Samuel Brooking

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1777CSORN
Last Known Service31.8.1819CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1777 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/378RNLPC
10.7.1778 Lieutenant ADM 6/23/229ADM 6/23
11.10.1793 Commander ADM 6/24/274CSORN
11.10.179310.1796Drake (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/274BWAS-1714
26.4.179621.7.1796Jamaica (22), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.7.1796 CaptainCSORN
21.7.17969.1799Jamaica (22), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
31.8.1819 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralNL1834


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1834The Navy List 1834The AdmiraltyBook

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Posted by Bob Brooks on Wednesday 15th of April 2015 00:02

His 2d & 3d commissions as Lieutenant were confirmed prior to his original commission.

[1] 10 July 1778, commissioned by VAdm'l Lord Howe in America as Lieut., Strombolo, Fireship & confirmed by Admiralty on 07 July 1784 (ADM 6/23, p. 229);

[2] 30 May 1779, commissioned by Commodore Sir George Collier in America as Lieut., Galatea, and
[3] 01 Oct 1781, commissioned by RAdm'l Thomas Graves in America as 1st Lieut., Prudent. Both [2] & [3] were confirmed by Admiralty on 13 Apr 1782 (ADM 6/22, p. 450)

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