William Lloyd


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1725TRN3
First Known Service2.10.1740TRN3
Last Known Service1.6.1795TRN3
Date of Death19.7.1796TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.10.1740 Royal Naval Academy, Scholar ADM 6/15/343ADM 6/15
13.3.1743/44 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/183CSORN
13.3.1744/4529.3.1746Superb (60), Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms ADM 6/17/183
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), Barbados
Commission confirmed 26.12.1746
ADM 6/17
30.3.17464.4.1747Chester (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/183
Issued by Peter Warren (1703-1752), Barbados
Commission confirmed 26.12.1746
ADM 6/17
18.7.1747 Commander ADM 6/16/247CSORN
18.7.174712.1.1747/48Otter (14), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/16/247BWAS-1714
12.1.1747/48 Captain ADM 6/17/309CSORN
12.1.1747/4830.8.1748Invincible (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/309BWAS-1714
30.9.174811.9.1751Sphinx (24), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/387BWAS-1714
31.7.175520.8.1756Chesterfield (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/184BWAS-1714
20.5.1756 Battle of Minorca 
6.6.175620.8.1756Princess Louisa (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/350
Issued by The Hon. John Byng (1704-1757)
Commission confirmed 1.2.1757
BWAS-1714
2.2.175713.8.1759Princess Louisa (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/350ADM 6/18
5.4.1757 Action of April 5 1757 
13.8.175926.10.1760Conqueror (68), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/162
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), The Mediterranean Sea
Commission confirmed 5.5.1760
BWAS-1714
18.8.175919.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay 
23.1.1778 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/356CSORN
19.3.1779 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/524CSORN
26.9.1780 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/22/175CSORN
24.9.1787 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/23/416CSORN
1.2.1793 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/24/200CSORN
1.6.1795 Admiral of the White ADM 6/25/178CSORN

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/18ADM 6/18 Commission and Warrant Book 1751 May-1758 Oct.  Archive

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