Cotton Dent


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service18.5.1735CSORN
FatherDigby Dent (d.1737)ref:676
WifeCatherine Bowerbankref:676
SonSir Digby Dent (1739-1817)
BrotherDigby Dent (1710-1761)ref:676
Last Known Service22.7.1752CSORN
Date of Death28.1.1761CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.5.1735 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/138CSORN
28.12.1743 Commander ADM 6/16/499ADM 6/16
28.12.174322.10.1744Thunder (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/499
Commission confirmed 25.6.1745
BWAS-1714
1744 Commander of a sloop on the Jamaica stationB051
1745 Captured by a French privateer while on passage from Jamaica to England in a packetB051
23.1.1745/46 Captain ADM 6/17/47CSORN
23.1.1745/4620.11.1746Kennington (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/47B051
20.11.174616.8.1748Nonsuch (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/460
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 5.5.1749
BWAS-1714
30.3.174710.11.1748Boyne (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 3/17/362
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 4.6.1748
BWAS-1714
3.5.175022.7.1752Culloden (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/517BWAS-1714
1753 Appointed as a captain of Greenwich HospitalB051


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