William Abbs


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1736ADM 107/5
First Known Service20.10.1755CSORN
WifeThomasin Usher (d.1800) - Married 20.12.1767 - St Peter,Monkwearmouth, Durham ref:719
SonJohn (1768-?)ref:719
DaughterMary (1767-?)ref:719
Last Known Service22.8.1781CSORN
Date of Death20.9.1799 - Monkwearmouth, Sunderland CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
28.7.175623.6.1758Guernsey (50), Able Seaman ADM 107/5/372ADM 107/5
5.4.1757 Action of April 5 1757 
24.6.17583.6.1761Guernsey (50), Midshipman ADM 107/5/372ADM 107/5
18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 
3.6.1761 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/5/372RNLPC
7.7.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/422CSORN
6.12.17765.9.1777Egmont (74), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/240ADM 6/21
5.9.177723.1.1779Egmont (74), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/21/307ADM 6/21
27.7.1778 1st Battle of Ushant 
23.1.17798.6.1779Egmont (74), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/21/503ADM 6/21
8.6.177922.8.1781Egmont (74), First Lieutenant ADM 6/21/566ADM 6/21
179320.9.1799Appointed to the Impress Service at SunderlandSNL1799


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