George Cockburne

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1717ADM107/3
First Known Service18.11.1721CSORN
FatherJohn Cockburn (c.1679-1758)ref:950
MotherArabella Roweref:950
WifeLady Caroline Forrester (d.1784)EWIKI
DaughterMary Shuttleworth [Holden] (d.1777)ref:950
DaughterAnna Maria (d.1808)ref:950
Last Known Service8.5.1756CSORN
Date of Death1770EWIKI

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
12.1.1737/38 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/319RNLPC
15.3.1737/38 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/101ADM 6/15
25.3.1741 Commander ADM 6/15/403ADM 6/15
25.3.174110.6.1741Drake (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/403ADM 6/15
11.6.1741 Captain ADM 6/15/246CSORN
11.6.174123.5.1742Gibraltar (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/246BWAS-1714
24.5.1742 Medway (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/57ADM 6/16
20.5.17526.9.1753Glory (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/34ADM 6/18
6.9.175316.1.1755Yarmouth (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/78BWAS-1714
4.2.17558.5.1756Nassau (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/128BWAS-1714
29.12.17566.8.1770Appointed Comptroller of the NavyOHMB7


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:950Geni Family History
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/16ADM 6/16 Commission and Warrent Book 1742 Jan 4 - 1745 Sept 18 Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
OHMB7Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832J.M. CollingeWeb Site

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