John Bowerbank

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service14.4.1748CSORN
Last Known Service16.8.1763CSORN
Date of Death1777CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
14.4.1748 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/534CSORN
14.4.174829.12.1748Lennox (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/17/534
Issued by Sir Charles Knowles (1st Baronet Knowles) (1704-1777), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 26.10.1750
ADM 6/17
12.10.1748 Battle of Havana 
1750 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
19.5.1761 Commander ADM 6/19/316CSORN
19.5.176111.6.1763Goree (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/316BWAS-1714
3.12.1764 Captain John Bowerbank, Commander of the late Goree brigantine, has paid for the hire of the Charlotte Brigantine, James Blair, Master, for carrying the Officer and people belonging to the Goree, after she had been sunk at the Island of Goree, to Barbados and the Lieutenant, Boatswain, Gunner and Carpenter have certified to the need for the hire. Ask whether the sum should be allowed on the Captain's accountADM354


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM354ADM 354 - Navy Board: Bound Out-letters 1738-1809 Document

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