Robert Man

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1721CSORN
First Known Service7.11.1731CSORN
FatherRobert Man (1675-1745)ref:1185
Last Known Service26.9.1780CSORN
Date of Death1783ref:1185

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
12.3.1739/40 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/3/369RNLPC
17.9.1740 Lieutenant ADM 6/15/331CSORN
7.9.174125.11.1742Duke (90), Third Lieutenant ADM 6/16/451ADM 6/15
22.6.1745 Captain ADM 6/17/90CSORN
22.6.17453.6.1746Launceston (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/90BWAS-1714
4.6.174620.4.1749Lynn (44), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/17/111BWAS-1714
4.2.17556.1.1758Anson (60), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/128BWAS-1714
6.1.175831.7.1758Prince Frederick (64), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/18/467BWAS-1714
6.6.175827.7.1758The Siege of Louisbourg 
31.7.175819.8.1761Lancaster (66), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/341
Issued by The Hon. Edward Boscawen (1711-1761), North America
Commission confirmed 11.8.1761
ADM 6/19
5.8.17615.2.1763Cornwall (74), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/338BWAS-1714
2.17691770Montagu (60), as Flag Officer, CommodoreBWAS-1714
16.5.1769 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — Barbados & the Leeward Islands ADM 6/20/239ADM 6/20
18.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/20/302CSORN
24.10.1770 Rear-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/20/305CSORN
3.17741777Medway (60), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the RedBWAS-1714
4.6.1774 Appointed Commander-in-Chief — The Mediterranean Sea ADM 6/21/34ADM 6/21
31.3.1775 Vice-Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/21/83CSORN
7.12.1775 Vice-Admiral of the White ADM 6/21/155ADM 6/21
29.1.1778 Vice-Admiral of the Red ADM 6/21/359CSORN
23.4.177921.9.1780Appointed Lord Commissioner of the AdmiraltyOHMB4
26.9.1780 Admiral of the Blue ADM 6/22/175CSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:1185Topmasts - Journal of the Society of Nautical Research Digital Book
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/15ADM 6/15 Commission and Warrant Book 1735 26 Dec.-1742 4 Jan. Archive
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/19ADM 6/19 Commission and Warrant Book 1758 Nov.-1763 Archive
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 6/21ADM 6/21 Commission and Warrant Book 1774 Jan.-1779 June  Archive
OHMB4Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4: Admiralty Officials 1660-1870J.C. SaintyWeb Site

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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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