWAS-1793

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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