Thomas Foley


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service20.11.1741CSORN
Father John Foley, a landowner of Ridgeway, NarberthODNB
Last Known Service14.8.1767CSORN
Date of Death8.1772CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
18.6.1741 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/22CSORN
3.4.174617.6.1746Lark (44), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/83ADM 6/17
6.8.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/298CSORN
6.8.175628.3.1757Raven (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/299ADM 6/18
20.8.176314.8.1767Escort (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/428BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by paul muskett on Monday 25th of February 2019 10:55

John Foley, this Foleys father, was brother to the Thomas Foley who was on HMS Gloucester, part of Anson's fleet that circumnavigated the world in the early 1740s. Well HMS Centurion did, with the other Foley on board.Rest of fleet never made it after getting into the Pacific.

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