William Locker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.1731 - London EWIKI
First Known Service1746EWIKI
Father John Locker (1693–1760)ODNB
Mother Elizabeth Stillingfleet (d. 1759)ODNB
Father-in-LawWilliam Parry (c.1699-1779)ODNB
Wife Lucy Parry (1746/7-1780)ODNB
Son Edward Hawke LockerODNB
Last Known Service8.2.1793EWIKI
Date of Death26.12.1800 - Greenwich HospitalEWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.4.174614.2.1747/48Kent (64), Captain's ServantODNB
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
20.6.1747 Action of June 20 1747 
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
15.2.1747/4829.5.1748Vanqueur, Midshipman ADM 107/4/345ADM107/3
9.4.1748 Battle of Santiago de Cuba 
30.5.174812.7.1748Vulture (14), Able Seaman ADM 107/4/345ADM 107/4
13.7.174818.11.1748Cornwall (80), Midshipman ADM 107/4/345ODNB
12.10.1748 Battle of Havana 
19.11.174818.5.1749Elizabeth (70), Midshipman ADM 107/4/345ODNB
1749 In the service of the East India Company until 1755ODNB
6.17491755Service in the H.E.I.CADM 107/4
22.2.17557.1.1756Saint George (90), Master's Mate ADM 107/4/345ODNB
7.1.1756 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/345ODNB
8.1.17563.7.1756Antelope (50), Master's MateODNB
4.7.1756 Lieutenant ADM 6/18/489CSORN
4.7.175617.7.1758Experiment (24), Lieutenant ADM 6/18/489
Issued by Lord Edward Hawke (1st Baron Hawke of Towton) (1704/5-1781), English Channel
Commission confirmed 23.2.1758
ODNB
7.4.1762 Commander ADM 6/19/396CSORN
7.4.176223.2.1763Roman Emperor (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/396BWAS-1714
21.5.17638.3.1768Nautilus (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/501BWAS-1714
26.5.1768 Captain ADM 6/20/203CSORN
26.5.176822.8.1770Mercury (20), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203ADM 6/20
2.10.177014.10.1773Thames (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/296BWAS-1714
1.3.17772.5.1779Lowestoffe (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/262BWAS-1714
12.5.179024.3.1791Cambridge (80), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/28BWAS-1714
1792 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The NoreEWIKI
26.12.17928.2.1793Sandwich (90), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/187ADM 6/24
15.2.179326.12.1800Appointed Lieutenant-governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich HospitalODNB


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