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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
24.6.17491.4.1751
Amazon (22) 1745-1763
British 22 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman ADM 107/4/251
ADM 107/4
7.2.1753 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/251RNLPC
21.3.1755 LieutenantCSORN
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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