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Sir Joseph Knight


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1708CSORN
First Known Service28.11.1727CSORN
Last Known Service31.3.1775CSORN
Date of Death18.7.1775CSORN
Will Probated14.10.1775, PROB 11/1012/97

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.10.1735 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/293RNLPC
11.2.1739/40 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/415CSORN
2.6.1743 Commander ADM 6/16/401CSORN
2.6.174318.9.1744
Guarland's Prize 1740-1744
British Unrated Xebec
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/401
Confirmed 11.12.1744
ADM 6/16
31.7.1746 Captain ADM 6/17/135CSORN
31.7.17465.6.1747
Augusta (60) 1736-1765
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
31.7.174629.5.1752
Ruby (50) 1745-1765
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/135
BWAS-1714
20.9.174625.9.1746Lorient Operations 
12.5.175623.3.1757
Rainbow (44) 1747-1802
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/263
BWAS-1714
23.3.175721.5.1759
Fougueux (64) 1747-1759
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/372
BWAS-1714
29.12.1758 Capture of Goree 
5.7.17595.8.1761
Princess Mary (60) 1742-1766
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/76
BWAS-1714
5.8.176122.7.1763
Belleisle (64) 1761-1784
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/338
BWAS-1714
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
23.10.177017.6.1771
Ramillies (74) 1763-1782
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/304
BWAS-1714
18.6.17711.11.1773
Ocean (90) 1761-1791
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/382
BWAS-1714
24.6.1773 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/83CSORN


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