Robert Man

First Known Service1739CSORN
Last Known Service1780/09/26CSORN
Date of Death1783TRN3

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1739 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
1740/09/17 LieutenantCSORN
1745/06/22 CaptainCSORN
1745/06/221746Launceston (44), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1746/061748Lynn (44), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1755/021757Anson (60), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1757/041757/11Porcupine (16), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17581758/08Prince Frederick (70), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
17581761Lancaster (66), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1758/061758/07/27The Seige of Louisburg 
1760/081763/02Cornwall (74), as Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1769/021770Montagu (60), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
1770/10/18 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1770/10/24 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1774/031777Medway (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
1775/03/31 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
1776/02/05 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
1778/01/29 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN
1780/09/26 AdmiralCSORN


CSORN Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
TRN3 The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
RNLPC Royal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
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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