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Charles Knatchbull


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service1766CSORN
Last Known Service6.1783CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1766 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/6/124RNLPC
9.11.1770 LieutenantCSORN
9.3.177221.1.1773
Earl of Northampton 1769-1774
British Other Survey Vessel
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/490
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782

Confirmed 23.4.1773
ADM 6/20
21.1.177312.4.1773
Achilles (60) 1756-1784
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/20/490
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782

Confirmed 23.4.1773
ADM 6/20
11.8.1779 CommanderCSORN
11.8.17792.11.1780
Pexal 1779-1779
British Unrated Fireship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/80
Issued by
Sir Peter Parker (1st Baronet of Bassingbourn)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica
Confirmed 20.1.1780
ADM 6/22
2.11.178013.5.1781
Scourge (16) 1779-1795
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/191
ADM 6/22
13.5.1781 CaptainCSORN
13.5.178127.7.1781
Gibraltar (80) 1780-1836
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/475
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 3.6.1782
BWAS-1714
27.7.178125.12.1782
Princessa (70) 1780-1809
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/78
Issued by
Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1782
, Barbados
Confirmed 30.5.1783
BWAS-1714
5.9.1781 Battle of the Chesapeake 
25.1.178226.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts 
12.4.1782 Battle of the Saintes 
25.12.17826.1783
Nymphe (36) 1780-1810
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/168
Issued by
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1787
, Barbados
Confirmed 28.11.1783
BWAS-1714


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Posted by sayzeland on Tuesday 23rd of September 2014 19:53

very interesting


Posted by Jim Tildesley on Sunday 9th of February 2014 15:07

Charles Knatchbull career prior to appointment to Achilles.
HMS Dunkirk Midshipman May 1769 ADM 36/7589
HMS Lowestoffe 2nd Lieutenant August 1770 ADM 36/7633
HMS Dunkirk Lieutenant November 1770 ADM 36/7634
HMS Lowestoffe 2nd Lieutenant 1771 ADM 36/7634
HMS Earl of Northampton Lieutenant Commanding March 1772 until January 1773 ADM 36/8519
Sorces National Archive ADM 36 series - Muster Books

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