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William Lawes


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1728ADM 107/4
First Known Service22.11.1745CSORN
A.K.A.LawsPROB11
Last Known Service30.6.1780CSORN
Date of Death1780CSORN
Will Probated21.10.1780, PROB 11/1070/175

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
22.11.174526.4.1746
Winchelsea (20) 1740-1758
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/236
ADM 107/4
27.4.17462.7.1748
Winchelsea (20) 1740-1758
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/326
ADM 107/4
26.7.174816.4.1751
Renown (30) 1747-1771
British 30 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
1748 Renamed "Renown"
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/326
ADM 107/4
24.12.17541.10.1755
Culloden (74) 1747-1770
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/326
ADM 107/4
1.10.1755 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/326RNLPC
2.2.1757 LieutenantCSORN
2.2.17577.5.1759
Arc-en-Ciel (50) 1756-1759
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Second Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/352
ADM 6/18
6.4.17636.6.1766
Goodwill (4) 1763-1786
British 4 Gun
Unrated Cutter
, Lieutenant, and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
17.3.177730.6.1780
Cornwall (74) 1761-1780
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant, ADM 6/21/267
ADM 6/21
6.7.1779 Battle of Grenada 
17.4.1780 Battle of Martinique 
15.5.1780 Action of March 15 1780 
19.5.1780 Action of March 19 1780 


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