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John Brookes


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1721ADM 107/4
First Known Service21.9.1739CSORN
A.K.A.BrooksADM 6/18
WifeElizabethPROB11
SonGustavus William (1749-1808)PROB11
Last Known Service2.1779CSORN
Date of Death8.7.1791CSORN
Will Probated20.7.1791, PROB 11/1206/301

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
9.3.1746/47 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/123RNLPC
9.7.1747 LieutenantCSORN
9.7.174731.7.1748
Severn (50) 1747-1759
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/242
ADM 6/19
26.5.1758 CommanderCSORN
26.5.175821.11.1760
Peregrine (8) 1733-1761
British 8 Gun
Unrated Yacht
1749 Renamed "Peregrine"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/519
ADM 6/18
24.3.176124.9.1762
Pomona (18) 1761-1776
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/301
BWAS-1714
24.9.1762 CaptainCSORN
24.9.176222.12.1762
Captain (64) 1743-1777
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1777 Renamed "Buffalo"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/439
BWAS-1714
27.3.17639.12.1765
Fly (8) 1752-1772
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/515
ADM 6/19
25.9.17703.10.1774
Minerva (32) 1759-1778
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/293
BWAS-1714
1.8.177615.1.1779
Belleisle (64) 1761-1784
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/204
BWAS-1714
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104


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