Sir Joseph Knight

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1735CSORN
Last Known Service31.3.1775CSORN
Date of Death18.7.1775CSORN
Will Probated14.10.1775, PROB 11/1012/97

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1735 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
11.2.1739/40 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/415CSORN
2.6.1743 Commander ADM 6/16/401CSORN
2.6.174318.9.1744Guarland's Prize, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/401
Commission confirmed 11.12.1744
ADM 6/16
31.7.1746 Captain ADM 6/17/135CSORN
31.7.17465.6.1747Augusta (60), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
31.7.174629.5.1752Ruby (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/135BWAS-1714
20.9.174625.9.1746Lorient Operations 
12.5.175623.3.1757Rainbow (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/263BWAS-1714
23.3.17575.7.1759Fougueux (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/372BWAS-1714
29.12.1758 Capture of Goree 
5.7.17595.8.1761Princess Mary (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/76BWAS-1714
5.8.17617.1763Belleisle (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/338BWAS-1714
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havanna 
23.10.17706.1771Ramillies (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/304BWAS-1714
18.6.17711.11.1773Ocean (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/382BWAS-1714
24.6.1773 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
31.3.1775 Rear-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/83CSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
TKE2The Knights of England. A complete record Vol IIWilliam Arthur Shaw and George Dames BurtchaellDigital Book

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