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 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117ADM 6/17
1.6.174230.9.1742Marlborough (90), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
1.9.174210.9.1742Nassau (70), Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
11.9.17428.11.1744Marlborough (90), Fourth Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
10.2.1742/4311.2.1742/43Battle of Toulon 
8.11.174414.1.1744/45Neptune (90), Sixth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
24.2.1744/4524.3.1744/45Neptune (90), Second Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
25.3.17453.4.1745Neptune (90), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/117
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 18.6.1746
ADM 6/17
4.4.1745 Commander ADM 6/17/125ADM 6/17
4.4.174516.6.1746Lightning (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/126
Issued by William Rowley (1690-1768), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 11.7.1746
BWAS-1714
5.2.1756 Captain ADM 6/18/233CSORN
5.2.175617.2.1758Surprise (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/233BWAS-1714
17.2.175830.8.1762Liverpool (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/487BWAS-1714
1.1.177920.4.1779Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
20.4.1779 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/21/542ADM104

Notes on Officer


Date of WillADM 6/19

His will written 7.9.1758 while a lieutenant of the Liverpool.




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