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John Knight


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1712ADM 107/3
First Known Service16.2.1726/27CSORN
WifeJean Hayref:676
Son
Sir John KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1810
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 LieutenantCSORN
3.4.1746 CommanderCSORN
3.4.174619.10.1746
Happy Jennet (20) 1743-1747
British 20 Gun
Hired Ship
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/84
ADM 6/17
27.10.17461.7.1752
Saltash (10) 1746-1763
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/167
BWAS-1714
23.7.17548.5.1756
Wolf (8) 1754-1781
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/105
ADM 6/18
8.5.1756 CaptainCSORN
8.5.175621.5.1756
Phoenix (24) 1743-1762
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from c.22.5.1756 ADM 6/18/263
ADM 6/18
14.2.175718.11.1757
Arundel (24) 1746-1765
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/355
BWAS-1714
18.11.175713.1.1758
Penzance (44) 1747-1766
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/453
ADM 6/18
13.1.175831.8.1762
Tartar (28) 1756-1797
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/470
BWAS-1714
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
31.8.176215.12.1762
Lion (58) 1738-1765
British 58 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/434
ADM 6/19
25.3.17632.5.1766
Emerald (32) 1762-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/474
BWAS-1714
1.1.177931.12.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
4.11.1780 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralADM 6/22


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