John Fortescue


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1722ADM107/3
First Known Service11.5.1738CSORN
FatherJohn Fortescueref:1274
MotherTheodora Brauneref:1274
SonJohnref:1274
Last Known Service16.12.1760CSORN
Date of Death1808PROB11
Will Probated17.10.1808, PROB 11/1486/214

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
24.11.1744 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/544RNLPC
24.11.1744 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/393CSORN
11.4.17461.9.1746Dorsetshire (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/159
Issued by Isaac Townsend (1684-1765), North America
Commission confirmed 3.10.1746
ADM 6/17
6.1.1746/4720.6.1748Captain (70), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/383
Issued by Edward Legge (d.1747), Barbados
Commission confirmed 13.9.1748
ADM 6/17
16.5.17505.8.1752Tiger (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/521ADM 6/17
30.6.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/287CSORN
30.6.175624.8.1756Katherine (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/287BWAS-1714
24.8.175614.12.1757Granado (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/303BWAS-1714
4.9.1759 Captain ADM 6/19/92CSORN
4.9.175916.12.1760Barfleur (80), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 11.9.1759 ADM 6/19/92ADM 6/19
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104

Notes on Officer


RetiredPROB11

At death described as a Superannuated Captain




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