Francis Davis

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1720ADM107/3
First Known Service30.12.1733RNLPC
WifeElizabeth Garr - Married 9.3.1755 - Loughton, Sussex PROB11
Last Known Service18.9.1770RNLPC
Date of Death1770RNLPC
Will Probated29.10.1770, PROB 11/960/418

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
30.12.17331.5.1734Grafton (70), Captain's Servant ADM 107/3/455ADM107/3
2.5.173428.4.1736Namur (90), Ordinary Seaman ADM 107/3/455ADM107/3
29.4.173619.2.1737/38Shoreham (8), Able Seaman ADM 107/3/455ADM107/3
20.2.1737/389.7.1739Chatham (50), Able Seaman ADM 107/3/455ADM107/3
10.7.173925.3.1740Orford (70), Midshipman ADM 107/3/455ADM107/3
26.3.17405.11.1741Chichester (80), Midshipman ADM 107/3/455ADM107/3
5.11.1741 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/455RNLPC
1.6.1742 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/17ADM 6/17
1.6.174210.8.1743Marlborough (90), Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/17
Commission confirmed 4.11.1745
ADM 6/17
16.5.1758 Commander ADM 6/18/513CSORN
16.5.17583.4.1763Otter (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/513BWAS-1714
8.9.176324.10.1766Savage (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/536BWAS-1714
26.10.176918.9.1770Pomona (18), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/259BWAS-1714


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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