William Holburne

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1711ADM107/3
First Known Service17.3.1726CSORN
Last Known Service1.4.1760CSORN
Date of Death1.4.1760CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
23.3.1733/34 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/240RNLPC
15.11.1739 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/235CSORN
21.4.1747 Commander ADM 6/17/219CSORN
21.4.174727.5.1747Brave (3), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/219ADM 6/17
15.4.1748 Captain ADM 6/17/384CSORN
15.4.174810.9.1748Prince Frederick (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/384BWAS-1714
11.3.175513.5.1755Greenwich (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/146BWAS-1714
13.5.175528.6.1756Terrible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/163BWAS-1714
28.6.175610.2.1757Marlborough (80), Captain and Commanding Officer: On board from 5.7.1756 ADM 6/18/286BWAS-1714
10.2.17571.4.1760Newark (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/354BWAS-1714
8.175710.1757Louisbourg Expedition 
5.6.175812.6.1758Raid on Saint-Malo 
18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 


ADM107/3ADM 107/3 1712-1745 Lieutenants' passing certificates.  Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by Cy on Sunday 25th of August 2019 13:16

Sometimes people forget to update things.

Posted by David Eckert on Sunday 25th of August 2019 09:49

You mention William Holbourn last service as 11.8.1742 but he was clearly active during most of the French & Indian War. It is also shown in his Even History. On April 15, 1756 his fleet set sail from Plymouth to transport the first contingent of the 42nd and 35th regiments with Abercrombie onboard.

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