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Description Royal Navy Records: commissions and appointments for sea officers granted by the Admiralty, Admirals and Captains: commission signed by Chas Knowles, Rear Admiral of the Red, to Mr William Manley, Lieutenant of sloop FALCON, 28 November 1748; commission for Samuel Barnes, 24 January 1761; commission signed by G Pocock, Vice Admiral of the Red, to Captain Richard Hughes, Captain of the YORKE, 1 January 1760; commission signed by G Pocock, Vice Admiral of the Red, to Sir WIlliam Baird, Bt, Captain of the SALISBURY, 3 March 1759; commission as Marine Officer under the Royal Sign Manual, appointing Arthur Ingram to be ensign to the Company of Foot in the Admiral's regiment, 11 November 1664, regiment being raised by William Killigrew Knight, with signature of Charles II, countersigned by Henry Bennett, Secretary of State; commission signed by Digby Dent, Commander in Chief, Jamaica for Ker Lord Bellenden, 3 August 1747; commission for John Pakenha, PORCUPINE, 24 December 1779, signed Sandwich, Mujller and Lisburne; Commission for Charles Napier, HORNET, 3 May 1758, signed Thos. Coles; commission for Hugh Dalrymple, SPHINX, 5 April 1756, signed Thos. Coles; commission for James Gambier, SEVERN, 26 February 1756, signed Thos. Coles; commission for Charles Middleton, SPEAKER, 26 February 1757, signed Thomas Frankland, Rear Admiral of the White; commission for Thomas Norbury, HAMPSHIRE, 18 March 1758; commission appointing Dennis Every, RYE, 22 February 1746; commission appointing Peter Brych, 17 October 1782; commission appointing Edward Christian, LIVELY, 25 Devember 1746; commission appointing William Lessly, PORT ROYAL, 4 November 1761; commission appointing John Randell, RYE, 3 October 1747; commission appointing Edward Christian, PRINCESS MARY, 3 August 1748; commissions: Lt. Robert Farmar, 1 June 1756, signed Anson; John BLigh, 22 July 1830, signed Melville, Hotham; Sir Pulteney Malcolm K.C.B., 19 July 1821, signed Warrender Cockburn etc; Captain William Hen King O'Hara, 19 November 1787, signed Howe, Brett, Leveson Gower; Captain Humphrey Puddner, 11 May 1703, signed Douglas for Benbow; part of commission, 30 September 1794, Affleck, Melville.
Date made 1664-1830

Finding Reference PLA/P/9/1
Catalogue section Artificial collections previously assembled
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 folder
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