Thomas Latham

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service10.8.1741CSORN
Last Known Service3.3.1759CSORN
Date of Death13.2.1762CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
10.8.1741 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/442CSORN
1742 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
15.7.1745 Commander ADM 6/17/297CSORN
15.7.174514.3.1746/47Postiillon, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/297
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 14.12.1747
ADM 6/17
14.3.1746/47 Captain ADM 6/17/392CSORN
14.3.1746/4730.3.1747Boyne (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/392
Issued by Henry Medley (d.1747), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 21.10.1748
10.1.175324.1.1754Eagle (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/52BWAS-1714
24.1.175428.3.1754Bristol (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/88ADM 6/18
28.3.17543.3.1759Tiger (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/95BWAS-1714
11.1.175614.1.1756Capture of Geriah 
7.3.175722.3.1757Expedition against Chandernagore 
29.4.1758 Battle of Cuddalore 
3.8.1758 Battle of Negapatam 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
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

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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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