Thomas Cornwall


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service13.6.1749CSORN
A.K.A.Cornewallref:898
Last Known Service25.3.1763CSORN
Date of Death4.7.1796ref:898

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.6.1749 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/499CSORN
13.6.17497.7.1749Strafford (58), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/499
Commission confirmed 6.10.1749
ADM 6/17
6.4.1750 Rainbow (44), Midshipman Extra ADM 6/17/516ADM 6/17
6.8.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/299CSORN
6.8.17567.2.1757Speedwell (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/299BWAS-1714
7.2.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/353CSORN
7.2.175718.1.1758Grafton (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/353BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
17.4.175815.7.1760Emerald (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/502BWAS-1714
25.8.176225.3.1763Niger (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/432BWAS-1714
1.1.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
ref:898The Mid-eighteenth century navy from the perspective of captain Thomas Burnett and his peersAnne Byrne McLeodThesis
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM104ADM 104 Officers entitled to Half Pay Document

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