William Goostrey

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service5.6.1744CSORN
Last Known Service1.7.1762CSORN
Date of Death1.7.1762CSORN
Cause of DeathEnemy actionCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
5.6.1744 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/200CSORN
5.6.174417.9.1744Marlborough (90), Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/200
Commission confirmed 14.2.1746/47
ADM 6/17
12.12.1757 Commander ADM 6/18/469CSORN
12.12.175723.1.1759Lightning (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/469ADM 6/18
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
23.1.1759 Captain ADM 6/19/25CSORN
23.1.175912.12.1759Dublin (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/25BWAS-1714
12.12.17591.7.1762Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/118BWAS-1714
6.1.176122.1.1761Hampshire (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/461
Issued by Charles Holmes (1711-1761), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 24.1.1763
ADM 6/19
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
11.6.176230.7.1762Siege of El Morro 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb 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
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 24th of January 2017 20:55

1/7/1762 William Goostrey killed in the failed bombardment of Morro Island, Havana, Cuba

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