Thomas Harrison


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1725ref:898
First Known Service30.11.1747ref:898
FatherHenry Harrison (d.1759)ref:898
Last Known Service25.9.1766CSORN
Date of Death1.2.1768CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
30.11.1747 Passed the Lieutenant's Examinationref:898
3.12.1747 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/290CSORN
1.11.1756 Commander ADM 6/18/318CSORN
1.11.175617.1.1757Otter (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/318BWAS-1714
17.1.1757 Captain ADM 6/18/345CSORN
17.1.175731.3.1758Greyhound (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/345BWAS-1603
31.3.175819.5.1763Venus (36), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/498BWAS-1714
20.11.1759 Battle of Quiberon Bay 
7.9.1763 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/19/535ADM 6/19
7.9.176325.9.1766Centurion (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/535BWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ref:898The Mid-eighteenth century navy from the perspective of captain Thomas Burnett and his peersAnne Byrne McLeodThesis
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive

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