William Laws

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service11.8.1714CSORN
Last Known Servicebef.7.1748CSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
4.10.1721 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/110RNLPC
17.12.1723 Lieutenant ADM 6/13/78CSORN
17.12.17232.10.1724Adventure (42), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/13/78
Commission confirmed 25.9.1724
ADM 6/13
2.2.1724/2527.5.1728Dragon (54), Midshipman Extra ADM 6/13/83ADM 6/13
27.5.1728 Commander ADM 6/14/90ADM 6/14
27.5.17284.3.1730/31Trial (10), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/90BWAS-1603
5.3.1730/31 Captain ADM 6/14/90CSORN
5.3.1730/314.10.1731Seaford (8), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/14/90
Commission confirmed 5.10.1731
23.11.17366.7.1741Spence (8), Captain and Master and Commanding Officer ADM 6/15/44BWAS-1714
4.17405.7.1740Attack on St. Augustine 
13.7.174325.9.1744Grafton (70), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/441
Commission confirmed 13.2.1744/45
ADM 6/16
25.7.1747 Superannuated Rear-Admiral ADM 6/17/252ADM 6/17

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