John Houlton

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1728ADM 107/4
First Known Service5.6.1744TRN3
FatherJoseph Houton (d.1731)ref:1286
BrotherJoseph (d.1771)ref:1286
BrotherRobert (d.1785)ref:1286
Last Known Service21.9.1790TRN3
Date of Death1.1791ref:1286
Will Probated27.3.1791, 212B/3289

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.6.1750 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/214RNLPC
28.6.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/286CSORN
20.1.17591.5.1759Capture of Guadeloupe 
29.1.1759 Commander ADM 6/19/85CSORN
29.1.17592.8.1759Bonetta (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/85
Issued by Sir John Moore (1717/18-1779), Barbados
Commission confirmed 16.8.1759
5.11.1761 Captain ADM 6/19/362CSORN
5.11.176113.1.1762Mercury (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/362ADM 6/19
13.1.176226.1.1764Enterprise (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/380BWAS-1714
24.2.176225.2.1762Capture of Saint Lucia 
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
1.7.1779 Included in the list of captains receiving half-pay.ADM104
17.8.177921.7.1781Montagu (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/16BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 
29.4.178130.4.1781Battle of Fort Royal 
28.8.179021.9.1790Royal Sovereign (100), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/63ADM 6/24
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/68CSORN

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