Christopher Mason letter book  1780-1783, 1794-1795
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Christopher Mason's Commissions

  • Third Lieutenant: HMS Somerset , 28 December 1762
  • Fourth Lieutenant and Lieutenant at Arms: HMS Somerset , 10 February 1763
  • Lieutenant: HMS Flamborough , 2 May 1763
  • Second Lieutenant and Lieutenant at Arms: HMS Boreas , 24 October 1766
  • First Lieutenant: HMS Panther , 25 February 1772
  • First Lieutenant: HMS Chatham , 26 July 1775
  • Commander: H.M. Sloop Tamar , 7 June 1776
  • Commander: H.M. Sloop Dispatch , 4 February 1777
  • Captain: HMS Delaware , 22 April 1778
  • Captain: HMS Delaware , 12 December 1780
  • Captain: HMS Quebec , 17 May 1781
  • Captain: HMS Zealous , 24 May 1794
  • Rear-Admiral of the White: 1 June 1795
  • Vice-Admiral of the Blue: 14 February 1799
  • Vice-Admiral of the White: 1 January 1801

Contributors

  • Aitcheson, Robert
  • Aplin, Peter
  • Arbuthnot, Marriot
  • Chamberlayne, Charles
  • Cosby, Phillips
  • Creighton, John
  • Crew, R. H.
  • Dickson, James
  • Digby, Robert
  • Evans, Henry Francis
  • Frederick, Thomas Lenox
  • Great Britain Navy Vitualling Office
  • Great Britain Navy Board
  • Hastings, G.
  • Hood, Sir Samuel, 1st viscount
  • Hopkins, John
  • Hughes, Sir Richard
  • Inglis, John
  • Loader, John
  • McLean, Francis
  • Mason, Chistopher
  • Mowat, Henry
  • Nepean, Sir Evan, 1st bart.
  • Phips, David
  • Stephens, Sir Philip, 1st bart.
  • Taffery, S. W.
  • Thomson, Alexander
Related Materials

Below are two 18th century British Navy logbooks at the Clements Library:

Bibliography

Christopher Mason's commissions are located in the Buckle papers at the West Sussex Records Office, British National Archives.