Robert Man

First Known Service1710/09/17 
Date of Death1783TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
Lieutenant, 1740/09/17CSORN
Captain, 1745/06/22CSORN
1745/06/221746Launceston As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1746/061748Lynn As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1755/021757Anson As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1757/041757/11Porcupine As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17581758/08Prince Frederick As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17581761Lancaster As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1758/061758/07/27The Seige of LouisburgBWAS-1714
1760/081763/02Cornwall As Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1769/021770Montagu As Flag OfficerBWAS-1714
Rear-Admiral of the Blue, 1770/10/18CSORN
Rear-Admiral of the Red, 1770/10/24CSORN
1774/031777Medway -> 1802 Arundel As Flag OfficerBWAS-1714
Vice-Admiral of the Blue, 1775/03/31CSORN
Vice-Admiral of the White, 1776/02/05CSORN
Vice-Admiral of the Red, 1778/01/29CSORN
Admiral, 1780/09/26CSORN


TRN3 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
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Posted by Barry Jolly on Sunday 18th of December 2016 12:05

According to Ipswich Journal - Friday 07 February 1746, Robert Man was Captain of HMS Tryton at this date.
According to Wiki, "HMS Tryton was a 24-gun sixth-rate frigate launched in 1745 and burned on 28 April 1758 to avoid capture by the French."

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