Thomas Gordon


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service26.12.1743CSORN
WifeAnnref:1002
Last Known Service17.4.1758CSORN
Date of Death31.12.1761CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
26.12.1743 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/444CSORN
26.8.174623.7.1748Cornwall (80), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/17/453
Issued by Thomas Davers (1689-1746), Jamaica
Commission confirmed 4.4.1749
ADM 6/17
9.4.1748 Battle of Santiago de Cuba 
23.5.1757 Commander ADM 6/18/402CSORN
23.5.175717.4.1758William and Ann (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/402ADM 6/18
17591.1761Appointed to the Impress Service at Bristolref:1272
2.7.176118.9.1761Alarm (32), Acting Captain and Commanding Officerref:1272
10.9.1761 Captain ADM 6/19/347CSORN
10.9.176131.12.1761Bideford (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/347BWAS-1714
16.4.1762 His widow was awarded a pension of £100paref:1002

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1002Parliamentary Papers: 1780-1849, Volume 17 Document
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
ref:1272Gordons under armsC O Skelton & J M BulochDigital Book
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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