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James Hovell


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1712ADM 107/3
First Known Service13.7.1721CSORN
Last Known Service1.2.1742/43CSORN
Date of Deathbef.18.2.1757CSORN
Will Probated18.2.1757, PROB 11/828/199

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
13.7.17213.5.1723
Salisbury (50) 1717-1724
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
4.5.172331.3.1724
Exeter (60) 1697-1740
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
29.5.172411.10.1728
Sheerness (20) 1717-1730
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Gunner's Servant, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
12.10.172824.2.1728/29
Looe (42) 1707-1737
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
25.2.1728/292.1.1729/30
Guernsey (50) 1717-1737
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Quarter Gunner, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
29.1.1730/3124.8.1732
Lark (40) 1726-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
1742 Renamed "Lark Hulk"
, Quarter Gunner, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
25.8.17328.2.1732/33
Lark (40) 1726-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
1742 Renamed "Lark Hulk"
, Gunner's Mate, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
9.2.1732/3330.9.1733
Torrington (40) 1729-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
1.10.173322.5.1734
Torrington (40) 1729-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Quarter Gunner, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
23.5.173410.10.1738
Torrington (40) 1729-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
, Gunner's Mate, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
11.10.17383.5.1739
Augusta (60) 1736-1765
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
4.5.17398.8.1739
Augusta (60) 1736-1765
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
9.8.173925.11.1739
Portland (50) 1723-1744
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
26.11.173923.4.1741
Sunderland (60) 1724-1742
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
24.4.174119.2.1741/42
Sunderland (60) 1724-1742
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
30.5.17421.2.1742/43
Garland (20) 1724-1744
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Master's Mate, ADM 107/3/488
ADM 107/3
1.2.1742/43 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/488RNLPC
31.1.1744/45 LieutenantCSORN
31.1.1744/453.9.1745
Rippon (60) 1735-1751
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms, ADM 6/16/497
Confirmed 21.6.1745
ADM 6/16
4.9.174513.4.1746
Squirrel (20) 1727-1749
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant, ADM 6/16/538
ADM 6/16
3.7.174620.8.1746
Chichester (80) 1706-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lieutenant, ADM 6/17/123
ADM 6/17
21.8.17463.1.1746/47
Chichester (80) 1706-1749
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/17/144
ADM 6/17
3.1.1746/4713.5.1747
Lichfield (50) 1746-1758
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms, ADM 6/17/186
ADM 6/17
21.10.175518.11.1755
Princess Royal (90) 1711-1763
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1716 Renamed "Princess"
1728 Renamed "Princess Royal"
, Third Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/203
ADM 6/18
18.11.1755bef.18.2.1757
Jersey (60) 1736-1783
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/214
ADM 6/18


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