James Chads


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1724ADM 107/4
First Known Service8.2.1739/40CSORN
A.K.A.ChadeRNLPC
FatherHenry Chadsref:719
WifeEleanor Townsend (d.1795)PROB11
SonThomas Townsend (1754-1793)PROB11
Last Known Service13.2.1776CSORN
Date of Death1781CSORN
Burial5.2.1781 - Greenwich CSORN
Will Probated13.2.1781

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17.5.1746 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/105CSORN
9.8.1746 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/11RNLPC
18.10.1758 Commander ADM 6/18/549CSORN
18.10.175823.2.1763Vesuvius (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/549BWAS-1714
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
9.12.17652.4.1766Fly (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/98ADM 6/20
2.4.1766 CaptainCSORN
2.4.17666.5.1766Launceston, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/113ADM 6/20
6.5.17665.1.1769Guernsey (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/119BWAS-1714
16.12.177125.1.1773Glory (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/419BWAS-1714
29.11.17732.3.1774Hind (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/530BWAS-1714
20.4.17748.10.1774Scarborough (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/25BWAS-1714
3.12.177425.7.1775Cerberus (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/61BWAS-1714
25.7.177518.10.1775Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/107ADM 6/21
30.10.177513.2.1776Conquestador (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/131ADM 6/21
1.7.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104


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Posted by Bob Brooks on Saturday 4th of May 2013 19:05

Captain James Chads commanded HMS Deal Castle, 6th/20, between 28 Jan 1775 (ADM 6/21, p.107) and 18 Oct 1775 when James Worth was ordered to command (ADM 6/21, p. 126)

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