John Ferguson


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1708ADM107/3
First Known Service10.8.1727CSORN
WifeLydia Cumberref:676
SonJohn Ferguson (c.1731-1818)ref:676
Last Known Service6.10.1763CSORN
Date of Death13.6.1767CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
6.4.1738 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
2.10.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/226CSORN
3.1.1744/4529.8.1745Ursula (16), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBG
3.7.1745 Action of 1745-07-03 
12.11.1745 Commander ADM 6/17/19ADM 6/17
12.11.17455.10.1746Furnace (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/19BWAS-1714
6.10.1746 Captain ADM 6/17/160CSORN
6.10.17465.10.1748Nightingale (22), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/160BWAS-1714
3.5.17507.10.1755Porcupine (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/517BWAS-1714
7.10.17554.1.1757Solebay (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/198BWAS-1714
22.3.175730.9.1758Prince of Orange (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/372ADM 6/18
30.9.175815.2.1759Port Mahon (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/18
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Commission confirmed 2.1.1759
ADM 6/19
15.2.175913.5.1763Firm (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/36ADM 6/19

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:676More than Nelson Web Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
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
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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