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William Martin


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1724ADM 6/86
First Known Service21.6.1739CSORN
Last Known Service20.12.1762CSORN
Date of Death28.6.1766CSORN
Will Probated5.7.1766, PROB 11/920/192

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.8.1744 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/82RNLPC
22.9.1744 LieutenantADM 6/17
18.12.174616.8.1748
Terrible (6) 1730-1749
British 6 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/421
Issued by
Henry MedleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1706-1747
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 9.12.1748
BWAS-1714
16.8.1748 CaptainADM 6/17
16.8.174829.10.1748
Nonsuch (50) 1741-1766
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/421
Issued by
The Hon. John ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1757

Confirmed 9.12.1748
ADM 6/17
20.1.175425.2.1756
Bridgewater (24) 1744-1758
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/88
BWAS-1714
11.1.175614.1.1756Capture of Geriah 
25.2.17562.3.1758
Salisbury (50) 1746-1761
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/93
Issued by
Charles WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1734-1758

Confirmed 6.9.1759
BWAS-1714
7.3.17571.4.1757Expedition against Chandernagore 
2.3.17587.6.1758
Cumberland (66) 1748-1760
British 66 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Acting Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/93
Issued by
George PocockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1766
, East Indies
Confirmed 6.9.1759
BWAS-1714
29.4.1758 Battle of Cuddalore 
14.5.176220.12.1762
Bedford (64) 1741-1787
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1767 Renamed "Bedford Hulk"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/409
BWAS-1714


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