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James Cranston


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1733CSORN
First Known Service20.2.1746/47CSORN
WifeCatherinePROB11
DaughterMaryPROB11
Last Known Service19.4.1783CSORN
Date of Death31.7.1790 - Lewesref:676
Will Probated19.9.1790

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.2.1746/4714.6.1747
Warwick (60) 1733-1756
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
15.6.174712.9.1747
Warwick (60) 1733-1756
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Ordinary Seaman, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
15.7.1747 Warwick vs Glorioso 
13.9.17471.8.1748
Canterbury (60) 1744-1770
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
9.4.1748 Battle of Santiago de Cuba 
2.8.174819.1.1748/49
Milford (44) 1712-1749
British 44 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Milford"
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
8.5.174913.2.1750/51
Amazon (22) 1745-1763
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
14.2.1750/5114.9.1752
Amazon (22) 1745-1763
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
15.9.175215.11.1752
Culloden (74) 1747-1770
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
22.12.17527.2.1753
Culloden (74) 1747-1770
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
7.2.1753 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/251RNLPC
21.3.1755 LieutenantCSORN
21.3.175524.9.1756
Essex (64) 1741-1759
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms, ADM 6/18/148
ADM 6/18
1.10.175613.1.1757
Essex (64) 1741-1759
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/313
ADM 6/18
13.1.17575.9.1759
Essex (64) 1741-1759
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/343
ADM 6/18
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
5.9.175917.10.1759
Royal George (100) 1756-1782
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Sixth Lieutenant, ADM 6/19/93
ADM 6/19
17.10.175910.3.1760
Royal George (100) 1756-1782
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Fifth Lieutenant, ADM 6/19/104
ADM 6/19
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
10.3.176027.6.1760
Royal George (100) 1756-1782
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant, ADM 6/19/145
ADM 6/19
27.6.176027.8.1760
Royal George (100) 1756-1782
British 100 Gun
1st Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/19/177
ADM 6/19
27.8.1760 CommanderCSORN
27.8.17603.7.1761
Swallow (14) 1745-1769
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/193
BWAS-1714
7.4.1762 CaptainCSORN
7.4.176226.9.1762
Squirrel (20) 1755-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/396
BWAS-1714
26.9.176218.5.1763
Squirrel (20) 1755-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/513
Issued by
Charles SaundersBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1727-1773
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 20.6.1763
ADM 6/19
20.10.177017.6.1771
Ocean (90) 1761-1791
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/303
BWAS-1714
17.6.177122.4.1775
Intrepid (64) 1770-1815
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/381
BWAS-1714
12.6.17788.1.1782
Defence (74) 1762-1811
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/423
BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
30.5.178226.11.1782
Bombay Castle (74) 1782-1796
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/474
BWAS-1714


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