William Kerr


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service13.9.1688CSORN
Last Known Service23.4.1720CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.9.1688 LieutenantCSORN
13.9.168814.5.1689Pendennis (70), Second LieutenantB051
1.5.1689 Battle of Bantry Bay 
14.5.1690 CaptainCSORN
14.5.16901693Deptford (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
30.6.1690 Battle of Beachy Head 
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
2.6.16924.6.1692Battle of La Hogue 
16931694Lennox (70), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
14.8.169524.3.1696/97Burlington (54), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/69BWAS-1603
1.3.1699/013.1.1701/2Eagle (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/23BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/210.12.1704Revenge (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130BWAS-1714
11.12.170425.1.1704/5Royal Oak (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/119ADM 6/8
19.12.17055.3.1705/6Albemarle (96), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/8/210ADM 6/8
1706 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — JamaicaHJ-DB
17061707Bredah (70), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
15.2.1718/1923.4.1720Rupert (60), Commodore and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IIJohn CharnockDigital Book
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/8ADM 6/8 Commission and Warrent Book 1703 6 July-1706 3 July Archive
HJ-DBHistoric JamaicaFrank CundallBook

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