John Knight


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1712ADM 107/3
First Known Service16.2.1726/27CSORN
WifeJean Hayref:676
SonSir John Knight (1747-1831)ref:676
Last Known Service2.5.1766CSORN
Date of Death1788CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
16.4.1740 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/375RNLPC
18.7.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/312CSORN
3.4.1746 Commander ADM 6/17/84CSORN
3.4.174619.10.1746Happy Jennet (20), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/84ADM 6/17
27.10.17461.7.1752Saltash (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/167BWAS-1714
23.7.17548.5.1756Wolf (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/105ADM 6/18
8.5.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/263CSORN
8.5.175621.5.1756Phoenix (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/263ADM 6/18
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
14.2.175718.11.1757Arundel (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/355BWAS-1714
18.11.175713.1.1758Penzance (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/453ADM 6/18
13.1.175831.8.1762Tartar (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/470BWAS-1714
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
31.8.176215.12.1762Lion (58), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/434ADM 6/19
25.3.17632.5.1766Emerald (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/474BWAS-1714
1.1.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
4.11.1780 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/22/192ADM 6/22


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