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Henry Davis


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1732ADM 107/4
First Known Service11.3.1748CSORN
WifeElizabeth - Married 6.4.1772 - St. Leonard, Shoreditch, London PROB11
Last Known Service26.5.1768CSORN
Date of Death12.1776 - off Bermuda, West Indies CSORN
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN
Will Probated9.10.1777, PROB 11/1035/187

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.11.1754 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/286RNLPC
24.9.1756 LieutenantCSORN
30.1.175916.3.1761
Union (90) 1756-1816
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Sussex"
, Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/19/28
ref:559
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
24.3.176212.7.1764
Valiant (74) 1759-1826
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
ref:559
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
20.6.1765 CommanderCSORN
20.6.176513.8.1766
Lynx (10) 1761-1777
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/79
ADM 6/20
13.8.176626.5.1768
Hunter (10) 1756-1780
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/132
ADM 6/20
26.5.1768 CaptainCSORN
26.5.1768 
Sphinx (24) 1748-1770
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203
ADM 6/20
7.8.177131.8.1773
Seaford (20) 1754-1784
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/393
BWAS-1714
31.8.177317.12.1773
Diana (32) 1757-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/535
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 23.12.1773
BWAS-1714
18.12.177512.1776
Repulse (32) 1759-1776
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/144
BWAS-1714
29.11.1777 His widow was awarded a pension of £100pa.ref:1002


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