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 Trevor (d.1745)ref:676
Last Known Service30.4.1755CSORN
Date of Death18.12.1779BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathEnemy actionCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.2.1747/4822.6.1748Duke (90), Midshipman ADM 107/4/304ref: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
4.6.175924.6.1759Postillion (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/69ref:676
24.6.1759 Married Maryref:676
5.9.175911.12.1759Gibraltar (20), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.12.1759 Captain ADM 6/19/118CSORN
11.12.175926.9.1763Gibraltar (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/118BWAS-1714
23.10.177021.6.1771Namur (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/303BWAS-1714
31.1.17761.2.1778Nonsuch (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/153BWAS-1714
31.8.177918.12.1779Conqueror (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/252
Issued by Sir Hyde Parker (5th Baronet of Melford Hall) (1713/14-1783), West Indies
Commission confirmed 17.2.1781
BWAS-1714
18.12.1779 Combat de la Martinique 


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