John Cleland

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 ExaminationRNLPC
5.2.1744/45 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/417CSORN
18.11.1748 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationADM 6/86
10.6.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/279CSORN
10.6.175619.4.1757Merlin (10), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.1.175812.5.1759Scorpion (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/468BWAS-1714
12.5.1759 Captain ADM 6/19/115CSORN
12.5.175926.9.1760Squirrel (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/115BWAS-1714
26.9.176224.5.1763Montagu (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/526
Issued by Charles Saunders (1713-1775), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 10.8.1763
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
22.7.177913.8.1780Arrogant (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/9BWAS-1714
28.8.178024.1.1781Buffalo (30), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/164ADM 6/22
25.1.17819.11.1781Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/239BWAS-1714
6.3.17828.4.1782Ocean (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/420ADM 6/22
6.10.1787 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/23/425CSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
W067Find a GraveVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/86ADM 6/86 Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1744-1747 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive

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