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
24.6.17491.4.1751Amazon (22), Midshipman ADM 107/4/251ADM 107/4
7.2.1753 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/251RNLPC
21.3.1755 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/148CSORN
27.8.1760 Commander ADM 6/19/193CSORN
27.8.17603.7.1761Swallow (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/193BWAS-1714
7.4.1762 Captain ADM 6/19/396CSORN
7.4.176226.9.1762Squirrel (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/396BWAS-1714
26.9.176218.5.1763Squirrel (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/513
Issued by Charles Saunders (1713-1775), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 20.6.1763
ADM 6/19
20.10.177017.6.1771Ocean (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/303BWAS-1714
17.6.177122.4.1775Intrepid (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/381BWAS-1714
12.6.17788.1.1782Defence (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/423BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
30.5.178226.11.1782Bombay Castle (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/474BWAS-1714


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