John Pyke


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1692ADM 1/5253
Last Known Service19.8.1692ADM 1/5253

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
169219.8.1692Swiftsure (66), Second LieutenantADM 1/5253
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
2.6.16924.6.1692Battle of La Hogue 
19.8.1692 John Pyke, 2nd Lieutenant, HMS Swiftsure. Royal Navy Court Martial, 19 August 1692. Crime: Deserting his post in action and sleeping on watch. Verdict: Guilty. Sentence: Dismissed from employment and carried round the fleet with a halter round his neck and his crime called out before every ship.ADM 1/5253


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