John Boyd


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1722CSORN
First Known Service1738CSORN
Last Known Service26.3.1762CSORN
Date of Death1762CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17381741Service as a merchant seamanADM 107/5
5.6.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
15.2.1745/46 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/64CSORN
16.7.174631.5.1748Experiment (24), Lieutenant ADM 6/17/129ADM 6/17
5.11.1761 CaptainCSORN
5.11.176126.3.1762Penzance (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.1.176210.2.1762Operations against Martinique 
24.2.176225.2.1762Capture of Saint Lucia 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 107/5ADM 107/5 1757-1762 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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