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Richard Knight


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service27.2.1741/42CSORN
Last Known Service1780CSORN
Date of Death1798CSORN
Will Probated6.11.1798, PROB 11/1315/36

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
27.5.1742 LieutenantADM 6/17
1.6.174230.9.1742
Marlborough (90) 1732-1752
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
1.9.174210.9.1742
Nassau (70) 1740-1770
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
11.9.17428.11.1744
Marlborough (90) 1732-1752
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
10.2.1743/4411.2.1743/44Battle of Toulon 
8.11.174414.1.1744/45
Neptune (90) 1730-1749
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
24.2.1744/4524.3.1744/45
Neptune (90) 1730-1749
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
25.3.17453.4.1745
Neptune (90) 1730-1749
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
4.4.1745 CommanderADM 6/17
4.4.174516.6.1746
Lightning (8) 1740-1746
British 8 Gun
Unrated Bomb Vessel
, Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/126
Issued by
William RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1763
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 11.7.1746
BWAS-1714
5.2.1756 CaptainCSORN
5.2.175617.2.1758
Surprise (24) 1746-1770
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/233
BWAS-1714
17.2.175830.8.1762
Liverpool (28) 1758-1778
British 28 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/487
BWAS-1714
1.1.177920.4.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM 104
20.4.1779 Superannuated Rear-AdmiralADM 104

Notes on Officer


Date of WillADM 6/19

His will written 7.9.1758 while a lieutenant of the Liverpool.




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