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Digby Dent (2)

Page history last edited by PBworks 12 years, 9 months ago

Officer of the British Navy

Digby Dent

 

Personal Details

Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Father's NameDigby Dent
Mother's Name
Date of DeathJune 1762

 

Naval Service Details

Midshipman

DateShipNotes

 

Lieutenant

DateShipNotes

 

Commander

DateShipNotes

 

Captain

DateShipNotes
9 June 1738KinsaleAppointedB051
1739Hampton CourtIn the West Indies as Flag captian to Commodore BrownB051
1739Hampton CourtIn the attack on Porto BelloB051
1741Hampton CourtIn the attack on Carthagena made by Admiral VernonB051
July 1741TilburySailed to the West Indies under Admiral VernonB051
1747PlymouthTemporary Commodore of a small squadron on tyhe Jamaica stationB051
1748PlymouthTook part in the attack on Port LouisB051
5 April 1748PlymouthAttempted attack on Santiago de CubaB051
1748When back in Jamaiac He was tried and acquited for not forcing the boom at Santiago de CubaB051
1756Appointed an extra-commissioner of the navyB051

 

Other Details

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

 

Sources

B051Biographia Navalis - Vol VJohn Charnock

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