John Elphinstone

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1774CSORN
Last Known Service3.1795CSORN
Date of Death7.1802CSORN
Will Probated27.7.1802, PROB 11/1377/281

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1774 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/269,299RNLPC
11.7.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/200CSORN
11.7.177621.8.1777Labrador, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/200ADM 6/21
3.17871789Busy (14), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
21.9.1790 Commander ADM 6/24/69CSORN
21.9.179014.10.1790Merlin (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/69ADM 6/24
14.10.179022.11.1790Scout (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/77ADM 6/24
22.11.17909.5.1793Swan (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/24
9.5.179316.5.1793Prince Edward (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/237ADM 6/24
16.5.1793 CaptainCSORN
8.4.17947.7.1794Glory (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/27BWAS-1714
1.6.1794 Glorious 1st of June 
7.7.17943.1795Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/57ODNB
4.17958.1797Monarch (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.179810.1798Hannibal (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.17984.1799Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
2.17998.1799Barfleur (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerODNB
9.17991802Hector (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.18017.1802Foudroyant (80), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site

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