Digby Dent


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1680ADM 107/1
First Known Service6.1.1698/99CSORN
Son Digby Dent (1710-1761)B051
Son Cotton Dent (d.1761)ref:676
GrandsonSir Digby Dent (1739-1817)ref:676
Last Known Service5.8.1737CSORN
Date of Death19.8.1737CSORN
Will Probated7.10.1737, PROB 11/685/245

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.1.1702/3 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/1/314RNLPC
10.4.1703 Lieutenant ADM 6/7/118ADM 6/7
10.4.170324.9.1703Britannia (100), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/7/118ADM 6/7
25.9.170313.7.1704Cornwall (80), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/8/16ADM 6/8
14.7.170416.8.1704Defiance (64), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/8/85ADM 6/8
17.8.170412.11.1704Elizabeth (70), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/8/90ADM 6/8
17.10.17056.3.1706/7Chatham (54), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/8/197ADM 6/8
17.3.1706/724.8.1709Rupert (64), First Lieutenant ADM 6/9/183
Confirmed 9.9.1707
ADM 6/9
25.8.1709 Commander ADM 6/10/85ADM 6/10
25.8.17091.7.1712Shoreham Prize (12), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/10/85BWAS-1603
7.2.1714/1520.9.1715Swift (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/25BWAS-1603
5.10.1715 Captain ADM 6/12/53CSORN
5.10.171516.7.1719Lynn (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/12/53B051
17.7.171928.10.1722Mermaid (36), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 20.7.1719 ADM 6/12/175BWAS-1603
28.10.17221.7.1725Launceston (42), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/13/91
Confirmed 10.8.1725
BWAS-1714
24.11.17266.6.1729Lennox (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/125BWAS-1714
8.7.17302.7.1731Princess Louisa (40), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/54ADM 6/14
3.7.17317.11.1734Captain (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/84B051
8.11.17345.8.1737Dunkirk (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/197BWAS-1714
13.12.173419.8.1737Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Jamaica ADM 6/14/199HJ-DB


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