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Thomas Latham


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1720ADM 107/3
First Known Service20.5.1735CSORN
Last Known Service3.3.1759CSORN
Date of Death13.2.1762CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
4.6.1741 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/432RNLPC
10.8.1741 LieutenantCSORN
15.7.1745 CommanderCSORN
15.7.174514.3.1746/47
Postillon 1745-1748
British Unrated Xebec
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/297
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 14.12.1747
ADM 6/17
14.3.1746/47 CaptainCSORN
14.3.1746/4730.3.1747
Boyne (80) 1739-1763
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/392
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.10.1748
BWAS-1714
10.1.175324.1.1754
Eagle (60) 1745-1767
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/52
BWAS-1714
24.1.175428.3.1754
Bristol (50) 1746-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/88
ADM 6/18
28.3.17543.3.1759
Tiger (60) 1747-1765
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1761 Renamed "Tiger Hulk"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/95
BWAS-1714
11.1.175614.1.1756Capture of Geriah 
7.3.17571.4.1757Expedition against Chandernagore 
29.4.1758 Battle of Cuddalore 
3.8.1758 Battle of Negapatam 


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Posted by Brian Stephens on Saturday 26th of April 2014 15:55

Gentleman's Magazine 1762 - Captain Latham, of his Majesty's ship Tyger, at his seat near Shrewsbury; he greatly distinguished himself in the East Indies under the Admirals Watson and Pocock. He married the sister of Lord Clives lady.

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