Thomas Cooper


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service19.5.1712CSORN
WifeElizabethPROB11
Last Known Service1746CSORN
Date of Death1760CSORN
Will Probated19.8.1760

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
7.3.1717/18 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/63RNLPC
27.2.1718/198.1.1720/21Dunkirk (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/12/228
Commission confirmed 3.1.1720/21
ADM 6/12
15.3.1721/2217.7.1724Nonsuch (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/16/31ADM 6/13
23.12.172718.5.1728Dunkirk (50), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/14/205
Commission confirmed 17.5.1728
ADM 6/13
2.4.172924.12.1731Grafton (70), First Lieutenant ADM 6/14/20ADM 6/14
5.5.1735 Commander ADM 6/14/211CSORN
5.5.173513.11.1738Solebay (6), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/211BWAS-1714
14.11.1738 Captain ADM 6/15/242CSORN
14.11.173823.6.1739Solebay (6), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/242
Commission confirmed 28.12.1739
ADM 6/15
24.6.173911.10.1740Chester (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/248
Commission confirmed 13.2.1739/40
BWAS-1603
12.10.17403.8.1743Dunkirk (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/350BWAS-1714
7.1.1740/41 Action of January 7 1741 
4.3.1740/415.1741Operations against Cartagena 
4.8.17432.12.1745Stirling Castle (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/178
Issued by Thomas Mathews (1676-1750), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 5.12.1746
ADM 6/17
11.2.1743/4412.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
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 6/12ADM 6/12 Commission and Warrent Book 1714 14 Oct.-1721 Jan. Archive
ADM 6/13ADM 6/13 Commission and Warrent Book 1721 Feb.-1728 3 Oct. Archive
ADM 6/14ADM 6/14 Commission and Warrant Book 1728 4 Oct.-1735 23 Dec. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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