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 Service12.7.1764CSORN
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 ExaminationRNLPC
24.9.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/311CSORN
30.1.175916.3.1761Union (90), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/19/28ref:559
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
24.3.176212.7.1764Valiant (74), Lieutenantref:559
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havanna 
20.6.1765 Commander ADM 6/20/79CSORN
20.6.176513.8.1766Lynx (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/79ADM 6/20
13.8.176626.5.1768Hunter (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/132ADM 6/20
26.5.1768 Captain ADM 6/20/203CSORN
26.5.17685.1770Sphinx (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203ADM 6/20
7.8.177131.8.1773Seaford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/393BWAS-1714
31.8.177317.12.1773Diana (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/535
Issued by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792), Barbados
Commission confirmed 23.12.1773
BWAS-1714
18.12.177512.1776Repulse (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/144BWAS-1714
29.11.1777 His widow was awarded a pension of £100pa.ref:1002

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 107/4ADM 107/4 1745-1757 Lieutenants' passing certificates. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
PROB11England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 Archive
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ref:559Australlian RoyaltyMarion PurnellWeb Site
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1002Parliamentary Papers: 1780-1849, Volume 17 Document

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