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John Cleland


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service7.5.1740CSORN
WifeMary Amelia (d.1798)PROB11
DaughterJane Montague (d.1786)W067
DaughterSusanna Elizabeth (d.1784)W067
Last Known Service6.10.1787CSORN
Date of Death24.6.1795 - Portsmouth CSORN
Will Probated10.7.1795

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.2.1744/45 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/20-22RNLPC
5.2.1744/45 LieutenantCSORN
18.11.1748 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/21ADM 6/86
10.6.1756 CommanderCSORN
10.6.175619.4.1757
Merlin (10) 1756-1757
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
9.1.175812.5.1759
Scorpion (14) 1746-1762
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/468
BWAS-1714
12.5.1759 CaptainCSORN
12.5.175926.9.1760
Squirrel (20) 1755-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/115
BWAS-1714
26.9.176224.5.1763
Montagu (60) 1757-1774
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/526
Issued by
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 10.8.1763
BWAS-1714
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
22.7.177913.8.1780
Arrogant (74) 1761-1810
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/9
BWAS-1714
28.8.178024.1.1781
Buffalo (30) 1777-1783
British 30 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/164
ADM 6/22
25.1.17819.11.1781
Formidable (98) 1777-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/239
BWAS-1714
6.3.17828.4.1782
Ocean (90) 1761-1791
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/420
ADM 6/22
6.10.1787 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralCSORN


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