Edward Leighton


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.1725ADM 6/86
First Known Service1738CSORN
Last Known Service1.5.1749CSORN
Date of Death27.3.1750CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17381740Service as a merchant seamanADM 6/86
1.6.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
10.6.1747 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/236CSORN
10.6.17479.10.1747Royal Sovereign (104), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/17/236ADM 6/19
9.10.17477.6.1748Barfleur (90), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/17/273ADM 6/17
9.1.1748/49 Captain ADM 6/17/460CSORN
9.1.1748/491.5.1749Superb (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/460
Issued by John Forbes (1714-1796), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 5.5.1749
ADM 6/17

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
ADM 6/86ADM 6/86 Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1744-1747 Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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