William Fooks

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service20.6.1765CSORN
Last Known Service20.2.1797CSORN
Date of Death2.10.1798CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.6.1765 Lieutenant ADM 6/20/79CSORN
17.7.1776 Commander ADM 6/21/200CSORN
17.7.177614.5.1779Favorite (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/200BWAS-1714
14.5.1779 Captain ADM 6/22/53CSORN
14.5.177918.4.1780Deal Castle (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/53
Issued by John Byron (1723-1786), North America
Commission confirmed 26.11.1779
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
18.4.178027.6.1781Greyhound (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/480
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 15.6.1782
ADM 6/22
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
27.6.178114.12.1782Lion (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/304BWAS-1714
7.7.179411.1795Montagu (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/25/57BWAS-1714
20.2.1797 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/26/67ref:990


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/22ADM 6/22 Commission and Warrant Book 1779 July-1782 Archive
ref:990ADM 6/26 Commission and Warrant Book 1796 May-1798 Archive

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