James Cranstoun


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service19.10.1776CSORN
A.K.A.CranstownPROB11
Last Known Service5.1796CSORN
Date of Death1797CSORN
Will Probated14.3.1797, PROB 11/1286/238

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
19.10.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/261CSORN
14.2.1781 Commander ADM 6/22/425ADM 6/22
14.2.178113.1.1782Renard (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/425
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 15.3.1782
ADM 6/22
31.1.1782 Captain ADM 6/22/462CSORN
31.1.178210.4.1782Saint Eustatius (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/462
Issued by Sir Samuel Hood (1st Viscount Hood of Whitley) (1724-1816), North America
Commission confirmed 2.5.1782
BWAS-1714
10.4.178210.5.1782Formidable (98), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/273
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 18.3.1785
ADM 6/23
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
11.9.17825.3.1783Grampus (50), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 16.9.1782 ADM 6/22/514BWAS-1714
15.7.179010.4.1792Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/51BWAS-1714
31.1.179330.9.1794Raisonable (64), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 13.2.1793 ADM 6/24/199BWAS-1714
16.10.17945.1796Bellerophon (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/96BWAS-1793
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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