John Graves

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1741ADM 6/87
First Known Service25.2.1729CSORN
FatherReverend John Graves (1709-1770)RNB1823
MotherJane Hudson (d.1788)RNB1823
UncleSamuel Graves (1713-1787)ref:950
BrotherSamuel GravesRNB1823
BrotherRichard Graves (1758-1836)RNB1823
BrotherSir Thomas Graves (1747-1814)RNB1823
Last Known Service30.12.1805CSORN
Date of Death6.5.1811CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
22.4.1762 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/87/167RNLPC
13.7.1762 Lieutenant ADM 6/19/423BWAS-1714
17.6.17681.1771Hornet (6), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
7.5.177522.12.1776Saint Lawrence (10), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
11.4.1778 Commander ADM 6/21/389ADM 6/21
11.4.177815.3.1779Savage (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/389BWAS-1714
21.1.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/13BWAS-1714
21.1.17833.3.1783Sandwich (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/13ADM 6/23
30.12.1805 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1714


ADM 6/87ADM 6/87 Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1753-1776 Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
ref:950Geni Family History
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive

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