William Cleland


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service13.1.1709/10CSORN
Last Known Service24.5.1743CSORN
Date of Death18.5.1744BWAS-1714

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.1.1709/10 Lieutenant ADM 6/11/172CSORN
13.1.1709/1020.9.1710Terrible (26), Lieutenant
Commission confirmed 29.10.1711 ADM 6/11/172
ADM 6/11
28.8.17103.1712/13Exeter (60), Second Lieutenant
Commission confirmed 29.10.1711 ADM 6/11/172
ADM 6/11
22.3.1710/11 Action off Vado 
1.5.171217.9.1712Bedford (70), Midshipman Extra ADM 6/11/207ADM 6/11
18.9.1712 Moor (54), Midshipman Extra ADM 6/11/224ADM 6/11
2.10.1739 Captain ADM 6/15/226CSORN
2.10.173910.7.1740Seahorse (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/226BWAS-1714
11.7.174031.7.1740Lichfield (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/307BWAS-1714
1.8.174026.9.1740Assistance (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/317ADM 6/15
27.9.174015.4.1741Lichfield (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/336ADM 6/15
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
16.4.17415.6.1741Princess Louisa (60), Captain and Commanding Officer
Commission confirmed 30.3.1743 ADM 6/16/163
ADM 6/16
6.6.1741 Worcester (60), Captain and Commanding Officer
Commission confirmed 30.3.1743 ADM 6/16/163
BWAS-1714
8.2.1742/4324.5.1743Stirling Castle (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/147BWAS-1714

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/11 ADM 6/11 Commission and Warrent Book 1709 10 Nov.-1714 13 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/15 ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/16 ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive

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