Benjamin Hoskins


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Servicebef.1.6.1683CSORN
Last Known Service12.5.1702CSORN
Date of Death30.9.1712CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.3.1682/83 Sir William Booth. Recommends Benjamin Hoskins to be Master of one of the ships now fitting out.ADM 106
16.4.1683 Benjamin Hoskins. Sir William Booth has his Commission for the Grafton and wishes him to be her Master.ADM 106
1.6.1683 Sir William Booth. Order to survey the oars and pendants in the custody of John Walford, Boatswain of the Grafton. Benjamin Hoskins, Master, John Watts, Gunner and John ??, Carpenter report on their survey. Enclosed in f357.ADM 106
bef.1.6.1683 Grafton (70), Master ADM 106/364/201ADM 106
bef.21.7.1685aft.16.10.1685Swan (32), Master ADM 106/377/85ADM 106
23.7.1685 Benjamin Hoskins and William Hodges, Masters, the Swan and Garland, Portsmouth. Are sending their certificates for service, by warrant from Sir John Narbrough and Sir Richard Beach, and ask for their wages to be paid.ADM 106
5.9.1688 CaptainCSORN
bef.10.6.1689aft.23.3.1689/90Isabella (8), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 106/398/195BWAS-1603
bef.3.6.16905.1.1690/91Crown (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1603
bef.17.1.1691/92aft.30.5.1692Monck (58), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 106/420/130BWAS-1603
19.5.1692 Battle of Barfleur 
bef.12.8.1692aft.19.5.1693Restoration (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 106/420/186BWAS-1603
9.9.169527.11.1695Royal William (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/3/76BWAS-1603
28.11.16957.5.1697Royal William (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/4/115
Commission confirmed 18.8.1697
ADM 6/4
7.7.169915.3.1699/1700Faversham (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/6BWAS-1603
16.3.1699/170019.4.1700Shrewsbury (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/26BWAS-1603
19.4.170023.9.1700Shrewsbury (80), Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/33ADM 6/6
24.9.170017.1.1700/1Faversham (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/47ADM 6/6
13.1.1701/228.1.1701/2Shrewsbury (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/6/130ADM 6/6
29.1.1701/212.5.1702Prince George (96), Second Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/7/3ADM 6/7
21.1.1702/3 Superannuated CaptainCSORN
8.12.170530.9.1712Appointed Captain of Greenwich HospitalADM 73/36


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