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Walter Griffith


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth15.5.1727CSORN
First Known Service12.1743CSORN
FatherWalter Griffithref:676
MotherPrudence Trevorref:676
WifeMrs Mary Bentinck, nee Daviesref:676
Uncle
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
ref:676
Last Known Service30.4.1755CSORN
Date of Death18.12.1779BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathEnemy actionCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.2.1747/4822.6.1748
Duke (90) 1739-1769
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman ADM 107/4/304
ref:676
30.4.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/304RNLPC
7.5.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/161CSORN
4.6.1759 Commander ADM 6/19/69CSORN
4.6.175924.6.1759
Postillion (18) 1757-1763
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/69
ref:676
24.6.1759 Married Maryref:676
5.9.175911.12.1759
Gibraltar (20) 1754-1773
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
11.12.1759 Captain ADM 6/19/118CSORN
11.12.175926.9.1763
Gibraltar (20) 1754-1773
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/118
BWAS-1714
23.10.177021.6.1771
Namur (90) 1756-1804
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/303
BWAS-1714
31.1.17761.2.1778
Nonsuch (64) 1774-1802
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/153
BWAS-1714
31.8.177918.12.1779
Conqueror (74) 1773-1794
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/252
Issued by
Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1736-1782
, West Indies
Confirmed 17.2.1781
BWAS-1714
18.12.1779 Combat de la Martinique 


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