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William Locker


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth2.1731 - London E-WIKI
First Known Service1746E-WIKI
Father John Locker (1693–1760)ODNB
Mother Elizabeth Stillingfleet (d. 1759)ODNB
Father-in-Law
William ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1778
ODNB
Wife Lucy Parry (1746/7-1780)ODNB
Son Edward Hawke LockerODNB
Last Known Service8.2.1793E-WIKI
Date of Death26.12.1800 - Greenwich HospitalE-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.4.174614.2.1747/48
Kent (64) 1746-1757
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain's Servant,
ODNB
3.5.1747 1st Battle of Cape Finisterre 
20.6.1747 Action of June 20 1747 
14.10.1747 2nd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
15.2.1747/4829.5.1748
Vanqueur 1748-1748
British Unrated Sloop
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/345
ADM 107/3
9.4.1748 Battle of Santiago de Cuba 
30.5.174812.7.1748
Vulture (14) 1744-1761
British 14 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/345
ADM 107/4
13.7.174818.11.1748
Cornwall (80) 1726-1761
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/345
ODNB
12.10.1748 Battle of Havana 
19.11.174818.5.1749
Elizabeth (70) 1737-1766
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/345
ODNB
1749 In the service of the East India Company until 1755ODNB
6.17491755Service in the H.E.I.CADM 107/4
22.2.17557.1.1756
Saint George (90) 1740-1774
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate, ADM 107/4/345
ODNB
7.1.1756 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/345ODNB
8.1.17563.7.1756
Antelope (50) 1742-1783
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Master's Mate,
ODNB
4.7.1756 LieutenantCSORN
4.7.175617.7.1758
Experiment (24) 1740-1763
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Lieutenant, ADM 6/18/489
Issued by
Lord Edward Hawke (1st Baron Hawke of Towton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1720-1776
, English Channel
Confirmed 23.2.1758
ODNB
7.4.1762 CommanderCSORN
7.4.176223.2.1763
Roman Emperor (8) 1757-1763
British 8 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/396
BWAS-1714
21.5.17638.3.1768
Nautilus (16) 1762-1780
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/501
BWAS-1714
26.5.1768 CaptainCSORN
26.5.176822.8.1770
Mercury (20) 1756-1777
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/203
ADM 6/20
2.10.177014.10.1773
Thames (32) 1758-1793
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/20/296
BWAS-1714
1.3.17772.5.1779
Lowestoffe (28) 1761-1801
British 28 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/262
BWAS-1714
12.5.17905.1.1791
Cambridge (80) 1755-1808
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/28
BWAS-1714
1792 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — River Medway and The NoreE-WIKI
26.12.17928.2.1793
Sandwich (90) 1759-1810
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/187
ADM 6/24
15.2.179326.12.1800Appointed Lieutenant-governor of Greenwich Hospital at Greenwich HospitalODNB


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