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William Forster


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1724ADM 107/3
First Known Service1.4.1738CSORN
A.K.A.FosterCSORN
Last Known Service1.11.1781CSORN
Date of Death13.8.1780CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/181RNLPC
18.4.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/563RNLPC
26.4.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/16/471CSORN
5.11.174516.7.1749
Chesterfield (44) 1745-1762
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/17
ADM 6/17
24.5.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/412CSORN
24.5.176225.3.1763
Senegal (14) 1760-1778
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/412
BWAS-1714
25.3.176326.3.1764
Tamar (16) 1758-1780
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
1777 Renamed "Pluto"
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/474
BWAS-1714
9.6.176726.5.1768
Viper (10) 1756-1779
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/170
BWAS-1714
26.5.1768 Captain ADM 6/20/203CSORN
26.5.176810.1.1771
Flamborough (20) 1756-1772
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203
ADM 6/20
1.7.17799.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
9.12.17791.11.1781
Diamond (32) 1774-1784
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/63
BWAS-1714


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