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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 LieutenantCSORN
14.2.1781 CommanderADM 6/22
14.2.178113.1.1782
Renard (18) 1780-1784
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/425
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 15.3.1782
ADM 6/22
31.1.1782 CaptainCSORN
31.1.178210.4.1782
Saint Eustatius (20) 1781-1783
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/462
Issued by
Sir Samuel Hood (1st Viscount Hood of Whitley)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1790
, North America
Confirmed 2.5.1782
BWAS-1714
10.4.178210.5.1782
Formidable (98) 1777-1813
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/273
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 18.3.1785
ADM 6/23
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
11.9.17825.3.1783
Grampus (50) 1782-1794
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 16.9.1782 ADM 6/22/514
BWAS-1714
15.7.179010.4.1792
Assistance (50) 1781-1802
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/51
BWAS-1714
31.1.179330.9.1794
Raisonable (64) 1768-1815
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 13.2.1793 ADM 6/24/199
BWAS-1714
16.10.17945.1796
Bellerophon (74) 1786-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1824 Renamed "Captivity"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/96
BWAS-1793
16.6.179517.6.1795First Battle of Groix 


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Posted by Cy on Monday 19th of April 2021 17:14

Sorry, fail to see the point of this post. Please enlighten me.


Posted by Cardinal Benjamin Connor on Monday 19th of April 2021 15:28

Cranstoun Caribbbean Family Patriarchal Ancestor,James Cranstoun, 8h Lord Cranstoun was Lieutenant ADM 6/21/261; Captain St.Eustatius Captain & Commanding Oicer ADM 6/22/X62 BWAS171X ;Bellerophon BWAS 1793 CSORN.CBPC.X19211126A

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