George Balchen

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1717CSORN
First Known Service11.8.1735CSORN
FatherSir John Balchen (1669/70-1744)EWIKI
MotherSusannah Apreece (d.1744)EWIKI
Last Known Service5.12.1745CSORN
Date of Death18.12.1745

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
11.8.1735 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/26CSORN
16.5.173718.1.1737/38Torrington (40), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/15/68ADM 6/15
14.4.173826.12.1739Somerset (80), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/16/108ADM 6/15
17.12.1739 Commander ADM 6/15/361ADM 6/15
17.12.17391.9.1740Mercury (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/361BWAS-1714
12.9.1740 Captain ADM 6/15/330CSORN
12.9.174013.11.1740Greyhound (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/330ADM 6/15
10.1.1740/4125.11.1744Folkestone (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/368BWAS-1714
24.7.1741 Action of 1741-07-24 
26.11.17445.12.1745Pembroke (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/394BWAS-1714


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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