Sir John Collins

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1734ADM 107/4
First Known Service22.3.1751CSORN
WifeSarah (d.1827)PROB11
SonAugustus Leveson Rogers Collins (1782-1808)ref:719
DaughterElizabeth [Conolly]ref:676
Last Known Service3.1794CSORN
Date of Death1794CSORN
Will Probated23.6.1794

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
8.3.1757 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/412RNLPC
15.6.1757 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/410CSORN
5.1.176012.7.1764Valiant (74), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/19/123ADM 6/19
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
10.1.1771 Commander ADM 6/20/334CSORN
10.1.17711.8.1774Infernal (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/334ADM 6/20
8.2.17751.2.1778Nautilus (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/71BWAS-1714
1.2.1778 Captain ADM 6/22/123CSORN
1.2.177824.5.1780Camilla (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/123
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 3.5.1780
24.7.177912.8.1779Penobscot Expedition 
1.17805.1780Operations against Charleston 
23.7.178225.6.1783Ruby (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/498BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
6.12.1782 Ruby v La Solitaire 
4.7.1783 Appointed Knight BachelorTKE2
24.1.17841.2.1785Hector (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/188ADM 6/23
25.9.179025.1.1793Rose (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/70ADM 6/24
25.1.179328.1.1794Berwick (74), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 28.1.1793 ADM 6/24/197BWAS-1793


ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive Family History
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 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
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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