Peter Carteret

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1722ADM 107/3
First Known Service30.11.1734CSORN
Last Known Service6.8.1758CSORN
Date of Death4.9.1777SNL1783

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
3.3.1742/43 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/492RNLPC
20.4.1744 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/298CSORN
5.5.1757 Commander ADM 6/18/394CSORN
5.5.17576.8.1758Stork (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/394BWAS-1714
25.9.17764.9.1777Druid (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/215BWAS-1714
4.9.1777 Action of 1777-09-04 

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Sunday 4th of May 2014 17:22

The Gentleman's magazine. v.47 1777.
(in part) she sailed and ordered the Druid to strike to the honour of the Congress colours, hoisted her ensign, and fired a broadside, which sent a shot through the Captains (Carteret) thigh bone, and killed the Master; on which Lieutenant Bourchier [the letter writer] took the command.

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