John Donkley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1713ADM107/3
First Known Service13.10.1729CSORN
WifeJanePROB11
Last Known Service1.11.1748CSORN
Date of Death17.3.1758CSORN
Will Probated3.3.1759, PROB 11/844/316

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
8.1.1735/36 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
12.10.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/399CSORN
25.9.17436.3.1743/44Faversham (44), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/278
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 29.10.1747
ADM 6/17
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
5.7.1745 Commander ADM 6/17/401CSORN
5.7.17451.11.1748Spence (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/401
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 4.11.1748
BWAS-1714
2.9.175527.3.1756Brilliant (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/190ADM 6/18
27.3.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/247CSORN
29.4.175610.11.1756Aldborough (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/260BWAS-1714
10.11.175617.3.1758Enterprise (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/321ADM 6/18

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 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
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive

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