Henry Angel

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1714CSORN
First Known Service22.12.1372CSORN
Last Known Service31.12.1761CSORN
Date of Death1777CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
7.6.173524.5.1736Rippon (60), Midshipman ADM 107/3/327ADM107/3
24.8.1738 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
25.6.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/191CSORN
24.7.1755 Commander ADM 6/18/182CSORN
24.7.175523.8.1756Swallow (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/182BWAS-1714
23.8.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/303CSORN
23.8.175618.10.1758Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/303BWAS-1714
18.10.175831.12.1761Stag (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/548BWAS-1714
31.12.1761 When returning from ashore at Guadeloupe was met by a delegation of officers and told he was being removed and placed under arrest on charges of indecency and attempted sodomy.ref:839
1.1762 Faced a court martial at which he was acquited fo all charges.ref:839
3.1762 Took passage home on the Crown storeship.ref:839


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:839Boys at Sea: Sodomy, Indecency, and Courts Martial in Nelson's NavyB. BurgBook

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