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William Knight


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service13.12.1706CSORN
Last Known Service1.7.1741CSORN
Date of Death20.10.1744 - Jamaica BWAS-1714
Cause of DeathShipwreckCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
20.3.1716/17 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/53RNLPC
25.1.1725/26 LieutenantCSORN
25.1.1725/2631.5.1727
Hampton Court (70) 1709-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Fourth Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/13/96
ADM 6/13
1.6.172716.10.1727
Hampton Court (70) 1709-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/13/148
Confirmed 8.8.1727
ADM 6/13
17.10.17273.2.1730/31
Pearl (40) 1726-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/14/171
ADM 6/13
19.5.173123.1.1731/32
Norfolk (80) 1728-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant ADM 6/14/77
ADM 6/14
24.1.1731/3213.4.1733
Rupert (60) 1716-1736
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/14/99
ADM 6/14
14.4.173311.5.1734
Kingston (60) 1719-1736
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/14/222
Confirmed 18.9.1735
ADM 6/14
12.5.1734 CaptainCSORN
12.5.173423.8.1735
Deal Castle (20) 1727-1746
British 20 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/219
Confirmed 26.8.1735
BWAS-1714
13.1.1737/3829.12.1740
Torrington (40) 1729-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/94
BWAS-1714
30.12.17401.7.1741
Norwich (50) 1718-1771
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Enterprise"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/415
Confirmed 9.5.1741
BWAS-1714
2.7.174116.7.1741
Fowey (42) 1709-1746
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1744 Renamed "Queenborough"
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/432
ADM 6/15
17.7.174120.10.1744
Saint Albans (50) 1737-1744
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/437
BWAS-1714
6.1744 Bombardment of Porto Bello 


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Posted by Brian on Sunday 17th of January 2016 18:58

Promotions 1734: NAVAL - Lieut. Knight, of his Majesty's ship the Pearl, made Captain of the Deal Castle.

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